Articles by Eric Stolze
Kate Berlant and John Early Are Hungry: A Love Story in Four Courses
With their cunning comedic personas and unique kinship, this one-of-a-kind twosome provides a breath of fresh air…even at their most breathless.
The Hired Lows: “Corporate”’s Creators Are Down to Funny Business
For Matt Ingebretson and Jake Weisman, the recipe for the creative success of their comedy series “Corporate” is one part inspiration, one part perspiration, all parts depression.
Rob Huebel Has a Question for You
You’ve seen him everywhere, but you still might want to be careful following Rob Huebel into the woods in his new YouTube Red comedy series, “Do You Want to See a Dead Body?”
Jenny Jaffe Will See You Now
The creator and star of IFC’s webseries “Neurotica” is here to help you deal.
Trends and Enemies: The Obsessions of Matt Spicer’s “Ingrid Goes West”
The director of the Aubrey Plaza–led Internet thriller talks Instagram, mental health, and Los Angeles.
Hysterically Accurate: Dave Anthony on “The Dollop”
America’s past brings a comedic goldmine to Anthony and co-host Gareth Reynolds’s podcast…even when the nation’s outlook is not-so-golden.
Demetri Martin: Some One-Liners from Someone Else
Demetri Martin has always marched to the beat of his own bits, but after twenty years of quips, skits, and sketches, is he ready to talk about himself?
Jim Jefferies Takes On the World
The Aussie outlaw comedian loses the leather jacket but keeps the foul mouth as he leans back on his new seat at the late-night comedy table.
Breaking: Amy Shiels
The long-awaited return to “Twin Peaks” isn’t a return for some of its stars—it’s an introduction. And for Amy Shiels, the only newcomer to appear in every new episode, it’s been a long time coming.
Thomas Middleditch: Extremely Vincible
Sad streaks, fatal flaws, and new generations of bullies are all laughing matters when you own it and clown it like Thomas Middleditch.
Moshe Kasher’s Got Problems (and Maybe Solutions)
The candid comedian with the gift of gab brings his talking cure to the nation with “late-night daytime talk show” “Problematic.”
Prequel Opportunities: “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Pits Diversity Against Adversity
Gareth Edwards’s first crack at the series goes against type.
The Score: Mica Levi
The “Jackie” composer—and leader of Micachu and the Shapes—shares her favorite moments in which film and music blend seamlessly to create the perfect scene.
Sci-Fidelity: The Future Dreams of Daveed Diggs
True to his past, living in the present, and crafting visions of the future, Daveed Diggs travels through time—and wishes for more of it—on a mission to redefine “normal.”
Black Lives, Matter of Fact: The Humor and Humanity of “Last Chance U” and “Atlanta”
What two of the best shows of the year say about our country as a community and a comedy, and why you should be watching.
Download All: “Shock Waves” to Our Systems
FLOOD’s Download All pays tribute to the cult obsessions, strange thrills, and hidden rewards of Earth’s newest and most underestimated artform: the podcast.
Laugh Finds a Way: Patton Oswalt and the Performers of Festival Supreme Rock, Talk, and Mock in the Face of Chaos
Tenacious D’s fourth annual smorgasbord of music and comedy in LA blended the elation of the holiday weekend with the doom of the impending election—and brought some much welcomed talking for clapping for one performer in particular making his return to the stage.
Still Tenacious After All D’s Years
Jack Black and Kyle Gass—a.k.a. JB and KG, a.k.a. Jables and Rage—talk Festival Supreme and twenty years of The D.