No sophomore slump for Mrs. Maisel. Season 2 was another example of terrific television. The first season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel was about how Midge Maisel’s married life fell apart and how her life as a comedian began, almost by accident. The second season takes a couple of road trips out of Manhattan. […]Read more "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Season 2 — a review"
A little over a week ago, while my wife and I took a train trip from Memphis to New Orleans, I watched Patton Oswalt’s new Netflix comedy special on my iPhone. Patton Oswalt is always funny. He is EveryNerd, and has a wry, self-deprecating sense of humor that I enjoy. I’m not new to Oswalt’s […]Read more "Netflix Original: Patton Oswalt: Annihilation – a review"
Almost every working comedian has a Netflix special these days. It’s the new normal. I was surprised to discover that Jerry Seinfeld filmed one as well until I learned that his show Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (which I love, by the way) is making the leap from Crackle to Netflix. I figure the special […]Read more "Jerry Before Seinfeld: a Netflix special review"