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Sling TV Spotlight: Seth Rogen

Seth Rogen first entered pop culture zeitgeist in 1999, as a castmember on Freak and Geeks. The show survived for just 18 episodes, but it launched a staggering number of careers as it starred Rogen, James Franco, Linda Cardellini, Jason Segel, Martin Starr and Busy Phillips, and had Paul Feig and Judd Apatow as creator…

‘South Side’ and ‘Sherman’s Showcase’: Two Sharp Comedies, One Creative Team

Longtime writing partners Daillo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin met as undergrads at Harvard and since then have earned Emmy nominations for their work on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and the short-lived NBC variety series Maya & Marty. Along with Salahuddin’s brother, Sultan, they’ve co-created the recently debuted South Side on Comedy Central. The show…

Raising a Toast to ‘Drunk History’

For a kid growing up in the 70’s, there were few joys as pure as those breaks during Saturday morning cartoons when you would be treated to an episode of Schoolhouse Rock. Just a minute or two long, these animated music videos delivered lasting lessons about things that real school made painfully dull. A kid…