Archive for the 'comedy' Tag

Comedy Session

29 Oct 2010

We had a little break from the norm here at Desedo HQ recently. It’s not all fun and games in the writers’ room. It just looks that way.

Iranian-Americans + Census

10 Mar 2010

Comedian (and former ad man) Maz Jobrani tipped us to the fact that on the upcoming Census, Iranian-Americans are asked to mark “other” on question 9 and write in Iranian or Iranian-American. He notes that the FBI does not get these forms, but asks that you let him know if you end up getting deported […]

So L.A. it hurts

05 Dec 2008
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Sticking with our location theme here, I’ve got to give a shout out to the Sacramento Community College Players. Those being, of course, John C. Reilly, Maya Rudolph, Margaret Cho, Neil Patrick Harris et al. with a special appearance by Jack Black. Prop 8, the musical. Does it count less if all the actors are […]

The Straight Talk Show

09 Oct 2008
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Some of you may remember our project from earlier this year, Hood News Network. Pilot funded by Sony, then flirted with Russell Simmons and some others. Lots of air kisses. We went back in the lab and have re-emerged with our first series – The Straight Talk Show. John McCain has been kind enough to […]

The Dark Bailout

26 Sep 2008
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Quoth the President after yesterday’s failed talks: “If money isn’t loosened up, this sucker could go down.” [nyt] — video link via DF