• Emily Heller, NBC team up to form Secret Society

    NBC is developing a secret society—and comedian Emily Heller is its leader. NBC called dibs on Secret Society from Heller, as well as fellow executive producers Kay Cannon and Laverne McKinnon. Written by Heller, Secret Society centers on Beth, a struggling reporter who is tired of feeling invisible in her small town and recruits other women to help take over a dying branch of an all-male secret society. Heller, whose

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    Emily Heller: Comedians should talk about money more (Interview)

    If you haven’t heard of Emily Heller before, it’s high time that you do. Whether she’s playfully grilling experts on her podcast Baby Geniuses (alongside cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt), sharing bits of her comedic brain on Late Night with Seth Meyers, or spilling words in the writer’s room for HBO’s Barry, Heller is 100% committed to keeping her comedy honest about just how bonkers it is to be a person. Fittingly,

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    The Laughspin Bridgetown Comedy Fest wrap-up with Todd Barry, Jon Glaser, more!

    I know, I know. It’s been days and days since the Bridgetown Comedy Festival wrapped up, but I needed that time to process the adventure. I saw so many shows over the course of the four-day run that some of it gets a bit fuzzy, so I had to storyboard my weekend and pick out my favorite all-around shows for you guys. First things first: I’m a Portland local and

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