Stand-up comic, actress and writer. She's the star of 'Lady Dynamite,' has appeared in Target's holiday ad campaign as well as in TV shows like the PBS series Word Girl and Nickelodeon's Kung Fu Panda.
Every episode in the new Netflix comedy series Lady Dynamite is divided into past, present and “Duluth.”
Jun. 25, 2016from The Business
Maria Bamford has been described as a comic's comic, well-known in the comedy world but underappreciated by the broader American audience.
Jun. 20, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Stand-up comedian Maria Bamford is truly one of a kind. Her comedy is imaginative and unconventional, as are some of her favorite artists, including Bjork and Nina Simone.
Jan. 20, 2016from Guest DJ Project
Seventy sonnets written in the first two hundred days of Trump's presidency, American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin , by Terrance Hayes, flies out of the cages of…
May. 16from Bookworm
It’s TV staffing season: when writers look for jobs. But this year, writers have fired their agents in their battle over packaging fees.
May. 10from The Business
Los Angeles-Long Beach has once again been cited the nation’s capital for dirty air, just as LA Mayor Eric Garcetti has made cleaning the air a central plank of his green new deal.
May. 14from Design and Architecture
Growing up in Rockford, Illinois, Bing Liu was obsessed with making skateboarding videos with his friends.
May. 17from The Business
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot, I get into an argument with a friend of mine, a fellow writer, at dinner, and teach the other two people there a valuable lesson about…
May. 8from Martini Shot
Michael Schneider joins us from New York, where he's attending the annual ritual of the broadcast TV upfronts.
May. 14from Screengrab
Edward Goldman talks about dramatic and painful experiences that inspire artists to do their best work.
May. 7from Art Talk
While ratings for broadcast television continue to plummet, the annual ritual known as the upfronts soldiers on in New York.
May. 17from Hollywood Breakdown
John Fahey’s guitar playing influenced the sound of the American underground for generations. But how does that legacy change when you hear from three of the women who knew him best?
May. 23from Lost Notes