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What if Seinfeld were about Jerry and Elaine trying to make it in show business? That’s basically the premise of DIfficult People, written and created by Julie Klausner. As you may have surmised from my occassional mentions, I’m a huge fan of Julie and Billy Eichner. Finally her show is available, streaming on Hulu with new shows every Wednesday. They’re both great, the show is fantastic and it’s just been renewed for another season.
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Dan Fielding
So, how ’bout those Emmys, huh? I was going to write a quick post about my thoughts on the Emmys 2014, and Seth Meyers’ completely competent, but boring and stiff turn as host in the grand tradition of Late Night Hosts before him. But I feel like after reading this Michelle Collins recap http://vnty.fr/1rBzYUg anything that I could write would be reductive. Suffice it to say Meyers did what Meyers always does, plays the straight man to funnier comedians like Billy Eichner (the best part of Monday night), Beyonce Amy Poehler, and Andy Samberg.But I’d like to make a suggestion to The Televison Academy and future winners of Emmys going forward: Follow John Larroquette’s Example.
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