Posts Categorized: Comedy

MOVIE NIGHT:

MOVIE NIGHT – a blog by Author Phoef Sutton. Almost every week for the past ten (twenty?) years, my good friend Mark Jordan Legan and I have gotten together to watch movies. “Bad” movies? “Good” movies? “Cult” movies? “Weird” movies? Whatever you want to call them, it’s fine with me. We’re “film freaks.” We pride ourselves on unearthing the obscure and the wonderful. We were watching THE ROOM long before it became a cult hit. We love THREE DEV ADAM and THE VIY and MYSTICS OF BALI and ROBOT MONSTER and SH! THE OCTOPUS. If you haven’t seen these, track them down.

THE “WRITERS’ ROOM”

What is the “Writers’ Room?” It is the room where the writers of a television show work, live and write as a unit. In multi-camera comedy especially, it is a weird and wonderful place – the location of the “brain” of a TV show. To put it in STAR TREK terms, the Writers’ Room is the Bridge of a television production.

AN INTERVIEW WITH KEN LEVINE

An Interview with Ken Levine blog by author Phoef Sutton. I first met Ken when I was a lowly freelance writer and he was already a legend, running a network comedy. Together with his partner, the equally legendary David Isaacs, he had already produced MASH and the first year of CHEERS. I was able to make the mistakes that all beginning writers make and with Ken’s help, I was able to learn from them.

CURLY V. SHEMP

I came late to The Stooges. As a kid, their charm escaped me. Not that I wasn’t a fan of “old time comedy”. I loved Laurel & Hardy more than life itself. I found Abbott & Costello hilarious. I laughed at the Marx Brothers and W.C. Fields. The Li’l Rascals, I adored. Buster Keaton and… Continue Reading CURLY V. SHEMP »