Required Viewing: Wendy Liebman – Taller on TV

Louie C.K. opened up a revolution in comedy specials: sell them directly to the consumer, letting the consumer directly benefit the performer.  As part of the Required Viewing series, I’ll be sharing some of my favorites, starting with a performer who has long been due for a special: Wendy Liebman. Continue reading

The rush of live music

Myself, left, with Cupcakes, center, and Hank.

I realized pretty early on that I’m a big fan of live music.  I got to attend some concerts as a middle and high schooler that was a big thrill for me.  Not every one was a winner – at one show I saw in college, Vanessa Carlton started talking about armpit hair for an uncomfortable amount of time – but overall, live music was definitely a draw for me. Continue reading