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Thumbnail for - Andy Daly's 5-Star 'Review' Influences
Apr 9, 2014
Points of Reference
The comedian chats about how Louis C.K. and Hunter S. Thompson shaped his new Comedy Central show.
Thumbnail for - Chelsea Peretti's Beautiful Twisted Dark Comedy
Apr 7, 2014
Points of Reference
The Brooklyn Nine-Nine star and standup chats about how Tarantino and Monty Python shaped her comedic voice.
Thumbnail for - How Margaret Atwood and Heavy Metal Influenced Rob Delaney's New Book
Dec 2, 2013
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The comedian and Twitter star discusses the music and literature that shaped his new book.
Thumbnail for - The Secret Ingredients of 'Bob's Burgers'
Apr 29, 2013
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The creator of the Fox animated series tells us how Disney, Monty Python, and Gordon Ramsay helped shape his hit show.
Thumbnail for - How Picasso, IBM, and Jazz Shape Demetri Martin's Comedy
Mar 25, 2013
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Yes, Picasso informed his doodles.
Thumbnail for - Nerd Alert: The Making of 'Lizard Boy'
Jan 22, 2013
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How Justin Huertas's new play combines his love of comics, the cello, and musicals.
Thumbnail for - How Louis C.K. Shaped Ben Gibbard's 'Former Lives'
Nov 14, 2012
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The Death Cab for Cutie frontman tells us how John Lennon and the perfection of 'Louie' informed his new solo record.
Thumbnail for - Trieu Tran's True Story: From Saigon to <em>The Newsroom</em>
Sep 13, 2012
Points of Reference
We chat with the actor-playwright about the influences on his new solo show Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam.
Thumbnail for - Points of Reference: Sharon Van Etten’s 'Tramp'
Aug 2, 2012
Power of Pop Culture
The melancholy singer-songwriter shares the pop culture that shaped her latest album. (Two words: Iggy Pop.)
Thumbnail for - Points of Reference: Jonathan Coulton&rsquo;s Artifical Heart
Jun 20, 2012
Power of Pop Culture
Those not entrenched in geek culture probably haven’t heard of Jonathan Coulton (though his bearded mug did grace the cover of the arts section of yesterday’s The New York Times). The New York...