Tittererer’s Digest |59| Feat. Fr. Giles Brody

Hello. Once again, I’m changing up the format of your beloved Tittererer’s Digest. We’ll see how it goes. This week we have a new podcast from Giles Brody, sketches from Dangerfarm, We Are Thomasse, and Peter McGann, and some particularly good pieces from Vulture and The Toast. 

Listen To This

Giles Brody’s Sunday Sermon Podcast

Giles Brody is a priest. Listen to his sermon every Sunday here.

The Mess Around returns to The Workman’s this Friday at 8PM. Giles’s play “Couples Counselling” starring Edwin Sammon (Bridget & Eamon) and Philippa Dunne (The Diet Of Worms) is in the Smock Alley Theater on March 1st & 2nd.

Watch This

1. Gary Woke

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Written and Directed by Peter McGann
Cinematography by Thomas Quain
Starring Aoife Spratt, Stephen Colfer, and Peter McGann

2. Gossip Spy

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Written and performed by Nick Afka Thomas and Sarah Ann Masse (We Are Thomasse)
Directed by Mark Philip Lichtenstein
Produced by Zoe Samuel and We Are Thomasse

3. Bigger Cats

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Performed by Donnacha O’Brien
Directed by Diarmuid O’Brien
Winner of Best Picture at The Firehouse Film Contest #18
Introducing Zoo as “The Velocipanther”
Music from the Outcast soundtrack by Lennie Moore.

Read This

1. How Comedy Finally Caught Up To Female Comedians

via Vulture.
Yael Kohen examines the development of mainstream acceptance of female comedians from Elayne Boosler to Lena Dunham and Amy Schumer. It’s stupid that female comedians needed to be “accepted” in the first place of course but here we are.

2. Ben Schwartz Talks To Paul F. Tompkins

via Vulture
Two of your favs talk to each other about Comedy Bang! Bang!, improv, and making their own version of Hamilton

3. Reasons I Would Not Have Been Burned As A Witch In The Early Modern Era No Matter What I Would Like To Believe About Myself And Would Have In Fact Been Among The Witch-Burners

via the Toast
Mallory Ortberg makes some very convincing arguments, particularly the one about The Lottery.

4. Drug References That Have Gone Over My Head Throughout The Years

via the Toast
Jaya Saxena is pretty much exactly as innocent as me when it comes to drug references.

Ok, that’s it. Tell me what you think about the new format and also who I should vote for in the election. Byeeeee.

Main image via Giles Brody