‘People have been co-opting and telling my part in this story for decades,’ Lewinsky said.
After years spent spicing up other people’s shows, comedian Pamela Adlon is finally getting her own chance to shine. FX has picked up her pilot, ‘Better Things,’ directed by Louis C.K.
The parents of San Francisco comedian Nato Green sent him to synagogue when he was 11. Things went downhill when he told the rabbi that he didn’t believe in God.
● On coming from San Francisco: My wife and I are a typical San Francisco couple. We recycle; we’re into light bondage; our safe word is “Zinfandel.”
When Philip Roth’s Alexander Portnoy discusses the arcane symbolism of his girlfriend eating a banana, or talks about time spent alone in the bathroom with women’s underwear hanging on the door, or any number of other things that can’t even be implied in the html of a family website, he is revealing his innermost “perversions” to his analyst, the things he’s repressed and sublimated and kept far away from public view; Nick Kroll’s Rodney Ruxin says the same things to his group of friends on “The League” every week and they celebrate him for it, and enjoy provoking him to see what invectives he’ll throw their way.