I love this so much
SPEAKEASY WITH PAUL F. TOMPKINS: GILLIAN JACOBS
Gillian Jacobs is an enviously gifted performer and I have gotten to share stages and microphones with her so many times. I am lucky! Luckier still to have this conversation with her while all you creeps eavesdrop.
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Y’all hear em Sireens?
I loved the Paul F Tompkins character J.W. Stillwater from episode 265 of Comedy Bing Bong and decided to make this tribute to his possible origins.
THIS IS TREMENDOUS! I would like to adapt it into a Bearcat Scanner play!
The one where a movie got mentioned was probably the best of these Oscar™ tweets. Nice culling, Slate!
"You want to photograph me eating chicken?"
"Well, if I let you, I need you to help me deliver a message."
"I work at this library. And before that, I was coming here for twenty years. It’s my favorite place in the world. As many people know, the main reading room of this library is supported by seven floors of books, which contain one of the greatest research collections in the world. Recently, the library administration has decided to rip out this collection, send the books to New Jersey, and use the space for a lending library. As part of the consolidation, they are going to close down the Mid-Manhattan Library Branch as well as the Science, Industry, and Business Library. When everything is finished, one of the greatest research libraries in the world will become a glorified internet cafe. Now read that back to me."