This week, Tim delves into the deepest circle of hell that there is: entertainment media. He's joined by the New York Times comedy editor Jason Zinoman for a frank, and at times heated conversation about the role of critics, the media and comedy itself. The result may surprise you. The only way to find out if it will is to listen to this week's episode of Tim Dillon is Going to Hell!Please Support Our Sponsors:Check out http://www.infinitecbd.com! They have a whole bunch of CBD based products that will improve your life. Use promo code TD15 for 15% off!Satisfy all your snacking needs at https://peopleschoicebeefjerky.com/. Use promo code TD15 for 15% off your purchase!Looking for a cigar to celebrate the new year with? Check out http://www.cigarclub.com, and use promo code TD15 for an amazing 15% off!Follow the show on Twitter:Tim J DIllon - http://www.twitter.com/TimJDillonJason Zinoman - http://www.twitter.com/ZinomanGaSDigital - http://www.twitter.com/gasdigitalBobby Hutch - http://www.twitter.com/TheBobbyHutchNate Charles - https://www.youtube.com/middlebrow
Jason Zinoman is the NY Times Comedy Critic and author of the new book 'Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night.' This episode we discuss the legacy of David Letterman and his show on the last 30 years of comedy and the long shadow he has cast, the state of current late night television, explaining the influence of something that isn't constantly in cultural syndication, tracking down every episode of Late Night/Late Show, the tonal shifts in late night over the years, and more. Buy 'Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night: https://www.amazon.com/Letterman-Last-Giant-Late-Night/dp/0062377213 Follow Jason Zinoman on Twitter: https://twitter.com/zinoman Support the show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/anytime Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mightyvin "Like" on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/atwvf http://www.daps.tv for full episode recaps. http://www.soundcloud.com/udachi Next Episode: May 3rd
New York Times comedy critic Jason Zinoman is the one person analyzing comedy from the most prominent journalistic platform in the world. So naturally Jason and Marc would want to talk about the nuts and bolts of creating comedy and, very specifically, the origin of David Letterman's influential brand of comedy, which is the subject of Jason's new book. Plus, Hank Azaria is back in the garage to talk about bringing a gleefully drunk sportscaster to your televisions. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and ZipRecruiter.