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Stephanie Carrie

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No V-Day Plans? Watch These Web Series About Online Dating

After roommates, dating is probably the second most saturated subject matter in digital video, but these two series manage to stand out from the horde. Swipe Click Bang artfully takes on the emotional side of Tinder hook-ups. Creators Michael Vitale, Michael Sasso and Joseph Amato were inspired by acclaimed pot-themed......
Creator and Director David Catalano

The Notorious B.I.G. Wrote This Web Series. Yes, You Read That Right

David Catalano’s web series The Smalls Family features a sitcom-esque suburban clan with one twist: Their dialogue is a word-for-word transcription of songs by platinum-selling hip-hop artist Notorious B.I.G. “Some people wanna stick me like fly paper, neighbor!” teen Katie Smalls fumes to her parents over a pizza dinner in......
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10 Best Web Series of 2014

The web series has come a long way in the last few years. Critical acclaim, star power and an increasing number of web-to-TV success stories have raised awareness and respect for the genre. Of course, this has encouraged thousands of hopeful creators to turn their attentions to the tiny screen. This......
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A Web Series About 52 Ways Your Relationship Might End

In the age of “right swiping,” dick pics, student loan debt and egg freezing, the etiquette of dating has become blurrier than ever. In her thoughtful, beautifully shot and soundscaped web series 52 Ways to Break Up, actress-writer-producer Megan Rosati explores the many ways a romantic connection might explode or......

An Online Cooking Show That’s Also a Sitcom

Ever feel like you should teach yourself how to cook an adult-person meal but you’d rather just chill out and watch comedy YouTube videos? Now you can do both. In their hybrid sitcom/cooking show, Eat Our Feelings, Brooklyn-based writer-actor-server Sasha Winters and writer–vegan chef Emma Jane Gonzalez serve up sassy,......
Behind the scenes with Jim Santangeli and Talle Medel; Credit: Grier Dill

UCB Comedy Makes a Different Kind of Zombie Series

The Upright Citizens Brigade has produced digital series with IFC, Above Average and Nerdist, but its hilarious, heartfelt and gorgeously ghoulish Gary Saves the Graveyard is by far its most ambitious and compelling. Gary (Jim Santangeli) missed one minor detail when he got his new job as graveyard caretaker. Due......
Jimmy Fowlie

A Web Series About a Washed-up L.A. Go-Go Dancer

Danny Carter is a go-go dancer at one of L.A.’s hottest gay clubs. Every night he gets black-out drunk, twerks on a box for six hours, wearing less than a Speedo, then wakes up in bed with a stranger. He’s living the dream! Until … he turns the big 3-0......