This week we review Hacks (Series 1 Episode 1)Deborah Vance, a legendary Las Vegas stand-up comedy diva, needs to re-invent her aging act to avoid losing her residency at the Palmetto Casino. Ava is a young comedy writer who is unable to find work due to an insensitive tweet and her reputation for being self-centered and arrogant. When Ava's manager sends her to work as Deborah's new head writer, the two slowly bond as Ava pushes her new boss to take more risks and Deborah, in turn, helps Ava start to work through her personal problems.Created by Jean Smart, Hannah Einbinder, Carl Clemons-HopkinsProduced by Melanie J. ElinA First Thought / Paulilu / Femulon / 3 Arts Entertainment Production.Hacks is available here: https://amzn.to/3PCljVZ The Comedy Slab Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spreaker, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Spotify and Youtube. Subscribe for a new episode each Tuesday. Get in touch - we're @ComedySlab on Twitter and ComedySlab on Facebook.
45m 7s · Aug 2, 2022
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