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Exclusive: Four very real and serious takes on the new album ‘Reputation’ by music artist Taylor Swift

Note: this piece is a satirical article. Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” is the most anticipated pop album of the year, and we at the Daily were so excited to review it that we didn’t even have time to listen to it. Instead, we used our advanced music reviewing algorithms to generate all possible reviews of “Reputation.”…

Matt Walsh dishes on improv, the uncanny satire of ‘Veep’ and running into Lou Reed

Now in its sixth season, HBO’s popular and critically-acclaimed political satire ‘Veep’ follows the lives of now-former president Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) and her staffers as she navigates her post-presidency life. On ‘Veep’, Matt Walsh plays Mike McLintock, one of Selina’s loyal staffers and former White House Press Secretary. A legend within the comedy community, Matt Walsh is…

‘Silence! The Musical’ brings raucous fun to San Francisco

These days, it’s all about turning things into musicals – history (“Hamilton”), graphic novels (“Fun Home”) and even thrillers (“Silence! The Musical” – now playing at the Victoria Theatre in San Francisco). “Silence!” in particular spoon-feeds the audience two hours of unabashedly blunt “Silence of the Lambs” references and self-referential humor bordering on the crude,…