John Wilson, Eric Andre and others are drawing on unscripted encounters to elicit deeper laughs but also more vulnerable moments.
In the second season of “How To With John Wilson,” the documentary filmmaker shows off his penchant for mutating the mundane into the vivid and extraordinary.
Comedians like Leslie Jones, Chelsea Handler and Hannibal Buress adjusted to the new abnormal, turning to Zoom, YouTube, rooftops and parks.
That’s right. Friday’s episode of “How To With John Wilson” on HBO managed to make a mundane subject poignant, hilarious and topical all at once.
The filmmaker attracted a cult following with his droll Vimeo shorts shot on the city’s streets. In “How To With John Wilson,” he expands the concept for HBO.