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This Comedian's Working Out His Fictionalized Family Problems On Zoom

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Dylan Brody's Web series The Corona Dialogues uses fake Zoom conversations to tell a darkly comedic story, a character study on family dynamics. And the family is one that Brody, the show's writer/creator and co-star, finds very familiar.

It's not exactly his family, but he's spent decades writing fictionalized versions of those family members. They started in Brody's award-winning play Mother May I, evolving into the versions seen in the new show.

Brody's a humorist (and a KPCC friend who appeared on our show Off-Ramp for years), performing on TV and writing for the Tonight Show monologue. But as Zoom meetings took over all of our lives, Brody wanted to use the new format to create something new. It feels like a new medium to him, and one he thinks might be here to stay.

You can watch the whole series for free online, and find out more in our interview with him.

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