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LA Times: ‘Harmontown’ shows Dan Harmon, in all his self-loathing and self-worship
On 02, Oct 2014 | In Press & News | By SBI
It’s hard to decide what Dan Harmon has done more of in Hollywood — engineer comebacks or bite the hands that have given him those comebacks.
The “Community” creator — the entertainment industry’s id and conscience, its grenade-thrower and its truth-teller, depending on your point of view — is back in the public eye, thanks to an upcoming sixth season of his signature show and a new documentary called “Harmontown.”
The episodes of “Community” — coming after he was hired, fired, rehired and then canceled by NBC — have been commissioned by Yahoo, marking a different approach to a long-running cult comedy. The documentary, drawn from his time on the road with his eponymous Los Angeles-based podcast, is also a first for the 41-year-old.
But all these new paths hardly mean the old edge is gone.Read more