Review: Tiffany Haddish, “She Ready! From the Hood to Hollywood!” on Showtime
Tiffany Haddish has become a comedy star in 2017, bursting forth from supporting player on NBC’s The Carmichael Show to scene-stealer on the big screen in Girls Trip, and this fall will co-star with Tracy Morgan in the new TBS comedy, The Last O.G. This past weekend, Haddish got to shine solo ... [Read More]
Review: Tiffany Haddish, “She Ready! From the Hood to Hollywood!” on Showtime
Tiffany Haddish has become a comedy star in 2017, bursting forth from supporting player on NBC’s The Carmichael Show to scene-stealer on the big screen in Girls Trip, and this fall will co-star with Tracy Morgan in the new TBS comedy, The Last O.G. This past weekend, Haddish got to shine solo ... [Read More]
R.I.P. Jerry Lewis (1926-2017)
That the French would love Jerry Lewis should surprise no one who saw him perform at his peak from the mid-1950s through the mid-1960s. That Americans would mock the French for it is perhaps more surprising. For the great physicality, cartoonish faces and slapstick sound effects that Lewis used to m... [Read More]
R.I.P. Jerry Lewis (1926-2017)
That the French would love Jerry Lewis should surprise no one who saw him perform at his peak from the mid-1950s through the mid-1960s. That Americans would mock the French for it is perhaps more surprising. For the great physicality, cartoonish faces and slapstick sound effects that Lewis used to m... [Read More]
I Invented the World’s First Menstruating Drone, by Adrienne Teeley
If you would have told me 30 years ago that I, Dr. Ted Montgomery, would end up as one of the most lauded and influential robotics engineers of the 21st century, it’s possible I wouldn’t have believed you. But here we are! Anyway, enough about me, let’s talk about my latest wo... [Read More]
Australian Comedy ‘Rosehaven’ Makes Its US Debut Next Month on SundanceTV
Earlier this year, SundanceTV acquired US rights to the Australian comedy series Rosehaven, and today the network released the season 1 trailer. Created by and starring Luke McGregor and Celia Pacquola, the series centers on “two pals with big plans who find their friendship and... [Read More]
The Humor of ‘Game of Thrones’
For a series that’s now world-famous and astonishingly popular for its gripping drama, devastating violence, and unexpected plot twists, Game of Thrones doesn’t get nearly enough credit for its sense of humor. It doesn’t wallop you in the face with zinger catchphrases or John Ritte... [Read More]
R.I.P. Dick Gregory (1932-2017)
All of the comedians and comedy fans who claim Richard Pryor was the greatest stand-up comedian ever have Dick Gregory to thank for that. Before Pryor or George Carlin embraced the so-called counterculture, Gregory was out there on the front lines of 1960s activism and breaking the racial barriers f... [Read More]
RIP Jerry Lewis
Not long after the comedy world lost a legend and pioneer when Dick Gregory passed away over the weekend, it lost another star. Yesterday it was confirmed that comedian, filmmaker, and philanthropist Jerry Lewis died at his home in Las Vegas. Lewis was 91 years old. While in recent years L... [Read More]
Peep Show remake hits the buffers
US network pulls the plug on latest adaptation attempt [Read More]