'Totally Biased's Guy Branum Calls Out the James Franco Roast for Being Homophobic
by Bradford Evans Here's a clip from Thursday's Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, in which standup/writer Guy Branum criticizes Comedy Central's James Franco roast for being super homophobic. Branum doesn't really mention how Andy Samberg and Aziz Ansari called out the other comedians for their ho... [Read More]
Talking to Ken Marino About ‘Bad Milo!’, ‘Eastbound & Down’, and Playing Both Nice Guys and Jerks
by Jeremy Popkin If there’s one actor who possesses the sheer gravitas to play a man plagued by a murderous ass demon, that actor is Ken Marino. As one of the many talents to spring from the MTV sketch group The State, Marino has starred in a number of classics that have become required viewin... [Read More]
Tina Fey to Host the 'SNL' Season Premiere; Miley Cyrus, Bruce Willis to Follow
by Bradford Evans Tina Fey is coming back to Saturday Night Live to host the season premiere, TV Guide Magazine reports. The musical guest for the September 28th first episode of the season will be Arcade Fire. Miley Cyrus will serve as host and musical guest for the October 5th episode, and Bruce W... [Read More]
The 'Community' Season 4 DVD Doesn't Feature Dan Harmon Commentary
by Bradford Evans Community's fourth season (a.k.a. the Dan Harmon-less season) was released on DVD last month, and the box set didn't feature an audio commentary track from Harmon after all. Harmon, who was fired from the show after the third season and rehired for the fifth, told audiences at his ... [Read More]
Chris Lilley's New Show Is About 'Summer Heights High's Ja'mie King
by Bradford Evans Australian comedian Chris Lilley is making a new show all about Ja'mie King, the self-absorbed teenage school girl monster he played on Summer Heights High. Called Ja'mie: Private School Girl, it's a six-part series for BBC Three in association with HBO in the US. The show will fol... [Read More]
Bill Burr Tells a Story About Bombing in Front of Eddie Murphy
by Bradford Evans Here's standup Bill Burr on Conan's web series Starstruck, telling a story about the time he was on tour in 2004 and got nervous and had a bad set in front of Eddie Murphy. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Let This Profile Introduce You to The Birthday Boys
by Bradford Evans IFC is set to premiere The Birthday Boys, a new sketch show from the excellent LA-based comedy group of the same name on October 18th. The LA Times has a new profile on the Birthday Boys and how they went from being one of America's two million sketch groups to having their ow... [Read More]
Steve Martin Is Getting an Honorary Oscar
by Bradford Evans Steve Martin is finally getting an Academy Award. Martin, who has hosted the Oscars three times (most recently in 2010 with Alec Baldwin), will be the recipient of an honorary governor's award, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced yesterday. Martin has won an E... [Read More]
The 'Anchorman' Cast Is Doing a Live Reading of the 'Anchorman' Script
by Bradford Evans The cast and crew of Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy are assembling to do a live reading of the script. Co-writer/director Adam McKay and producer Judd Apatow will be joined by the film's stars, Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, and J... [Read More]
The Writers and Cast Take Us Behind the Scenes of 'Get a Life'
by Ramsey Ess The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny p... [Read More]