Brett Gelman's 'Dinner with Friends' Is One of the Darkest and Funniest Things on TV
by Bradford Evans Adult Swim has long been committed to airing some of the most innovative, writer-driven comedies on TV, and that trend continues with Dinner with Friends with Brett Gelman and Friends, a half-hour one-off special from comedian Brett Gelman and director Jason Woliner that debut... [Read More]
 
Demetri Martin
With two seasons of Comedy Central’s Important Things with Demetri Martin, years of hype surrounding the surrealist standup culminated in a collective “Hahaoww, my brain hurts.” Martin has since added a few more acting credits to his resume, released 2012’s Standup Comedian a... [Read More]
 
Watch Billy Eichner Destroy Art in the Name of Tyler Perry
by Megh Wright Here's a new clip from Billy on the Street where Eichner destroys a piece of art every time a stranger correctly answers a question about Tyler Perry. Come for the Tyler Perry trivia, stay for the sight of Eichner punching a painting then prancing down the street in a confused rage. ... [Read More]
 
Mike O'Brien Makes Tim Robinson Go Insane in 'Chicago Rats'
by Megh Wright Here's the first of three episodes of Above Average's new sketch web series Chicago Rats, where Mike O'Brien slowly drives Tim Robinson to insanity after showing him his dick a bunch of times, despite how much Robinson wishes it was "a cool dog" instead. If your boss doesn't tolerate ... [Read More]
 
Jim Gaffigan was on “The Tonight Show” last night and sat down while performing stand-up
Jim Gaffigan was the guest on The Tonight Show to promote the paperback release of his excellent book, Dad Is Fat as well as his forthcoming stand-up special Obsessed which premieres on Comedy Central this weekend. We love Gaffigan and will watch him perform anything at any time and he was definitel... [Read More]
 
'Rick and Morty', 'Bob's Burgers', and 'American Dad!': Three Cartoons at Three Stages of Life
by John Hugar Due to the nature of animation, cartoons can last a lot longer than live action shows. Characters don't age, so the 4th grade can be played out dozens of times in a row without the threat of puberty ever setting in. But as the 25th season of The Simpsons reminds us each week, that does... [Read More]
 
Seth Meyers, Key & Peele among Time’s 100 Most Influential list
Time Magazine released it’s annual list of 100 Most Influential People. The list is often a who’s who of politics, industry, activism, leadership, art, and entertainment. The movers and shakers one might say. This year they highlighted the great work of two (technically three) people fro... [Read More]
 
“Stephen Colbert” says goodbye to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (again)
Stephen Colbert made his triumphant appearance Tuesday on Late Show with David Letterman as Letterman's heir-in-waiting. On Wednesday, "Stephen Colbert" returned to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to say goodbye once more. "It's become clear I won television. At this point I'm just running up the sc... [Read More]
 
Colin Quinn Gives Seth Meyers Some 'Late Night' Improvement Suggestions
by Megh Wright Last night, former Weekend Update anchors Colin Quinn and Seth Meyers had a chat about everything from the time Quinn wanted them to take over hosting for the 2012 Oscars to a bunch of Quinn's ideas for how Meyers can improve Late Night. Quinn also called out Fred Armisen — who ... [Read More]
 
Colin Quinn Gives Seth Meyers Some 'Late Night' Improvement Suggestions
by Megh Wright Last night, former Weekend Update anchors Colin Quinn and Seth Meyers had a chat about everything from the time Quinn wanted them to take over hosting for the 2012 Oscars to a bunch of Quinn's ideas for how Meyers can improve Late Night. Quinn also called out Fred Armisen — who ... [Read More]