Review: Mo Amer, “The Vagabond” on Netflix
Mo Amer received a gift from the comedy gods when an airline upgraded his seat last year to put him in first class next to Eric Trump. Amer turned that trip into a tale worth telling first on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and then into an even longer version for his first Netflix […] [Read More]
Review: Flight of the Conchords, “Live in London” on HBO
Flight of the Conchords have reunited. And it feels as if nothing has changed in the decade since HBO viewers first saw the New Zealand duo starring in their own TV comedy series plugging away in the alt scene of New York City. And yet, of course, they’ve become bigger stars individually in th... [Read More]
Review: Flight of the Conchords, “Live in London” on HBO
Flight of the Conchords have reunited. And it feels as if nothing has changed in the decade since HBO viewers first saw the New Zealand duo starring in their own TV comedy series plugging away in the alt scene of New York City. And yet, of course, they’ve become bigger stars individually in th... [Read More]
Review: Joe Rogan, “Strange Times” on Netflix
If Joe Rogan likes to joke that he’s a moron, then what does that make his audience, which has grown even larger in the past couple of years as his podcast has also grown to include a five-times-a-week video livestream, and his other job broadcasting for the UFC has gotten even more popular, t... [Read More]
Review: Joe Rogan, “Strange Times” on Netflix
If Joe Rogan likes to joke that he’s a moron, then what does that make his audience, which has grown even larger in the past couple of years as his podcast has also grown to include a five-times-a-week video livestream, and his other job broadcasting for the UFC has gotten even more popular, t... [Read More]
Review: D.L. Hughley, “Contrarian” on Netflix
I find D.L. Hughley a fascinating guy to hear opine on just about anything, whether it’s at the bar sharing a bottle of wine (back in the day) or listening to him on the radio. Which is why I felt underwhelmed by his Netflix special, Contrarian. Perhaps it’s because capturing his live sh... [Read More]
Review: D.L. Hughley, “Contrarian” on Netflix
I find D.L. Hughley a fascinating guy to hear opine on just about anything, whether it’s at the bar sharing a bottle of wine (back in the day) or listening to him on the radio. Which is why I felt underwhelmed by his Netflix special, Contrarian. Perhaps it’s because capturing his live sh... [Read More]
Review: Daniel Sloss, “Dark” and “Jigsaw” on Netflix
2018 is the year that Team Coco has fully embraced its relationship with stand-up comedy. Sure, the Conan team always has supported comedians, and even put out comedy albums before. But over the past 12 months, the brand also has jumped into the festival game, and become a centerpoint of the late-ni... [Read More]
Review: Daniel Sloss, “Dark” and “Jigsaw” on Netflix
2018 is the year that Team Coco has fully embraced its relationship with stand-up comedy. Sure, the Conan team always has supported comedians, and even put out comedy albums before. But over the past 12 months, the brand also has jumped into the festival game, and become a centerpoint of the late-ni... [Read More]
Nathan For You, Animals not returning despite critical acclaim
Fans of quirky TV comedies will be sad to learn that both Comedy Central’s Nathan for You and HBO’s Animals will not be returning for a new season. Nathan for You was an improvised docuseries where comedian Nathan Fielder helps small businesses in surprising and ridiculous ways. The sho... [Read More]