Unsatisfactory Past Life Regression Results, by Shana Gohd
I’d like to begin by thanking you for choosing our Past Life Regression services over similar, albeit less-experienced, providers available. The goal of our enterprise is to offer you insight into previous lives your soul has led. Through the assistance of our certified guides, you can dissect... [Read More]
When ‘We Hate Movies’ Mined the Misguided ‘My Father the Hero’ for Abundant Hilarity
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. They say that if something exists, there’s pornography about it. I suspect it’s also true that if you see a flamboyantly terrible movie that’s not entirely obscure, there&rs... [Read More]
Take a Good Look at Ernie Kovacs’ Incredibly Strange Game Show
Ernie Kovacs was a genius. There’s no way around that. Carson, Letterman, and Conan have all cited him as an influence, and there have been hundreds of tributes, articles, PBS clips shows, and even two, very well done DVD retrospectives of his work from Shout! Factory. Well, Shout! is about to... [Read More]
Matt Grote (@feMANism) on Joke Structures, Garfield, and Being a Teenage Ira Glass
Matt Grote (@feMANism) is a human apology. He once did an impression of Michael Cera that was so spot-on that he spent half an hour holding the door for everyone at The Strand. He is a standup comedian and writer/actor with the sketch group CHUMBLE, co-host of These Are Not My Words, co-creator of w... [Read More]
‘Hiatus’: A Facebook Show That Deserves More Likes
I don’t like profiling videos or series rooted in “Hollywood” culture if I can help it. Sometimes I can’t help it. Sometimes the work is too strong to be ignored, even amidst the din of my “don’t profile any more series about Hollywood culture&rdquo... [Read More]
Trump’s ‘Sweet Valley High’ Spec Novel Notes, by Kit Lively
Donna is a smart, beautiful, popular girl. Really, really big boobs, maybe? But they let her be head cheerleader anyway, because she can do all of the complicated routines and flips and so on, even though her boobs are like, huge.Most of the other girls are jealous of her, and of her awesome pony. T... [Read More]
Trump’s ‘Sweet Valley High’ Spec Novel Notes, by Kit Lively
Donna is a smart, beautiful, popular girl. Really, really big boobs, maybe? But they let her be head cheerleader anyway, because she can do all of the complicated routines and flips and so on, even though her boobs are like, huge.Most of the other girls are jealous of her, and of her awesome pony. T... [Read More]
@SierraKatow on Mulan, Crocs, and Accepting Compliments
Sierra Katow (@sierrakatow) is an LA-based comedian and writer who’s performed on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Laughs on Fox, and Last Call with Carson Daly. You can learn more on her website, and catch her in an upcoming show. Sierra is currently a producer of the podcast Queery with... [Read More]
‘Broad City’s’ “What If?” Scenario Doubles Down on the Power of Soulmates
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “Would you ever want to hang out again?” When Gwyneth Paltrow is dead and gone (that is if her Goop-infested bod... [Read More]
‘Broad City’s’ “What If?” Scenario Doubles Down on the Power of Soulmates
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “Would you ever want to hang out again?” When Gwyneth Paltrow is dead and gone (that is if her Goop-infested bod... [Read More]