Looking Back at Alan Partridge’s First Show: 25 Years of Alan Partridge Featuring Alan Partridge
There is a chance, especially if you are living in America, that you may not know who Alan Partridge is. Played by Steve Coogan, Partridge is easily one of most popular personalities to emerge from England alongside David Brent and Ali G. Alan is a parody of the worst of British television hosts, co... [Read More]
See ‘See Something, Say Something’
Occasionally, we’ll feature live performances-cum-web videos (best not to Google that phrase), and this week is one of those times. See Something, Say Something somehow translates palpable energy in the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre’s new Hell’s Kitchen home to video.&... [Read More]
So I Prefer a More Form-Fitting, European Cut on My Tailored Outerwear. What’s The Big Deal? by Coleman Larkin
Oh, am I causing a scene? Is this too much? Maybe you’re fine with the absolute bare minimum of quality when it comes to your wardrobe. Maybe not looking like a total pile of dogshit isn’t a priority for you. Well, some of us give a damn, and I happen to prefer a more form-fitt... [Read More]
So I Prefer a More Form-Fitting, European Cut on My Tailored Outerwear. What’s The Big Deal? by Coleman Larkin
Oh, am I causing a scene? Is this too much? Maybe you’re fine with the absolute bare minimum of quality when it comes to your wardrobe. Maybe not looking like a total pile of dogshit isn’t a priority for you. Well, some of us give a damn, and I happen to prefer a more form-fitt... [Read More]
Mike Ross (@MCRossIsNotAPun) on Raccoons, US History, and Minnesotan Moms
Mike Ross (@MCRossIsNotaPun) is a soon-to-be-published writer of comedy and young adult fiction living in New York City. You can currently find him on Twitter, and you can soon find him on Scholastic Book Fair bookshelves by having a child and sending it to public school. A sitcom that’s nothi... [Read More]
You Hit the Paywall, You Stupid F***ing Idiot, by Brian Agler
  You stupid fucking idiot. I can’t believe you just burned through your tenth free article this month and thought that we wouldn’t notice. We’re the goddamn Washington Post. You must be some kind of fell-off-the-back-of-the-turnip-truck-yesterday moron to think that we were g... [Read More]
You Hit the Paywall, You Stupid F***ing Idiot, by Brian Agler
  You stupid fucking idiot. I can’t believe you just burned through your tenth free article this month and thought that we wouldn’t notice. We’re the goddamn Washington Post. You must be some kind of fell-off-the-back-of-the-turnip-truck-yesterday moron to think that we were g... [Read More]
‘Comedy Bang Bang’s “Best of 2017” Is Another Worthy Entry into an Epically Self-Indulgent Podcasting Institution
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. For pretty much any other podcast, having an annual “Best Of” that lasts longer than two and a half hours would seem incredibly self-indulgent. For Comedy Bang Bang, however, a tw... [Read More]
Grace Perry (@perryjetaime) on Evergreen Tweets and Niche Lesbian Jokes
Grace Perry is a Chicago-based writer. She covers comedy and city life for Time Out Chicago and writes jokes for Reductress and The Onion. She’s also written for McSweeney’s and BuzzFeed, as well as sketches for the iO Comedy Network. If you like her work, Grace humbly requests you ... [Read More]
Grace Perry (@perryjetaime) on Evergreen Tweets and Niche Lesbian Jokes
Grace Perry is a Chicago-based writer. She covers comedy and city life for Time Out Chicago and writes jokes for Reductress and The Onion. She’s also written for McSweeney’s and BuzzFeed, as well as sketches for the iO Comedy Network. If you like her work, Grace humbly requests you ... [Read More]