John Oliver Breaks Down the Dark Side of Dietary Supplements with Steve Buscemi, George R.R. Martin, and More
by Megh Wright Dr. Oz recently got in some trouble for hawking some very questionably safe dietary and nutritional supplements on his medical talk show, so John Oliver took a note from Oz's history of pandering to his viewers with shaky medical information by doing some audience pandering of his own... [Read More]
Diving Deep Into the Legendary 'Mr. Show' Season 3 Writing Staff
by Bradford Evans Writing Staff Breakdown is a new Splitsider column that takes a writing staff from a beloved TV comedy, examines their individual contributions to the show and collaborations between the writers before and after. This week, we're looking at the writers for the third season of Bob O... [Read More]
All the cool kids are petitioning Stephen Colbert to hire Dave Hill as his Late Show bandleader
Dave Hill's live show tonight in Brooklyn is titled Meet Me In The Bathroom and Tell Me All Your Secrets. Hill's fans, meanwhile, already are asking everyone to meet online at and tell everyone -- specifically and most particularly, Stephen Colbert -- via petition to "Hire Dave Hill as ba... [Read More]
Don Jamieson Twitter Reviews “Game of Thrones,” episode 4:10
Welcome to my Twitter reviews of the new season of Game Of Thrones. I had so much fun NOT watching The Walking Dead and reviewing it I decided to NOT watch this show too. I may be a nerd, but at least I’m a music nerd. On That Metal Show I get to interview my […] Don Jamieson Twitter Re... [Read More]
Mike Judge Says 'Office Space' Made TGI Fridays Get Rid of Their "Flair"
by Megh Wright "About four years after Office Space came out, TGI Fridays got rid of all that (button) flair, because people would come in and make cracks about it. One of my ADs asked once at the restaurant why their flair was missing and they said they removed it because of that movie Office Space... [Read More]
John Oliver, Stephen Hawking Interview Hilarious! ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Shows Scientist’s Sense Of Humor
John Oliver’s sitdown with Stephen Hawking may been one of the host’s funniest interviews to date. But surprisingly, it was the scientist who provided most of the zingers. Stephen Hawking was a guest on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, where he was part of the series “People Who T... [Read More]
John Oliver and Stephen Hawking Talk Artificial Intelligence, Parallel Universes, and Dates with Charlize Theron
by Megh Wright Last Week Tonight premiered its new segment "People Who Think Good" last night featuring renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, and he explained his takes on everything from whether there's life on other planets to the potential dangers of artificial intelligence to whether or not John O... [Read More]
Kyle Mooney and Beck Bennett Reminisce About Their Favorite 'SNL' Moment from Their Debut Season
by Bradford Evans Here's a new video SNL put out, in which freshman cast members Kyle Mooney and Beck Bennett discuss their favorite moments from their inaugural season: all of which are just them hugging each other and goofing around during the end credits goodbye. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Stephen Hawking Will Be a Guest on Sunday's 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver'
by Bradford Evans Physicist Stephen Hawking is set to be the guest on this Sunday's episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Hawking will be interviewed by Oliver in what will be the show's seventh episode. Last Week Tonight only premiered a couple months back, but the show has already found i... [Read More]
HBO Is Being Good About Putting 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' Online, and Hopefully It'll Stay That Way
by Bradford Evans It's only been six weeks since the premiere of John Oliver's satirical HBO late night show Last Week Tonight, but so far, HBO has been acting out of character by regularly posting large chunks of the show on YouTube so that non-subscribers to check out the new series. HBO expl... [Read More]