'Last Week Tonight' Covers America's Mysterious Drone Program
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from last night's Last Week Tonight, in which John Oliver breaks down American drone strikes, the US's definition of an "imminent threat," the way the CIA counts civilian casualties, and US officials' ultimate lack of knowledge about who or how many innocent people they'... [Read More]
Tiny Detectives: Ellen Page and Kate Mara star in the #TrueDetectiveSeason2 we really want to see. Thanks, Funny or Die!
Perhaps you heard they cast a new dynamic duo to star in the second installment of HBO's True Detective. Sure, Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn are no Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey. But who is? At any rate. I'd definitely tune in to multiple seasons of Tiny Detectives, the parody from Funny ... [Read More]
What to Expect From 'SNL' Season 40
by Erik Voss SNL returns for its 40th season this Saturday, with host Chris Pratt, musical guest Ariana Grande, and pretty much the same cast — minus a handful of people we rarely saw in sketches anyway. Following a lackluster season, Lorne Michaels is now sticking with the tools he's got... [Read More]
Jerrod Carmichael Promotes His HBO Special by Sponsoring a Pee-Wee Football Team
by Megh Wright With the premiere of his HBO standup special Love at The Store just around the corner, Jerrod Carmichael decided to channel his influence and promotional needs by reaching out to today's youth to make a difference by sponsoring a pee-wee football team, as long as the name "CARMICHAEL"... [Read More]
Jerrod Carmichael sponsored a PeeWee football team to promote his new HBO stand-up special (video)
Next weekend Jerrod Carmichael’s first stand-up special, Love At The Store will make its premiere on HBO. It’s a big deal for the young comedian so he’s out and about to promote the Spike Lee directed special. Always in looking for a way to stand out in today’s market, regula... [Read More]
Jerrod Carmichael sponsors a PeeWee Football team to promote his HBO special
To show he's not just man, but also human, stand-up comedian Jerrod Carmichael has sponsored a PeeWee Football team. Of course, it's all just in jest -- to promote Carmichael's first HBO comedy special, "Love at the Store," directed by Spike Lee and premiering on Oct. 4, 2014. For football synergy, ... [Read More]
John Oliver hosts the “Miss ‘Last Week Tonight’ Pageant”
Last Week Tonight is rapidly becoming one of the best shows on TV. Each episode tackles one subject for a longer breakdown. On Sunday, John Oliver and his crew break down the Miss America beauty pageant and do their best to expose just how little they actually give in scholarships. While Miss Americ... [Read More]
John Oliver Hosts a Beauty Pageant with Kathy Griffin on 'Last Week Tonight'
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from last night's episode of Last Week Tonight, in which John Oliver breaks down the Miss America Pageant — or as they prefer to be known, "the world's largest provider of scholarships for women." Oliver decided to investigate the pageant's claims of providing $45 ... [Read More]
Watch Seth Rogen, Jerrod Carmichael, Ike Barinholtz, and More in the 'Neighbors' Gag Reel
by Megh Wright Nicholas Stoller's Neighbors was released on DVD and Blu-ray this week, and here's the full gag reel from the film featuring Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Dave Franco, Rose Byrne, Jerrod Carmichael, Lisa Kudrow, and Ike Barinholtz, not to mention a small cameo from a terrifying flying insect... [Read More]
HBO’s Spike Lee directed Jerrod Carmichael special gets new trailer (Video)
We had a small taste of Jerrod Carmichael’s upcoming HBO comedy special last month. But just moments ago, the cable giant released a longer trailer for Love At The Store, directed by Spike Lee. “It’s really important to me to make people think and feel something,” Carmichael ... [Read More]