Jon Stewart finally gets the Wu-Tang Clan on TV
It’s not that often The Daily Show has musical acts, and it’s pretty rare for all of the surviving members of the Wu-Tang Clan to come together for a TV interview and performance. Last night, though, Jon Stewart had the entire hip hop group (including Ghostface Killah, RZA, Raekwon, GZA,... [Read More]
Larry David to write and star in his Broadway debut, “Fish in the Dark”
Larry David infamously made his Broadway debut on TV as "Larry David" in The Producers with David Schwimmer, but that was only for the fourth-season finale of HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm. A decade later, David has written his first play that he'll star in for Broadway. It's called "Fish in the Dark."... [Read More]
John Oliver explains native advertising on ‘Last Week Tonight’
With advertising retaining a stranglehold on the media, the integrity of news is constantly at stake. On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, John Oliver explains the problems with native advertising, specifically in print media. Thanks to HBO’s ad-free programming, Oliver can talk about the subj... [Read More]
'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' Creates the Perfect Port Authority Souvenir
by Megh Wright New York's Port Authority recently got in a dispute with kitchenware store Fishs Eddy over selling plates depicting the New York City skyline after claiming that they own exclusive rights and control of it, so John Oliver and Last Week Tonight decided to create a souvenir plate that c... [Read More]
Watch a Scary Deleted Scene from 'Ja'mie: Private School Girl'
by Megh Wright The first season of Chris Lilley's show Ja'mie: Private School Girl comes out on DVD next week, but you can watch an exclusive deleted scene from the extras above in which our Hillford Girls Grammar School hero turns a scary movie date with Mitchell into the most physical flirtfest po... [Read More]
Lena Dunham and Fred Armisen Talk About 'SNL' and Their Other Shows for 'Variety'
by Megh Wright To celebrate both of their Emmy nominations, Variety recently sat down with Lena Dunham and Fred Armisen for a hybrid interview/conversation that covers everything from their thoughts on each other's shows Girls and Portlandia to what it's like to perform on SNL. Here's both of them t... [Read More]
John Oliver Reveals How Embarrassingly Bad the US Is at Storing Nuclear Weapons
by Megh Wright While most Americans might worry about the possibility of getting annihilated by another country's nuclear warheads, last night's Last Week Tonight proved that what we should worry about most are our own nuclear weapons, which it turns out aren't stored with the level of security and ... [Read More]
Thailand's Military Government Is Not a Fan of 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver'
by Megh Wright Thailand's military government apparently caught wind of a segment Last Week Tonight with John Oliver did on their Crown Prince last month, and they're not taking his satire lightly. VICE News recently got ahold of a "highly confidential" official document from Thailand's National Cou... [Read More]
Andy Samberg and Kit Harington to Star as Rivals in a Tennis Mockumentary for HBO
by Megh Wright Andy Samberg is about to play a tennis bad boy in an original HBO movie. According to Deadline, HBO is currently assembling the cast for 7 Days in Hell, a tennis-centric mockumentary written by Girls and American Dad! writer Murray Miller based on a concept by Miller and Samberg, who ... [Read More]
Maude Apatow to Make Her Television Debut on HBO's 'Girls'
by Megh Wright Maude Apatow is set to make her TV comedy debut. TVLine reports that Maude will appear in the next season of Lena Dunham's hit HBO series Girls, which her dad Judd Apatow executive produces. Few details about Maude's character have been released, but she'll reportedly play a girl name... [Read More]