In ‘Lady Dynamite,’ Maria Bamford Breaks All the Walls
Not long into the first episode of Lady Dynamite, the semi-autobiographical Maria Bamford comedy series that debuts on Netflix today, Patton Oswalt breaks out of character as a cop to warn Bamford against doing actual standup in her show. “It’s been done so many times before,” says... [Read More]
In ‘Lady Dynamite,’ Maria Bamford Breaks All the Walls
Not long into the first episode of Lady Dynamite, the semi-autobiographical Maria Bamford comedy series that debuts on Netflix today, Patton Oswalt breaks out of character as a cop to warn Bamford against doing actual standup in her show. “It’s been done so many times before,” says... [Read More]
‘Chelsea,’ Netflix’s Foray Into Late Night, Is Disappointingly Familiar
“I’m finally getting to do the exact kind of show that I’ve always wanted to do,” Chelsea Handler says early in the first episode of her new Netflix late-night show (of sorts). But if the first three episodes of Chelsea are any indication, it seems like the kind of show she w... [Read More]
Dan Soder’s “Not Special” is anything but
Dan Soder, a child of the ‘80s and ‘90s, belongs to the millennial generation known for being told how special they are. His debut special, Not Special, seemingly separates himself from this notion, all the while proving his special may actually indeed be special. It was r... [Read More]
Dan Soder’s “Not Special” is anything but
Dan Soder, a child of the ‘80s and ‘90s, belongs to the millennial generation known for being told how special they are. His debut special, Not Special, seemingly separates himself from this notion, all the while proving his special may actually indeed be special. It was r... [Read More]
Drake hosted “Saturday Night Live” with Canada and meme jokes
Drizzy Drake, the Drizzle swung by studio 8H to host Satuurday Night Live for a second time around. Fun fact, the last time Jimmy Brooks hosted the show was Shasheer Zamata’s first episode. Drake is back after dropping a much buzzed about new album (and shaving his beard) to both host the show... [Read More]
Drake Starts Beef at ‘SNL’ and Proves He’s More Than Just a Meme
Drizzy proved he’s just as funny as the jokes about him on the Internet this weekend by pulling double duty on Saturday Night Live. Joining Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande as this season’s third host-musical guest combo, Drake played well with the cast, had no problem making fun of himself... [Read More]
Drake Starts Beef at ‘SNL’ and Proves He’s More Than Just a Meme
Drizzy proved he’s just as funny as the jokes about him on the Internet this weekend by pulling double duty on Saturday Night Live. Joining Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande as this season’s third host-musical guest combo, Drake played well with the cast, had no problem making fun of himself... [Read More]
Review: Michael Ian Black, “Noted Expert” (EPIX)
Michael Ian Black opens his new stand-up special, Noted Expert (his third hour, and first for EPIX), by noting that you can tell it's going to actually be special, then suggests kicking things off right with a montage of puppies licking his face. Almost on cue, things don’t go well. Almost as ... [Read More]
‘The Grinder’ and Its Meta Take on Television Made for One of the Best New Comedies on TV
The Grinder isn’t a good television show. At least the fictional version of The Grinder within The Grinder isn’t. The overdramatic, schmaltzy legal drama that Rob Lowe’s character, Dean Sanderson Jr., became a household name on is what Fox’s marketing department slyly used to... [Read More]