Review: Punching Henry
After Henry Phillips released his semi-autobiographical movie, Punching the Clown, in 2010, Showtime expressed interest in developing a companion series. That series never came to fruition. But the awkwardness of that failure inspired Phillips and Gregori Viens to co-write and direct a sequel. Origi... [Read More]
Review: Jim Norton , “Mouthful of Shame” on Netflix
Jim Norton has released stand-up specials on HBO and EPIX, and now in 2017 joins the growing list of comedians moving to Netflix in 2017 with his fourth hour, Mouthful of Shame. Here’s the intro to my review of this hour, via Decider: There’s nothing you can say about Jim Norton that he ... [Read More]
Andy Daly on Wrapping Up the Wonderfully Dark ‘Review’
Comedy Central’s dark comedy Review is returning for a short third and final season. On the show, Andy Daly plays Forrest MacNeil, an idealistic dork who hosts a TV show, which is also called Review. “Life!” Forrest announces as each episode begins. “It’s literally all ... [Read More]
Andy Daly on Wrapping Up the Wonderfully Dark ‘Review’
Comedy Central’s dark comedy Review is returning for a short third and final season. On the show, Andy Daly plays Forrest MacNeil, an idealistic dork who hosts a TV show, which is also called Review. “Life!” Forrest announces as each episode begins. “It’s literally all ... [Read More]
Andy Daly on Wrapping Up the Wonderfully Dark ‘Review’
Comedy Central’s dark comedy Review is returning for a short third and final season. On the show, Andy Daly plays Forrest MacNeil, an idealistic dork who hosts a TV show, which is also called Review. “Life!” Forrest announces as each episode begins. “It’s literally all ... [Read More]
Scarlett Johansson hosted “Saturday Night Live,” and joined the Five-Timers Club
It’s incredible to think that the first time Scarlett Johansson hosted Saturday Night Live was over 10 years ago (January… MORE Scarlett Johansson hosted “Saturday Night Live,” and joined the Five-Timers Club appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Scarlett Johansson Returned to ‘SNL’ For the Fifth Time to Host a Solid Episode
Dream girls Scarlett Johansson and Lorde led a pretty solid week for Saturday Night Live, with a handful of fun, thankfully lighter than usual sketches (including, hooray, another creative cold open!) that were, if nothing else, at least a nice distraction from the week’s news. Alien Attack Co... [Read More]
Scarlett Johansson Returned to ‘SNL’ For the Fifth Time to Host a Solid Episode
Dream girls Scarlett Johansson and Lorde led a pretty solid week for Saturday Night Live, with a handful of fun, thankfully lighter than usual sketches (including, hooray, another creative cold open!) that were, if nothing else, at least a nice distraction from the week’s news. Alien Attack Co... [Read More]
Scarlett Johansson Returned to ‘SNL’ For the Fifth Time to Host a Solid Episode
Dream girls Scarlett Johansson and Lorde led a pretty solid week for Saturday Night Live, with a handful of fun, thankfully lighter than usual sketches (including, hooray, another creative cold open!) that were, if nothing else, at least a nice distraction from the week’s news. Alien Attack Co... [Read More]
Review: Jerrod Carmichael, “8” on HBO
I wrote up eight thoughts worth sharing and exploring while watching Jerrod Carmichael’s new hour of stand-up, 8, on HBO. Bo Burnham directed Carmichael in 8 for HBO, which made for some interesting and special choices, from the formal dress code and setting of putting young people in the Maso... [Read More]