‘Last Week Tonight’ Explains Why the US Mental Healthcare System Needs a “Massive Overhaul”
In light of last week’s mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, many politicians have yet again tried to shift the national conversation from gun control to mental health, and last night’s Last Week Tonight called out those politicians through a great segment on how mental h... [Read More]
Curb Your Enthusiasm: A look into the comedy that inspired a generation
It was a show that inspired a generation. A show that changed the landscape of television and how comedies are shot. It was a show that allowed the talent to breath and improvise while connecting point A to point Q each episode. A show that was executive produced by and starred Larry David. The Emmy... [Read More]
‘Veep’ Mixes Claustrophobia with the Law in Their Regimented Bottle Episode, “Testimony”
‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed to save money) from a comedy series is examined “Do you solemnly swear that the testimony that you’re about to give is the truth, the... [Read More]
John Oliver Explains the Current Migrant and Refugee Crisis on ‘Last Week Tonight’
Here’s a great clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, in which John Oliver breaks down the current migrant and refugee crisis and some of the countries — and news outlets — who greet them with nothing but prejudice, disdain, and red tape. While Last Week Tonight might not ... [Read More]
HBO kicking off the celebration of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” 40th anniversary with midnight screening
Dammit! Janet! It’s a rarity for a film to have such widespread influence on the landscape of American culture as The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Originally a box-office flop in 1975, the quintessential cult classic is celebrating its 40th anniversary this weekend. In honor of this landmark mov... [Read More]
Corey Holcomb Drops By Big Boy’s Morning Show: Talks Relationships & Today’s Dating
Before the weekend, Corey Holcomb took a trip to Big Boy’s Morning Show on LA’s Real 92.3. As usual Corey delivered his thoughts on today’s relationships, advice for guys, and dating. If you ever had any questions on women and love, Corey hopes to have an answer for you. Th... [Read More]
Judd Apatow teams with comedian Pete Holmes for HBO show “Crashing”
Comedian Pete Holmes has risen in the ranks through his stellar stand-up and endearingly honest podcast You Made It Weird. He’s been nothing but open about his divorce and that has led to what is now a single-camera comedy pilot directed by comedy mastermind Judd Apatow. Currently being titled... [Read More]
Judd Apatow to Direct and Produce an HBO Pilot Starring Pete Holmes
Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes are teaming up for a new comedy pilot. According to The Hollywood Reporter, HBO has given a pilot order to a single-camera comedy called Crashing starring Pete Holmes with Apatow on board as director and producer. Described as a semi-autobiographical comedy, Crashing cent... [Read More]
2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards winners in comedy
The Television Academy has so many categories and nominees to honor each year that it holds two separate ceremonies, naming winners this past weekend in the Creative Arts Emmy categories -- which will air on FXX on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, the night before FOX televises the main 67th Primetime Emmy... [Read More]
Amy Schumer explains why you can’t date her in latest “Live at the Apollo” trailer for HBO
Here’s the latest trailer for Amy Schumer Live At The Apollo which premieres October 17 at 10PM on HBO. Coming off her recent success at the box office with Trainwreck, Schumer is back with her first special for the pay cabler. Easter egg alert, can you spot Nikki Glaser? Amy Schumer explains ... [Read More]