John Robins: 'I couldn't breathe during Monty Python, I was laughing that much'
The standup and Radio X presenter on what makes him laugh the most, from Richard Herring to ludicrous haircuts Related: Monty Python and the Holy Grail review – timelessly brilliant Related: Katherine Ryan, Simon Evans and John Robins dissect their comedy Continue reading...... [Read More]
John Robins: 'I couldn't breathe during Monty Python, I was laughing that much'
The standup and Radio X presenter on what makes him laugh the most, from Richard Herring to ludicrous haircuts Related: Monty Python and the Holy Grail review – timelessly brilliant Related: Katherine Ryan, Simon Evans and John Robins dissect their comedy Continue reading...... [Read More]
Actor, SAG President, and ’30 Rock’ Alum Ken Howard Dies at 71
One of 30 Rock’s friendliest faces has passed away. Earlier today, it was confirmed that longtime actor and Screen Actors Guild president Ken Howard died today at the age of 71. In addition to serving as the head of SAG-AFTRA, Howard starred in the ’70s series The White Shadow and is kno... [Read More]
’30 Rock’ Delivered a Hit When it Became a Show Within a Show
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “I’m not going to get sucked into your crazy, reality show nonsense.” “Liz, I’m so mad at you ... [Read More]
’30 Rock’ Delivered a Hit When it Became a Show Within a Show
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “I’m not going to get sucked into your crazy, reality show nonsense.” “Liz, I’m so mad at you ... [Read More]
Don’t call it a callback: Celebrating Broad City’s recurring jokes and Easter eggs
Before the third season of Broad City premieres tonight on Comedy Central, Estelle Caswell and Caroline Framke at Vox.com enjoyed looking back on past episodes and escapades of Abbi and Ilana, and discovering how the show has incorporated callbacks and Easter eggs for even more jokes their most disc... [Read More]
The Many Faces of Rachel Dratch on ’30 Rock’
In the original pilot of 30 Rock, Rachel Dratch played the role of Jenna, Liz’s friend and the star of The Girlie Show, but she was let go after Tina Fey decided to rewrite the character. Jenna ended up becoming a vain, delusional diva, and now it’s hard to imagine her being played by an... [Read More]
Episode #58: Hannibal Buress
Hannibal Buress, threw himself a big ol’ bash when he turned 30. By then, Hannibal already had released two albums and a Comedy Central special, written for Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock, won an American Comedy Award, and was providing straight-man sidekick glances for The Eric Andre Show. I... [Read More]
Episode #58: Hannibal Buress
Hannibal Buress, threw himself a big ol’ bash when he turned 30. By then, Hannibal already had released two albums and a Comedy Central special, written for Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock, won an American Comedy Award, and was providing straight-man sidekick glances for The Eric Andre Show. I... [Read More]
“I Am Just a Flesh Vessel”: Every Hint and Reference to Kenneth’s Immortality on ’30 Rock’
30 Rock’s Kenneth Parcell is a weirdo, but there’s something more going on there. His encyclopedic knowledge of television history is just uncanny enough to make you wonder if he hasn’t lived it himself. The show hinted all along that Kenneth was immortal, and the final moment of t... [Read More]