Matt Groening defends still stereotyping Apu in 2018 in new New York Times interview
D’oh. Now we know why The Problem With Apu continues to be problematic, despite Hank Azaria acknowledging that the voice he has used on The Simpsons for an Indian immigrant running the Springfield convenience store might not be as funny in 2018 as it was in 1988. The Simpsons defended Apu in a... [Read More]
Bridget Everett helps Hank Azaria reach rock bottom in the season finale of “Brockmire”
Hitting rock bottom has never sounded so good. Inspired by IFC’s hit comedy Brockmire, the one and only Bridget Everett… MORE Bridget Everett helps Hank Azaria reach rock bottom in the season finale of “Brockmire” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Hank Azaria is ready to stop providing the stereotypical voice of Apu on “The Simpsons”
Despite the defensive stance the writers on The Simpsons took just weeks ago about their Apu problem, the white man who’s voiced Apu from the start has said he’s finally ready to stop doing so, based on hearing the complaints from the Indian-American community. Hank Azaria, appearing thi... [Read More]
Hank Azaria Says Stepping Aside from Voicing Apu “Feels Like the Right Thing to Do”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Show, where Stephen Colbert chats with Hank Azaria about the controversy surrounding his voicing Apu on The Simpsons that was brought to the forefront thanks to Hari Kondabolu’s truTV documentary The Problem with Apu.&nb... [Read More]
IFC Renews ‘Brockmire’ for Seasons 3 and 4
IFC wants a lot more Brockmire. The network announced today that it’s handed out a double-season renewal to the show, which will keep it on the air through seasons 3 and 4. “This show is my favorite thing I’ve ever done. Period. I love shooting it, I love editing it, and I love how... [Read More]
IFC’s ‘Brockmire’ Heads to New Orleans in the Season 2 Trailer
IFC’s Brockmire returns with a brand new season in April, and today the network dropped a trailer. Renewed ahead of its season 1 premiere last year, the Hank Azaria-starring series returns Wednesday, April 25th at 10:00pm, and the next batch of episodes follow Jim Brockmire as he “finds ... [Read More]
Watch the season 2 teaser of Hank Azaria’s “Brockmire”
IFC has announced the season 2 premiere date of their breakout comedy Brockmire a series about a former major league… MORE Watch the season 2 teaser of Hank Azaria’s “Brockmire” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Watch the season 2 teaser of Hank Azaria’s “Brockmire”
IFC has announced the season 2 premiere date of their breakout comedy Brockmire a series about a former major league… MORE Watch the season 2 teaser of Hank Azaria’s “Brockmire” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Hank Azaria Responds to Hari Kondabolu’s ‘The Problem with Apu’ Documentary: “It’s a Lot to Digest”
Hank Azaria has responded to Hari Kondabolu’s truTV documentary The Problem with Apu. Speaking to a reporter from TMZ who asked for his thoughts on the documentary, Azaria said Kondabolu “made some really interesting points” and “gave us a lot at The Simpsons to think ab... [Read More]
Hank Azaria Responds to Hari Kondabolu’s ‘The Problem with Apu’ Documentary: “It’s a Lot to Digest”
Hank Azaria has responded to Hari Kondabolu’s truTV documentary The Problem with Apu. Speaking to a reporter from TMZ who asked for his thoughts on the documentary, Azaria said Kondabolu “made some really interesting points” and “gave us a lot at The Simpsons to think ab... [Read More]