Review: “The Last Laugh” documentary explores humor, the Holocaust and taboos
The Last Laugh opens with a quote onscreen from the noted non-comedian, German novelist Heinrich Mann, who wrote: “Whoever has cried enough, laughs.” Mann fled Nazi Germany while Hitler’s soldiers burned his books in public. The documentary then cuts to a Nazi-uniformed figure... [Read More]
Review: “The Last Laugh” documentary explores humor, the Holocaust and taboos
The Last Laugh opens with a quote onscreen from the noted non-comedian, German novelist Heinrich Mann, who wrote: “Whoever has cried enough, laughs.” Mann fled Nazi Germany while Hitler’s soldiers burned his books in public. The documentary then cuts to a Nazi-uniformed figure... [Read More]
“Curb Your Enthusiasm” returning for 9th season, Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen to return
We can barely contain our excitement when news came out that Curb Your Enthusiasm would officially be returning for a ninth season. Well, now we have more good news. There has been a cast announcement, according to The Hollywood Reporter, letting us know that Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen will be ... [Read More]
“Curb Your Enthusiasm” returning for 9th season, Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen to return
We can barely contain our excitement when news came out that Curb Your Enthusiasm would officially be returning for a ninth season. Well, now we have more good news. There has been a cast announcement, according to The Hollywood Reporter, letting us know that Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen will be ... [Read More]
“Curb Your Enthusiasm” returning for 9th season, Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen to return
We can barely contain our excitement when news came out that Curb Your Enthusiasm would officially be returning for a ninth season. Well, now we have more good news. There has been a cast announcement, according to The Hollywood Reporter, letting us know that Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen will be ... [Read More]
‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Is Finally Coming Back in 2017
It’s been a long wait for fans of Curb Your Enthusiasm, Larry David’s wildly popular, quasi-autobiographical comedy that’s been on hiatus since 2011, but we’ve finally got some good news: according to HBO, the show’s ninth season will begin production as early as this f... [Read More]
Episode #61: truTV’s “Those Who Can’t” red carpet premiere
Those Who Can't, teach. Those who can, pitch a TV show about the follies of three high-school teachers as a sitcom, and not only get it on the air, but also pack it so full of jokes and funny people that truTV already has ordered a second season of Those Who Can't before tonight's debut. I... [Read More]
The Friars Club celebrated in PBS “Treasures of New York”
Enjoy this Throwback Thursday with a look back across a century of laughs and comedian-on-comedian ribbing as PBS premieres a new half-hour documentary on The Friars Club as part of the "Treasures of New York" series. The special debuts at 10 tonight on WLIW21, and 10 p.m. Friday on WNET-THIRTEEN. I... [Read More]
Jack Black as Adam Devine’s father figure on Workaholics, and other pitch-perfect parenting sitcom guest casting
When Adam Devine burst into our national consciousness -- not just through his starring role in Comedy Central's Workaholics, but also through a national ad campaign and a plum role in the singing feature film Pitch Perfect -- I was far from the only person to notice how Devine reminded us all of a ... [Read More]