David Wain Brings the History of ‘National Lampoon’ to Life with ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’
David Wain is no stranger to disrupting an unsuspecting comedy mainstream. Before solidifying himself as a household name as the writer-director behind cult classics (Wet Hot American Summer, The Ten) and commercial hits (Role Models) alike, Wain and his pioneering sketch comedy troupe The State sta... [Read More]
Episode #145: Jay Chandrasekhar
Jay Chandrasekhar has spent the past two decades writing, directing and acting in film and television. With his group Broken Lizard, he has co-written, co-starred and directed their feature films, Super Troopers, Beerfest and Club Dread. He’s also directed the big-screen version of Dukes of Ha... [Read More]
Sketchy MVP: Thomas Lennon on “The State”
We all love Amy Schumer, everyone knows how brilliant Key & Peele are, and you’ve watched Will Ferrell’s classic SNL… MORE Sketchy MVP: Thomas Lennon on “The State” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
When Things Feel Hopeless, Turn to ‘The State’s Stupidity
2016 was a very, very bad year no matter how you slice it. In tough times, comedy is often a form of escape that people turn to when they need comforting. With that in mind, we asked our contributors to pick the one piece of comedy in any form that they turn to when they […] [Read More]
Michael Ian Black and the Art of Debate
As the 2016 presidential election quickly approaches, many people’s eyes are set on the debates. In timely fashion, Seeso is rolling out its own debate show, pitting two teams of comedians against each other to battle it out in front of a live audience over “the greatest arguments of all... [Read More]
The cast of “The State” reunites on “RISK!” for its 300th episode
RISK! releases its 300th episode with an epic podcast featuring true, uncensored stories from every single member of cult comedy troupe The State. You’ll hear David Wain, Thomas Lennon, Joe Lo Truglio, Kerri Kenney, Michael Showalter, Todd Holoubek, Michael Patrick Jann, Robert Ben Garant, Ken... [Read More]
The cast of “The State” reunites on “RISK!” for its 300th episode
RISK! releases its 300th episode with an epic podcast featuring true, uncensored stories from every single member of cult comedy troupe The State. You’ll hear David Wain, Thomas Lennon, Joe Lo Truglio, Kerri Kenney, Michael Showalter, Todd Holoubek, Michael Patrick Jann, Robert Ben Garant, Ken... [Read More]
The cast of “The State” reunites on “RISK!” for its 300th episode
RISK! releases its 300th episode with an epic podcast featuring true, uncensored stories from every single member of cult comedy troupe The State. You’ll hear David Wain, Thomas Lennon, Joe Lo Truglio, Kerri Kenney, Michael Showalter, Todd Holoubek, Michael Patrick Jann, Robert Ben Garant, Ken... [Read More]
Kevin Allison takes a RISK! on the road
Most all of the members of MTV sketch show The State have gone on to create really great comedy after the cult show ended. Kevin Allison is one of said members of The State. As some of the others went to create on television, Allison decided to try a completely different medium. In 2009, the [&helli... [Read More]