Jon Stewart and HBO scuttle animated satire project
After Jon Stewart left The Daily Show in the summer of 2015, much was made of his four-year contract with HBO he signed a few months later. Stewart would produce daily animated comedy clips, still commenting on the headlines and the news, only now in cartoons, for HBO’s digital HBO Go and HBO ... [Read More]
Review: Lucas Brothers “On Drugs” on Netflix
I’ll confess. I’ve seen Kenny and Keith Lucas individually and together sporadically over the years, but I never could tell you which was which. And watching their first Netflix special, Lucas Brothers: On Drugs, even off drugs, didn’t fix that for me. As I wrote in my review ... [Read More]
There’s Never Been a Better Time to Revisit ‘Rocky and Bullwinkle’
I generally try not to timestamp these articles, because who knows? Someday somebody’s going to be searching for information about Woody Allen’s lost short film and the last thing they’re going to want is a bunch of references to Chewbacca Mom in there. However, since America&rsquo... [Read More]
There’s Never Been a Better Time to Revisit ‘Rocky and Bullwinkle’
I generally try not to timestamp these articles, because who knows? Someday somebody’s going to be searching for information about Woody Allen’s lost short film and the last thing they’re going to want is a bunch of references to Chewbacca Mom in there. However, since America&rsquo... [Read More]
Bobby Moynihan, Sasheer Zamata and Judah Friedlander talk Christmas animated specials and their own new one for Nickelodeon, “Albert”
A Charlie Brown Christmas premiered on CBS on Dec. 9, 1965. Fifty-one years later, Nickelodeon will debut an animated Christmas special that tells the holiday story from the perspective of the tree. Sort of. Albert stars Saturday Night Live’s Bobby Moynihan as Albert, a tiny Douglas fir t... [Read More]
Bobby Moynihan, Sasheer Zamata and Judah Friedlander talk Christmas animated specials and their own new one for Nickelodeon, “Albert”
A Charlie Brown Christmas premiered on CBS on Dec. 9, 1965. Fifty-one years later, Nickelodeon will debut an animated Christmas special that tells the holiday story from the perspective of the tree. Sort of. Albert stars Saturday Night Live’s Bobby Moynihan as Albert, a tiny Douglas fir t... [Read More]
TBS orders animated series, “Final Space,” set for launch in 2018
This just in. TBS has ordered up a new animated comedy series, Final Space, created by Olan Rogers and produced by Conan O'Brien Conaco with New Form. It'll launch in 2018. Final Space revolves around an astronaut named Gary and his adorable, planet-destroying friend, Mooncake, as they embark o... [Read More]
Harry Shearer webchat – your questions answered on the Simpsons, Spinal Tap and getting political
The actor and podcaster discussed everything from satirising Trump, cucumbers v courgettes, and the day Michael Jackson didn’t sing 2.23pm GMTThanks to Harry for taking questions on everything from Simpsons to Spinal Tap to Trump. As he mentions, he’ll be at King’s Place on 8 Decem... [Read More]
Harry Shearer webchat – your questions answered on the Simpsons, Spinal Tap and getting political
The actor and podcaster discussed everything from satirising Trump, cucumbers v courgettes, and the day Michael Jackson didn’t sing 2.23pm GMTThanks to Harry for taking questions on everything from Simpsons to Spinal Tap to Trump. As he mentions, he’ll be at King’s Place on 8 Decem... [Read More]
Harry Shearer webchat – your questions answered on the Simpsons, Spinal Tap and getting political
The actor and podcaster discussed everything from satirising Trump, cucumbers v courgettes, and the day Michael Jackson didn’t sing 2.23pm GMTThanks to Harry for taking questions on everything from Simpsons to Spinal Tap to Trump. As he mentions, he’ll be at King’s Place on 8 Decem... [Read More]