Hari Kondabolu Confronts His Nemesis in the Trailer for truTV’s ‘The Problem with Apu’
Hari Kondabolu has a new documentary heading to truTV soon, and today the network released the trailer. Titled The Problem with Apu, the feature-length documentary follows Kondabolu as he “confronts his long-standing ‘nemesis’ Apu Nahasapeemapetilon – better known as the Indi... [Read More]
Hari Kondabolu Confronts His Nemesis in the Trailer for truTV’s ‘The Problem with Apu’
Hari Kondabolu has a new documentary heading to truTV soon, and today the network released the trailer. Titled The Problem with Apu, the feature-length documentary follows Kondabolu as he “confronts his long-standing ‘nemesis’ Apu Nahasapeemapetilon – better known as the Indi... [Read More]
Coming in October 2017: “Too Funny to Fail,” a Hulu documentary about The Dana Carvey Show
Hulu announced its fall 2017 slate of original programming, and among the highlights, there’s the debut of Sarah Silverman’s first talk show, I Love You, America (premiering Oct. 12, 2017), and a documentary about The Dana Carvey Show, called Too Funny to Fail. Of course, in spite of boa... [Read More]
Help Kickstart a Ren & Stimpy documentary
The Simpsons may have broken many TV records and earned all of the plaudits, fans, memes and podcasts over the years, but another animated comedy of the early 1990s broke all of the rules and inspired a generation of funny people. I was in college when my friends and I huddled to watch Nickelodeon &... [Read More]
Louis C.K. Just Released LGBT Gang Documentary ‘Check It’ on His Website
Louis C.K. just revealed that he has a brand new project available on his website today, and it’s a little different than the usual release. Titled Check It, the documentary premiered at last year’s Tribeca Film Festival in New York, is executive produced by Steve Buscemi, and centers on... [Read More]
Talking Shit with the Sklar Brothers
The Sklar Brothers have been talking a lot of shit lately. Literally. The duo are the executive producers of a new documentary about bowel movements called Poop Talk, which debuts tonight at the Lower East Side Film Festival in New York. The film is an open and earnest look at, well, pooping, featur... [Read More]
Bassem Youssef and Sara Taksler Take on Fragile Egos and Authoritarian Regimes in ‘Tickling Giants’
Bassem Youssef has been through a lot. If you aren’t familiar with Youssef, he’s often described as “The Jon Stewart of Egypt,” but that’s more of a convenient shorthand. Youssef created and spent three years hosting the enormously successful Egyptian television show Al... [Read More]
Grace Parra’s New Documentary ‘Grace Anatomy’ Premieres on Fusion This Sunday
Former Nightly Show contributor Grace Parra has a new project premiering on Fusion this weekend. This Sunday at 10:00pm, the network will air a new comedy documentary hosted by Parra called Grace Anatomy, in which she “embarks on a journey across the state of California in the middle of a nati... [Read More]
Review: “Gilbert” at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival
You know the voice of Gilbert Gottfried. But who is the man behind the voice? That’s the question Neil Berkeley wanted to answer. Berkeley, who previously directed the 2014 documentary Harmontown, wondered how character comedians lived offstage when not in character. Which naturally led him to... [Read More]
Review: “Gilbert” at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival
You know the voice of Gilbert Gottfried. But who is the man behind the voice? That’s the question Neil Berkeley wanted to answer. Berkeley, who previously directed the 2014 documentary Harmontown, wondered how character comedians lived offstage when not in character. Which naturally led him to... [Read More]