Stephen Root Joins Bill Hader’s HBO Pilot ‘Barry’
Bill Hader’s HBO pilot is rounding out its cast. According to Deadline, Stephen Root has joined Hader’s pilot Barry, which follows “an ex-Marine (Hader) who works as a low-rent hitman in the Midwest. Lonely and dissatisfied in his life he begrudgingly travels to Los Angeles to kill... [Read More]
What to Expect from David Mandel’s ‘Veep’
Congratulations! You are now the showrunner of a successful HBO series! After the feeling of victory has had time to wash over you for all of maybe one minute, you must confront some particularly sticky questions. For one, the show is arriving on your plate after an exceptional four seasons. The cha... [Read More]
Episode #84: Greg Behrendt
Greg Behrendt gets introduced to the stage these days as a best-selling author, which is true, but there’s more to Behrendt than meets the eye of anyone who read He’s Just Not That Into You. Or the follow-up books he has written with his wife. Or who saw him host a daytime TV show. Or [&... [Read More]
Episode #84: Greg Behrendt
Greg Behrendt gets introduced to the stage these days as a best-selling author, which is true, but there’s more to Behrendt than meets the eye of anyone who read He’s Just Not That Into You. Or the follow-up books he has written with his wife. Or who saw him host a daytime TV show. Or [&... [Read More]
Danny McBride brings the fight in new “Vice Principals” trailer for HBO
Danny McBride and Walton Goggins star in Vice Principals, the story of a high school and the two people who almost run it. Coming in July 2016 to HBO. Enjoy the second trailer. Danny McBride brings the fight in new “Vice Principals” trailer for HBO appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
John Oliver and Lin-Manuel Miranda Explain Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis
Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver breaks down Puerto Rico’s massive $70 billion debt and growing financial crisis that isn’t helped by the fact that the territory isn’t legally allowed to file for bankruptcy. “We need to stop tre... [Read More]
Episode #83: Ophira Eisenberg
As seen on HBO's Girls, Ophira Eisenberg hosts The Moth's monthly Story Slam in New York City, as well as various Moth events around the United States. You also can hear her weekly on NPR as host of the trivia game show, Ask Me Another. Her memoir, Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy, was [&... [Read More]
‘Silicon Valley’ Levels Up with a New CEO in Season 3
Within a few minutes of Silicon Valley’s third season, bearded ego Erlich Bachman (T.J. Miller) fights a robot deer named Bambot in the middle of the road. He kicks it, repeatedly, but it won’t fall down. His frustration grows. It’s perfect. Or at least, it’s a perfect encaps... [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: “Silicon Valley” season 2 and “Veep” season 4 on blu-ray
Normally we pick just one item to feature at the top of our cool thing to buy week by week, however, Silicon Valley and Veep go hand-in-hand. Silicon Valley Season 2 [blu-ray] Richard Hendriks is a programmer who works for a major Internet company called Hooli. On the side, he has been helping to de... [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: “Silicon Valley” season 2 and “Veep” season 4 on blu-ray
Normally we pick just one item to feature at the top of our cool thing to buy week by week, however, Silicon Valley and Veep go hand-in-hand. Silicon Valley Season 2 [blu-ray] Richard Hendriks is a programmer who works for a major Internet company called Hooli. On the side, he has been helping to de... [Read More]