Sketchy MVPs: Tim Kalpakis from “The Birthday Boys”
We all love Amy Schumer, everyone knows how brilliant Key & Peele are, and you’ve watched Will Ferrell’s classic SNL sketches countless of times. But in this weekly column Sketchy MVPs, The Laugh Button shines a light on comedians from our favorites shows and troupes w... [Read More]
Sketchy MVPs: Tim Kalpakis from “The Birthday Boys”
We all love Amy Schumer, everyone knows how brilliant Key & Peele are, and you’ve watched Will Ferrell’s classic SNL sketches countless of times. But in this weekly column Sketchy MVPs, The Laugh Button shines a light on comedians from our favorites shows and troupes w... [Read More]
Sketchy MVPs: Tim Kalpakis from “The Birthday Boys”
We all love Amy Schumer, everyone knows how brilliant Key & Peele are, and you’ve watched Will Ferrell’s classic SNL sketches countless of times. But in this weekly column Sketchy MVPs, The Laugh Button shines a light on comedians from our favorites shows and troupes w... [Read More]
'The Birthday Boys' Is Done on IFC After Two Seasons
by Megh Wright After two seasons on IFC, The Birthday Boys is no longer. IFC has confirmed that the Bob Odenkirk-produced sketch show starring Jefferson Dutton, David Ferguson, Mike Hanford, Tim Kalpakis, Matt Kowalick, Mike Mitchell, and Chris VanArtsdalen will not return for a third season. "IFC w... [Read More]
The Birthday Boys quit their IFC TV Show [UPDATE]
This morning, the sketch comedy troupe, The Birthday Boys announced that they are stepping down as hosts and not returning for a third season of their sketch comedy show on IFC. In a taped message to their fans, the crew stated that putting together the show was a lot of work and they’re reall... [Read More]
Tony Hale Plays a '70s News Anchor Held at Gunpoint on 'The Birthday Boys'
by Megh Wright Here's a sneak peek of tomorrow's episode of The Birthday Boys featuring special guest Tony Hale, who plays a '70s news anchor held at gunpoint by a man who wouldn't seem so insane if social media existed back then. Catch the rest of the episode on IFC tomorrow night at 11:30pm. 0 Co... [Read More]
Here's a Sneak Peek of Friday's 'The Birthday Boys' Featuring Tim and Eric
by Megh Wright The Birthday Boys is back with a brand new episode this Friday at 11:30pm, and IFC just released a sneak peek from the episode starring Mike Hanford as a man who discovers he's really good at playing piano with some jazzy saxophone backup from equally lucky talents Tim Heidecker and E... [Read More]
'The Birthday Boys' Explores the Sad World of Classic Movie Reboots
by Megh Wright Here's a sneak peek at this Friday's episode of IFC's The Birthday Boys featuring guest star Jack Black as a jaded actor starring in a reboot of a classic animated film he's never even seen. It's the perfect sketch at a time where reboots, remakes, sequels, and film-to-TV adaptations ... [Read More]
Bob Odenkirk Plays the Heartbroken DJ Pollocktopus on 'The Birthday Boys'
by Megh Wright Here's a sneak peek from this Friday's episode of IFC's The Birthday Boys featuring executive producer Bob Odenkirk. It's the age-old classic tale — a loving Polish father named Stolof raises his seven sons to be successful hipster DJs, only to watch them all abandon his dream t... [Read More]
This week in comedy: IFC brings back some shows
The past few weeks have seen some interesting and hilarious developments on Saturday Night Live, but with that show on a small hiatus until November 1, the late night circuit instead provided the most laughter this week. Some of today’s funniest faces popped up on Tonight Show, Conan,&nbs... [Read More]