April 2017’s Best Standup Specials: The Lucas Brothers, Brent Weinbach, and More
After a jam-packed March, April eased up a bit in terms of standup special quantity, but delivered some serious quality offerings. In case you missed it, here’s a rundown of what dropped last month. Louis C.K. – 2017 (Netflix) 2017 is Louis’ seventh special and the first in which h... [Read More]
Embracing the Middle with The Lucas Brothers
Keith and Kenny Lucas, aka The Lucas Bros, just dropped a new Netflix special today, fittingly titled On Drugs. The one-hour special is perfectly in line with what fans of the twin stoners have come to know them for: a chilled-out exploration of the brothers’ shared perspective with a nice dos... [Read More]
The Lucas Brothers Talk Shrooms, Weed, and the Police in the ‘On Drugs’ Trailer
The Lucas Bros are headed to Netflix with a new standup special next week. Titled Lucas Brothers: On Drugs — the perfect title for the comedians who once got too high to perform at a 4/20 show — the special was filmed at The Bell House in New York and marks the Bros’ Netflix standu... [Read More]
Wrestling, Weed, and Comedy with the Lucas Brothers
by Phil Davidson In a Venn diagram where one circle is weed and one is wrestling, at the intersection you’ll find Keith and Kenny Lucas. The identical twin standup comedians are passionate about both, which is apparent if you’ve spent any time watching their funny and surreal animated sh... [Read More]
The Lucas Brothers to rock Fox with one-two punch while bringing us “A Better Bushwick”
Rising stars and already busy, the Lucas Brothers, are going to get even busier. Alongside their animated show The Lucas Bros. Moving Co. on FXX and sketch comedy series Friends Of the People on truTV, A Better Bushwick will find the brothers in a live action comedy about dropping out of NYU an... [Read More]
Now this is parallel thinking: “Key & Peele,” “Friends of the People” both imagine the true story behind Urkel on “Family Matters”
All of the talk this week about Saturday Night Live's new Tina Turner sketch looking a little too much like The Groundlings new Tina Turner sketch been getting you down? We have another, better example of parallel thinking in sketch comedy to examine already! I bet the folks at TruTV and new sketch ... [Read More]
How would comedians fix Myspace? (video)
Mashable went to the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal to talk to comedians. One of the questions they asked the likes of Marc Maron, The Lucas Bros, T.J. Miller, and Chris D’Elia was how they would fix Myspace. You remember Myspace right? That social media network that had all those people... [Read More]
truTV orders new sketch series, ‘Friends of The People’ featuring most of the cast/writers from the ill-fated ‘In Living Color’ reboot
truTV is moving beyond its scripted reality TV and ordered a sketch comedy TV show called Friends of the People. The show will feature comedians Kevin Barnett, Jennifer Bartels, Jermaine Fowler, Lil Rel Howery, The Lucas Brothers, and Josh Rabinowitz. The network ordered 10 episodes including the pi... [Read More]
truTV Orders a Sketch Comedy Show Starring The Lucas Brothers, Jermaine Fowler, and More
by Megh Wright Reality show network truTV has greenlit its first-ever sketch comedy show. According to Deadline, the channel has ordered 10 episodes of Friends of the People, a blend of scripted sketches and man-on-the-street segments that will star The Lucas Brothers, Kevin Barnett (Guy Code), Josh... [Read More]
Fox Will Preview Two New Animated Shows Next Month
by Elise Czajkowski Fox will air sneak previews for two new animated series, Lucas Bros. Moving Co. and Golan the Insatiable, when it brings back its Saturday night ADHD block on November 23. The 15-minute previews will air between new episodes of Axe Cop and High School USA! , both o... [Read More]