Modern Comedy Owes a Lot to Those “This Is SportsCenter” Commercials
Trawling YouTube is a weekly look at one interesting story or oddity from YouTube. You ever go down a YouTube rabbit hole and suddenly you’ve wasted five hours watching every Madonna video? This is about those rabbit holes, but the comedy-related ones. A decade after This Is Spinal Tap, the wo... [Read More]
Modern Comedy Owes a Lot to Those “This Is SportsCenter” Commercials
Trawling YouTube is a weekly look at one interesting story or oddity from YouTube. You ever go down a YouTube rabbit hole and suddenly you’ve wasted five hours watching every Madonna video? This is about those rabbit holes, but the comedy-related ones. A decade after This Is Spinal Tap, the wo... [Read More]
Here’s the trailer for “David Brent: Life on the Road”
Ricky Gervais’ has big plans for his David Brent character fro The Office. In this new teaser for David Brent: Life On The Road it shows the documentary crew catching up with Brent as he’s out on the road as a traveling singer/songwriter. The movie hits theaters this summer. Here’s... [Read More]
Here’s the trailer for “David Brent: Life on the Road”
Ricky Gervais’ has big plans for his David Brent character fro The Office. In this new teaser for David Brent: Life On The Road it shows the documentary crew catching up with Brent as he’s out on the road as a traveling singer/songwriter. The movie hits theaters this summer. Here’s... [Read More]
John Krasinski Wants You to Know He Never Loved Jenna Fischer on ‘The Office’
Fans of The Office were treated to a heartwarming story last week when Jenna Fischer revealed on Watch What Happens Live that she and John Krasinski — or at least, parts of them — were “genuinely in love” with each other during their time together on The Office as Jim and Pam... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais’s David Brent Mockumentary Hits Theaters Next Year
While his original plan was to bring it to television at HBO, Netflix, or the BBC, Ricky Gervais has now found a home for his in-the-works mockumentary starring his Office character David Brent: the big screen. According to The Wrap, Open Road Films has acquired the US rights to the mockumentary tit... [Read More]
Celebrate 'The Office's 10th Anniversary with an Oral History of "Diversity Day"
by Megh Wright Today marks ten years since the American Office debuted on NBC, and to celebrate Uproxx put together a thorough oral history of the show's second (and arguably best ever) episode "Diversity Day" written by B.J. Novak and featuring consulting producer Larry Wilmore as Mr. Brown. Here's... [Read More]
Jane Lynch sends off Glee with musical comedy showcase in Austin (Review)
While Gleeks everywhere are singing funeral dirges over the loss of their beloved Fox franchise, at least one Glee cast member is experiencing sensational new life after TV death. But really, if anyone’s going to rise out of the ashes, guns blazing, of the mega-popular high school musical dram... [Read More]
Watch Rainn Wilson and Paul F. Tompkins Have a Chat on 'Speakeasy'
by Megh Wright Here's the newest episode of Speakeasy with Paul F. Tompkins and special guest Rainn Wilson, who looks back on how he got his start in acting, landing his Six Feet Under role, and of course his over 200 episodes playing Scranton's favorite beet farmer Dwight Schrute on The Office from... [Read More]
NBC teams with Sky 1 UK to air Rob Lowe, Megan Mullally, Jenna Fischer comedy “Apocalypse Slough”
NBC set to air Apocalypse Slough, a comedic drama featuring talents from Parks and Recreation, The Office, Will & Grace, Broadchurch and more. Some of the best from the US and UK team up with the British network Sky,  who are developing a new comedy series featuring Rob Lowe, Mega... [Read More]