Tina Fey Gives David Letterman Her Last Fancy Talk Show Dress
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from last night's Late Show with guest Tina Fey, who decided to mark her 20th and final appearance with Letterman by giving him something she was happy to give away — the very last fancy dress she'll ever wear on a late night talk show. Watch another clip from Fey'... [Read More]
 
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Laughter and the art of survival
I just finished watching Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for a third time on Netflix, and I’m having some feelings about it. Namely, wow. They really did it. They managed to make a sitcom with a central premise that revolves around a victim of kidnapping and abuse. Yup, that actually happened. And t... [Read More]
 
Watch Tina Fey, Scott Adsit, Rachel Dratch, and More Prove How Everything Is Connected
by Megh Wright Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy's biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, a... [Read More]
 
Amy Schumer, Tina Fey, and Patricia Arquette celebrate Julia Louis-Dreyfus on her “last f**kable day” (video)
Did you happen to catch the season 3 premiere of Inside Amy Schumer last night? If you didn’t, you missed a tone set by the show’s star that was stronger and more overt about the female perspective than previous seasons. If this is the direction the season is headed, well count us in. &l... [Read More]
 
Watch the third-season premiere of Inside Amy Schumer on Comedy Central
Amy Schumer and her Inside Amy Schumer writers and producers really upped the ante for season three with some brilliantly brutal satire, biting with wit and laughs while making a very clear point that our culture's priorities and viewpoints could use a shake-up. Here are the videos and sketches from... [Read More]
 
Inside Amy Schumer third season premieres tonight on Comedy Central. Prepare to be pleased.
Oh, Amy Schumer, how will we ever stop having gi-normous comedy crushes on you if you don’t quit being so goddamn awesome? But actually, a better question probably is, why would we want to stop in the first place? After the smash success of Inside Amy Schumer‘s first two seasons, a lot o... [Read More]
 
Don Rickles, Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Jerry Seinfeld, Howard Stern, and Steve Martin amongst Letterman’s final Late Show guests
We’re about one month away from David Letterman winding down his stint as one of the greatest late night talk show hosts of all time on May 20th. Today CBS announced the guests lined up for Letterman’s final late night send off. This week’s guests include Sarah Jessica Parker, Bill... [Read More]
 
Tituss Burgess on 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Critics: "If People Aren't Talking About You, You're Not Doing Your Job"
by Megh Wright It's only been a week since Tina Fey and Robert Carlock's new show Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt premiered on Netflix, but the internet is already full of reviews and essays ranging from adoration to outrage. Tituss Burgess, who costars in the series with Ellie Kemper, fielded some questi... [Read More]
 
Paying tribute to 40 years of Saturday Night Live, mostly thanks to Lorne Michaels
I had a vision in the hours leading up to Saturday Night Live's massive SNL40 celebration on Sunday night of what it could be -- a series of live tributes presented by past cast members and delivered to the current cast members onstage who have taken their torches and run with them. A way to flip th... [Read More]
 
Wes Anderson, Louis CK top WGA Awards for 2015
Wes Anderson and Louis CK won top prizes in comedy for movies and TV, respectively, at this past weekend's Writers Guild Awards. Anderson took home best original screenplay for The Grand Budapest Hotel, where he's also up for that award and others at this coming weekend's Oscars. Louis CK, meanwhile... [Read More]