How Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano Turned Their Ad Agency Side Project Into HBO’s New Animated Series, ‘Animals’
Last Friday night marked the premiere of HBO’s newest animated comedy series, Animals, a gritty and hilarious look at New York through the eyes of the city’s various regional birds and beasts. The series’ creators, Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano, provide voice work alongside some p... [Read More]
How Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano Turned Their Ad Agency Side Project Into HBO’s New Animated Series, ‘Animals’
Last Friday night marked the premiere of HBO’s newest animated comedy series, Animals, a gritty and hilarious look at New York through the eyes of the city’s various regional birds and beasts. The series’ creators, Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano, provide voice work alongside some p... [Read More]
How Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano Turned Their Ad Agency Side Project Into HBO’s New Animated Series, ‘Animals’
Last Friday night marked the premiere of HBO’s newest animated comedy series, Animals, a gritty and hilarious look at New York through the eyes of the city’s various regional birds and beasts. The series’ creators, Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano, provide voice work alongside some p... [Read More]
Jermaine Fowler to Star in CBS Comedy Pilot ‘Superior Donuts’
Standup Jermaine Fowler is getting another chance at starring in a CBS sitcom. According to Variety, Fowler has signed on to co-executive produce and star in a multi-cam comedy pilot at the network called Superior Donuts. Based on the 2008 play by Tracy Letts, the pilot will follow “the relati... [Read More]
David Cross Will Record His ‘Making America Great Again’ Special at the 2016 Moontower Festival
David Cross is currently traveling the country with his Making America Great Again standup tour, and if you’ve missed his stop in your city, you’ll be able to catch his performance in the form of his next standup special. Austin’s Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival announced to... [Read More]
Maybe Political Correctness Isn’t Ruining Comedy
The seemingly never-ending war on political correctness has felt particularly salient these past few years. For every self-righteous person on Twitter who is slightly too quick to label a relatively innocuous piece of media as problematic, there is another person out there making unambiguously offen... [Read More]
Watch Some Clips from Stephen Colbert’s Live Post-Super Bowl Special
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert aired a live, post-Super Bowl special last night, and Colbert was joined by a round of special guests including Tina Fey, Will Ferrell, Key and Peele, and even President Obama. Check out Key and Peele’s brand new Hingle McCringleberry sketch with Colbert abov... [Read More]
Here’s Jim Gaffigan as the new Colonel Sanders for Kentucky Fried Chicken
KFC teased another change to its ranks of comedians playing the late great founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken, Colonel Sanders. Colonel Sanders was a handsome man. From the looks of this ad, he still is. https://t.co/5hnviEnd6V — Jim Gaffigan (@JimGaffigan) February 7, 2016 And just before kick... [Read More]
How Hannibal Buress Deals with Fame
Three years ago I interviewed Hannibal Buress for a Pittsburgh alt weekly and asked him how he defines success. He said, “There are levels of success. It’s not one thing. I’m successful. I’m doing pretty well. Like Mr. Smalls [a modest Pittsburgh concert venue], that seats 30... [Read More]
Conan O’Brien Is Back with Another Super Bowl Edition of “Clueless Gamer”
Ahead of the Super Bowl this Sunday, Conan O’Brien returned with another special Super Bowl edition of his “Clueless Gamer” segment last night, this time to play Doom with the Denver Broncos’ Von Miller and the Carolina Panthers’ Josh Norman. While O’Brien has a h... [Read More]