TV/Movies

Watch a scene from Mike Birbiglia’s movie ‘Sleepwalk With Me’

Watch a scene from Mike Birbiglia’s movie ‘Sleepwalk With Me’

By | January 24, 2012 at 8:38 am | 2 comments

The movie version of comedian Mike Birbiglia's award-winning off-Broadway one-man show Sleepwalk With Me just premiered this week at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT, to great acclaim. Most of us, however, won't be able to see the flick -- starring Birbigs (of course)...

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Leslie Knope is pro 118 things for Pawnee: here’s the complete list

Leslie Knope is pro 118 things for Pawnee: here’s the complete list

By | January 20, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 15 comments

Last night on Parks and Recreation, Leslie Knope's run for city council heated up, as viewers met her opponent -- Bobby Newport (played by Paul Rudd) -- for the first time. Perhaps even more importantly, each candidate launched their first round of political television adds....

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Dana Gould returns to television with a stellar stand-up set on Kimmel

Dana Gould returns to television with a stellar stand-up set on Kimmel

By | January 20, 2012 at 1:38 pm | No comments

If you've been wondering what Dana Gould, longtime writer for The Simpsons, former writer at the Ben Stiller Show, and esteemed stand-up comedian (Chris Rock admitted to admiring Gould while auditioning for Saturday Night Live) has been up to-- besides making this amazing short,...

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CBS inks sitcom deals with Melissa McCarthy, Martin Lawrence, Nick Stoller

CBS inks sitcom deals with Melissa McCarthy, Martin Lawrence, Nick Stoller

By | January 19, 2012 at 1:58 pm | No comments

It seems CBS is on a shopping spree for comedy pilots. This comes on the heels of the nominal success of the series premiere of Rob Schneider's new project ¡Rob!. The broadcast network bought two sitcom deals a piece for Martin Lawrence and Mike & Molly's Melissa McCarthy, who...

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Why the folks upset over little Lily on Modern Family dropping the F-bomb are crazy

Why the folks upset over little Lily on Modern Family dropping the F-bomb are crazy

By | January 19, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments

For a show as beloved by both critics and key demographics as Modern Family is, it was only a matter of time before someone bothered to find something to pick on. Last night's episode is such a case as it focuses on the daughter of Cam and Mitchell (Eric Stonestreet and Jesse...

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Meet the first two stars of Sarah Silverman’s new pilot for NBC

Meet the first two stars of Sarah Silverman’s new pilot for NBC

By | January 18, 2012 at 5:21 pm | No comments

The casting process has begun for Sarah Silverman’s upcoming, still-untitled single-camera comedy for NBC. Harris Wittels will play Harris Wittels, a tenant in Silverman’s character’s apartment building, and June Diane Raphael is set to play Chelsea, also a tenant in the...

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Thanks to Scott Aukerman and friends, a Rocky vs Rambo movie script exists

Thanks to Scott Aukerman and friends, a Rocky vs Rambo movie script exists

By | January 18, 2012 at 3:39 pm | No comments

It is an observable phenomenon that many beloved comedians hang out with each other and, when they do, they often come up with really funny ideas-- many of which will never see the light of day. Like, the groundbreaking web series where comedians go from town to town looking...

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Review: Showtime’s ‘Inside Comedy’ is a functional look at a wholly dysfunctional art

Review: Showtime’s ‘Inside Comedy’ is a functional look at a wholly dysfunctional art

By | January 18, 2012 at 1:06 pm | One comment

After watching three episodes of Showtime's new behind-the-curtain series, Inside Comedy, any rational entertainment goer will conclude, whether you like the series or not, that documentarian Ken Burns doesn't need to do a series called Comedy. The show features in-depth...

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Watch Will Ferrell in the full trailer for Casa de mi Padre

Watch Will Ferrell in the full trailer for Casa de mi Padre

By | January 17, 2012 at 9:42 pm | No comments

In December the comedy world was gifted with a 30-second teaser trailer for Will Ferrell's upcoming Spanish-with-English-subtitles flick Casa de mi Padre. And today, we finally get the full trailer -- all two minutes of it -- of the movie centered around Armando Alvarez...

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