TV/Movies

Video: 30 Rock’s Scott Adsit’s spot-on impression of reporter Serene Branson

By | April 25, 2011 at 6:46 pm | No comments

The most unexpected and funniest moment of the 100th episode of 30 Rock last week may be Pete Hornberger’s syllababble-for-syllababble re-creation of LA reporter Serene Branson’s migraine-induced meltdown at this year’s Grammy Awards. Let’s watch the duel between Serene...

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Comedian contestant tells audience to ‘fuck off’ on national television

By | April 25, 2011 at 11:58 am | No comments

One of the most awkward things in the world to watch – usually – is a stand-up comic crashing and burning. Their jokes are met with silence and they simply don’t know what to do next. The audience doesn’t know what to do next. It’s rough. But sometimes, seeing a comic...

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Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Day 4

By | April 25, 2011 at 11:16 am | One comment

PORTLAND, OR - Sunday marked the last day of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, and though there were fewer shows to attend, I did see some solid comedy to end the weekend. I popped around a lot on Sunday to check out some of the festival's up-and-coming comics. Mostly I tried to...

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Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Day 3

By | April 24, 2011 at 9:33 pm | One comment

PORTLAND, OR -- I bounced around a lot Saturday night since there was so much good shit. Also - I realized that it only takes me about two minutes of good comedy to fall completely in love with someone. There are four to five comics who I would offer my womb to if they wanted a...

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Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Day 2

By | April 23, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 2 comments

PORTLAND - Somehow, it’s still sunny in Portland. The Comedy Gods are smiling upon us, you guys. First stop for day two of Bridgetown was Lance Bangs Presents Come Laugh With Us at the Bagdad Theater. The line for this baby was around the block, because the show was packed...

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30 Rock recap: the hour-long 100th episode!

By | April 22, 2011 at 8:02 pm | One comment

Hey, guys, I apologize to the few of you who noticed that this recap is posting later than usual ... I’m covering the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, OR and I had to DVR 30 Rock last night - it was like missing my fictional daughter’s ballet recital for my...

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Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Day 1

By | April 22, 2011 at 7:23 pm | No comments

PORTLAND, OR - The first night of Portland’s 4th annual Bridgetown Comedy Festival began last night and the skies of Oregon shined down. Literally. Like, it was over 50 degrees, you guys. There was sunshine. Every hipster in attendance was excited, but they would never tell...

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Parks and Recreation recap: “Soulmates”

By | April 22, 2011 at 3:31 pm | No comments

Let’s get it on…WOOOOOOOOOO, baby….oh, hey! Sorry about that! Was just working out some residual sensual feelings left over from the hookup hotbed that was our sunny, perky, little Parks and Recreation last night! OK, so who likes yellow hair and waffles? Apparently,...

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Community recap: “Paradigms of Human Memory”

By | April 22, 2011 at 1:16 pm | 4 comments

First of all, Jeff, your forehead is perfect, never change! Okay, onto the recap. We start with a meta-clue: The gang is making a diorama of themselves making their last diorama. For the first time since the Great Pen Debacle, Annie’s Boobs appears, this time to steal...

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