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What if Don Draper of Mad Men existed in other decades? (Video)

What if Don Draper of Mad Men existed in other decades? (Video)

By | April 7, 2013 at 1:42 pm | No comments

With the special two-hour premiere of Mad Men set to go down tonight on AMC at 9 pm, we thought we'd help you celebrate the only way we know how-- with laughs. To that end, we'd like to present to you this sketch in honor of the hugely popular period drama's return from the...

Posted in: Audio/Video, Comedy Briefs

Laughspin analysis: When is it ok to laugh at dark comedy?

Laughspin analysis: When is it ok to laugh at dark comedy?

By | July 18, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 4 comments

While it's great that comedians are getting appreciated on America's Got Talent, hearing Piers Morgan call J. Chris Newberg's peformance "startlingly inappropriate" and Sharon Osbourne comment that his song was "just so, so wrong" is more than slightly obtuse (see video below)....

Posted in: News, Opinion

Exclusive first review of “High Road,” Matt Walsh’s directorial debut

By | May 2, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 2 comments

Simply put, High Road is hilarious. The audience adored the film at its world premiere at the Newport Beach Film Festival on Friday, and showed their appreciation with frequent swells of laughter. There's been plenty of speculation and Internet buzz about the Matt...

Posted in: Reviews, TV/Movies

Second trailer for Matt Walsh’s “High Road” is here

By | April 28, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments

After the landing of the first trailer for Matt Walsh's highly anticipated improvised movie High Road, people were excited, but a little confused as to what an amazing cast was up to. With a cast boasting the likes of Ed Helms, Rob Riggle, Horatio Sanz, Abby Elliot, Zach Woods,...

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Matt Walsh: High on improv

By | April 25, 2011 at 9:40 am | No comments

Improvisation in cinema has been tried a few times over history. The films of auteur Robert Altman were noted to use a script as merely a blueprint from which the actors improvised from. As the sophistication of certain audiences has risen, improvisation on screen has become...

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