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Chris Rock to Be First Comedian to Perform on Live Netflix Stream
Image courtesy of Netflix Chris Rock: Netflix Comedy Specials "People expect me to talk about the bullshit, I'm not going to talk about it right now, I'll get to it eventually, on Netflix," Rock said at a London show It also marks the comedian's second Netflix special after Tamborine in 2018, and appeared in the Netflix is[...]
The Umbrella Men: Trailer Drops For South African Heist Comedy
The trailer has dropped for the upcoming International premiere of the South African caper heist comedy feature film, The Umbrella Men, selected for Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)set for September 10th, 2022, as a selection of the international arm of its Contemporary World Cinema slate. Mila played by Bronté Snell, Cope played by Rob Van Vuuren, Tiger played by Joey[...]
Saturday Night Live: Five Bill Hader Sketches Etched In Our Minds
Going on now to his series, Barry, on HBO and working with his former SNL co-star & friend, Fred Armisen, on Documentary Now!, Hader's talent extends beyond comedy and into areas that fit him pretty well While I miss seeing him in sketches on Saturday Night Live, having his past work up online and being able to stream past[...]
Killing It Trailer Released By Peacock, Craig Robinson Stars
There was nothing to laugh about on Saturday night when The Office & Killing It star Craig Robinson's North Carolina comedy show was evacuated following an active shooter situation Taking place at the Comedy Zone in Charlotte shortly after 9 pm local time, the initial Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department report had a male subject entering the[...]
Smosh: Comedy Brand Hires Joel Rubin As Executive VP Of Content
 Smosh, one of the most storied and popular comedy brands on the internet, announced today the appointment of Joel Rubin as the company's first Executive Vice President of Programming and Content Concurrently, the brand has announced that it has promoted current team members Lisa Van Lenner and Kiana Parker as it strengthens its production division. Pictured: Joel Rubin[...]
How Did This Get Made: Podcast Reveals August 3rd Virtual Event
It is consistently one of the Top 10 most downloaded comedy podcasts and the winner of the 2022 Ambie Award for Best Comedy Podcast and the iHeart Radio's Best TV & Film Podcast Each episode features the dissection and mockery of such extraordinarily bad films, from Drop Dead Fred to the entire Fast and Furious[...]
Last Podcast Country Jamboree: Horny Pikachu Variety Show [Review]
There was a lot of fun and the evening was both a comedy joy and informative set performances From Nigerian Prince scams in the form of Kenny Chesney on LinkedIn to questionable old PSA videos about how to not get kidnapped, the entirety of the network's personality showed up in full force and I loved[...]
That's the premise behind Erin Ehrlich (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, King of the Hill) and Lauren Iungerich's (On My Block, Awkward) eight-episode supernatural comedy series Boo, Bitch Premiering on July 8, the series also stars Zoe Colletti, Mason Versaw, Aparna Brielle, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, and Jason Genao And now we have a better look at what viewers can[...]
The Baby Episode 8 Shifts Into A Bag Of Mixed Emotions: Review
A lot of important moments mixed in with some truly scary silence made for a fantastic horror experience, but I would have loved a little bit of comedy thrown in there at times outside of the last few scenes when Natasha and Bobbi join friends in the park after everything I found those scenes incredibly[...]
The Baby Episodes 6 & 7 Locate Origins Of Vicious Cycle [Review]
Eaves starts the seventh episode of The Baby with some funny physical comedy and denial of having a heart attack after we witness an old Jack (the baby's father) in the hospital An important part of this episode comes from the power of emotions and curses Bobbi dives into how she goes towards people-pleasing in[...]
Ten Percent is a British Remake that is Bad Because it is British
It's a remake of the French comedy Call My Agent!, which became a runaway hit on Netflix years ago The premise is simple and apparently universal, about talent agents and their complex relationships with their A-list actor clients in the glamourous world of show business So how could the British remake be so terrible? It's[...]
'Smosh: Under The Influence Live' Boozy Livestream Event June 30th
Smosh, one of the most storied and leading comedy brands on the internet that produces hilarious sketches and unscripted videos across multiple platforms, is debuting Smosh: Under the Influence Live, their first live sketch variety show since 2016, with a twist. Source: Twitter/Smosh On June 30th at 6 pm PT, the entire Smosh team will perform live[...]
The Hospital, an adult animated Science Fiction comedy from Maya Rudolph and Natasha Lyonne's company Animal Pictures, has been given a 2-season order from Amazon Studios Rudolph and Lyonne will also star in the series, which was created by Cirocco Dunlap, a writer on Russian Doll) The rest of the voice cast includes Kieran Culkin (Succession), Keke Palmer (Alice),[...]
The Baby Episode 3 Recap/Review: Motherhood In A Myriad Of Ways
Eaves silently shrieking out towards Natasha when the baby finally fell asleep was similar to an absurd buddy comedy What was really interesting to witness was good and bad that can come from within circles like the ones Mags is a part of with the other mothers There's a community and connection there that understands[...]
The Baby's Michelle De Swarte & Amber Grappy Chat HBO Series
HBO's limited series The Baby stars Michelle de Swarte and Amber Grappy spoke with me recently about the horror-comedy series, including playing sisters, Natasha & Bobbi, and the themes of motherhood tackled in each episode This is the second part of the interview, check out part one for anything you might have missed. Image Sources: HBO, Ross Ferguson/HBO, and[...]
The Baby's Michelle De Swarte & Amber Grappy Chat HBO Series
Michelle De Swarte and Amber Grappy from HBO'S limited series, The Baby, spoke with me recently about the horror-comedy series, including playing sisters and the themes of motherhood tackled in each episode This is part one of the interview, with the second part up shortly after this with more about how the series' timing might be incredibly relevant. Image[...]
Lightning Wolves' Bobby Moynihan On His Animated Series: Interview
Lightning Wolves creator and voice of Dingo, Bobby Moynihan, talked with me about the Comedy Central Animated series and the inspiration for the characters and hilarious villains Moynihan is best known for his time on Saturday Night Live and recent role in NBC's Mr Mayor as Jayden Kwapis What some may not realize is how much Moynihan has done in animation[...]
Shining Vale Season 1 E07 Review:
The fluid motion between moments of absurdity and light-hearted comedy and then moments of intense tension are fantastic in this episode of Shining Vale The purposeful and relaxing chemistry between Terry and Kathryn is so important in comparison to other connections The struggle between Pat and Terry trying to make things work out is the horror[...]