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We Review The Tres Comas Tequila From Silicon Valley

On occasion, we get a chance to drink some beer or spirits from HBO, mostly Game Of Thrones, but today we got a taste of Silicon Valley As we all know, there are three commas in a billion dollars, so if you're going to act like a billionaire you might as well drink like one,[...]

Joe Biden Insults Game Developers, Calls Them "Little Creeps"

Former Vice President Joe Biden probably threw away any potential voters who play video games after insulting Silicon Valley game developers Biden is currently in the hunt for the Democratic presidential nomination for 2020, and as part of it, he's been talking to the press at any chance he gets Recently he participated in an[...]

'Silicon Valley': HBO Powering Down Series After 6 Seasons

A little over a year after Mike Judge and Alan Berg's Emmy-winning Silicon Valley was renewed for a sixth season by HBO, the cable giant confirmed the upcoming season will be its last Currently in the pre-production stage, season 6 will consist of seven episodes and is expected to premiere later in 2019.Here's what Judge[...]

'Zombieland: Double Tap' Adds 'Silicon Valley' Star Thomas Middleditch

Thomas Middleditch will take his talents from Silicon Valley to participate in the undead bashfest of Zombieland: Double Tap.[caption id="attachment_985730" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Thomas Middleditchphoto by Kathy Hutchins /[/caption]Middleditch joins a loaded cast with the original stars of the first film in Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, and Abigail Breslin[...]

'Rick and Morty': "Pickle Rick" Writer Jessica Gao Gets ABC Pilot Order; Not Returning for Season 4

So we've got a "good news/bad news" scenario for Rick and Morty fans: Good News! Executive story editor and Emmy-winning writer of "Pickle Rick" Jessica Gao received a pilot order for her untitled single-camera comedy series, developed in conjunction with Imagine Television Studios, ABC Studios, and CBS TV Studios.[caption id="attachment_855058" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Credit: Jessica Gao[/caption]Written by Gao[...]

We Learn 'How to American' with Silicon Valley's Jimmy O. Yang

Yang as his show-stealing on-screen alter ego, Jian Yang, from HBO’s Silicon Valley Or perhaps from his turn as real life Boston Marathon bombing hero Dun Meng in 2016’s Patriots Day Or if you’re like me, you’re eagerly awaiting his portrayal of Bernard Tai in the upcoming Crazy Rich Asians[caption id="attachment_857187" align="aligncenter" width="350"] How[...]

HBO Renews Bill Hader's Barry for Season 2; Mike Judge's Silicon Valley for Season 6

Less than a month after one's series premiere and the other's season premiere, HBO has announced that they are renewing the Bill Hader comedy series Barry for a second season; and Mike Judge's Emmy-winning Silicon Valley for a sixth season Both series premiered their respective eight-episode seasons on the cable network on March 25. “While Barry[...]

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T.J. Miller Arrested for Allegedly Calling in a Fake Bomb Threat

As the release states, an investigator called Miller back, and the description originally given of the woman was changed.It turns out that Miller wasn't actually on Amtrak 2256 (he was on 2258, which was also searched).DOJ reps also added that in an interview, an attendant from the first-class car where the actor had been sitting[...]

FX Puts in Pilot Order For Alex Garland's 'Devs' Series

Maybe I'm slightly biased because of how much I LOVED Ex Machina, but I'll see anything Alex Garland makes.  Annihilation was pretty great, minus the final 10 minutes, and Karl Urban has now gone on record to say that Alex "directed Dredd" (which was AMAZING), so that puts more positive tally marks in Garland's collum.It appears his next project will be[...]

Strange Angel: CBS All Access Casts Six for Upcoming Drama Series

Created by Mark Heyman and based on George Pendle’s book, Peter Mark Kendall (The Americans, Girls), Michael Gaston (The Man in the High Castle, The Leftovers), Greg Wise (Sense & Sensibility, The Crown), Rade Šerbedžija (Batman Begins, Eyes Wide Shut), Zack Pearlman (Shameless, Mulaney) and Keye Chen (Silicon Valley, Tales of Titan) will be joining a cast[...]

Barry: Bill Hader Talks HBO's Hitman Comedy Series

That's just one of the aspects of HBO's upcoming comedy series that gets covered in a new behind-the-scenes featurette: by Hader (IFC’s Documentary Now!) and Silicon Valley executive producer Alec Berg, the series premieres on Sunday, March 25; with Hader making his directorial debut, helming several episodes this season[...]

The Weekly Static Interviews: Patrick Fischler of Happy! and Twin Peaks

Together they also raise Roscoe and Lady, local rescue dogs. [caption id="attachment_762500" align="aligncenter" width="252"] Credit: Sharp & Associates[/caption]TV Shows You've Seen Him In: DirecTV’s Kingdom; Showtime's Shameless, Dice, Weeds and Californication; HBO's Silicon Valley, Veep and Curb Your Enthusiasm; USA's Suits; AMC's Mad Men; ABC's Lost, Scandal, Fresh Off the Boat and Grey’s Anatomy; NBC’s Law & Order: SVU; CBS' Criminal[...]

HBO 2018 Promo: Westworld, Sharp Objects – But No Game of Thrones?

Around the holiday season, there are three things you can depend on: more travelling to family and friends this year than you swore you would do last year; at least one present that will end up in your "regift" filing cabinet; and HBO reminding its subscribers just how much they've spent on programming the past[...]

Tarantula: TBS Debuts New Danny McBride Produced Animated Series

The adult animated series comes with an impressive comedic pedigree when it comes to producers: Carson Mell (Silicon Valley), Danny McBride (Eastbound & Down), Jody Hill (Vice Principals), Brandon James (Chozen) and David Gordon Green (Red Oaks) are all attached to the project. Set at the Tierra Chula Resident Hotel, aka The Tarantula, the series centers on[...]

Chris Hardwick's Comedy Heavy Comic Festival Comes To Silicon Valley

Chris Hardwick, the nerd version of Ryan Seacrest, is continuing his pop culture take over.  The man behind The Nerdist website, also the hugely popular post- The Walking Dead series on AMC (The Talking Dead) and Comedy Central's @Midnight game show, Hardwick is moving into outdoor festivals. Headlining several well received comedy tours over the years, Chris is bringing […]

HBO Renews 'Veep' And 'Silicon Valley' But T.J. Miller Is Leaving The Latter

HBO announced that they are renewing Veep and Silicon Valley but they are losing someone for the latter, according to DeadlineVeep stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selma Meyer and the show got its renewal before it's season finale on June 25th The shows seventh season is set to air in 2018 and also stars Tony[...]

Measuring Up 'Silicon Valley' & 'Veep' On Blu-Ray: Are They Worth It?

A few weeks ago (April 11), HBO released two shows onto Blu-ray and DVD: the third season of Silicon Valley and the fifth season of Veep.As we move closer and closer to an all-digital age, we have to ask ourselves about physical media and whether or not something is worth our money to purchase Sure,[...]

This Might Be The Best Promo For A Returning Show In 2017

This may already be the best promo for a returning show in 2017. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is coming back to HBO and the promo sneaks in nods to Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley and Curb Your Enthusiasm in a very clever and self-deprecating way.  Last Week Tonight returns on February 12th for it's fourth season[...]