Comedians—even insult comedians—are people too. And just like people, they celebrate Thanksgiving with the ones they care about and cower under tables when they’re being insulted by unassuming talk show hosts with unlimited sweaters....Show More Summary
"I'm not dumb," is exactly something a dumb person would say. On Friday night, distinguished nerd representative Chris Hardwick stopped by "Comedy Bang! Bang!" and interrupted host Scott Aukerman to host his own show, "America's Dumbest...Show More Summary
This new season of Comedy Bang! Bang!, the comedy podcast that became an IFC sketch and variety show, has been awfully heavy on indie rock. The National and Wayne Coyne have both appeared, and now Future Islands are on a sketch. In their appearance, the band shows up on the show’s studio, talking to host [...]
Funny hosts Scott Aukerman and Reggie Watts aren't too interested in the band's music.
If Millersville, the fake popular, fake show anchoring this episode, was real, I have a feeling the A.V. Club would cover it en masse. Easily the best skit of an uneven episode, Millersville is rich in both breadth and depth. The crowds,...Show More Summary
Amy Poehler is probably already one of your favorite actors, writers and directors -- but after today, you may be adding lyrical artist to that list. YouTube user dreamtymefilms created a supercut of Poehler's freestyle rap segments from her appearances on "Comedy Bang! Bang!" -- and it's pretty amazing. Show More Summary
IFC's Comedy Bang! Bang! is currently in the middle of its new season and there have already been a few notable music guests on the show. The National made an appearance on the fall season premiere as part of...
In 11 Questions, The A.V. Club asks interesting people 11 interesting questions—and then asks them to suggest one for our next interviewee. Now in its third season, IFC’s Comedy Bang! Bang! is one of the weirdest shows on television....Show More Summary
This week’s Comedy Bang! Bang! deserves a pat on the back simply for the mere act of its perfect scheduling. It’s a Halloween episode on Halloween, and for that, it should be praised. Let’s take a quick pause for applause. Now that all...Show More Summary
Wayne Coyne makes an appearance on the next episode of IFC’s podcast-turned-TV-show Comedy! Bang! Bang!. He’s (badly) dressed as a bloody Carrie (from the movie Carrie, of course) and tells a whole Halloween story using only the names of candy bars (and a few other food items that sneak in towards the end). He also [...]
Plus: The Flaming Lips frontman tells a spooky story using candy bars.
This episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! is just as cute as a basket full of puppies! At least, it’s as cute as a basket that’s empty of puppies for most of the show. Or as cute as a series of blows to the groin. That works, too. But the Chumleys...Show More Summary
The indie rock titans have some harsh words for Arcade Fire, too.
A new season of Comedy Bang! Bang! (the TV show, not the podcast) premieres on IFC this Friday (11 p.m.),… Read More
The National have appeared on practically every even vaguely prestigious televisions show out there. (They’re presumably still finding a way to write them into The Knick.) And they’re one of many indie bands who will show up on this season of Comedy Bang! Bang!, the IFC show built from the popular comedy podcast. They’re in [...]
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"Who do you think you're dealing with here? Those pussies in Arcade Fire?"
Comedynerdsgatheredinconferenceroom1A24atNewYorkComic-ConovertheweekendtowatchComedyBang!Bang! creatorScottAukerman“showclips,makequips,andtakesips(oftheprovidedwater)”whiletalkingabouttheupcoming40-episodefourthseasonoftheIFCprograShow More Summary