“The film is certainly impressive, but ‘impressive’ and ‘great’ (or even ‘good’) aren’t remotely the same thing.” In an instance of A.V. Club synergy, my initial viewing of this week’s Comedy Bang! Bang!, “Jake Johnson Wears A Light Blue Button-Up Shirt And Brown Shoes,” reminded me of this quote from Mike D’Angelo’s review of the movie Victoria. Show More Summary
Michelle Monaghan is a Critics’ Choice and Golden Globe nominee, but she isn’t too good to get down and dirty with—in the words of Alan Thicke (Paul F. Tompkins)—“a cheap-shit low-rent affair like Comedy Bang! Bang!” She brings a great...Show More Summary
This week’s episode of Comedy Bang! Bang!, “David Krumholtz Wears A Blue Zip-Up Jacket And Grey Sneakers,”makes it far too easy to ponder something that is ultimately revealed to be absolute bullshit: whether or not Comedy Bang! Bang! in all of its intelligent stupidity “deserves” to be called “art” or not. Show More Summary
“Robert Kirkman Wears A Tan Blazer And Red Suit Pants,” Comedy Bang! Bang!’s season-four Halloween episode, starts off with, well, a bang… and with a familiar story. A straitlaced young couple break down on a rainy night, on a long lonely road. Show More Summary
The zombies on "The Walking Dead" aren't just known as "walkers," according to Robert Kirkman in this clip from the IFC comedy series.
A zombie by any other name would smell as BRAAAAAAAAIIIIIIIIIIIINS. So, let The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman tell you and Comedy Bang! Bang! (a.k.a. Comedy Fang! Fang!) host Scott Aukerman (a.k.a. How Scaryman) run through well over a dozen names for them. Awww, [redacted] would've been so [redacted] saying "Limpy McFlesheaters" — too bad [redacted].... More »
Comedy Bang! Bang! is such a weird show. That’s not exactly a secret, but as a fan of the show, sometimes it’s easy to take for granted just how weird it is and can be. I’ve definitely called the show out in that before, and this probably...Show More Summary
Stephen Merchant brings the awkward to tonight's all-new Comedy Bang! Bang!.
Comedy Bang! Bang! is all-new Thursday at 11P with guest Stephan Merchant.
“Can you believe that after all these episodes we’ve done with him, there are still things we don’t know about Kid Cudi?” In the opening of “Judy Greer Wears A Navy Blouse and Strappy Sandals,” Scott shows the crew last night’s Sporty...Show More Summary
Catch Judy Greer on an all-new Comedy Bang! Bang! tonight at 11P on IFC.
A scholar and a well-dressed gentleman, Paul F. Tompkins can really class up a comedy show. Though he’s popped up on everything from Mr. Show to Comedy Bang! Bang!, he’s been making a run at solo broadcast work for the past couple of years. Show More Summary
For all of Comedy Bang! Bang!’s various episode concepts, the show really loves to take on the world of science fiction. Alternate universes, space aliens, space-time paradoxes—Comedy Bang! Bang! loves it all. Just look at “Judd Apatow...Show More Summary
Benders, Gigi, and Scott and Kid Cudi. Your Thursday is made.
Only the very best talk shows inspire a bit of sparring. It happened on Dick Cavett, it happened on Phil Donahue, and it happens quite often on Comedy Bang! Bang!. That’s abundantly clear in the exclusive new video below, which we’re premiering in anticipation of CBB’s season 4.5 premiere next Thursday, October 8. Show More Summary
IFC’s comedy programming is, overall, a mix of delightfully strange and bravely unique. There’s no other network I could picture housing Portlandia, Comedy Bang! Bang!, or even The Spoils of Babylon/The Spoils Before Dying. IFC celebrates the bizarre and the funny, which is why it’s so odd that it took a chance on Gigi Does It and Benders. …Read More
IFC introduces a new comedy block with Benders and Gigi Does It. The latter fits IFC’s style of off-kilter comedy like Comedy Bang! Bang! and The Spoils Before Dying, while the former would fit in better at a place like FXX. It makes...Show More Summary
In casting news that may or may not just be an excuse to set up a future episode of Comedy Bang Bang, Deadline is reporting that Cameron Esposito has joined the cast of Garry Marshall’s Mother’s Day. As indicated by its title and inclusion...Show More Summary
“Weird Al Yankovic Wears A Different Hawaiian Shirt” is packed with pitch-perfect mimicry. To draw in female viewers, Scott retools the format, kicks off Kid Cudi, and brings on co-hosts Madeline Ferrari (Cheri Oteri), Terri Herdsman (Nicole Byer), and Eliza Hansenback (Heather Morris). Show More Summary
Comedy Bang! Bang! gets "Weird" Thursday at 10:30p