If we want to continue loving the best parts of The Mindy Project — its endless supply of one-liners and random references, quirky characters like Morgan and Tamra, send-ups of absurd New York life and romantic comedies, as well as Mindy herself — we'll have to accept its mercurial nature.... More »
The Grinder is definitely still struggling to find its voice (not an unusual problem for a freshman comedy, by any means), but this week’s installment was by far the funniest since the pilot, which indicates that things are moving in a positive direction. The show is at its best when... More »
There's a reason Tracy Morgan's name was tweaked only ever so slightly to "Tracy Jordan" for his role on 30 Rock. As a sketch comedy performer, and as a personality, Tracy is, indelibly, who he is. Or he was, anyway. After a horrific car accident in June 2014 that claimed... More »
The mom stuff continues to deliver solid comedy for The Mindy Project: It’s still just plain funny to see Mindy try to be a mother. And the show has proven surprisingly adept at mining new parenthood for comedy. It isn’t new territory for sitcoms, but it feels fresh when Mindy... More »
“They want to go where Walkers won’t eat their brains.” Mandatory has created a nostalgic recap of The Walking Dead season 5 set to the theme song from the television comedy series Cheers. submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
Welcome back, nerds. A lot has happened since we lost got together to pick apart the 90-minute sketch show assembled from scratch each week by artisan comedy ninjas. I'd offer a rundown of the events of this past summer but SNL already did that in its opening monologue, which you've... More »
The comedy television series "The Last Man on Earth" is back for its second season and it has kicked off an episode that seemingly went back to the basics—just Phil Miller alone in the world. Well, he wasn't alone until he made an unconscious mistake.
In a network fall that’s once again loaded with indifferent, focus-grouped comedies that seem to have been conceived and made in an entirely different dimension from the likes of Broad City, Louie, and Veep, the first installment of The Grinder isn’t a groundbreaking entry, but it at least shows some... More »
The new comedy series has some glaring similarities to "Modern Family," but pilot episode shows promise.
The last time you saw The Muppets, was on the big screen in 2014 in Muppets Most Wanted. It was another standard Muppets adventure and comedy you could remember, but now ABC has promised fans a new “grown-up” take on The Muppets. Now it’s plain as day that fans of The Muppets would have to […]
The man who brought us "American Horror Story" dishes up death with a heaping dose of black comedy and an all-star cast to boot.
The A&E special "Cosby: The Women Speak" may not bring much new information to the conversation surrounding the sexual assault accusations levied against comedy legend Bill Cosby, but it does something much more profound: It gives the women involved a voice.
Image from 'Pitch Perfect 2,' courtesy of Universal If Amy Schumer's Trainwreck didn't cross the $100 million mark at the domestic box office yesterday, it will today. The $30m Judd Apatow comedy was at $99.524m as of Wednesday, so at worst it will cross $100m by the end of this sentence. The well-reviewed comedy [...]
Last week, we deemed Comedy Central’s Review “a beacon of comedic post-meta analysis for an absurdist age.” And we can think of no better recap vehicle for said absurdist age than the animated.GIF. So, please enjoy our favorite moments of Season 2 thus far, in.GIF form. Show More Summary
Clip recap: Action director William Wellman takes you on a perilous journey through the old west as Robert Taylor leads a wagon train full of women to California in “Westward The Women” (1951). Filled with action, romance, comedy and tragedy, this is a rip-roaring adventure that will have you glued to your seats from beginning to end. Show More Summary
It's been a topsy-turvy week for Bachelor Nation, with the high of King Kupah drama, stand-up comedy and boxing knockouts tempered by the low of the news that it's a trip to Splitsville for Chris and Whitney after a mere two months of...Show More Summary
On the bad movies podcast We Hate Movies, co-host Steve Sajdak has recurring joke that always amuses me. When things go particularly poorly for a film’s protagonist — whether in a strained romantic comedy or a crummy post-apocalyptic...Show More Summary
Greetings once again, Bachelor Nation, as we embark on yet another journey of fairy tale love that probably won't end well but still has a better chance of a happy ending than The Bachelor! (Statistically, anyway).I was indisposed during the two-night premiere, and I thank Jennifer Lind-Westbrook for dutifully filling in. Show More Summary
In 1993, hungry young comedian Louis C.K. auditioned to be a cast member on Saturday Night Live. He did not make it. In the years since, however, the comedian has ascended to the highest levels of comedy, selling out multiple nights at Madison Square Garden, appearing in movies and his... More »
A fair number of people have fallen out of love with Louie over the past couple of seasons, and while I don’t agree, I can’t say I don’t understand. It has, after all, gone from a comedy with dramatic beats to something closer to a seriocomic...Show More Summary