Like August before it, September gave us Black Market folks — that’s me, Aaron Lariviere, Wyatt Marshall, Ian Chainey, and Michael Nelson — a brutal task in narrowing down our options to just 15 tunes. “Brutal task” sounds unpleasant, but the word “brutal” has a certain positive resonance in the metal world. (This usage is […]
In the tradition of @Midnight, Seeso’s new comedy series Debate Wars is an exercise in packaging stand-up routines in a new way. Unlike the rapid-fire game-show format of @Midnight, however, Debate Wars pits two two-person teams of comedians against each other in a long-form argument arena. Show More Summary
Michael Ian Black offered him a spot.
William Giraldi’s “The Hero’s Body” and Daniel Kunitz’s “Lift” examine the culture and history of bodybuilding and fitness.
Comedian Michael Ian Black’s Twitter feed proves that two of his favorite things are getting political and arguing with people who get mad when he gets political. Now, he’ll get to combine those two things with Debate Wars, his new Seeso comedy series. Show More Summary
Comedy streaming channel Seeso today set a September 22 launch date for Debate Wars, a comedy debate show tackling such burning topics as cats versus dogs and pie versus cake. Moderated by Michael Ian Black, the show pits two teams of...Show More Summary
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Really well done: A Child’s First Book of Trump by Michael Ian Black and Marc Rosenthal.
It’s hard not to be angry about much of what’s going on in politics this hyper-partisan election year — and comedians are no exception in their standup and on social media. Late-night hosts like Samantha Bee and John Oliver assert their frustration and anger on a regular basis. For Michael Ian...
If you read People.com's post today titled "Trump Offers Praise For Saddam Hussein: 'He Killed Terrorists. He Did That So Good,'" you were probably too distracted by the batshit insanity of the presumptive GOP candidate for president to notice a delightful mistake further down the page. Show More Summary
Michael Ian Black joined “Nightly Show” host Larry Wilmore for the panel discussion at the end of the show Tuesday. Black’s new book, A Children’s First Book of Trump, takes a scientific approach to describe a plump, orange-haired critter, while rhyming in Dr. Seuss style. But it...
How do you explain the tricky topic of Donald Trump to your kids? Just read them Michael Ian Black's new book -- which aims to break down the bizarre phenomenon that is the presumptive GOP nominee by using language and pictures thatShow More Summary
Last night on The Late Show, comedian Michael Ian Black showed off the new children’s book he’s written called A Child’s First Book of Trump. He explained to Stephen Colbert that this is his way of teaching kids what to do if they end up in the presence of a wild Trump. He did clarify […]
Specs Age 44 Claim to fame Comedian; star of Another Period on Comedy Central (Season 2 premieres June 15) and TV Land's The Jim Gaffigan Show (returns June 19 at 10 p.m.) Base Connecticut Twitter @michaelianblack Adweek: What's the first information you consume in the morning? Michael Ian Black: The New York Times print edition. Show More Summary
Michael Ian Black opens his new stand-up special, Noted Expert (his third hour, and first for EPIX), by noting that you can tell it's going to actually be special, then suggests kicking things off right with a montage of puppies licking his face. Almost on cue, things don’t go well. Almost as poorly as Ted […]
As Michael Ian Black gets ready for his first televised comedy special in four years Friday on Epix, he told Business Insider what he thinks is funny and who best pulls it off in stand-up these days. For the longtime comedian of "The State" and "Wet Hot American Summer," figuring out a joke isn't that tough. Show More Summary
Get a peek inside the comedians new Dr. Seuss-inspired A Childs First Book of Trump.
Comedian Michael Ian Black wrote a children's book about Donald Trump, "A Child's First Book of Trump," which hits bookstores on July 5. A lot of people are writing about Trump right now, but even by those standards, Black's take isShow More Summary
This is a banner week for Michael Ian Black. Black has a new children's book that he promoted on Late Night with Seth Meyers (you can pre-order A Child's First Book of Trump now), his latest stand-up special, Noted Expert, premieres this Friday night on EPIX, and he's been announced as host and moderator of a new […]
Comedian Michael Ian Black stopped by AOL today to talk about his new special, Michael Ian Black: Noted Expert. Michael Ian Black made himself right at home on the AOL BUILD stage. It was absolutely hilarious. For example, the interview...Show More Summary