Austin’s annual South by Southwest Festival has released the list of performers who are set for the tenth edition of SXSW Comedy Festival, which includes Bob Odenkirk, Whitney Cummings, Michael Ian Black, and Wanda Sykes. The fest, which...Show More Summary
One Hollywood actor is reducing babies to price tags amidst the push to defund Planned Parenthood. Late Wednesday night, actor and producer Michael Ian Black tweeted to his two million Twitter followers that abortions save money. “Not a recommendation to the Republicans trying to replace Obamacare,” he typed, “but aborted babies are A LOT cheaper […]
You’d be hard pressed to find a more gifted, tight-knit trio of comedians and content creators than David Wain, Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black. These three have been friends for years, even once having their own comedy act known...Show More Summary
According to The Hollywood Reporter, TBS is developing a new comedy series from Michael Ian Black called Moon Cruise, with his The State and Wet Hot American Summer buddies Michael Showalter and David Wain on board as producers—along...Show More Summary
'Moon Cruise' hails from Michael Showalter, Jonathan Stern and David Wain, who reteam with Black for Netflix's 'Wet Hot American Summer' revivals. read more
Mitt Romney and Donald Trump's Whirlw... 2:07 Michael Ian Black, Janeane Garofalo and Matt Goldich guess what confessions Mitt Romney will have to make to be part of Donald Trump's cabinet. Watch full episodes of @midnight now -- noShow More Summary
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