Tag Archives: comedy

  • ‘The Purple Boys': Tim and Eric Sell Purple Mattresses

    ‘The Purple Boys': Tim and Eric Sell Purple Mattresses

    Back in the old days, you were considered a sellout in comedy if you did commercials. But Tim and Eric discovered long ago that a better approach is to take the money for doing commercials, but make those commercials as weird as possible. The latest example comes from mattress brand Purple, which has enlisted Tim […]

  • ‘Arrested Development’ Season 5 Trailer (Video)

    ‘Arrested Development’ Season 5 Trailer (Video)

    Tobias Fünke, otherwise known as Miss Featherbottom, is back, along with the rest of the Bluth family. Over the weekend, Arrested Development fans got their first semi-knew taste of Bluthy goodness for a “remix” of the show’s fourth season. And now, as promised, we have a release date and trailer for Arrested Development season 5. And according to the brief […]

  • ‘Arrested Develoment Season 4 Remix: Fateful Consequences’ Now Streaming

    ‘Arrested Develoment Season 4 Remix: Fateful Consequences’ Now Streaming

    The history of Arrested Development, possibly the greatest sitcom ever made is almost as tangled and convoluted as the exploits of the Bluth family. Today’s, uh, development probably won’t change that, since it represents yet another innovation of the sitcom form: A “remix” of the show’s controversial fourth season, released under the title Arrested Development Season 4 Remix: […]

  • ‘The Break with Michelle Wolf’ Trailer (Video)

    ‘The Break with Michelle Wolf’ Trailer (Video)

    The whole world is talking about Michelle Wolf, who had the audacity to tell jokes at her recent gig at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. And even though things are getting a little hot in the world of DC politics, the controversy couldn’t have come at a better time for Wolf, who’s debuting a new Netflix […]

  • ‘Hilarity for Charity’ Netflix Comedy Special from Seth Rogen (Trailer)

    ‘Hilarity for Charity’ Netflix Comedy Special from Seth Rogen (Trailer)

    Everybody loves a good charity comedy special, especially when it’s spearheaded by someone with the clout to secure the participation of an all-star cast and Jon Lovitz. Someone like Seth Rogen, whose upcoming Netflix special Hilarity for Charity has a new trailer out today. Here’s the official skinny: “Join Seth Rogen and his famous friends for an […]

  • Monty Python is Coming to Netflix

    Monty Python is Coming to Netflix

    For the first time, a giant raft of content from the archives of groundbreaking British comedy troupe Monty Python is coming to Netflix, first in the UK and then to the US later this year. For much of the shows, movies, and comedy specials included in the deal, it’s the first time they’ve been available on the […]

  • “Eric Andre Does Paris”: A New ‘Eric Andre Show’ Special

    “Eric Andre Does Paris”: A New ‘Eric Andre Show’ Special

    If you’re not familiar with Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show, I regret to inform you that you are missing out on what may very well be the funniest show on television. The good news is, you can catch the show on Hulu, or you could start with the just released special from Adult Swim, entitled […]

  • ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’ Out Now on Netflix (Trailer)

    ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’ Out Now on Netflix (Trailer)

    There’s a good chance you don’t know the name of the late comedy legend Doug Kenney. But before his untimely death, Kenney was the auteur behind National Lampoon magazine, which in turn gave birth to an entire generation of film comedy, from the original cast of Saturday Night Live to National Lampoon’s Animal House. Now, he’s getting the biopic treatment […]