Whether you’re just as excited as I am or still need a bit more convincing, I encourage you to embrace the mid-2000s angst with this WILD pregame playlist.
Raunchy sports comedies have become quite the popular genre within the past 15 or so years. The mid-2000s in particular had a glut of them—from “Dodgeball” and “Kicking & Screaming” to “Talladega Nights” and “Blades of Glory,” there’s no shortage of opportunities to watch comedians like Ben Stiller and Will Ferrell get kicked and hit in the crotch.
I’ll admit it: when I first learned that Comedy Central was debuting “Not Safe with Nikki Glaser,” a new variety talk show about all things sexual, I did not have high hopes. A show exclusively about sex seemed like a cheap ploy for ratings and attention; you don’t exactly need to promise high-quality humor to get people to watch a pretty comedian tell sex jokes.
“You, Me and the Apocalypse” seems like it would fit in perfectly on a streaming service like Netflix. It’s a one-hour dramedy that explores some intense themes (a la “Orange is the New Black”), it features an interconnected web of international characters (a la “Sense8”) and it has a generally offbeat, surreal quality to it (a la…take your pick).
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SOCIOECONOMIC ISSUE: For the dozens of student-run and Student Union-funded performing arts groups on Washington University’s campus, putting on a show with a limited budget and limited resources can be a challenge.
Self-appointed late-night talk show critics Elena Wandzilak and Katharine Jaruzelski are back to weigh in on the first week of “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.”
Comedy super-fans and self-appointed late-night talk show critics Elena Wandzilak and Katharine Jaruzelski sat down to analyze the first week of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”
Burnham first achieved fame the same way so many young stars do: on YouTube, where he started posting original comedic songs in 2006 at the ripe, old age of 16.
This summer, while many comedy fans were distracted by Amy Schumer’s meteoric rise and Jon Stewart’s “Daily Show” departure, Comedy Central quietly introduced one of the best new series of the season: the faux reality show/period piece “Another Period.” Billed as “Downton Abbey” meets “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” the show is set in Newport, R.I., in 1902, and follows the high-society Bellacourt family and its downstairs help.