Whatever happened to the kind of crazy-yet-cozy holiday specials that blanketed the early winter airwaves of the 1980s? Unceremoniously killed by infectious '90s jadedness? Slow fade out at the hands of early-onset millennial ennui? Whatever the reason, n... Michael Bolton is coming to Netflix with what looks to be a weird-out musical comedy special directed by Scott Aukerman of Comedy Bang! Bang! and Akiva Schaffer of the Lonely Island. It is touted as a Valentine's Day Special, and is accordingly titled "Mi... After 110 episodes ( and just as many nicknames) Comedy Bang! Bang! is coming to an end on IFC. The TV adaptation of Scott Aukerman's freewheeling podcast was never a ratings smash, but it nevertheless soldiered on for five seasons, its reserves of creati... More than four years ago, Scott Aukerman promised that the upcoming first season of his IFC late-night sketch show Comedy Bang! Bang! would, like Louie, be a pure articulation of a specific comedic point of view.
Last night's Allison Janney episode of Comedy Bang Bang features a parody of this Family Ties episode "A, My Name is Alex"I vividly remember this episode but it is laughably obscure now. Sitcoms loved getting serious and arty back in the day, kids. The "fun" starts at the 14:33 mark.
If you're a fan of Walking Zombies, The Chocktaw himself is going to be a guest on THE TALKING DEAD this Sunday, after the new episode of... wait for it... THE WALKING DEAD!!! (I would love it if they just gave "The Talking Dead" to Scott Aukerman, to do ... This was a Great Ep! http://earwolf.com/episode/wishing-with-the-grawlix/ Lauren Lapkus as Frank Dorito is always a pleasure, but Brendan Small's Victor/Tiny/Willy is pretty reliably some of the funniest banter in the world. I was pretty much in tears ov... You know what they say: All good things must come to an end, or at least return to podcasting. That's what's happening to the TV incarnation of Comedy Bang! Bang!, which, after four years, is airing its final set of episodes starting October 28 on IFC. A 100% Fresh rating is a pretty rare feat in the world of Rotten Tomatoes. (The Godfather only made it to 99%.) Though it's not surprising that Citizen Kane and got perfect scores, we thought we'd spotlight fully fresh movies that might surprise you.