Friday, April 24 2015
Numero Group’s 16-disc box set of phone calls featuring Scharpling & Wurster is both the sort of product that might have been lampooned on The Best Show on WFMU as well as a great monument to their first, weird era together.
Monday, April 13 2015
There's what's right, and there's what's right, and never the twain shall meet. Double Take tries to meet in the middle of Raising Arizona, which was released this week 28 years ago.
Wednesday, April 8 2015
Scream! Factory's horror/comedy "double feature" doesn't truly fit into either genre.
Friday, April 3 2015
Despite what seems a one-note premise, the Mystery Science Theater 3000 legacy has thrived because of the deep love and relationship the cast has with movies.
Tuesday, March 17 2015
Top Five is one of the most original and satisfying comedies in years.
Wednesday, February 18 2015
Chris Rock transcends generations of fans with a signature combination of intelligence and contemporary comedy.
Friday, October 24 2014
Lenny Bruce made the stage his pulpit, the audience his parishioners, and stand-up the sermons for his alternative secular faith.
Wednesday, October 22 2014
Every few years there's a new batch of funny faces making the rounds on Britain's television panel shows. Here are a few faces worth watching.
Wednesday, October 15 2014
Sarah Silverman's second HBO special/comedy album gives us another healthy helping of rape, incest, oral sex, profanity and jokes about Jews. In other words, Sarah Silverman being herself.
Friday, June 27 2014
Sometimes it seems like Rob Brydon is everywhere in the comedy world. And that's a good thing.