Articles tagged sitcom

‘No God But Funny’ and ‘Earth Angel’ Are Preaching to the Choir

It's challenging enough to write good comedy. It's nearly impossible to do so burdened with an agenda, even one as innocuous as featuring a "likeable atheist" as the protagonist.

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Saying Goodbye to ‘Community’ and Annie Edison

Where other sitcoms might reach for a final resolution or shift to the status quo, Community settles for the scary-but-honest possibilities of the future.

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The 10 Best Episodes of ‘The Nanny’

Fran Drescher's seminal '90s series is finally available on DVD, and it's infinitely better than you want to give it credit for. Here are ten reasons why that is the case.

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31 Mar 2015 // 9:35 AM

‘Weird Loners’ Is Fox’s ‘Unromantic Comedy’

The initial set-up contrivances suggest that Weird Loners is not so strange as its title might lead us to think.

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6 Sep 2013 // 3:15 AM

Family Guy’s Sunday Services

Whereas The Simpsons makes an effort to balance its religious satire with pro-spiritual representations, Family Guy largely regards organized faith as wholly corrupt and its believers as dupes and dopes.

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BBC Radio: Tune in for a Grin

The BBC has recognised that its mission statement "to inform, educate and entertain" must, simply must, include radio comedy.

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17 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Notes from the Underbelly

The lack of contexts or diversions made the show more like a high school health film than a 2007 TV series: Pregnancy: Your Changing Body and Life.

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//Mixed media

Robert DeLong Upgraded for 'In the Cards' (Rough Trade Photos + Tour Dates)

// Notes from the Road

"Robert DeLong ups his musical game with his new album In the Cards and his live show gets a boost too.

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