"It's just a fucking mediocre sitcom. I want people to laugh, and this isn't funny. And it ain't funny to me because I'm 67 years old and I've been doing this a long time and I've been making a lot of people laugh a lot better than this."
"During those First Continental Congress sessions we spent full days imagining how crazy life would be in the 21st century: holograms of talking heads appearing out of nowhere whenever you need information on something, aliens and humans living together on the same planet like it's not a big deal, and having the ability to walk out onto the balcony of your home and sit upon the back of a hovering slave waiting to fly you to the location of your choosing." – George Washington, via the Onion.
Thing X, the new comedy website from Adult Swim and a bunch of former writers for The Onion went live today, and it's full of exciting comedy goodies of every variety. Headed up by ex-Onion editor Joe Randazzo, Thing X, which we profiled last week, is a mix of original videos and articles, all themed around an evil, click-hungry website. The whole site is pretty unique, and it seems unlike anything else out there on the internet. Thing X is only in its infancy, but it should grow and grow over the coming weeks. In addition to the videos, columns, and polls that are available now, an Adult [...]
The ratings gurus over at TV by the Numbers have a solid track record when it comes to predicting which shows will get renewed and cancelled by the networks, and they’ve just released a batch of new analysis of the current crop of sitcoms' odds so far via their Renew/Cancel Index. Four weeks into the TV season, here’s how things are looking for all the network sitcoms, in terms of whether they’ll be renewed for next season or not. To be fair, these are just TV by the Numbers' predictions, even though they’re based on expert scrutiny of ratings data:
Certain to Be Cancelled: Up All Night (NBC), [...]
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