Here's the latest episode of Paul F. Tompkins's interview web series Speakeasy. His guest this week is Eric Andre, host of The Eric Andre Show, and the two have a fun conversation about hidden camera bits, Hannibal Buress, and Eric Andre's musical side projects.
The clever folks at Above Average have posted the trailer for their new web series, Chioke Nassor's Storytime, which features comedians telling some of their favorite true stories and then playing each character in the re-enactment of that story. The first three episodes premiere this week, with stories from Aparna Nancherla, Eric Andre, and Jonathan Ames. Of course, you'll recognize Chioke's name as one of the writers in Splitsider's own Exquisite Corpse Project. Below, check out an old episode of Storytime, with a story from stand-up and improviser Sasheer Zamata about missed connections and flashing.
Adult Swim has a lot of strange shows, but none more unpredictable and anarchic than The Eric Andre Show. Created and hosted by comedian Eric Andre, it's a big, fun mess of a talk show that involves Andre and co-host Hannibal Buress tormenting their guests and bringing out weird stuff just to baffle them, with Andre's daring hidden camera segments mixed in. There's nothing quite like The Eric Andre Show anywhere else on TV, and it's a perfect example of a comedian getting to express his weird, weird voice without any creative interference from the network.
I recently had the chance to talk to Eric Andre about his show's second [...]
Comedian Eric Andre (Don't Trust the B, Adult Swim's The Eric Andre Show) released this video today via the YouTube channel JASH. It's his audition to be host of the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards (or the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards, as he jokes in the video), and you can use the hashtag #Andre4hostVMA13 to support the cause. It would lead to the most unpredictable VMAs ever, if this video, his Adult Swim series, and his captivating appearance on Attack of the Show! last year are any indication.