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On The Evolution of Comedy

@HeyBuddy This site's editorial position seems to be that Community is the greatest TV show of all time and the most innovative thing ever.

Posted on March 27, 2012 at 4:32 pm 0

On Watching Jerry Seinfeld in Comedian

@Jason Farr@facebook Check out The Comedians of Comedy if you haven't. It's not a serious "about comedy" documentary per se, but there is quite a bit of good behind-the-scenes stuff.

Posted on March 27, 2012 at 4:28 pm 0

On The Inspired Insanity of The Gong Show

Tangent - Confessions of a Dangerous Mind is one of the most underrated movies I've ever seen. It is the darkest of comedies, and captures Chuck Barris' semi-deranged genius perfectly.

Posted on March 27, 2012 at 1:38 pm 1

On The Sad Details of The Onion's Exodus to Chicago

Hey, I remember when people said the exact same thing about the staff moving out of Madison. You kids and your short memories.

Posted on March 22, 2012 at 3:18 pm 0

On The Lost Roles of Gilda Radner

The male performers you're saying Gilda Radner influenced aren't "guys." It's sexist and patronizing for you to refer to men that way.

Posted on March 22, 2012 at 3:11 pm 3

On Jeffrey Tambor Reveals the Genesis of Oscar Bluth

Oh, the shrimp...

Posted on March 21, 2012 at 3:50 pm 0

On Saturday Night's Children: Janeane Garofalo (1994-1995)

@Just One Thing That's more than one thing.

Posted on February 28, 2012 at 2:48 pm 0

On Humor: Greek for Humor

I also find it funny that George Papandreou was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, and speaks English with a slight Minnesota-by-way-of-northeast-prep-school accent.

Posted on November 9, 2011 at 7:36 pm 0

On The Road Less Travelled: Eight Comedy Stars Who Took Different Paths to the Top

Chris Elliott is also the son of a comedy icon. He wasn't just a random kid off the street giving NBC tours.

Posted on August 11, 2011 at 8:39 pm 1

On The Road Less Travelled: Eight Comedy Stars Who Took Different Paths to the Top

@Steve Reynolds@facebook It was probably best left unsaid.

Posted on August 11, 2011 at 8:25 pm 0