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On Larry David's Almost-Lost Sketches From ABC's SNL Competitor, Fridays

I don't see how the Men Who Hug sketch is any different than the SNL sketch where the family members make out.

Posted on April 5, 2012 at 4:57 pm 0

On What's Good on Netflix Instant This Month?

The Bicycle Thief is on there? Thanks for the heads up! Enjoy your Saved By The Bell.

Posted on March 14, 2012 at 2:33 pm 0

On The Highlights of the Beatles' Solo Comedy Careers

Clearly you've never seen an interview with Dylan from the 60s. He has a great sense of humor. And George is clearly the funniest one while Paul never had time for a sense of humor and he was always too busy smelling his own farts.

Posted on February 21, 2012 at 3:34 pm 0

On Examining Bill Cosby's First Solo Comedy Special

Not only has he put out music albums where he sings hits of the day, he also has composed instrumental jazz-funk tracks, one of which was sampled by A Tribe Called Quest. He even sang The Beatles: http://mattpayton.tumblr.com/post/932051711

Posted on February 10, 2012 at 1:09 pm 0

On Some Casting Predictions for Adam Sandler's Candy Land

Just to be clear we're shitting on the idea of this movie while Can't Hardly Wait is criminally underrated? I just want to get this all straight for when we're all supposed to answer for this in front of the comedy gods when we die.

Posted on January 31, 2012 at 9:01 pm 0

On The Quiet, Dark Comedy of Young Adult

Actually I would argue that Mavis isn't quirky at all given that she is only interested in the high school jock, drinking (both soft drinks and alcohol) in the least hip way possible, and wearing things that seem to be 5 years behind style-wise (like her big ass sunglasses and second Bush administration era cocktail dresses) not to mention her awful mainstream reality TV diet. Of course she does listen to Teenage Fanclub but that's all related to her fellatio memories. But I agree: she's a great character and by far the best part of the movie.

Posted on December 16, 2011 at 5:23 pm 1

On 11 Funny Comedians With Serious Music Albums

I posted a track from Cosby's anti-drug album a few weeks ago. The whole album is really weird and unsurprisingly has a very anachronistic attitude toward drugs. Check it out: http://mattpayton.tumblr.com/post/12560953032

Posted on December 9, 2011 at 5:36 pm 0

On Clueless Parents Believe The Onion's Childbearing Advice

Although to be fair that particular article was one of the most truthful things The Onion has ever published.

Posted on October 31, 2011 at 11:45 am 1

On Is HBO Trying Too Hard To Be Edgy Instead of Funny?

Eastbound & Down definitely fits in the great HBO comedy category.

Posted on October 17, 2011 at 5:34 pm 1

On My Ex-Girlfriend Reviews The Mix CD I Made Her in High School, by Pedro Salinas

This was great. I loved that it was from the perspective of the girl.

Posted on October 14, 2011 at 2:59 pm 0