Since its inception, South Park has drawn much of its comedy from musical juxtaposition, running fairly innocent songs and genres through a meat grinder of vulgarity. The season-four finale swapped out life with excrement in the Lion King sendup “The Circle Of Poo.” Broadway showtimes served as a backdrop for oral sex
The Afterparty, by its nature, is going to be a little hit or miss. In concept and execution, it’s impressively ambitious, with each episode taking place inside a different genre, whether rom com or action thriller, each starring a murderer’s row (zing!) of current comedy stars, all recounting the events of the same
Win A Date With Tad Hamilton!opens with a movie within a movie: a cheesy 1940s-set romantic melodrama where everything is resolved with a single gesture. “I wonder if these two get together,” one guy in the audience snarks while his two young female friends melt into puddles of happy tears. It’s a silly, self-aware
“I’ve got some good news—there’s bad news for Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz.” That’s how Stephen Colbert kicked off his latest report on the ongoing legal troubles of noted trust-fund Trumpist, pal of Holocaust deniers, and seriously screwed accused sex trafficker Gaetz, “seen here finding out his date is 30,” noted
Children of the 1990s and early 2000s may fondly recall that Disney produced a series of cheap direct-to-video sequels to its animated classics both new and old. This practice was eventually discontinued not because it was unprofitable but because it was seen as potentially damaging to the studio’s sterling
Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Friday, January 28, and Saturday, January 29. All times are Eastern.
Hulu’s Pam & Tommy tells the story of the marriage of Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee (Lily James and Sebastian Stan, respectively) and the media firestorm that erupted from the theft and release of their honeymoon sex tape. Directed by I, Tonya’s Craig Gillespie, it aims to be cheeky about the early days of the
Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?
Silence the trombones and the saxophones; ne’er knock on wood forevermore. Shun your Clueless soundtracks and forswear the skank; the Mighty Mighty BossTones are no more.
Showtime announced that it was canceling two of its multi-season comedy shows tonight, with Variety reporting that both Black Monday and Work In Progress have been placed on the network’s chopping block and then, uh
A couple days ago, I wondered aloud if this year’s big acquisition out of Sundance would be Cha Cha Real Smooth, the immensely likable postgraduate comedy written, directed, and starring Cooper Raiff. Perhaps Apple was listening. News broke this morning that the company has purchased Raiff’s film for $15 million,