Emmy-winning animator Ryan Quincy has always dreamed of having his own show. During the decade and a half he spent working his way up to animation director for South Park, he spent his hiatuses creating a world entirely his own, inhabited by hairy but harmless creatures just trying to sort out the d ... More >>
In 2012, Stan Lee got his own comic book convention, Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo came to town, web sensations like the comic Homestuck and series Dick Figures had wild success on Kickstarter and Lloyd Kaufman put a whole ton of Troma films on YouTube.
Sure, there's plenty more that happened in 2 ... More >>
Comic and prolific writer Dana Gould has seemingly done all that Hollywood has to offer: performing on everything from Kimmel and Conan to HBO, Comedy Central, MADtv and The Daily Show; acting roles stretching back to The Ben Stiller Show, The Nanny, Roseanne, Ellen, Seinfeld and The King of Queens; ... More >>
"Did you ever have a situation where you meet somebody and you end up having a long, nerdy conversation with them?" Jordan Peele, who stars with Keegan-Michael Key in Comedy Central's new sketch show, Key & Peele, asks over the phone.
It's happened to me and has likely happened to many people readi ... More >>
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Heavy D, the iconic rapper and founder of hip-hop group Heavy D and the Boyz, died today in Los Angles. He was 44. The rapper was reportedly rushed to the hospital after being found un ... More >>
Plaintiff Gbajiamilla.If Hitler were alive today we're sure he'd prefer the master-race aesthetic of Abercrombie & Fitch. After all, this the company with models so pure as the driven snow (and, er, androgynous) that Mad TV dedicated an ongoing sketch to them, with an employment policy that a ... More >>
Mad TV's Jordan Peele as Montel.Former TV talk-show host and sometime Hollywood actor Montel Williams trekked to the New York statehouse this week to let his voice be heard on an issue that's near and dear to his heart -- marijuana.
Not just any marijuana -- medical marijuana. New York is co ... More >>
Check back here Monday after noon for NEW THEATER REVIEWS of Peter Shelan's speculative drama about challenging authority and Christopher Marlowe's death, The School of Night, at the Taper; Susan Kim's stage adaptation of Amy Tan's novel, The Joy Luck Club, at East West Players; Peter Wing Heale ... More >>