Eight years ago today, in his debate with John Kerry at Washington University, then-president George W. Bush uttered one of his most famous quotes, his "Ask not what your country can do for you," or more likely his "Ich bin ein Berliner."
Pledging to maintain an all-volunteer army, he noted that he ... More >>
Tim and Eric's new movieWatch any 11-minute episode of Adult Swim's warped, experimental sketch series Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, and then try to explain what Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim -- the show's stars and creative engine -- do for a living.
"'Comedians' never seems the ... More >>
Michael LamontThe Elaborate Entrance of Chad DeityKristoffer Diaz's comedy about television wrestling, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, just opened at the Geffen Playhouse. Check back on Tuesday for the review, and for capsule reviews for all other shows seen over the weekend. Check back thi ... More >>
Try not to laugh so hard you squirt soda out of your nose. Actually, it promises to be a very adult evening at tonight's fundraiser for The Groundlings, the iconic LA improv troupe that launched tons of comedic talent: Will Ferrell, Maya Rudolph, Phil Hartman, fried pie-loving Kathy Griffin, ... More >>
"It's good to be back home in Austin, Texas,' said Jorma Taccone, Saturday Night Live writer and director of Macgruber, the sketch-to-film starring Will Forte and Kristen Wiig that debuted at SXSW last night. He paused for applause. "Actually, I was born and raised in Berkeley, but you guys ... More >>
When the Cardinals loaded the bases with no outs in the first inning Wednesday night, it was hard not to think about Cliff Lee, who gave up six hits and one run in the Phillies' victory over the Rockies earlier in the day. The Phillies got last year's American League Cy Young Award-winning pitcher i ... More >>