Tag Archives: Comedy

Lego Batman: Must See

The breakout character from the hit Lego Movie stars in what will have to be the sequel until there is a second Lego Movie. This isn’t a bad thing, it’s completely the opposite, totally awesome. We get to see the Will Arnett … Continue reading

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The Comedians by Kliph Nesteroff

An awesome “Comedy History 101” book that covers all the bases on how stand-up became not just an art form but a dominant form of entertainment in the Twentieth Century. Nesteroff takes a chronological approach, explaining the evolutionary changes: Vaudeville (and Burlesque): these … Continue reading

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Nikki Glaser

Another great evening of live comedy in Austin with up and coming stand-up comedian, Nikki Glaser. You may recognize her through Inside Amy Schumer and her podcast Not Safe with Nikki Glaser. After listening to Nikki’s set, I’m going to give the latter a … Continue reading

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The Edge of Seventeen: Worth Seeing

This coming-of-age flick was sadly released in the midst of the holiday movie season which is a bad move 99% of the time. Maybe Seventeen will get a second wind through streaming because I personally feel it belongs in the pantheon … Continue reading

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Got my MST3K booster shirt!

I chipped on what became the biggest Kickstarter of all time and one of the first rewards arrived in the mail the other day. There were some post cards too but I can’t wear them.

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Nerdland: utter disappointment

This animated feature starring Patton Oswalt, Paul Rudd, Garfunkel & Oates and a plethora of [Adult Swim] standbys via production company Titmouse (The Venture Brothers) should’ve been funny, it had everything going for it. Then again, The Star Wars Holiday Special … Continue reading

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Pacific Heat is Netflix’s first big misstep

This is the worst export from Australia since Silverchair’s debut album. When it comes to an adult animated comedy I didn’t think Netflix could have anything more unfunny than Brickleberry, I was sadly mistaken. The premise is about four elite police officers … Continue reading

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The Wanderers digitally restored

I only remember seeing some parts of The Wanderers when it was on HBO around 1980, I think. By today’s standards, it would be a PG-13 movie due to the violence. According to its history, the movie tanked upon release but … Continue reading

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Weird Al Yankovic

I’m finally getting off my duff on the Weird One’s birthday (he’s 57 today) after seeing him in concert for the third this July…and having my brief FaceTime with him. This Summer we saw him again on a second take … Continue reading

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RIP Kevin Meaney

Poor guy was found dead at his house in New York state yesterday. Kevin was only 60. Meaney was a frequent stand-up comedian on late-night TV during the late Eighties and he had the starring role to the televised version of Uncle … Continue reading

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