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BoJack Horseman’s Biggest Mystery: Is Todd Supposed to Be Latino?

A candid answer from BoJack creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg.
close reads

Maya Rudolph Is a Revelation on Forever

I hate to break out this hoary cliché, but it fits.
this week in web videos

Reveries: A Perfect Visual Comedy Album

Many people won’t get this or bother to watch the whole thing. Those people will miss out.
  1. representation
    BoJack Horseman’s Biggest Mystery: Is Todd Supposed to Be Latino?A candid answer from BoJack creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg.
  2. profiles
    Chevy Chase Just Wants to Talk Some Shit in Peace, Okay?“I’m highly sensitive.”
  3. close reads
    Maya Rudolph Is a Revelation on ForeverI hate to break out this hoary cliché, but it fits.
  4. close reads
    The Beauty and Brilliance of Forever’s Stand-alone Episode“Andre and Sarah” is proof that streaming shows also need snappy episodic stories.
  5. last night on late night
    Late Night’s New ‘Jokes Seth Can’t Tell’ Takes on Comedy Writers RoomsIt’s funny because it’s (depressingly) true!
  6. remakes
    Eddie Murphy to Star in Tim Story–Directed Film Inspired by Grumpy Old MenReady for more Eddie Murphy on the big screen?
  7. emmys 2018
    Henry Winkler on His Very First Emmy: ‘It Feels Unbelievable!’“What I am glad of is that I did not cry, because I could have so easily.”
  8. tv ratings
    The 2018 Emmys Were the Least-Watched EverBut it’s not as much of a Nielsen disaster as it might seem.
  9. this week in web videos
    Reveries: A Perfect Visual Comedy AlbumMany people won’t get this or bother to watch the whole thing. Those people will miss out.
  10. emmys 2018
    Hannah Gadsby Gifted Us All Wth the Funniest Moment of the 2018 EmmysMichael Che has seen Hannah Gadsby, but has he seen Nanette?
  11. emmys 2018
    John Mulaney Jokes His Wife ‘Made the Right Decision’ for Not Coming to Emmys“I wanna thank everyone who represents me, and their assistants, who do all the stuff.”
  12. emmys 2018
    Kate McKinnon, Kenan Thompson Kick Off Emmys With Musical Number ‘We Solved It!’“One step closer to a black Sheldon!”
  13. emmys 2018
    Emily Heller’s Getty Images Bag Wins Emmy for Best Spon-ConSuck it, Shutterstock!
  14. roseanne
    Roseanne Might Have Just Spoiled Her Own Death in The ConnersAnd if it’s true, she’s not happy about it.
  15. snl
    SNL Will Kick Off Season 44 With Adam Driver and Kanye WestIt’s a little less than two weeks away.
  16. from the archives
    The Forgotten Film From The Dick Van Dyke Show’s Morey Amsterdam and Rose MarieA look back on the cameo-packed 1966 comedy Don’t Worry, We’ll Think of a Title.
  17. snl
    Mikey Day, Melissa Villaseñor, and Alex Moffat Get SNL PromotionsFeatured players Chris Redd and Heidi Gardner will also be back this season.
  18. jingles
    Fred Armisen and Maya Rudolph Sing About Lederhosen, Googly Eyes, Keanu Reeves“This one we won a Jingie for.”
  19. on comedy
    How Donald Trump Broke Kenan Thompson’s Cardinal SNL RuleNo, it wasn’t being a general asshole.
  20. the predator
    The Predator’s Biggest Flaw Is That It Thinks It’s a ComedyContrary to what the trailer and posters suggest, it’s a barrage of bad jokes.
  21. grief
    BoJack Horseman’s Eulogy Episode Tackles Death With Brutal HonestyGoing inside BoJack’s standout season-five episode with Raphael Bob-Waksberg.
  22. follow friday
    Brian Park Wants to Distract You From Instagram ModelsTalking with the New York–based comedian about his very funny Instagram videos.
  23. snl
    Who Will Host the 2018 SNL Season Premiere?We have a few guesses.
  24. chat room
    American Vandal’s Travis Tope Is ‘Extremely Chill’ About Fake PoopHe doesn’t love poop jokes, though.
  25. this week in comedy podcasts
    This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Henry Winkler on You Made It WeirdThere were lots of perfect pairings in the comedy podcast world this week.
  26. this week in late night
    This Week in Late Night: When the Show Must Go OnAll late-night hosts can be categorized as avoiders or acknowledgers.
  27. tv review
    Norm Macdonald Has a Show Is a Comedy RelicHe feels like a talk-show host who belongs to an older era.
  28. streaming
    Sarah Silverman Visits Jon Hamm and Adam Scott As Our Old, Gross PresidentsDoes it help to know basically every president was disappointing?
  29. emmys 2018
    Who Will and Should Win in the Emmy Comedy Categories?Will Atlanta or The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel run away with the top prize?
  30. in conversation
    Norm Macdonald, In ConversationAt the end of a controversial week, the comedian gives what he’s said may be his last-ever print interview.
  31. comedy nerd news
    Conan O’Brien’s Late-Night Archive to Launch Online in January 2019The Masturbating Bear will finally have an official internet home.
  32. snl
    The Best Maya Rudolph–Fred Armisen SNL SketchesFrom “Prince Show” to “Club Traxx.”
  33. roll clip!
    Emma Stone Goes on Billy on the Street Only to Be Mistaken for Emma WatsonDo you think Emma Stone needs to be on Instagram?
  34. last man standing
    Tim Allen Says He’s Not Really a Trump Supporter, Just ‘Kind of an Anarchist’Allen also claims Last Man Standing isn’t political.
  35. anniversaries
    Conan’s 25th Anniversary: O’Brien’s Writers on Their Favorite Moments“Only the writers knew how funny he was back then.”
  36. tv review
    BoJack Horseman Season 5 Goes Deep on Grief, Addiction, and Sight GagsThe BoJack-centric storylines are terrific, and the stand-alone episodes about other characters are even better.
  37. tv development
    Phil Lord and Chris Miller Developing NBC Comedy About a Company in CrisisIt’s called Business As Usual.
  38. beautiful things
    Conner O’Malley Hosts Late River, the Only Talk Show Set in a RiverMore proof that O’Malley is truly insane.
  39. this week in web videos
    Tommy Wants His Mommy: We Want to Watch More at 2 a.m.This bizarre quarter-hour animated short is worth your time.
  40. the industry
    Kenya Barris Finally Opens Up About Scrapped Black-ish Episode“On network TV, one of the things I’ve learned is that you have to talk about things from both sides.”
  41. tv review
    Forever Is Really Great, But We’re Not Allowed to Tell You WhyMaya Rudolph and Fred Armisen’s Amazon show is shrouded in secrecy. But trust us: It’s one of the best of the fall.
  42. last night on late night
    It’s a Beard-Off: Stephen Colbert Challenges Alex TrebekThere can be only one.
  43. comedy
    The Tonight Show Just Canceled Norm Macdonald’s AppearanceThe comedian’s appearance on Tuesday night’s show was scrapped hours after he apologized.
  44. in development
    Rick and Morty’s Jessica Gao Developing ABC Comedy Pitched As ‘Lazy Rich Asians’The writer behind “Pickle Rick” might get her own ABC comedy.
  45. the great bits
    Why Roy Wood Jr.’s ‘Black Patriotism’ Bit Is Olympic-Level Stand-up“Every time the comedy beach ball starts to lose altitude, Wood smacks it back into the sky.”
  46. emmys 2018
    Emmy Predictions: Who Will and Should Win in the Variety Categories?Can anyone beat John Oliver or Saturday Night Live?
  47. wisdom
    Digging Through the Comedy and Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling“Be this now. You don’t have to be something. This is it. Enjoy.”
  48. controversies
    Norm Macdonald Defends Louis C.K., Chris Hardwick, and Roseanne in New Interview“Of course, people will go, ‘What about the victims?’ But you know what? The victims didn’t have to go through that.”
  49. last night on late night
    Fred Armisen, Maya Rudolph, and Fallon Do Very Good Impressions of Each OtherMaya debuts an amazing Jimmy.
  50. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Bids Les Moonves Farewell, for NowOr at least until he writes a stand-up set.
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