Anthony Scibelli

  1. The Anarchic Comedy of Joe Dante’s ‘Gremlins’As a filmmaker, there is much more to Joe Dante than Gremlins, but there’s a reason the 1984 film has been his most successful. Coupled with […]
  2. The Comedy Innovations of Michael NesmithTo me, as a kid watching The Monkees, it was all about Michael Nesmith. Sure, the others all had their appeal: Davy Jones was the pretty boy […]
  3. 11 Funny Comedians With Serious Music AlbumsSuccessful people get that way because they’re talented. Very talented, in a lot of different ways. So talented that they make you question why […]
  4. A Look at The Simpsons’ Failed Prime Time Cartoon CompetitorsIt’s odd to think, at a time when South Park has been renewed for twenty seasons and Cartoon Network dedicates half of its schedule to adult […]
  5. ‘Seinfeld’: The Most Kafkaesque Show on TelevisionWhat’s left to say about Seinfeld? The show was famously about people who like to pick things apart, so it only makes sense that many of its […]
  6. The Novels of John Swartzwelder, the Most Prolific Simpsons Writer EverJohn Swartzwelder is the J. D. Salinger of comedy writing. The prolific Simpsons writer (he’s written 59 episodes of The Simpsons, far more […]