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Ben Worcester

  1. Talking to John Lurie About the Cult Classic ‘Fishing with John’John Lurie is hard to define. From playing saxophone as the leader of the Lounge Lizards, to hanging out with Jean-Michel Basquiat, to starring […]
  2. The 12 Days of Christmas VacationOne of the best things about this time of year is getting to watch National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. Of all the Christmas movies out […]
  3. Beavis and Butt-Head’s Triumphant Return to MTVIn the spirit of the heroes of this cartoon, I feel it’s only proper to start this off with a five word review: the show does not suck. But if […]
  4. The Jokes Are Out There: Investigating the Dark Humor of ‘The X-Files’Despite the letdown of the last two seasons and the unsatisfactory conclusion, I confidently say that The X-Files is one of the best shows of […]
  5. Nichols and May: The Cool Parents of Modern ComedyWhen it comes to comedy duos, it’s hard to find a cooler one than Nichols and May. In fact, what do other comedy teams have on these two? […]
  6. Remembering the Lesser-Known Characters From Late Night with Conan O’BrienSince it debuted in November, Conan O’Brien’s TBS show has been gradually loosening up and it’s starting to feel like the old Late Night show. […]
  7. On Norm Macdonald, the Greatest Talk Show Guest EverTomorrow at 11:30pm, Comedy Central will air a one-hour stand-up special (surprisingly, a first for the comedian), titled Norm Macdonald: Me […]
  8. The Cable Guy’s Unfair StigmaThe Cable Guy was one of the funniest movies of the 1990s and few people know it. If you’ve only seen it once, chances are you probably still […]