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This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Getting Nostalgique

Rounding up our favorite comedy-podcast episodes of the week.
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David Alan Grier’s Left Nut Won Late Night This Week

Plus, Leslie Jordan dishing on divas and two late-night hosts squashing (imaginary) beef.

A Final Conversation With Anne Beatts

A week before her death, the original SNL writer still had too many stories to tell.
  1. this week in comedy podcasts
    This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Getting NostalgiqueRounding up our favorite comedy-podcast episodes of the week.
  2. fore!
    Break Out Your Golf Clap for Renée Zellweger’s New Comedy The Back NineThe Oscar winner is set to star in the film from Sex and the City EP Michael Patrick King.
  3. pranks
    Desus & Mero, Trixie Mattel to Get the Puppetized on Crank Yankers Season 6Tiffany Haddish, Annie Murphy, Chelsea Peretti, and more will get the puppet treatment.
  4. now streaming
    The 40 Best Comedies on HBO MaxSchool of Rock, 13 Going on 30, Metropolitan, and more.
  5. into the snyder-verse
    Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead Trailer Has Zombie Lovers and a Zombie TigerAlso, Tig Notaro is an action star now.
  6. last night on late night
    John Oliver Has the Last Laugh About Prince Philip“It’s a tragedy if you don’t know a single thing about him.”
  7. florals for spring
    Kid Cudi’s Floral Dress on SNL Was a Tribute to Kurt CobainIt was designed especially for Cudi by Virgil Abloh.
  8. snl
    This SNL Rap Features Chris Redd and 3 Other GuysThe other guys happen to be Kid Cudi, Pete Davidson, and Timothée Chalamet.
  9. snl
    Carey Mulligan Gathers Rocks in a Lesbian Period Drama on SNL “This is why I pick rocks alone.”
  10. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Carey Mulligan Kicks the Drama Into HyperspaceThe Oscar nominee gets lots of opportunity to play in a wide variety of sketch conceits, and makes good use of it.
  11. bowen fan club
    Bowen Yang Is the Iceberg Who Sank the Titanic But He’s So Much More Than That“First of all, you came to where I live and you hit me. It was midnight! I was chilling!”
  12. snl
    Watch Aidy Bryant, Carey Mulligan Almost Break in SNL Study Buddy Sketch“Back to romance, then, I suppose …”
  13. snl
    Carey Mulligan’s SNL Monologue Derailed by Her HusbandThat pesky Marcus Mumford.
  14. snl
    Minnesota News Anchors Agree to Disagree in SNL Cold Open“Let’s just say, we’ve seen this movie before …”
  15. gutted!
    Bill Maher Goes Full Gutfeld! on This Year’s Oscar Nominees“If your movie is so woke, how come I’m falling asleep?”
  16. follow friday
    Niles Abston’s Flawless Beard Took Time and PatienceWe caught up with the comedian on Instagram Live today.
  17. trailer mix
    A Black Lady Sketch Show Season 2 Trailer: Okay, Wig Budget!Robin Thede and her bundles star alongside guests like Gabrielle Union and Amber Riley.
  18. in memoriam
    Allow Anne Beatts to Set the Record Straight About Square PegsThe late, great comedy writer wanted to correct the narrative surrounding the demise of her influential teen sitcom.
  19. this week in late night
    David Alan Grier’s Left Nut Won Late Night This WeekPlus, Leslie Jordan dishing on divas and two late-night hosts squashing (imaginary) beef.
  20. two friends
    Please Enjoy This Mini, Sun-Kissed Bones ReunionEmily Deschanel and Michaela Conlin, together again.
  21. trailer mix
    Ziwe Trailer: Oh, So You Think This Is a Joke?Let comedian Ziwe Fumudoh bait you into watching her new show, premiering May 9.
  22. legends
    A Final Conversation With Anne BeattsA week before her death, the original SNL writer still had too many stories to tell.
  23. vulture bets on berry
    Guess Who We Think Should Write the Definitive COVID Anthem?Go ahead, guess.
  24. obits
    Original SNL Writer Anne Beatts Dies at 74She was also a beloved sketch teacher and writing professor.
  25. the lost canon
    Anne Beatts Was Always More Interesting Than John HughesEvery teen series and movie that followed Beatts’s Square Pegs owes it, and her, a debt of total gratitude.
  26. this week in comedy podcasts
    This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Jason Mantzoukas Is RisenRounding up our favorite comedy podcast episodes of the week.
  27. good one podcast
    Are Bachelorette Parties at Comedy Shows Actually … Good?Jamie Lee discusses her new show The Wedding Coach on this week’s Good One.
  28. best of 2021
    The Best Comedy Books of 2021 (So Far)Featuring late-night host Amber Ruffin and a history of Native American comedians.
  29. comedy
    Jon Stewart’s Apple TV+ Show Finally Has a NameMaybe it was a prompt on the writing packet.
  30. late night tv
    A Few Sincere Suggestions for Gutfeld!Let’s punch up the new Fox News late-night comedy show.
  31. mazel tov
    The Shiva Baby Creators Are Making a Queer Sex Comedy Called BottomsIn the film, two high-schoolers start a “fight club” to get laid before graduation.
  32. trailer mix
    Girls5eva Trailer: It’s Never 2 L8 to Be Pop Stars AgainSara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell, and Busy Philipps want a second chance.
  33. tv review
    Chad Tests the Limits of How Funny Awkward Can BeNasim Pedrad’s turn as a teen boy who always says the wrong thing lacks the comedic specificity to overcome the character’s boorishness.
  34. deleted scenes
    Learn How to Spell ‘Barb’ and ‘Star’ in a Deleted Scene from Barb & StarB as in bonkers, A as in apple…
  35. real estate
    Pete Davidson Is Officially Out of His Mom’s BasementCongratulations to her!
  36. last night on late night
    You Really Don’t Want to Know What Will Forte Kept From His Daughter’s Birth“My fiancée was like, ‘You’re super gross.’”
  37. extremely online
    Fallon Welcomes Actual Creators of Viral TikTok Dances to Tonight ShowFollowing the backlash to Addison Rae’s appearance on the show.
  38. last night on late night
    John Oliver Isn’t Worried About the Hot Duke Pulling Out of Bridgerton“It is actually perfectly in his character to start something he doesn’t finish.”
  39. snl
    Daniel Kaluuya Must Get Rid of Toxic in Beanie Babies Community on SNLIn a cut-for-time spiritual sequel to Harry Styles’ “Sara Lee” sketch.
  40. snl
    Yama Kippi Yay Bo! SNL Finally Parodies Kim Cattrall’s Scatting VideoGlorious nonsense, practically invented in a lab for Cecily Strong to parody.
  41. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Daniel Kaluuya Wants You … VaxxedDespite some of his best sketches being cut for time, Kaluuya proves a steady presence throughout an often wobbly episode.
  42. snl
    Salt Bae Cucks Daniel Kaluuya in This Cut-for-Time SNL SketchBeck Bennett as Salt Bae is peak physical comedy.
  43. snl
    Kyle Mooney Is a YouTuber Who Is Very Sorry on SNL“Some of my past videos could be considered problematic, and/or crimes.”
  44. snl
    Daniel Kaluuya Thanks His Mom, God, and Kel in SNL MonologueHe also addresses the Golden Globes debacle.
  45. snl
    Chris Redd’s Lil Nas X Gives God a Lap Dance in SNL Cold Open“Just to even things out.”
  46. follow friday
    Basil and Ely Kreimendahl Offered Me Free Maple SyrupIt’s Cute Couples Week over here at “Follow Friday.”
  47. snl
    SNL to Take on Big Book With Daniel KaluuyaHe and musical guest St. Vincent want you to try looking at a screen for once.
  48. cancellations
    Fox Cancels Bless the Harts After Two SeasonsThe show stars Kristin Wiig and Maya Rudolph.
  49. movie review
    Shiva Baby Is a Symphony in StressStar Rachel Sennott delivers a masterclass in making an audience sweat.
  50. good one podcast
    Do We Really Need Documentaries About ‘Women in Comedy’?On this week’s Good One, Vulture critic Kathryn VanArendonk discusses one of comedy’s most exhausting topics.
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