underrated

Bruce McCulloch Admires the ‘Ferocious’ Comedy of Julie Nolke

The Canadian comedian comes highly recommended by the Kids in the Hall star.
cancom

A Keener’s Guide to The Kids in the Hall

A handy 22-step crash course on the Canadian princes of sketch comedy.
tv review

The Kids in the Hall Make a Head-Crushing Return

Against all odds, the sketch comedy’s Amazon revival is almost miraculous.
  1. underrated
    Bruce McCulloch Admires the ‘Ferocious’ Comedy of Julie NolkeThe Canadian comedian comes highly recommended by the Kids in the Hall star.
  2. snl
    SNL Thinks Your Long-Term Boyfriend Is Old Enough to Run ErrandsAll on his own!
  3. snl
    Steve Martin Explains the History of the Whoopee Cushion on SNLAlong with Selena Gomez!
  4. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Selena Gomez Is Looking for LoveSelena Gomez makes her SNL hosting debut in an episode that has more misses than hits.
  5. movie review
    Jerrod Carmichael Has Already Outgrown On the Count of ThreeHis feature directorial debut is a dark comedy about suicide that works more than it doesn’t, but still feels like a blip in a career that’s moved on.
  6. cancom
    A Keener’s Guide to The Kids in the HallA handy 22-step crash course on the Canadian princes of sketch comedy.
  7. follow friday
    Jenny Yang Knows Exactly Where to Get the Dopamine She NeedsWe caught up with the comedian (and statement-purse collector) on Instagram Live.
  8. tv review
    The Kids in the Hall Make a Head-Crushing ReturnAgainst all odds, the sketch comedy’s Amazon revival is almost miraculous.
  9. this week in late night
    The Triumphant Return of the Kids in the Hall Won Late Night This WeekPlus Janelle James on Desus & Mero, and a great and horny bit from Paula Pell.
  10. vulture recommends
    15 Years Later, Gavin & Stacey Has Proved Impossible to RemakeAmerican networks tried three times to adapt the beloved British sitcom.
  11. tonight show (jimmy’s version)
    Jimmy Fallon Is Also on Swiftok, ApparentlyStars, they’re just like us! Also waiting for 1989 (Taylor’s Version).
  12. stand-up specials
    Norm Macdonald’s Final Comedy Special Coming to NetflixPremiering May 30 on Netflix.
  13. good one podcast
    Joe Rogan Is Just the Start of ItThe authors of a new book about right-wing comedy discuss the man who’s a “gateway to much more nefarious voices.”
  14. chat room
    Filming Mr. Mayor Is Like Being ‘Shot From a Cannon’ for Vella LovellThe Crazy Ex-Girlfriend alum on finding her joke rhythm and the disarming charm of Ted Danson.
  15. development hell
    The 4 Shows Netflix Is Looking for Right NowThese shows are guaranteed for two seasons (and only two seasons).
  16. james buffett
    Florence Welch Covers ‘Margaritaville’ on The Tonight ShowIf it sounds like absurdist word salad, don’t worry. It is.
  17. sketch comedy
    The Kids in the Hall Are Back, and One Must DieThis sketch from their new Amazon show involves one darling little pie.
  18. book excerpt
    A Downward Tour Through the Right-Wing Comedy ComplexAn excerpt from That’s Not Funny: How the Right Makes Comedy Work for Them.
  19. theater review
    Oh God, A Show About Abortion Could Not Be More RelevantAlison Leiby’s one-woman show doesn’t have the spark it needs — so it’s handy that its audience is already on fire.
  20. appreciations
    Gilbert Gottfried, Remembered by Those Who Knew Him“He was not a negative person in any way, shape, or form. He was a great spirit. He was so unique. That’s the word for Gilbert: unique.
  21. slashfic
    BAFTAs: Watch Nicholas Braun Reflect on Matthew Macfadyan’s Forehead KissesWith a letter of support from Nicholas Braun.
  22. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Benedict Cumberbatch Is a Funny SonBenedict Cumberbatch enters another successful hosting stint, but it’s Cecily Strong who dominates the Mother’s Day episode.
  23. snl
    Benedict Cumberbatch Sneaks the Oscars Slap Into His SNL MonologueAnd also thanks his mom for teaching him how to smile without teeth.
  24. bonus features
    I Think You Should Leave’s Cut Sketches Are Nuggets of Comedy MeatAt a live show in Los Angeles, Tim Robinson and friends shared never-before-seen material and revealed the secrets of Chunky.
  25. snl
    Selena Gomez to Murder First SNL Hosting GigWith Post Malone as musical guest.
  26. cosmic gumbo
    I Think You Should Leave Renewed for TriplesBecause triples makes it safe. Triples is best.
  27. rip
    Mike Hagerty, Prominent Character Actor, Dead at 67The Somebody Somewhere actor had “special talent for bringing heart to a performance,” HBO stated.
  28. the tackle
    Dave Chappelle Attacker Will Not Face Any Felony ChargesBut he is being charged with four misdemeanor counts.
  29. chef shuffle
    A Chef Walks Into a Comedy Club …Einat Admony is working on her material and the menu at the Comedy Cellar.
  30. this week in late night
    Hating on the Democrats Won Late Night This WeekPlus Mike Birbiglia filling in for Kimmel and Vanessa Bayer on WWHL.
  31. in conversation
    John C. Reilly Thinks Audiences Just Want to Be SurprisedHe’d do (almost) anything to oblige.
  32. tv review
    Mike Myers Returns, Cautiously, With The PentaverateThe Netflix series feels way too timid — except for all the poop jokes.
  33. best of 2022
    The Best TV of the Year (So Far)A freshman series firing on all cylinders, an auteurist comedy returning in peak form, and a highly original thriller are among 2022’s best offerings.
  34. guest stars
    Will Smith and Billie Eilish to Appear on David Letterman’s Netflix SeriesMy Next Guest Needs No Introduction returns May 20.
  35. live your star wars story
    The George Lucas Talk Show Moves to Paul Scheer’s Twitch NetworkZed Zazzo lives.
  36. last night on late night
    Seth Meyers Points Out That Overturning Roe Is As Popular As GigliNobody really wants this.
  37. tv review
    Let’s Hear It 4 Girls5eva’s Triumphant Second ActAn unabashedly silly yet satisfying new season digs back into everything that made season one so amusing and then some.
  38. all smiles
    Cristela Alonzo Returns to Netflix With New Comedy Special Middle ClassyA follow-up to her 2016 special, Lower Classy.
  39. vulture lists
    The Best Comedy Books of 2022 (So Far)Featuring memoirs by Molly Shannon and Bob Odenkirk and a new book of interviews by Judd Apatow.
  40. tv review
    The 2022 White House Correspondents’ Dinner Was a Respectable-Enough RebootIt wasn’t Twin Peaks: The Return, but it also wasn’t, like, Heroes Reborn either.
  41. best of c-span
    Trevor Noah Brings Clapter, Impressions to White House Correspondents’ DinnerWith guest appearances from James Corden, Billy Eichner, and POTUS.
  42. duos
    John Mulaney and Conan O’Brien Have an SNL-Monologue ChatThe full episode of O’Brien’s podcast is out next week.
  43. russia invasion
    Watch a Ukrainian Comedian Perform Inside a Bomb Shelter“I wrote it in a week, so sorry if it’s not funny. I was in a hurry to avoid death.”
  44. funny videos of the month
    The Best Comedy Shorts of April 2022Rounding up our favorite funny videos of the month.
  45. this week in late night
    Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin’s Double Act Won Late Night This WeekPlus Mo Amer’s Kimmel debut and Quinta Brunson’s magician horror story.
  46. last night on late night
    Watch Earl Sweatshirt’s Favorite Loiter Squad SketchJustice for “Lettuce Milk.”
  47. last night on late night
    Christina Ricci Is Just As Obsessed With Yellowjackets Fan Theories As You AreShe knows about as much as we do.
  48. exits
    James Corden Is Leaving The Late Late Show in 2023But where will Reggie Watts eat salad?
  49. for the girls and the gays
    Jerrod Carmichael Is Luring in Men on Grindr With His Taylor Swift Selfie“You really want to excite the gays in New York City? Send a picture of you and Taylor Swift.”
  50. so i married an axe murderer
    Mike Myers Is a Secret Society’s Worth of Characters in The Pentaverate TrailerIt will be a very deep cut for So I Married an Axe Murderer fans.
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