instant classics

Caitie Delaney’s Music Engineer Videos: The Complete Collection

Deleted from Twitter, but forever present in our hearts (and on TikTok).
backstories

‘Look at Me Like a Human Boy!’

An oral history of Clifford, the 1994 cult comedy about a deranged little boy played by Martin Short.
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Tig Notaro Makes the Perfect Cartoon Comedian

An animated stand-up special wouldn’t work for every comedian. Thankfully, Drawn has an ideal star.
  1. he’s okay folks
    The World Sighs in Relief As Bob Odenkirk Recovers From CollapseOkay, phew!
  2. stupid pet tricks
    Stupid Pet Tricks Returning As TV Series, With Sarah Silverman HostingDavid Letterman will executive produce the adaptation of his iconic Late Show segment.
  3. fire island
    Margaret Cho to Join Bowen Yang and Joel Kim Booster in Fire IslandWhat are the odds she’s already there right now?
  4. role call
    Lesley Ann Warren Answers Every Question We Have About Clue“When it opened, we were all ravaged by disappointment. But ultimately, we got our revenge.”
  5. trailer mix
    Only Murders Trailer: Steve Martin, Martin Short and Their Third Amiga Are On ItIt’s a crime co-op board.
  6. instant classics
    Caitie Delaney’s Music Engineer Videos: The Complete CollectionDeleted from Twitter, but forever present in our hearts (and on TikTok).
  7. magic
    Neal Brennan Announces New One-Man Show Unacceptable, Directed by a MagicianTickets for the six-week run are on sale right now.
  8. backstories
    ‘Look at Me Like a Human Boy!’An oral history of Clifford, the 1994 cult comedy about a deranged little boy played by Martin Short.
  9. obits
    Veteran Stand-up Jackie Mason Dead at 93He was a fixture on The Ed Sullivan Show.
  10. last night on late night
    BTS Stuffed Figurines of Themselves Into V’s Pants on The Tonight ShowWho in the Tonight Show writers’ room had this extremely specific fantasy?
  11. comedy review
    Tig Notaro Makes the Perfect Cartoon ComedianAn animated stand-up special wouldn’t work for every comedian. Thankfully, Drawn has an ideal star.
  12. slop ‘em up
    We Slopped Some Steaks I Think You Should Leave StyleSloppy steaks: Piece-of-shit food or actually good? Or … both?
  13. this week in late night
    Jason Sudeikis and a Whole Bunch of Puppies Won Late Night This WeekPlus, Tim Robinson and a filthy monologue from Desus and Mero.
  14. tv review
    Ted Lasso Has Done It AgainThe breakout hit of 2020 returns with a second season that is just as good, and maybe better, than the first.
  15. women in comedy
    Awkwafina Is Still a Hot Mess in Season 2 of ‘Nora From Queens’New struggles, new emotions, same Nora.
  16. underrated
    Revisiting Adam Resnick’s Brilliant 2014 Memoir With Tom Scharpling“It’s just the funniest book I’ve ever read.”
  17. comedy
    That Damn Michael Che Is Damn Renewed for a Damn Season TwoDamn!
  18. this week in comedy podcasts
    This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Amy Grant’s Good Christian FunRounding up our favorite comedy podcast episodes of the week.
  19. good one podcast
    Tig Notaro: Cool, Hot, Changed Stand-up Comedy Forever#HotTig reflects on her legendary 2012 Largo set and her new animated HBO special.
  20. last night on late night
    Lorde Graces the Triumphant Return of Late Night’s Day DrinkingLorde’s drink of choice? Martini with a twist.
  21. last night on late night
    Tim Robinson Describes the Coffin Flop They Couldn’t Film“Yeah, some of them yard-sale down a hill and hit birds.”
  22. late night
    Charlamagne Tha God’s Late Night Show Will Be Produced by Stephen Colbert“Tha God of hip-hop radio” is launching a new talk show on Comedy Central.
  23. trailer mix
    The Problem With Jon Stewart Teaser: A Step Backwards For MankindAdam Pally and Jason Alexander star as billionaires having a dick-measuring contest in space. Familiar.
  24. documentaries
    Lena Waithe Is Gonna Make It (a Mary Tyler Moore Documentary) After AllThe documentary will be directed by James Adolphus.
  25. return of the mack
    The Most Joyous 99 Seconds of Television This Year Happened on StarstruckMay you watch this scene 300 times. You deserve it.
  26. trailer mix
    We’ll Be Honest, the Jackass Forever Trailer Made Us Tear Up a Little Bit“Concussions aren’t great, but as long as you have them before you’re 50, you’re cool. And Knoxville’s 49. So we’re good.”
  27. fashion du jour
    How I Think You Should Leave Created the Shirt of the SummerGoing all-in on the fine fashions of Dan Flashes with the show’s costume designer.
  28. a24
    We’re Overwhelmed to Learn That Julio Torres Is Making a Tilda Swinton A24 MovieWith Torres’s SNL muse Emma Stone acting as producer.
  29. the spoonman files
    Mike Mitchell Is an Action-Movie Star First, Podcaster Also FirstTalking with the Doughboys co-host about The Tomorrow War and why he may never feel like he’s “made” it.
  30. people person’s paper people
    Stanley’s Threat Level Midnight Is Giving Zero F*cks in This New Office ClipYou can’t blame him, it’s after 5 p.m.
  31. profile
    Boys, InterruptingAt home with Please Don’t Destroy, the sketch-comedy group all over your feeds.
  32. follow friday
    Reid Pope Is the DeuxMoi of T-shirt EntrepreneurshipWe caught up with the comedian on Instagram Live.
  33. vulture bets on berry
    Every Single Reality Show Would Be Better If Matt Berry Were the HostSure, he would hate it, but we would love it.
  34. trailer mix
    Oh, What a Beautiful ‘Thuggy Ass’ Morning in the Reservation Dogs TrailerAn Indigenous comedy from the mind of Taika Waititi.
  35. ⚰️
    How Coffin Flop’s Coffins Got FloppedThe story behind one of I Think You Should Leave’s funniest moments from season two.
  36. tv review
    I’m Just a Girl Who Can’t Say No to Schmigadoon!I love this Golden Age Musical pastiche with the helplessness of a protagonist being yanked into an indulgent, unnecessary dream ballet.
  37. good one podcast
    Dan Harmon Knows a Community Movie Could Be Bad, and Yet …“A thing is happening. Logistically, the locks are coming away.”
  38. last night on late night
    Zaila Avant-garde Can Also Dribble While Spelling, You LosersPlus she met Bill Murray. What have you done?
  39. yay
    The Other Two Is Coming Back This August, in This Climate?Now with even more Molly Shannon than before.
  40. snl
    Jim Belushi Has Always Been an OutsiderSNL is the hardest thing I ever did, and that’s including divorce. I survived it, barely.”
  41. last night on late night
    Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers Aren’t Amused by the Phallic Billionaire Space RaceAnd now for another round of “Really?!?”
  42. sketch comedy
    The 10 Best A Black Lady Sketch Show SketchesA handy guide to the funniest moments from the Emmy-nominated HBO series.
  43. shark bait
    J.B. Smoove, Shark Tank Super Fan, Accidentally Signed Up for Shark Week“I’m ready for the celebrity version of Shark Tank.”
  44. comedy
    Showtime Would Love to See Vanessa Bayer’s I Love This for You as a SeriesThe network previously signed up for a pilot in January.
  45. book excerpt
    My Afternoon With Papa RoachAn excerpt from Tom Scharpling’s new memoir, It Never Ends.
  46. awards season
    Cedric the Entertainer Is Cedric the Emmys HostAnd it won’t be a Zoom ceremony.
  47. podcast review
    In Aack Cast, Jamie Loftus Goes to Bat for ‘Cathy’The comedian’s audio series mounts a passionate defense of the funny pages’ most neurotic presence.
  48. inside
    The Very Tall Comedy Man Will Play on Very Tall Screens for One Night OnlyGet your f- - -ing hands up! Get on out of your seat!
  49. reunion
    Mad Men’s John Slattery and Jon Hamm Reunite for Fletch RebootThe cast also includes Ayden Mayeri, Lorenza Izzo, and Annie Mumolo.
  50. follow friday
    Yes, That’s Literally Daddy’s Birth Name. Please Stop Asking.We caught up with the comedian on Instagram Live.
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