book excerpt

Phoebe Robinson’s Guide to Being a Boss

An excerpt from the comedian’s new book.
emmys 2021

How Many Times Did the Emmys Play the Ted Lasso ‘YEEEEEEAH’?

Was it too many? YEEEEEEAH.
this week in late night

This Week in Late Night: Balls, Balls, Balls, Balls

And, as a bonus, an enraged Amber Ruffin.
  1. live from new york it’s…
    Kim Kardashian, Jason Sudeikis, and Owen Wilson to Be First-Time SNL HostsIf Sudeikis doesn’t get to do another “What Up With That?”, then it’s all for nothing.
  2. 🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿
    On Cinema at the Cinema Is Returning for Season 12Stock up on your HEI Points, Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington are going crypto.
  3. ;)
    Netflix Announces Sex: Unzipped, a Sex-Positivity Special Hosted by SaweetieWith special guests Dominique Jackson, Joel Kim Booster, Trixie Mattel, and a gaggle of puppets.
  4. book excerpt
    Phoebe Robinson’s Guide to Being a BossAn excerpt from the comedian’s new book.
  5. reboots
    Adam DeVine Is Going to Germany in a Pitch Perfect TV Reboot. Das Bad.Aca-leader Bumper Allen is moving abroad.
  6. casting
    Kathryn Hahn Is TV’s Latest Goyish Joan RiversThe show is set after the cancellation of Rivers’s talk show.
  7. september 21
    Happy Demi Adejuyigbe Day to All Who CelebrateIt’s September 21.
  8. trailer mix
    The Problem With Jon Stewart Teaser: ‘We Should Put a Comma in That’He’s back with a beard September 30 on Apple TV+.
  9. obits
    Comedy Actor Anthony Johnson Dead at 55He was known for roles in Friday and House Party.
  10. emmys 2021
    Conan O’Brien Was the Troll the 2021 Emmys NeededWhat are they gonna do, take his show away?
  11. emmys 2021
    How Many Times Did the Emmys Play the Ted Lasso ‘YEEEEEEAH’?Was it too many? YEEEEEEAH.
  12. emmys 2021
    John Oliver Shouts Out That Loser Conan O’Brien in Emmys Acceptance Speech“Like many of us in this room, I was kind of rooting for Conan, so this is bittersweet.”
  13. rock the shot
    Chris Rock Tests Positive for COVID-19“I just found out I have COVID, trust me you don’t want this. Get vaccinated.”
  14. chat room
    Chicago Party Aunt’s Chris Witaske Is Ready for Da Hometown FeedbackTalking with the comedian about the Netflix show inspired by his hit Twitter account.
  15. this week in late night
    This Week in Late Night: Balls, Balls, Balls, BallsAnd, as a bonus, an enraged Amber Ruffin.
  16. mama!
    Hey, Mama! How to With John Wilson Season 2 Debuts This FallShould’ve been called How 2 With John Wilson.
  17. good one podcast
    Martin Short’s Life As a Sketch-Comedy GodThe comedy legend talks late night, Only Murders in the Building, and more on Good One.
  18. last night on late night
    Watch the Return of James Adomian’s Glorious Mike Lindell ImpressionHe had a busy summer.
  19. pretty major
    Vulture and Union Hall Have Birthed a Live Comedy ShowIt’s weekly!
  20. in memoriam
    The Unique Genius of Norm MacdonaldHe delivered jokes in a way no one else did before him.
  21. rip
    20 Times Norm Macdonald Was the Best TV GuestFeaturing classic clips from Letterman, Conan, and more.
  22. last night on late night
    Seth Meyers Remembers Norm Macdonald: ‘He Was the Gold Standard’“One of the hardest parts of doing ‘Update’ for me, was not telling every joke the way I thought Norm would tell it.”
  23. norm macdonald
    Comedians and Stars Pay Tribute to the Late, Great Norm Macdonald“I will never laugh that hard again. I’m so sad for all of us today.”
  24. all the stars are here
    Never Forget That Time Norm Macdonald Hosted a Red-Carpet Show in SweatpantsAnd it was even better than you’re assuming.
  25. late-night tv
    Peacock Renews The Amber Ruffin Show for a Second Season“Margaritas for everyone!” Ruffin said in a statement.
  26. in conversation
    Norm Macdonald, in Conversation“I’d always learned that concealing everything was art. And I still believe that.”
  27. rip
    Comedian Norm Macdonald Dies at 61The comedian kept his cancer struggles private even from friends and family.
  28. selener
    Only Murders in the Building Signs Its Lease for Season TwoOops, all murders in the building!
  29. last night on late night
    It’s Monday Morning, So Here’s John Oliver Talking Belarusian PoliticsIn which Last Week Tonight deploys the teddy-bear school of diplomacy.
  30. this week in late night
    What Should Late Night Even Be Now?Warning: The word parasocial is involved.
  31. close reads
    Ted Lasso Reveals Its Long GameWith “Man City,” season two finally addresses the trope in the room, giving the show and its characters alike a much-needed dose of reality.
  32. interview
    Ted Lasso’s Sarah Niles on Why Sharon Is More Than Just an Anti-Ted“She just doesn’t give too much away that isn’t necessary for the work at hand. She’s not there to be a friend.”
  33. live from new york it’s…
    SNL to Return for Season 47 on October 2But who knows what comes next.
  34. good one podcast
    Gabe Liedman Won’t Close the Door Behind HimThe comedian and writer talks Q-ForceBig Terrific, and the next generation of comedians on Good One.
  35. this week in comedy podcasts
    This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Congrats to the Nominees!Rounding up our favorite comedy podcast episodes of the week.
  36. 9/11: 20 years later
    How a Post-9/11 Heckle Shaped My Comedy for Years“I remember my heart racing, because I thought that he was going to come after me after the show,” Nick Youssef recalls.
  37. 9/11: 20 years later
    After 9/11, Marc Maron’s Friends Started Choosing Sides“At that time, our hand, as a community in a lot of ways, was forced to take a stand politically.”
  38. 9/11: 20 years later
    ‘One Giant Nerve That You Were Afraid to Touch’37 comedians remember their first time onstage after 9/11 and how the attacks changed comedy forever.
  39. 9/11: 20 years later
    Ramy Captured the Paradox of Being Muslim American After 9/11A revisitation of “Strawberries,” Ramy Youssef’s examination of how to come of age in a country that demands your culture’s disavowal.
  40. nftv
    Matt Berry and Richard Ayoade Are Reuniting and Somehow NFTs Are InvolvedThis is fantastic and also exhausting news.
  41. trailer mix
    Nobody Cares About Leo, Jennifer, or Fiery Comets in the Don’t Look Up TrailerIt’s the end of the world and everyone feels … a little too fine.
  42. last night on late night
    John Mulaney Confirms Olivia Munn Pregnancy on Seth Meyers“I got into this relationship that’s been really beautiful with someone incredible.”
  43. two friends
    Yes, Obviously Isabella Rossellini Knows About Duck SexAs she explains to Jenny Slate on this episode of Two Friends.
  44. best of 2021
    The Best Comedy Specials of 2021 (So Far)After a year of COVID restrictions, many of the best specials this year break from tradition.
  45. trailer mix
    Issa Manifests a Drama-Free Final Season in the Insecure TeaserGirl, you funny.
  46. comedy
    The People Who Make Ted Lasso Can See Your Tweets, You KnowExpect Brett Goldstein to defend his normal-human face and head.
  47. rankings
    Molly Shannon’s Best Roles, RankedNo one steals a scene like Molly Shannon.
  48. chat room
    Molly Shannon on The Other Two and the Palm Versus Pineapple Suite DebateThe comedy vet discusses playing two very different kinds of moms on TV.
  49. joe rogan experience
    Joe Rogan Tests Positive for COVID-19Joe Rogan revealed on social media that he has tested positive for COVID-19 after doing a series of comedy shows in Florida.
  50. sequels
    Hulu Has Already Ordered a Vacation Friends SequelAfter having the best opening weekend of any Hulu original, Clay Tarver will write and direct another jawn.
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