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Tim Robinson and Sam Richardson’s Comedy Central series deserves way more love.
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The Best Bits From Trevor Noah’s Stand-up Special Son of Patricia

The Daily Show host’s new special debuts on Netflix today.
  1. vulture recommends
    WKRP in Cincinnati Had the Best Thanksgiving Episode Ever“Turkeys Away” is still the most quintessential, uproarious Thanksgiving episode of a sitcom.
  2. vulture festival la
    James Adomian Debuts His New Impression, Australian Ted CruzPlus, Bernie Sanders with a cold and Paul Giamatti as an auctioneer.
  3. vulture festival la
    The Good Place Has Very Specific Rules About How the Bad Place WorksNo to torturing kids, yes to toxic masculinity demons.
  4. jokes
    The Best Bits From Trevor Noah’s Stand-up Special Son of PatriciaThe Daily Show host’s new special debuts on Netflix today.
  5. last night on late night
    Laura Benanti Returns to The Late Show As Melania, Begs to Be Fired“Fire me next, Donald! Please, let me out!”
  6. comedy
    Hasan Minhaj Wants to Update Late-Night Comedy Model With ‘Radioactive’ Topics“Right now, a lot of people do get their news from these shows.”
  7. development deals
    Maya Rudolph and Natasha Lyonne Sign First-Look Deal With AmazonThey’ll develop Amazon TV projects together, and we’re already excited.
  8. good one podcast
    The 7 Words That Changed Mike Birbiglia’s Comedy ForeverOn this week’s Good One, Mike Birbiglia talks about his new Broadway show, The New One, and the phrase “I know … I’m in the future also.”
  9. vulture lists
    A Definitive Ranking of Friends Thanksgiving EpisodesMissing toes, Brad Pitt, and Chandler in a box.
  10. vulture festival la
    How The Good Place Came Up With Its ‘Jeremy Bearimy’ Joke“It’s a bit of a middle finger,” says showrunner Mike Schur.
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    Documentary Now’s Upcoming Musical Episode Will Be Available on VinylJohn Mulaney wrote all the songs along with Seth Meyers.
  12. underrated
    Emily Heller Explains Why Detroiters Is the Best Comedy You’re Not WatchingTim Robinson and Sam Richardson’s Comedy Central series deserves way more love.
  13. politics
    The WHCD Won’t Invite a Comedian Next Year Because Nobody Can Take a JokeThe WHCA is celebrating the First Amendment in 2019 by … not letting any comedians perform.
  14. snl
    Steve Carell Is the Singing Advice Angel Teenagers Need on SNL“I’m cool now and I have a great voice!”
  15. vulture festival la
    Yes, Andrea Savage’s TV Mom in I’m Sorry Is Exactly Like Her Real MomAnd she is loving surrogate fame.
  16. vulture festival la
    Ted Danson Is So Nice, He’ll Call You Just to Say How Much He Enjoyed Work TodayAs Mike Schur explained, sometimes his Good Place star will phone him just to say thanks.
  17. saturday night live
    Let Drag Race’s Peppermint, Jiggly Caliente Take You There With SNL’s ‘GP Yass’A more urgent and relevant need than the self-driving car.
  18. snl
    Steve Carell on SNL: The Office Is Never, Ever, Ever Getting Back TogetherBut Kenan is up for a Kenan and Kel reboot!
  19. snl
    SNL Revisits a Classic German Thanksgiving Song“Life is short, and love is rare. Now we do the Turkey Dance.”
  20. vulture festival la
    Bo Burnham Gave the Eighth Grade Teenagers the ‘Permission to Be Inarticulate’With all the the um’s, uh’s, and nervous stutters.
  21. vulture festival la
    Justin Bieber’s Get-Swole Diet Included So Many Eggs He Got Sick During SNL WeekTwo former SNL writers worked the mishap into their new show, The Other Two.
  22. vulture festival la
    Rachel Bloom Wants to Make an Album of ‘Dirty, Dirty’ Songs Once Crazy Ex Ends“I have a song called Rub Your Pussy on It that I’ve been wanting to do for a long time.”
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    Busy Philipps Was ‘Gaslit’ Into Thinking She Didn’t Dream Up Blades of GloryThe actress had the initial idea that blossomed into the story penned by writing duo Jeff and Craig Cox.
  24. vulture festival la
    Scrubs Had to Get Rid of Penis Bulges and Marijuana Plotlines After the ABC MoveThe Mouse House did not approve of Todd’s banana hammock.
  25. snl
    Claire Foy to Host Saturday Night Live in DecemberWho doesn’t love a The Crown sketch?
  26. vulture festival la
    Adam Pally Reveals the Full Story of His Infamous Shorty Awards RoastAdam Pally’s event at Vulture Festival L.A. turned into a second-by-second breakdown of his rant at the 2018 Shorty Awards.
  27. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Steve Carell Mocks Jeff Bezos and TrumpAnd The Office star teases a potential revival with his former Dunder Mifflin coworkers.
  28. season renewals
    Big Mouth Renewed for Season 3, Because You’ve Got a Lot of Embarrassment LeftPuberty’s only going to get worse before it gets better.
  29. vulture fest la
    Will Sasso Was Nearly Run Over by His Loudermilk ShowrunnerHe and Peter Farrelly shared the story of how the near-collision led to his casting at Vulture Fest LA.
  30. vulture festival la
    Nick Kroll Recalls the One Big Mouth Joke Too Raunchy for NetflixDuring his one-man Vulture Festival table read.
  31. vulture festival la
    Dan Levy Explains Why Homophobia Will Never Infiltrate Schitt’s Creek“If you put something like that out of the equation, you’re saying that doesn’t exist and shouldn’t exist.”
  32. vulture festival la
    Pinky and the Brain Voice Actors Hint at Possible Reunion“Quiet, Pinky, or I’ll have to beat you over the head with an NDA.”
  33. trailer mix
    The Season Three Crashing Trailer Has ‘Little Dick Energy’Pete Holmes’s HBO comedy series returns in January.
  34. in development
    Fox Developing Multi-Cam Comedies Uncle Joey and Significant BrotherOne would star comedian Joey Diaz, and the other is co-created by Difficult People’s Scott King.
  35. in development
    Fox Is Developing an Animated Series About ‘Immigrant Refugee’ BirdsIt’s called Buffalo Wings.
  36. vulture lists
    The 14 Best Clip-Show Parodies, From Community to It’s Always SunnyUnshackled from its dull origins, the clip show has become a boundary-pushing TV experiment.
  37. follow friday
    George Civeris Doesn’t Want Your ‘Positive Vibes’Talking Twitter with the Brooklyn-based comedian.
  38. trailer mix
    Frankie Shaw’s SMILF Returns to Showtime in JanuaryAnd we’ve got the trailer right here.
  39. this week in late night
    This Week in Late Night: Don’t Hide Your Light Under a BushelFollow your passions, late-night hosts!
  40. last night on late night
    Jaboukie Young-White Explains How Amazon Is Just Like Every 24-Year-Old You Know“It’s cliché.”
  41. chat room
    Michael McKean on His Good Place Cameo for the AgesThe comedy legend breaks down his surprise appearance as the mysterious Canadian stoner Doug Forcett.
  42. ethical quagmires
    Mike Schur Would Work with Aziz Ansari Again“The cure for any bad behavior, any systematic bad behavior, any calcified bad behavior, is to be like, sorry!”
  43. last night on late night
    13 Years After The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Steve Carell Finally Met Kelly Clarkson“Why would he say that in anguish?”
  44. last night on late night
    Jimmy Kimmel Gets Michelle Obama to Say Things She Never Could As First Lady“I have never eaten a vegetable.”
  45. snl
    How SNL’s Surreal ‘House Hunters’ Sketch Came TogetherTalking with SNL co-head writer Kent Sublette about the delightfully weird Liev Schreiber–Leslie Jones HGTV parody.
  46. sneak peeks
    Sarah Silverman Gets a New Gig As White House Press SecretaryShe even has a statement necklace.
  47. new shows
    Syfy Is Making an Animated Late-Night Show Starring Will Forte and Heidi GardnerThey’ll voice alien news anchors named Drexx Drudlarr and Tuva Van Void.
  48. underrated
    It’s Time for SNL Alum Danitra Vance to Get Her DueComedian Marina Franklin breaks down why the underappreciated cast member deserves more recognition.
  49. last night on late night
    Stanley Tucci Was ‘Completely Shocked’ by Pete Davidson ‘Tucci Gang’ SNL Sketch“I didn’t know the genesis.”
  50. trailer mix
    Comedy Central’s New Show The Other Two Looks Pretty GreatFrom two former SNL writers.
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