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Simon Rich Is Sure His Ancestors Would Beat Him Up If They Met Him Today
Talking humor writing and
An American Pickle
Is a Two-Man Show, and Both Men Are Seth Rogen
Seth Rogen stars opposite himself in this HBO Max original movie about a Brooklyn man united with his pickled great-grandfather.
The Last O.G.
Renewed by TBS
They’ll return for second and third seasons, respectively.
Fades Into the So-So Beyond
Steve Buscemi is God, but this TBS comedy doesn’t have much higher power.
Daniel Radcliffe Actually Loves the
And also the movie
because, of course.
Anne Victoria Clark
Steve Buscemi Plays God on Simon Rich’s New TBS Show,
What if God was literally the worst boss ever?
Simon Rich’s Kristen Schaal Family Comedy Pilot Is Headed to ABC
It’s a sitcom “told from a child’s perspective,” which sounds like just the thing to take the edge off your ever-increasing anxiety.
TBS Orders Simon Rich’s ‘Miracle Workers,’ a Super Deluxe Late Night […]
Today TBS announced several new comedy projects in the works. First up is a Lorne Michaels-produced anthology comedy series created by Simon […]
Inside Season 3 of ‘Man Seeking Woman’ with Creator Simon Rich
In the third season of FXX’s surreal romantic comedy, Man Seeking Woman, show creator Simon Rich decided to settle down and explore the […]
Simon Rich Explains His Decision to Reboot ‘Man Seeking Woman’ in Season 3
Season 3 of Simon Rich’s comedy Man Seeking Woman is currently airing on FXX, and during a panel discussion at TCA today, Rich explained why he […]
The Novels That Came Out of ‘SNL’
Saturday Night Live is a product of its medium. Sketches are written overnight on Tuesday, on air by Saturday, and, due to their often […]
Simon Rich Is Writing a ‘Willy Wonka’ Movie for Warner Bros.
Warner Bros. has a new Willy Wonka movie in the works with SNL alum Simon Rich attached to write. According to Variety, Warner Bros. has […]
‘Man Seeking Woman’ and Making Emotions Surreal
Man Seeking Woman is a comedy that is deeply and uniquely concerned with the experience of being a person with feelings. Given that, last […]
Simon Rich Picks His 9 Fave Obscure
“It just squeaked by dress rehearsal.”
Simon Rich, Emily Spivey, and Mike O’Brien Look Back on Their Toughest […]
To celebrate the release of the new SNL documentary, Vulture has a fun piece out today featuring SNL writers Emily Spivey, Simon Rich, and Mike […]
Simon Rich Signs a Two-Year Overall Deal with FX
SNL alum and Man Seeking Woman creator Simon Rich is sticking with FX for the next two years. The Wrap reports that Rich has signed a two-year […]
FXX Renews Simon Rich’s ‘Man Seeking Woman’ for a Second Season
Great news for fans of SNL alum Simon Rich: FXX announced today that his new comedy starring Jay Baruchel Man Seeking Woman has been renewed […]
From Books to ‘SNL’ to Pixar to a Sitcom with Simon Rich
There are a few observations critics almost always make about Simon Rich: how young he is, how much younger he looks, and how much he’s […]
Simon Rich on His New Show and His Time at
“Whenever I get a call from [Lorne Michaels], I fly into a blind panic.”
Jesse David Fox
Here’s a Trailer for Simon Rich’s New FXX Show ‘Man Seeking Woman’
Simon Rich’s brand new FXX show Man Seeking Woman premieres next week, and the network just released a new trailer featuring stars Jay Baruchel […]
The 16 Best Comedy Books of 2014
To add to your diet of comedy consumption which is likely already at critical mass, what with the comedy movies, sitcoms, sketch comedy shows, […]
Simon Rich Reads Some Math Problems from His Book ‘Ant Farm’
Here’s the second installment of IFC’s web series Funny People Reading Books, this time featuring former SNL writer and creator of the […]
Watch a Sneak Peek from Simon Rich’s FXX Show ‘Man Seeking Woman’
Author and former SNL writer Simon Rich’s new show Man Seeking Woman premieres on FXX January 14th, and the network released some sneak peeks […]
Simon Rich Shares His Favorite Never-Aired ‘SNL’ Sketch on ‘Late Night’
Former SNL writer and creator of upcoming FXX show Man Seeking Woman Simon Rich was a guest on last night’s Late Night, where he shared his […]
Simon Rich Reimagines a Classic Joke for ‘The New Yorker’
Author, former SNL writer, and creator of the upcoming FXX show Man Seeking Woman Simon Rich wrote a humor piece in The New Yorker called “Guy […]
FXX Orders Jay Baruchel/Simon Rich Comedy ‘Man Seeking Woman’ to Series
FXX announced today that they’ve ordered 10 episodes of Man Seeking Woman, a new half-hour comedy created by former SNL writer Simon Rich and […]
Eric Andre to Star Alongside Jay Baruchel in FX’s ‘Man Seeking Woman’
Eric Andre has been cast as the sidekick on Man Seeking Woman, a new FX pilot starring Jay Baruchel and created by SNL alum Simon Rich, TV Line […]
FX Orders a Pilot Created by ‘SNL’s Simon Rich, Produced by Lorne Michaels
Former SNL writer Simon Rich has sold a half-hour comedy pilot to FX, with Lorne Michaels attached to produce via his company Broadway Video, […]
Another excuse to stay indoors.
Simon Rich’s New Novella Is Being Serialized in ‘The New Yorker’ Starting […]
Former SNL writer Simon Rich’s new novella Sell Out is being serialized this week in The New Yorker. You can check out Part 1 of 4 now. The […]
How to Be Simon Rich
“So many times I’d write a sketch set at, say, a marriage counselor’s office and I was so naïve and unsophisticated working in television that […]
Jesse David Fox
Simon Rich Gives God a Girlfriend in The New Yorker
This week’s New Yorker Shouts & Murmurs is a very funny piece by SNL’s Simon Rich about how Genesis might’ve gone if God was dating someone. […]
Simon Rich Gets Romantic With ‘Trade’
From within her ice palace beneath the frozen Antarctic tundra, Drew Barrymore telepathically optioned the film rights to SNL writer Simon […]
New on Vulture Recommends: Gregg Araki’s Favorite Movies With Sex Scenes and More!
And the fun is just beginning.
SNL’s Simon Rich Has a Terrible Diet
SNL writer and novelist Simon Rich told Grub Street everything he ate for one week, and unsurprisingly he managed to make his food diary as […]
Simon Rich Takes On Google
SNL writer and book author Simon Rich has a piece in this week’s New Yorker about Google. Specifically, what Google’s dictionary defines […]
Industry Roundup: Pinto, Lithgow, Reitman
Plus: the xx to tour North America this fall.
24-Year-Old ‘SNL’ Writer Simon Rich Could Use Your Help Finishing His Novel
Rich spoke to Vulture about the new book and the upcoming season of ‘SNL,’ premiering this weekend.
apropos of nothing
Currently in Line: Angry Old People and Funny Young People
Clearly these Met subscribers have never attempted to purchase an iPhone.