Comedy

Robin Williams' Death Is a Wakeup Call for Mental Illness
August 12, 2014

The mentally ill still lack the health-care coverage and treatment they need.

Stop Resurrecting Dead TV Shows!
Yahoo should have let 'Community' rest in peace
July 01, 2014

"Community" is coming back for a sixth season (and maybe a movie). Yahoo should have let it rest in peace.

This Summer's Abortion Comedy May Save the Rom-Com
June 09, 2014

That's right. A comedy about abortion.

'Louie' Is Back, as Strange and Dreamlike as Ever
May 05, 2014

Our foremost stand-up philosopher returns to TV, with two episodes that explore aging, mortality, money, and sex with his unique brand of morose uplift.

Some Advice for John Oliver: Stop Imitating 'The Daily Show'
April 28, 2014

The first episode of John Oliver's new HBO show aired last night, and it's ... exactly like "The Daily Show."

No Excuses, CBS: Hire One of These Outstanding Women to Replace Letterman
April 04, 2014

We need a woman in late-night TV. Here are suggestions.

'How I Met Your Mother''s Finale Was Infuriating
April 01, 2014

The show may have learned the wrong lesson from "Lost."

Make the Jump, Jesters
Five comedians who should be dramatic actors
February 23, 2014

Patton Oswalt's list of 5 comedians who have conquered funny and now need to take a chance on drama.

The Legendary Awfulness of 'Anchorman 2' Continues
February 21, 2014

There's nothing funny about this deeply cynical new version of Anchorman 2.

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