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Lonely Batman Is the Hero We Deserve

“Am I lonely? Sure. But everybody’s lonely nowadays. Thanks, Twitter.”
backstories

The Season SNL Embraced Its Old, Weird Self Again

The show’s writers walk us through the highlights from a year when they dialed back the Trump.
famous plants

We’re Pleased to Reveal the Two Ferns in Between Two Ferns: The Movie

And according to Scott Aukerman, we can expect many sequels.
  1. this week in web videos
    Lonely Batman Is the Hero We Deserve“Am I lonely? Sure. But everybody’s lonely nowadays. Thanks, Twitter.”
  2. stand-up
    Bill Burr’s New Netflix Special Debuts Next MonthPrepare for Paper Tiger on September 10.
  3. casting
    Demi Lovato Returns to Movie-Musical Roots in Will Ferrell’s EurovisionFrom Camp Rock to Europe’s largest reality-singing competition.
  4. famous plants
    We’re Pleased to Reveal the Two Ferns in Between Two Ferns: The MovieAnd according to Scott Aukerman, we can expect many sequels.
  5. multi-cam
    Wanda Sykes and Mike Epps to Star in Netflix Family ComedyThey’re teaming up for multi-cam series The Upshaws.
  6. renewals
    Vaulter Might Be Dead, but Succession Will Live on for a Third SeasonLet’s bone this turkey!
  7. backstories
    The Season SNL Embraced Its Old, Weird Self AgainThe show’s writers walk us through the highlights from a year when they dialed back the Trump.
  8. remotes
    Conan to Visit Greenland Ahead of Trump’s Extremely Real Attempt to Buy ItNever, ever purchase an entire country sight unseen.
  9. last night on late night
    Only a Fool Would Challenge the Pumpkin Spice LatteThe spice cares not for our mortal qualms.
  10. trailer mix
    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 3 Teaser: She’s Going on TourPlus: Sterling K. Brown!
  11. vaulter dot com
    The ‘Vaulter’ Headlines on Succession Are Works of ArtExhibit A: “5 Reasons Why Drinking Milk on the Toilet Is Kind of a Game-Changer.”
  12. good one podcast
    How Danny McBride Crafts the Perfect Opening SceneOn this week’s Good One, McBride walks us through the first scenes of his projects, from Eastbound & Down to The Righteous Gemstones.
  13. book excerpt
    A Party Room and a Prison Cell: Inside the Friends Writer’s RoomIt was like a vampire, forever hungering for fresh blood to suck.
  14. obits
    Katreese Barnes, Saturday Night Live’s Musical Secret Weapon, Dead at 56The Emmy-winning musical director and pianist took home one of her awards for “Dick In a Box.”
  15. trailer mix
    Silicon Valley Called on by the U.S. Senate in Its Final SeasonThe HBO series returns for one more round in October.
  16. follow friday
    Kate Willett Feels at Home With Intense New Yorkers“No one in New York has ever told me to ‘relax.’ What a relief.”
  17. this week in late night
    We Deserved Better Fish-Tube Jokes on Late Night This WeekWhether it’s horses or late-night guests, the prettiest hair wins.
  18. tv review
    The Righteous Gemstones Doesn’t Quite Get a HallelujahDespite a strong cast, Danny McBride’s HBO comedy about preaching doesn’t know who its choir is.
  19. how am i not myself
    Who’s a Better John Travolta: Travolta or Jimmy Fallon?Jimmy makes John play a dangerous game.
  20. no-no's
    A Single Monologue Cost Jimmy Kimmel Live! $395,000Do not replicate the Emergency Alert sound unless you have a few hundred grand to spare.
  21. superheroes
    Kevin Hart to Star in Night Wolf Superhero ComedyThe writers of Detective Pikachu are also behind the film.
  22. superfans
    Padma Lakshmi Has Always Been a Comedy Nerd“It is my lifelong goal to try to be funny and win the appreciation of others by having them laugh at my jokes.”
  23. this week in comedy podcasts
    This Week in Comedy Podcasts: The Culture Kings Meet the DoughboysRounding up our favorite comedy podcast episodes of the week.
  24. stand-up
    Dave Chappelle’s Fifth Netflix Special Debuts This MonthSticks & Stones drops August 26.
  25. last night on late night
    Kieran Culkin Apologizes to All the Extras He’s Mean to in Succession“They asked me to!”
  26. last night on late night
    Just a Good Ol’ Fashioned Late Night Animal Segment From Jimmy KimmelAs our planet’s biodiversity shrinks day after day, it’s nice that some animals still exist.
  27. puppets
    Crank Yankers Revival Rings Up Tiffany Haddish, Kathy Griffin, and Many MoreThe prank-call series returns to Comedy Central next month with tons of guest stars.
  28. memes
    The Nigerian Film Stars Behind Some of Twitter’s Greatest MemesIt’s more than just funny clips – it’s impressive list of films and a very famous duo.
  29. new shows
    Phoebe Robinson Is Heading to Comedy Central With a New SeriesShe’ll interview “pop culture luminaries” in the half-hour show.
  30. this week in web videos
    A Night at the Horse Symphony Is Period PerfectionIt’s complete nonsense, but also somehow brilliant.
  31. youtube
    The High Maintenance Guy Curated You the Ultimate YouTube Playlist“I would have loved to throw an actual party, and just have this be the premise of it.”
  32. stand-up
    How Tiffany Haddish Chose the Comedians for Her Netflix Stand-up SeriesWe spoke with the six comedians who were handpicked by Haddish for They Ready.
  33. late-night classics
    Relive the Chaos of Conan O’Brien Hosting Late Night to an Audience of KidsBecause who doesn’t want to watch a bunch of kids get puked on by a bunch of gigantic birds?
  34. good one podcast
    Leslye Headland Unpacks Russian Doll One Death at a TimeOn this week’s Good One, the Russian Doll writer, director, and showrunner breaks down the meaning and comedy of the show’s many deaths.
  35. great news
    Nathan Fielder to Make His Return to TV on HBOHe already has two shows in the works, including one he’ll star in.
  36. trailer mix
    Dolemite Is My Name Trailer: Eddie Murphy’s Comeback Is OfficialOkay, this looks great.
  37. poor cousin greg
    Succession Power Rankings: Thank You, Cousin Greg, for the Park CokeWho’s up? Who’s down? Who’s way too invested in Napoleonica?
  38. what could've been
    Lemon, a 30 Rock Spinoff Was So Close to HappeningAlec Baldwin backed out of the show, which revolved around Jack Donaghy becoming NYC’s mayor.
  39. casting
    Eric’s Parents From That ’70s Show to Play Nate Bargatze’s Parents in ABC PilotDebra Jo Rupp and Kurtwood Smith have joined the Jerrod Carmichael–produced project.
  40. production design
    How Julio Torres Brought His Favorite Shapes to LifeThe comedian and production designer Michael Krantz break down how they translated a surreal live show for an HBO audience.
  41. youtube
    Fullscreen Acquires Super Deluxe, Rebrands It ‘Tatered’RIP to the Super Deluxe brand.
  42. follow friday
    Jamie Hood Loves Her Beautiful Daughter (Who Is a Dog)“I have no intention of doing stand-up, mainly because I love myself.”
  43. comedy review
    Julio Torres’s My Favorite Shapes Will Change the Way You See a Happy Meal ToyThe SNL writer shows off his unwavering commitment to the bit in his new HBO special.
  44. this week in late night
    The Night Ron Burgundy Took Over Late-Night TVWill Ferrell’s former TV-anchor character appeared across four networks and six shows.
  45. last night on late night
    Leslie Jones Is Releasing a Netflix Special in 2020Jones went on Kimmel to make the announcement.
  46. last night on late night
    Watch Seth Meyers Lose It Imagining Trump, the Tango & Cash Superfan“You guys seen Tango & Cash? It’s really good.”
  47. tv review
    GLOW Goes Deeper and Gets Even Better in Season ThreeThere’s more introspection than spandex in the new season. But don’t worry: There’s definitely still spandex.
  48. sports!
    Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show to Air Episodes After Sunday Night FootballNBC also announced a week of live episodes in late September.
  49. explainers
    Hollywood Keeps Saying Yes to Quibi. Wait, What’s Quibi?Tinseltown’s latest obsession is a streaming-video start-up that’ll only work on your phone.
  50. this week in comedy podcasts
    This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Save Tuca & Bertie!Rounding up our favorite comedy podcast episodes of the week.
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