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There’s Never Been a Show Like Ramy

How a weird, personal, sexually complicated, and yes, Muslim-American comedy, made it to TV.
this week in late night

Late Night’s Report on the Mueller Report

The [redacted] report is out, and the late-night hosts are sharing some [redacted] takes on it.
backstories

The Big Uneasy: When SNL Went to Mardi Gras

In 1977, Lorne Michaels took his show to New Orleans. Things didn’t exactly go as planned.
  1. humblebrag
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus Hides Her Awards So Your Unaccomplished Self Feels WelcomeAnd she doesn’t want to do a Seinfeld reboot, so quit asking.
  2. watch this
    ‘True Detective Pikachu’ Is Here to Haunt Your DreamsPika pika!
  3. last night on late night
    Rebel Wilson Says Anne Hathaway Is ‘Very Easy to Insult’We have decided to Stanne forever.
  4. joke thieves
    At Least One Meme Account Will Start Paying Comedians NowBetter late than never.
  5. follow friday
    Abby Barr Is Still Waiting to Hear Back From Rami MalekTalking tweets with the New York–based comedian.
  6. last night on late night
    Amy Sedaris Shares Some Important Updates About Her Rabbit TinaTina isn’t a girl after all.
  7. set visits
    There’s Never Been a Show Like RamyHow a weird, personal, sexually complicated, and yes, Muslim-American comedy, made it to TV.
  8. this week in late night
    Late Night’s Report on the Mueller ReportThe [redacted] report is out, and the late-night hosts are sharing some [redacted] takes on it.
  9. norman lear
    Live Episodes of All in the Family and The Jeffersons Are Coming to ABCFor one night only! Now with 100% more Jamie Foxx!
  10. chris crisis
    Desus and Mero Can’t Tell the Hollywood Chrises ApartPine? Pratt? Evans? One of them might be AOC’s boyfriend? It’s unclear.
  11. last night on late night
    Watch Seth Meyers and Leslie Jones Shriek at Game of Thrones One Last TimeNobody should trust Leslie Jones with a dragon, because she’d be doing drive-bys every week.
  12. tv
    Toast to the Peabody Wins for Killing Eve, Nanette, and MoreAnd one for Steven Universe.
  13. international affairs
    The Most Australian Moments From Conan’s Trip to AustraliaYes, there were koalas.
  14. trailer mix
    Here’s Your First Look at Comedy Central’s New Sketch Show AlternatinoStarring Arturo Castro, Arturo Castro, and Arturo Castro.
  15. start here
    Want to Try Getting Doug With High? Start Here.Doug Benson’s podcast has become a place for all kinds of comedy fans to watch their heroes at their silliest and most vulnerable.
  16. tv review
    Ramy Isn’t Telling a Universal Story. That’s Why It’s So Good.Ramy Youssef’s new Hulu comedy is fantastically adept at identifying the absurdities in its protagonist’s many overlapping, often conflicting roles.
  17. this week in comedy podcasts
    This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Anna Chlumsky on Without FailRounding up our favorite comedy podcast episodes of the week.
  18. trailer mix
    Netflix Hatches Tuca & Bertie Trailer Starring Tiffany Haddish and Ali WongA story of two 30-year-old bird women.
  19. stand-up
    Please Enjoy This Joke From Anthony Jeselnik’s New Comedy SpecialFire in the Maternity Ward heads to Netflix later this month.
  20. classics
    The Lost Adventures of the I Love Lucy CastTen rare television appearances by the Lucy gang that are worth checking out.
  21. last night on late night
    Conan O’Brien Uncovers Some Startling Truths About AustraliaThey don’t even call it shrimp.
  22. hurray!
    Kristen Wiig Hopes You Will Join the Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar VacationThe Bridesmaids brain trust is taking a trip to Florida.
  23. hollywood
    What’s the Difference Between an Agent and a Manager?As the WGA-ATA dispute continues, let’s break down these two similar but separate gigs.
  24. snl
    Emma Thompson and Paul Rudd Are SNL’s Final Season 44 HostsWith the Jonas Brothers and DJ Khaled as musical guests.
  25. yeah baby
    Mike Myers to Star in and Produce His Own Netflix Comedy SeriesHe’ll play multiple characters in the six-episode show.
  26. backstories
    The Big Uneasy: When SNL Went to Mardi GrasIn 1977, Lorne Michaels took his show to New Orleans. Things didn’t exactly go as planned.
  27. roll clip!
    This Unearthed Office Video Blog Is a Jenna Fischer vs. Amy Adams Hair ShowdownThey’re on the booze cruise!
  28. last night on late night
    Conan Is Warned of Australia’s Many, Many Dangers Far Too LateBut there’s still time for the rest of us.
  29. trials
    Patton Oswalt and Andy Richter to Testify in the Conan O’Brien Joke-Theft TrialBut Elayne Boosler shall not.
  30. chat room
    Lake Bell on the Rural Fantasy of Her New Farm-Com Bless This Mess“There’s this fantasy, a desire or romance of just unplugging and leaving it all.”
  31. interview
    How Josh Gondelman Became Twitter’s Pep-Talk MasterCatching up with the stand-up and Desus & Mero writer.
  32. this week in web videos
    Backpackdraft Will Burn Brain Cells But Make You HappierMake no mistake: Dumb comedy is far from easy.
  33. throning it in with andy daly
    Episode 1: I Was Told the Golden Company Had ElephantsAndy Daly kicks off his Game of Thrones season-eight recaps for Vulture’s comedy section.
  34. good one podcast
    The Art of a Perfect Pop-Culture RantOn a bonus episode of Good One, Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang share the secrets behind their beloved Las Culturistas segment.
  35. tv
    Two Surprise Cameos Were in Game of Thrones Last NightThis one’s for all you It’s Always Sunny and Silicon Valley fans.
  36. trailer mix
    Shoot Straight Into Space With the Archer: 1999 TrailerThe animated series returns to FXX next month.
  37. tv scheduling
    Insecure Is Leaving You on Read and Won’t Be Back Until 2020“Issa became a big movie star!”
  38. tv
    Aidy Bryant Will Continue to Get Louder in Shrill Season TwoLook out for more Annie and hopefully much less Ryan.
  39. vulture lists
    5 Great TV Episodes to Watch After Paying Your TaxesFrom The Simpsons to The Honeymooners, sitcoms have mined the comedy of Tax Day for decades.
  40. taxes
    Celebrate Tax Day With James Adomian’s Bernie Sanders Impersonation“Nobody appreciates my depreciation.”
  41. last night on late night
    You and Your Salad Are Going to Love Emma Stone’s SNL Gay Porn Tour de ForceThere are no small roles, only small adult film actresses.
  42. last night on late night
    There’s Definitely, Absolutely No Feud Going On Between SNL’s Meghan and KateThe royals keep a stiff upper lip.
  43. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Emma Stone Is Pumped to Join the Four-Timers ClubEven with no projects to plug, Stone is comfortable enough in the SNL groove to show up and just do the work, and it pays off.
  44. last night on late night
    SNL’s Lori Loughlin Has Seen Hell, and It’s Definitely Not a Jail Cell“You think prison is hard? I’ve done 68 Hallmark movies.”
  45. last night on late night
    SNL’s Meghan McCain Isn’t Racist, She’s the Princess of Arizona“That’s not racist because my makeup artist is gay.”
  46. last night on late night
    Watch BTS Debut ‘Boy With Luv’ on Saturday Night LiveBTS will perform the single with Halsey at the Billboard Music Awards.
  47. last night on late night
    SNL Gifts the All the Women Who Just Want to Look Normal With ‘Fashion Coward’For when you really need Pants for Leg.
  48. solidarity forever
    Patton Oswalt, Damon Lindelof, More Fire Their Agents In Solidarity with WGAWriters vow to help other writers find jobs.
  49. follow friday
    Ethan Beach Is Weird, But It’s Not Canada’s Fault“I get off on confusing people in strange and meaningless ways.”
  50. trailer mix
    Tim Robinson’s Netflix Sketch-Comedy Show Looks NutsWill Forte, Vanessa Bayer, Andy Samberg, and more all show up.
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