While Method Man and Redman have consistently put on an acclaimed live hip-hop show for close to two decades, not everything they've done together has been as successful. This year marks a decade since their short-lived Fox sitcom Method & Red. Let's revisit the series.
Who wouldn’t want to win a frozen banana?
Who doesn't love a good Weiner joke? They're simple, yet effective, and since Tuesday--the day New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner publicly confessed that "some" of the explicit photos and chat logs unearthed by TheDirty.com were legitimate--comedians (and people who just think they are c ... More >>
"I'll be there for you … and others in our census bracket"
Can you complete the Del Close Marathon?
Last month marked 20 years since Beavis and Butthead debuted on MTV. But with that anniversary came the news that the show won't be seen there anymore. Fans have been petitioning for Comedy Central to pick it up. But if they do they might want to keep in mind the show's controversial history. After ... More >>
David Cross discusses Arrested Development’s return with Michael Cera
When pictures of Assembly member Dov Hikind dressed up in blackface as a "basketball player" for his annual Purim party hit Facebook this week, it prompted a predictable media firestorm. Predictable, apparently, to everyone except Hikind, who spent the last two days explaining to anyone who would l ... More >>
Lena Dunham teams up with UCBT for a fundraiser
Depending on your perspective, Zooey Deschanel is either the cutest, funniest, most adorable little retro-kookster on earth, or she's an irritating try-hard with zero comedy chops. The only thing the world seems able to universally agree on is that Deschanel has nice bangs. As such, her sitcom - ... More >>
The gang's all at the bellhouse
Seth Meyers wants to _____ you
We're about to close up shop here until 2012, and what better way to send out the year that birthed trollgaze than to run down the 11 posts on Sound of the City that generated the most pageviews over the course of the past 52 weeks? Enjoy this look back on the psyche of our readers, and have a happy ... More >>
The greatest band of all time reunites, sort of
Jokes this good have to be written
This past weekend at New York Comic-Con, Beavis and Butt-Head creator Mike Judge presented the inaugural public screening of his crude animation's newly rebooted first episode. Chris Linn, MTV Executive Vice President of MTV Production, introduced the pilot, which premieres October 27 at 10 p.m.. ... More >>
waferboard/flickrHappy French Fry Day, fatties!Earlier this week, we brought you a recipe from Food Fest 365, a cookbook that features recipes for each of the year's 365 food days. Monday was Blueberry Muffin Day, and yesterday was National French Fry Day. On The Daily Show last night, Jon St ... More >>
Four songs from this past season of Saturday Night Livethree by the Andy Samberg-led pop-comedy troupe the Lonely Island, and Justin Timberlake's protestation that he's so over being a pop starhave been nominated for Emmys in the Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics category. (That's ... More >>
Judy Gold grew up wishing she was in a sitcom starring the much happier Brady Bunch or Partridge Family. Years later, she wished her life--as a 6' 3" Jewish lesbian comic with two sons--was the subject of a sitcom, so she could impart meaningful messages and her kids could see their experien ... More >>
Sitcoms' oldies talk about their new golden years on TV Land
And she deserves it. The hilarious, deadpan Judy Gold returns to the stage in The Judy Show--My Life As A Sitcom beginning June 30th at the DR2 Theater. I just called the lesbo-visible comic and got the gay lowdown on it. Me: Hi, Judy. Tell me about your wacky new show. Judy: It starts w ... More >>
Someone needs a lesson in slices.Yes, we all love to make fun of The Donald. But Jon Stewart's nearly-eight-minute-long tirade on last night's episode of The Daily Show takes the cake (um, pie?) when it comes to Trump dressing-downs. What sparked the epic rant was Donald Trump's mysteriously ... More >>
The biggest problem in the House of Representatives at the moment is Chris Smith's "No Taxpayer for Abortion" Act, which seeks to limit women's choices in reproductive matters by doing things like banning federal funding for abortions in rape cases. Also an issue, though, was the bill's langu ... More >>
Kristen Schaal makes us laugh
Jim Gaffigan jokes around with the folks of The Daily Show
We will never own one of these. Whee, the 62nd Annual (Primetime!) Emmys have been announced. There aren't that many surprises: As usual, HBO rocks, as does Mad Men, True Blood, 30 Rock, Glee, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tina Fey. Losties may get another chance to see the objects of their affect ... More >>
If you read the internet at all this week, you might be inclined to think there's a cross-generational, interracial sex tape about. As it turns out, all of the buzz is just based on an episode of Saturday Night Live, airing tonight, with host Betty White and musical guest Jay-Z. The show will ... More >>
Help make this summer awesome
Skip 30 Rock and head downtown
Lisa Whiteman/The Morning News Actress, writer, and comedienne Kristen Schaal is best known for her role as Mel, Flight of the Conchords's backpack-wearing, one-woman fan club. She's also played a switchboard operator on Mad Men, made numerous appearances as the Daily Show's Senior Women's I ... More >>
Saved by The Understudy
Jokes for a good cause
A double bill of correspondents from The Daily Show
Emmy-nominated The Family Guy featuring Emmy-nominated Seth MacFarlane. For us the joy of the Emmy Nominations, announced this morning, is in the less-well-known categories. We see that there are only two shows, for instance, up for Outstanding Children's Nonfiction Program: Grandpa, Do You Know ... More >>
Rob Riggle finds humor in the Marines
The truth about Janeane Garofalo
A writer for the Denver Westword befriended presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton, Bill Richardson, Dennis Kucinich, Mike Gravel, Chris Dodd and Barack Obama through MySpace. John Edwards and Joe Biden weren't so friendly. From the Westword:
'Saturday Night Live' in the post-Tina Fey, YouTube unknown
Does 'The Daily Show' really make college students apathetic?
There goes the neighborhood: A suburban miniseries drops in on the terrorists next door