Dustin D'Addato

Required Reading – SCTV

August 5, 2009

This past week i started a comedy class at the UCB theater and I was reminded of this amazing sketch from SCTV.  What I found the most surprising though was how few people in the class had ever heard of SCTV.  SCTV came straight outta Canada y’all and was the proving ground for some true […]

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Why You Should Watch Michael And Michael Have Issues Tonight!

July 29, 2009

If you listened to our podcast about the MMHI a few weeks back you know that we had some issues with it (get it, we had issues.  I came up with that.  No blogger ever used that before.).  Here’s the thing though.  It was the pilot and pilots always suck.  So when show number two […]

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Required Reading – Flight Of The Conchords

July 28, 2009

It’s such a beautiful day here in NYC that I couldn’t help but make this week’s required reading a love song.  Well, sort of a long song.  If you consider a love song a song that talks about getting double teamed, which I do, then this is a love song.  Frankly I don’t even consider […]

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Required Reading – Archer

July 23, 2009

This week’s sort of late Required Reading comes from one of my favorite voices in the comedy world, Jon Benjamin.  It’s an sneak peak at an upcoming FX show called Archer starring Benjamin, Chris Parnell and Aisha Tyler.  I will literally listen to Jon Benjamin talk about anything so him has a spy, how could […]

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In Defense Of Bret McKenzie

July 16, 2009

The Emmy Award nominations came out today and a big congrats to Flight Of the Conchords for the butt load of nominations. However, one thing struck me as off, of the two members only Jemaine Clement got nominated for Lead Actor In A Comedy .  First off Emmy dudes and dudettes,  how are you gonna […]

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Required Reading – The Baxter

July 14, 2009

The State DVD is finally out.  Whatever you are doing right now instead of getting it is dumb.  While you are at it might I also suggest you check out The Baxter.  A funny and quirky little movie featuring most of the guys in The State plus Paul Rudd and Michelle Williams (who is just […]

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The Past Was Crazy As All Heck

July 7, 2009

Just wanted to share with y’all this post from Retrocomedy.com.  These are real and super disturbing vintage ads. I am posting 2 here, but in fairness you’ll have to click this link to see the rest and you should.  Seriously, these got approved and made.  What didn’t get made?  Seriously.  I know it sounds hacky […]

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