COMEDY GENRES

The Legacy Of Leslie Nielsen

December 6, 2010
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In this week’s episode we look at the work of the late, great Leslie Nielsen. Few actors are a better example of the rule of playing it straight to get even more laughs. Originally starring as a serious actor in movies with awesome titles like “Forbidden Planet” and “Ransom!”, Nielsen took a supporting role in […]

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The Most Mysterious Video In The World…

December 4, 2010

Please watch the video and then explain to me how it happened.   I do not…  Can not…  How?  I mean, what?  I mean, don’t they…  Didn’t they… How did they…  Just watch it. [via Paul Sheer]

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A Very Special Episode About Very Special Episodes

November 29, 2010

“Tonight on a very special “Blossom”…” This week we look at the strange, and largely forgotten, art of the “very special episode”. It’s simple. Take a light-hearted sitcom, awkwardly inject some grim real-world problem, make lame jokes about or around said problem, spend the next thirty years being beloved by a cynical, irony-loving generation. Dudley […]

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Community – You Are My Christmas Gift

November 24, 2010

Screw you old times.  My generation is getting an animated Christmas classic.  So put that in your Model T Ford and smoke it!  I haven’t seen yet but I already know that this is going to be my time’s Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer only with a lot more pop culture references, much darker humor and […]

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What We’re Thankful For & Maybe It’s Us

November 22, 2010
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In this week’s episode, in honor of Thanksgiving we talk about what we are thankful for in the realm of comedy. And even though it wasn’t a competition, Dustin somehow wins. But before that, we introduce a new segment called “Maybe It’s Us”, where we take a look at things we think we won’t like, […]

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Maybe Don’t Be So Quick To Call Ghostbusters

November 15, 2010

This video is fun.  Watch it.  Also, be careful before you call The Ghostbusters.

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Crankin’ It Up To 11 on NBC Thursday

November 15, 2010

I don’t want to say it was specifically because of this week’s podcast on The Legacy of Must See TV, although we all know it was, but NBC is crankin’ it up to 11pm on it’s Thursday night comedy block.  That means 3 hours of comedy on Thursday night and plenty of room for Parks […]

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