TV COMEDY

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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The State DVD Review

July 24, 2009
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Finally, the patience of the faithful has been rewarded. The State has finally been released on DVD. The Nerds welcome Dan’s long time friend and fellow State fanatic Michael Gesele as they discuss the long-awaited release, whether the show is as good as the remember and how much nostalgia can affect how much you enjoy […]

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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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Michael & Michael & The Emmys

July 16, 2009
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Michael and Michael Have Issues debuted this week and we couldn’t have been more excited.  On this week’s podcast we talk about our impressions after the first episode.  Was it funny?  How meta was it?  How does an intern write a story, get it to his college newspaper’s editor, get it printed and pick it […]

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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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The Making of “Porcupine Racetrack”

July 14, 2009

With The State DVDs being released and the premier of “Michael and Michael Have Issues” happening this week, it seems like I can’t turn around without running across something State related. Not that I’m complaining. In fact I’m doing the opposite of complaining, which I believe is called “anti-complaining”. The New York Times will be […]

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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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