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Tig Notaro Is Hosting a New Web Talk Show for ‘EW’

Entertainment Weekly debuted this new web series hosted by comedian Tig Notaro today. Called Up Close with Tig Notaro, it's a talk show in which Notaro interviews people while physically on top of or underneath them and you can check it out [...]

By Bradford Evans

What Makes a Comedy a Comedy?

Since the announcement of this year's Golden Globe nominations, a debate has sparked over the Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy nominees. All of the five films nominated in the category -- American Hustle, Her, Inside Llewyn Davis, [...]

By Megh Wright

There’s a Poster for Patton Oswalt’s ‘Star Wars’ Sequel Rant

Earlier this week, NBC posted a video on YouTube of Patton Oswalt going on an eight-minute rant about his dream Star Wars sequel on Parks and Recreation, and now somebody at Entertainment Weekly designed a poster for Oswalt's movie. Boasting [...]

By Bradford Evans

Entertainment Weekly Dubs Parks and Rec ‘TV’s Smartest Comedy’

This week's issue of Entertainment Weekly features the gang from Parks and Rec (save a conspicuously absent Adam Scott) on the cover and the headline "TV's Smartest Comedy." Not bad! The article inside features "101 Reasons We Love It," [...]

By Adam Frucci

Enough Is Enough With ‘SNL Isn’t Funny Anymore’

The moment Murray, Belushi and Aykroyd left, it started to be "cool" to dis SNL. You’ve heard the criticisms. When Entertainment Weekly’s Annie Barrett reviewed 30 Rock's live episode (which was shot in SNL’s Studio 8H, with the same production [...]

By Erik Voss