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Finding Long Lost Jack Benny Episodes

The last time on From the Archives that we checked in on Jack Benny, it was towards the end of his career, in 1973. While he was getting on in years, his oft-complimented timing was still just as sharp as it always was, and he still put on a [...]

By Ramsey Ess

Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘The Bitter Buddha’ on DVD

Every good stand-up comedian knows that it's both a blessing and a curse to be a "comic's comic." On the one hand, you receive high praise and validation from those "in the know," and your comedy "street cred" is through the roof. On the other [...]

By Arielle Gordon

Strolling Through Johnny Carson’s Vault via DVD

Usually here at From the Archives, the titular archives refers to the incredibly vast one at the Paley Center, but this week we’re going to be dipping into a different, equally vast archive: Johnny Carson’s. During one of his many contract [...]

By Ramsey Ess

Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Daria: The Complete Animated Series’

If you are even vaguely aware of the 90s, you have probably heard of Daria. If not, let me fill you in: Daria Morgendorffer and her dysfunctional family moves from Beavis and Butthead's town of Highland to Lawndale, leaving Daria with just as [...]

By Arielle Gordon

Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Web Therapy’ Season 2

Although the third season of Web Therapy does not begin until July 23rd, the complete second season of the Showtime series came out this week on DVD! Based off the web series of the same name, Web Therapy follows psychotherapist Fiona Wallace, [...]

By Nick Pearl

Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Workaholics’ Season 3

The slackers of TelAmeriCorp are back with the third season of Workaholics, available on DVD and Blu-Ray this week! Season three of the hit Comedy Central sitcom follows the continued non-adventures of Blake, Adam, and 'Ders as they get a [...]

By Nick Pearl

Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Wilfred’ Season 2

The third season of Wilfred premieres this week, but you can start slobbering now because the second season of the dark comedy is available on DVD and Blu-Ray today! A story of man and man's best friend, the FX series follows Ryan Newman, [...]

By Nick Pearl

Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Save The Date’

Save The Date, a quirky comedy starring Allison Brie and Lizzy Caplan is out on Blu-Ray today. The indie romcom was directed by the relatively obscure Michael Mohan, who has so far been more prolific in short films. It was originally released [...]

By Arielle Gordon

Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: Pete Holmes’s ‘Nice Try, The Devil’

Nice Try, The Devil, the new Comedy Central standup special from the You Made it Weird and future TBS late night host (and also voice of that E-Trade baby from commercials) Pete Holmes premiered on Sunday, and now it's available on CD+DVD. The [...]

By Jenny Nelson

Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Repo Man’ Criterion Collection

Owning a 1980s cult classic comedy sci-fi action movie on DVD can be fun, but owning a copy of that same movie on a Criterion Collection DVD can be even more fun, especially if your idea of fun is having pretty DVD cases lined up on your shelf. [...]

By Jenny Nelson

Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘John Dies at the End’

Starting this week sci-fi horror comedy John Dies at the End is available on DVD and Blu-Ray. The movie, based on Cracked senior editor David Wong's 2007 comic horror novel of the same name and directed by Don Coscarelli, the same guy behind [...]

By Jenny Nelson

Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Bachelorette’ on DVD

In case you missed it during its short theatrical release and its availability online since then, last year's movie Bachelorette is out today on DVD and Blu-ray! The black comedy, written by Leslye Headland and based on her play of the same [...]

By Jenny Nelson

Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Enlightened’ Season 1

It took a while for Enlightened to fully gain the public's recognition, but by the time it finished its second season this past Sunday, it had become one of the more talked-about shows on television. The emotional semi-comedy, created by and [...]

By Jenny Nelson

Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Delocated’ Seasons 1 and 2

For the past few years Delocated has existed as one of the stranger live action shows on Adult Swim (but always in good company). Jon Glaser's creation ended its third season last April and returns tonight for a special series finale. Although [...]

By Jenny Nelson

Fun Thing To Buy of the Day: Louis C.K.-Related Stuff

Louis C.K. has a lot of wisdom on a lot of different subjects, so much so that we collected a whole bunch of it in one place for you guys. Through multiple television projects and a handful of beyond excellent stand-up specials, Louis C.K. has [...]

By Jenny Nelson