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8 Books You Need to Read This July

Each month, Boris Kachka offers nonfiction and fiction book recommendations. You should read as many of them as possible.

By Boris Kachka

15 of the Best, Most Defining Episodes of ‘WTF with Marc Maron’

This week, Marc Maron's show Maron premieres on IFC. The show is based loosely on the comedian's experience creating and hosting his WTF with Marc Maron podcast. Since the podcast's creation in 2009, Maron has interviewed everyone from Carrot [...]

By Jenny Nelson

10 First-Time ‘SNL’ Hosts We’d Like to See

It doesn't matter whether it's an Oscar-winning actor or an athlete with no comedy experience – if you're willing to unapologetically look like an idiot on live television, chances are you're going to be a good SNL host. First-timers can go [...]

By Megh Wright and Erik Voss

10 ‘SNL’ Hosts We’d Like To See Again

What’s in an SNL host, really? Judging by the names on this list, a lot. SNL is a well-oiled machine at this point – regardless of who’s hosting – but a fun and memorable host can work wonders to breathe life into the show. As Splitsider’s [...]

By Megh Wright and Erik Voss

‘Bob’s Burgers’ Writers Share Facts About Australia

McSweeney's has a list of abandoned jokes from the Bob's Burgers writer's room today. They're all facts about Australia that didn't make it an episode, like "If you’re having a waffle, you say you’re going on a waffle-bout" and "Paul Hogan [...]

By Bradford Evans

Quarter-Life Comedy: What 50 Stars Were Doing When They Were 25

Being old enough to legally drive, smoke, buy booze, and rent a car can certainly indicate adulthood, but if you're anything like me, your 25th year on this planet was/is/is totally going to be as exciting as it is terrifying. In case you're in [...]

By Megh Wright