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Andy Sambergs Take It to the Court on NYT Mag Cover

I like to imagine some editor fervently pushing for an "Andy Samberg twin tennis greats cover" based solely their own oddly specific fantasy, because how satisfying would it be to finally git 'er done? Gracing the magazine this Sunday, Andy [...]

By Halle Kiefer

The Gregory Brothers’ Sunday Profile

This weekend, The Gregory Brothers got the profile treatment from the New York Times Sunday Magazine, in which their rise to kings of auto-tune remix songs is chronicled. Also discussed is the pilot they're currently working on for Comedy [...]

By Adam Frucci

The Daily Show’s Steve Bodow Hacks The New York Times

"What's up, Times readers? Normally right now you’d be nodding off over a very thoughtful prescription for offering Qaddafi an honorable exile at a plastic surgery teaching hospital. But not today, people! Because I deleted that snoozer when I [...]

By Adam Frucci

OK, Wait, Here’s What He Really Meant About Jokeless Comedies

Remember last week, when the New York Times' Adam Sternbergh argued that we're in an age of "jokeless comedies" thanks to Judd Apatow and Todd Philips? Well, apparently people didn't really get what he was saying, because today he posted a [...]

By Adam Frucci

Kristen Wiig And The Loveable Oddballs

Kristen Wiig's New York Times profile seems particularly concerned with the question of whether that an actress with such a deep well of bizarro characters can play a normal leading lady in her upcoming leading role, as if the lights might come [...]

By Halle Kiefer

The NY Times Looks at Comedy Central at 20

The New York Times takes a look at Comedy Central today, which is currently celebrating its 20th birthday. Apparently, they're looking to extend their late-night offerings beyond midnight: "Mr. Herzog has his eye on the midnight time slot, [...]

By Adam Frucci

The Onion Zings The New York Times Real Good

Aw, shit New York Times! Ya burnt! From The Onion: New York Times Moves All Content You Won't Give A Shit About Unless You Make At Least $200K A Year Into One Convenient Section

By Adam Frucci

Steve Martin Interview Ruined By ‘Philistine’ Audience

Apparently, Steve Martin's conversation with the New York Times' Deborah Solomon at the 92nd St Y in NYC earlier this week didn't go so well. It went so poorly, in fact, that the Y offered full refunds ($50 each!) to the entire audience.

By Adam Frucci

How Political Will the ‘Rally to Restore Sanity’ Be?

The NYT's David Carr takes on the Stewart/Colbert rally and the fine line between entertainment and politics they're trying to walk: "Yet there he was on his show, chanting about the event he is leading, 'It’s happening, people. It is [...]

By Adam Frucci