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Nick Swardson Is Always Ready

Often when a person is described as “Hollywood” it is used in a pejorative manner. But after a long conversation with Nick Swardson about his 17 years spent building a career in Los Angeles, I would describe him as very “Hollywood” and mean it [...]

By Isaac Kozell

Nick Swardson Is Taking Rob Schneider’s Place in ‘Grown Ups 2’

It looks like one of the stars of Grown Ups will be missing when the inevitable sequel comes out this summer. Rob Schneider is the only one of the central five characters who isn't returning for Grown Ups 2, and he's been replaced by his fellow [...]

By Bradford Evans

Another 10 TV Pilots the Networks Didn’t Pick Up

The fall TV season kicked off this week, with NBC being the first of the major networks to launch new shows. It’s really impressive any time a TV show makes it to air because it’s such an arduous process to even get a pilot episode made, let [...]

By Bradford Evans

Pretend Time Is Over, Children

Nick Swardson announced via Facebook that his Comedy Central sketch show, Nick Swardson's Pretend Time, will end after its second season. Despite good ratings, he says the show was "too expensive for the network and tough creatively." Not that [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Nick Swardson On Bucky Larson, Pretend Time and the Critics

Last week I interviewed Nick Swardson about the upcoming season of Nick Swardson's Pretend Time, which premieres this Wednesday, Oct. 5, his stand-up career and, of course, Bucky Larson: Born To Be A Star.

By Halle Kiefer

Bucky Larson Generating Serious Razzie Buzz

Though the Razzie Awards are still months away, it seems critics are already heralding Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star as a near-lock for this year's Worst Picture honor. Man, awards shows really do just eat it up when stars alter their [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star: A Treatise

I saw Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star last night at the 12:01 show, and of the eight person audience, two people walked out early. I promise you, it's not that bad. I would, however, like to make a point to mention how much I absolutely love [...]

By Halle Kiefer

Nick Swardson Goes All The Way In Bucky Larson: Born To Be A Star

Nick Swardson is, hands down, one of my favorite stand-ups of all time. As far as I'm concerned, we should all be mailing him personal checks every month as a thank you for bringing Reno 911's Terri into existence. So to see him plowing through [...]

By Halle Kiefer

First Image and Synopsis for Action Comedy 30 Minutes or Less

Here's the first image from 30 Minutes or Less, which stars Jesse Eisenberg, Danny McBride, Nick Swardson and Aziz Ansari. What's it about? Well, here's the official synopsis, too. Look for it in theaters on August 12th.In the action-comedy 30 [...]

By Adam Frucci

Nick Swardson’s Bucket List for Kids

Here's a really twisted clip from Comedy Central's Nick Swardson's Pretend Time about following a dying child's bucket list to the letter, no matter what. I love it.

By Adam Frucci