Second Bitch Sesh and Hollywood Handbook shows added to Onion Comedy & Arts Festival

Tickets for this year’s Onion Comedy & Arts Festival are flying out the door—How Did This Get Made? sold roughly 4,000 tickets in about 48 hours, for example—so some more shows are being added. We’ve got a late Bitch Sesh show with Casey Wilson and Danielle Schneider at the Athenaeum Theatre on June 1 at 10 p.m., and…

Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, How Did This Get Made?, more coming to Onion Comedy & Arts Festival

Big news, comedy fans: Our comedy festival returns May 30-June 3 at various venues in Chicago under a new name, The Onion Comedy & Arts Festival. Why change the name from the amusing-but-difficult-to-remember-and-Google 26th Annual Comedy Festival? Well one, see above. And two, it’s The Onion’s 30th anniversary in…

Black-ish looks at its own self-righteousness

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Black-ish is back after a short break! “ToysRn’tUs” is a great return to form for the show. It feels like a typical Black-ish episode––Dre and Bow get caught up in a political fury while the kids do their own thing––but “ToysRn’tUs” turns Black-ish’s critical eye on itself. After Diane receives a white doll for her…

Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael are developing a comedy for Hulu

We realize that seeing “Casey Wilson” “Hulu” and “comedy” all strung together in a sentence might raise hopes about Happy Endings finally being properly revived by the streaming company, which is sadly not the case here. But that disappointment will surely dissipate upon reading the rest of this post, for Vulture reports

Rita Moreno and Casey Wilson check-in on a zippy Grey’s Anatomy

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Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines: It’s time for a RESIDENT SCRAMBLE! After struggling against its big ensemble for the past two episodes, Grey’s Anatomy embraces the key benefit of having so many players—the ability to mix them up into different pairings. “Odd Man Out” is a kind of “bread and butter” episode…

Bitch Sesh’s Casey Wilson and Danielle Schneider defend The Real Housewives

With over 250,000 podcasts in existence, there seems to be a show for just about everything. Do a quick search and you’ll find thousands about fantasy sports, hundreds about upcoming Apple products, and dozens about the art of coin collecting. But amazingly, before last November, there wasn’t a single podcast devoted…

Some anonymous rich person wants to fund a Happy Endings movie

Every time there’s even a tiny hint at a chance of a Happy Endings revival, we start krumping and busting out the celebratory drunk ribs, only to then find out it was all a sick joke. On Entertainment Tonight yesterday, Casey Wilson shared some potentially ah-mahzing news: A super-rich person has offered to fund a Happy Endings movie

5 episodes that show why we’re still mourning Happy Endings

In 5 To Watch, five writers from The A.V. Club look at the latest streaming TV arrivals, each making the case for a favored episode. The reasons for their picks might differ, but they can all agree that each episode is a must-watch. In this installment: Happy Endings, which started streaming on Hulu this month.

Yep, “Baby It’s Cold Outside” is still the worst

At this point, hopefully everyone knows that “Baby It’s Cold Outside” is a non-stop creepfest. What masquerades as a cheerful little holiday ditty is really a hellscape of a song with messages of entrapment and date rape, and almost murderous undertones. And while acts like She & Him have tried to make it palatable…

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