This is not a drill: Kanye West just taped an episode of Family Feud

We don’t normally rush to break hot “game show guest star casting” news here at The A.V. Club, but sometimes there’s a tidbit that’s just too good to pass up. Like, say, the fact that Kanye West—the mercurial, brilliant, frequently impulsive rap superstar known for more-or-less always saying the first thing that pops…

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JAY-Z confesses his sins in the epic, star-studded "Family Feud" video 

JAY-Z sure does know how to commit to a bit. At 4:44 p.m. ET this afternoon—you know, like the title of his latest album?—the hip-hop multi-hyphenate released a lavish, star-studded video, “Family Feud,” directed by Ava DuVernay. Opening with a sepia-tinted, Godfather-esque scene of violent family drama, the video…

Family Feud has become Steve Harvey’s personal hell of fart and dick jokes

The words escape from his mouth, seemingly as a joke: “I don’t want to host this show no more.” But there is a chilling conviction in Steve Harvey’s voice as he says this about his current gig: hosting the ubiquitous, long-running syndicated game show Family Feud. The popular comedian and TV personality has been at…

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Survey says mixing Family Feud with Google autocomplete is depressing good fun

As an aggregate response to the billions of terms people type into the search engine every day, Google’s autocomplete has become a weird expression of our cultural consciousness, a catalog of the English-speaking world’s most secret fears and desires. All you have to do is type a seemingly innocuous phrase into the…

Fox announces game show network that sounds better than Game Show Network

Today a conglomeration of media conglomerates, including Fox and FremantleMedia North America, announced plans to launch a classic game show network called Buzzr TV—it’s like a traditional quiz show buzzer, you see, but without that fuddy-duddy “E.” Set to debut this summer, Buzzr will draw on Fremantle’s vast store…