Mike and Tandy search for new life while the gang discovers old ones on The Last Man On Earth

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There’s some nice parallel storytelling in this week’s Last Man On Earth: Mike and Tandy embark on a journey to examine the enormous blob on Mike’s thermal imaging system in the hopes of finding new life, while the rest of the gang discover numerous murdered corpses in the walls of their Zihuatanejo mansion. Though…

Jason Sudeikis, Keegan Michael Key, and more on actors who are also great improvisers

While Second City has birthed some of the great comedians in the industry, like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, and Bill Murray, there are many comedic entertainers working who had no formal sketch-comedy or improv experience. In the video above, Second City alums Jason Sudeikis, Bob Odenkirk, Keegan Michael-Key, and more…

Bob Odenkirk, Keegan-Michael Key, and more on how to write a smart political sketch

Injecting political commentary into comedy is nothing new, but with the increasing surreality of the American government, it seems more prevalent than ever. What’s the best way to approach tackling politics in comedy—and at what point does it become too heavy-handed? We asked Bob Odenkirk, Keegan-Michael Key, Jason…

Colossal’s monsters helped Anne Hathaway and Jason Sudeikis understand men’s rights activists

Colossal’s plot is so tricky to summarize that even star Jason Sudeikis told us he would “ramble for five minutes trying to explain the plot” after he took the role. The most efficient description would probably be something like, “It’s the one where a drunk Anne Hathaway can control a kaiju in Seoul,” but that would…

The real monsters in Anne Hathaway’s Colossal aren’t the ones destroying Seoul

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Monster movies aren’t generally known for their subtlety, but leave it to Nacho Vigalondo to make one that keeps surprising its audience until the very end. The Timecrimes and Extraterrestrial director specializes in turning genre conventions inside out, and here he re-imagines the kaiju film as not only a dramedy…

Adios, Diamond Joe: How The Onion has lovingly crafted its Joe Biden character

Grab your Kleenex and Corvette wax, because it’s the last day of Joe Biden’s Vice Presidency. While our country will probably suffer politically as the upstanding longtime senator steps back into private life, it will definitely suffer comedically, considering Biden’s role as the current administration’s wacky uncle—a…

Son Of Zorn asks you to use your imagination in an exclusive featurette

Flesh and blood people have been acting opposite cartoons for a while now, so what the stars of Fox’s new show Son Of Zorn have to contend with is nothing Bob Hoskins didn’t deal with years earlier. However, a new featurette for the sitcom about a super-buff warrior (Jason Sudeikis) with animated pecs and his extended…

Read This: The inside story of SNL’s insane, baffling “Potato Chip” sketch

It is a long-standing tradition on Saturday Night Live to allow the last sketch of the evening, the one that airs just before the goodbye waves, to be bizarre and conceptual and even off-putting in a way that the rest of the show isn’t. In his SNL reviews, Dennis Perkins files these under the heading “What the hell is…