Julia Louis-Dreyfus is this year's recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is going to need a bigger awards shelf: The 11-time Emmy winner will have to clear some space, as Deadline reports that she’s this year’s recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The prize, which has been given out every year since 1998 by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing…

Veep drives down memory lane, then drunkenly crashes into the stables

Poor Selina. She may be a terrible person and an even worse mother, but when Selina spends “Chicklet” lovingly reminiscing about her father, only to discover lies and betrayal hiding behind each memory, it’s hard not to feel for her. It’s impressive that six seasons in, Veep can still prompt such sympathy for its…

HBO’s Veep reacquaints itself with Selina Meyer in the full trailer for season 6

The first teaser for season six of HBO’s Veep teased how the show would change in the aftermath of last season’s election, with Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Selina Meyer embarking on a new globe-trotting journey of self-discovery. We actually get to see some of that journey in this full trailer, and it all seems to be going…

Selina is like a “man’s nipple” in the first Veep season 6 teaser

In the first teaser for the upcoming sixth season of Veep, we get a taste of what life is like for Selina Meyer post-presidency. Apparently it’s akin to being a “man’s nipple.“ How so? According to Selina: “People go right by you to jerk off a dick.” As she attempts to retain her relevance, she’s surrounded by Gary,…

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Seinfeldia is a deep dive into TV’s greatest non-sitcom sitcom

The premise of Jennifer Keishin Armstrong’s Seinfeldia is that the show, about four self-involved New Yorkers whose daily lives make comedy grist, has infiltrated pop culture like no show before or since. From Elaine’s cringe-inducing dancing to Newman’s bottomless evil to George’s endless lies to Kramer’s wacky scene…

Veep’s finale pulls the rug out from under Selina and viewers alike

Since the season four finale, Veep fans have been preparing for the twist teased throughout season five, Tom James’ finagling of Constitutional fine print to become the acting president after neither Selina nor Senator O’Brien manage to be elected by the House of Representatives. Instead, showrunner David Mandel goes…