Finally, somebody is updating Crashing for current day

Pete Holmes’ semi-autobiographical HBO show, Crashing, feels a bit out of place in 2018. Maybe it’s that Holmes’ goofy comedic persona is just too genuine for our current cultural climate. Or maybe it’s that the world simply doesn’t need another navel-gazing comedy about the “struggle” of straight white male comedians…

Pete Holmes on how Crashing depicts a comedian’s struggle

There’s no shortage of auteur television shows depicting the day-to-day lives of working comedians—Seinfeld, I’m Sorry, I’m Dying Up Here, and now Crashing. Pete Holmes’ semi-autobiographical HBO series examines the life of a struggling comedian in New York after his first wife cheated on him, and he decided to pursue…

Pete Holmes on the reality of loneliness after a breakup

If there’s anyone who knows the depressing reality of post-breakup rituals, it’s Pete Holmes. The comedian’s semi-autobiographical HBO series Crashing is a glimpse into the comic’s life after his first wife cheated on him, his relationship with faith was fractured, and he decided to pursue comedy full-time. Holmes’…

Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle: Come hang with Pete Holmes, Jamie Lee, and us this January

Get ready, Seattle, Chicago, and San Francisco: The A.V. Club is joining forces with HBO to present a series of events with our pal Pete Holmes. This January, we’ll be galavanting around the country with Holmes and Jamie Lee in order to screen the first two episodes of Crashing season two. We’ll be popping up at local…

Pete Holmes wishes the internet would stop spoiling Stranger Things 2

It’s been pretty difficult to avoid Stranger Things 2 details over the past couple of weeks, especially if you read our site. Luckily, the furor over Netflix’s hit is dying down, which is great news for Pete Holmes. Unfortunately, the Crashing star hasn’t finished the second season which has made the last few weeks…

Exclusive: It's all Poop Talk all the time in a new comedian-packed documentary about shitting

Everybody poops, but most people don’t talk about it all that much. That could change with the release of Poop Talk, a new documentary from Comedy Dynamics. Randy and Jason Sklar’s new movie—in theaters and on VOD February 16—finds more than 50 comedians and actors telling their best poop stories, revealing their most…