Disney goes viral with an ambitious, overstuffed Wreck-It Ralph sequel

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There have been relatively few sequels produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation—that is, the flagship Disney cartoon brand, not Pixar or any of their TV divisions—and it’s easy to see why. Disney specializes in happy-ending family entertainment, and producing a follow-up to a beloved all-ages cartoon places the young…

Sarah Silverman says Louis CK would ask to masturbate in front of her when they were younger

In an appearance on Howard Stern’s SiriusXM radio show today (via IndieWire), Sarah Silverman tried to make a point about why her longtime friend Louis CK might not have initially realized that his creepy, abusive behavior was both creepy and abusive. She says the two of them used to enjoy “letting our freak flags…

The new trailer for Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 is here, and it's...not good 

Confession time: Wreck-It Ralph makes me cry. Large, wracking, embarrassing sobs overtake me at the end of that movie, and not in a charming way. It’s a serious ugly-cry scenario, because I get so choked up over the friendship between Ralph and Vanellope. (I love that fucking movie, is the general bullet point here.)

Sarah Silverman speaks out on Al Franken, Louis CK, and Roseanne

Sarah Silverman’s been choosing empathy over antagonizing as of late, with her Hulu series I Love You, America finding the foul-mouthed comedian working to find common ground with those across the political divide. She’s also been vocal about the #MeToo movement, since several of her close friends in the comedy…

Watch comedian Steve Agee intentionally tank an audition for a Zach Braff movie

Any actor will tell you that auditioning is the worst part of the job. The whole awkward, vulnerable experience is only made worse when you have to submit an audition tape—usually a straight-on shot of you standing in an empty room, reading lines to no one from a scene you’ve probably read once before. Frankly, the…

Seth Rogen, Tiffany Haddish, Kumail Nanjiani and more will bring the Hilarity For Charity on Netflix

Seth and Lauren Rogen’s altruistic variety special, Hilarity For Charity, is coming to Netflix for the first time in its six-year history. The streaming platform and the Future Man executive producer announced the collaboration today along with a stacked lineup. The indefatigable Tiffany Haddish has secured a spot in…

I Love You, America is chock full of empathy and naked people 

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Late night television has several accepted formulas. There’s the format currently employed by your Jimmys Fallon and Kimmel, for example: monologue, maybe a recurring bit or man-on-the-street segment, guest, maybe another recurring bit, guest, musical number, goodnight. There’s your Daily Show lineup—topical segments,…

Sarah Silverman is a little conflicted in this trailer for Hulu's I Love You, America

Sarah Silverman’s new talk show for Hulu was originally billed as an attempt to present a “balanced” view of topical issues, with Silverman trying to find common ground with people whose political beliefs she may disagree with, but this musical trailer for the show suggests that she won’t actually be pulling some…

Sarah Silverman gets personal in A Speck Of Dust

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“I’m gonna be indulgent,” Sarah Silverman notes around halfway through her new Netflix stand-up special A Speck of Dust. It’s a different tactic for her, even if it doesn’t sound like it at first. While Silverman’s most famous comedy routines do indulge in their share of pushing (buttons, envelopes, boundaries,…

Celebrities take to the streets for nice walks, sunshine, Donald Trump’s tax returns

It’s April 15, traditionally known as Tax Day in the U.S. (Don’t panic, you actually have until the 18th to file or flee the country.) To celebrate/bemoan the occasion, people across the nation took to the streets today to enjoy the weather, feel the government-provided roads and sidewalks under their feet, and also…

Hulu picks up Sarah Silverman’s political talk show I Love You, America

According to Deadline, Hulu has ordered a weekly, half-hour talk show tentatively titled I Love You, America that will be hosted by Sarah Silverman. The show will involve Silverman discussing “the current political/emotional landscape of the country” with people who share her political leanings and those who don’t,…

Sarah Silverman says Donald Trump once “asked Jeff Ross if [her] tits were real”

Sarah Silverman said Donald Trump once inquired after her breasts, something that would be shocking if we had the capacity to be shocked by that kind of stuff anymore. In a tweet, Silverman said the now-President “asked [comedian and Roastmaster] Jeff Ross if [her] tits were real,” noting that “they are,” not that…

Jerry Seinfeld to headline Comedy Central’s Colossal Clusterfest in San Francisco

This week, Comedy Central and Outside Lands/Bonnaroo organizers Superfly announced Colossal Clusterfest, a three-day comedy festival in San Francisco that will feature a ton of famous comedians, musicians, and “iconic comedy attractions” based on South Park, It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, and Seinfeld—only one of…

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