The director and cast of Hereditary play “What’s Scarier?”

Hereditary, “the most traumatically terrifying horror movie in ages,” hits theaters today, so the world can finally see what all the fuss is about. Ahead of the film’s release, we sat down with director Ari Aster and stars Milly Shapiro and Alex Wolff to play “What’s Scarier?,” a game where we pit two scary things…

Reggie Watts tries to get Freddie Highmore to do his taxes in our game "Who'd You Rather?"

Earlier this year, Reggie Watts brought his adaptation of the British game show Taskmaster to Comedy Central. As the titular figure, Watts challenges celebrity contestants—the first season starred Lisa Lampanelli, Freddie Highmore, Ron Funches, Dillon Francis, and Kate Berlant—to perform simple but bizarre tasks in…

Dave Hill talks puppies and curling in our new game, “Gram Slam”

Dave Hill is a comedian, musician, occasional guest star on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, host of WFMU’s The Goddamn Dave Hill Show, and Dick Cavett’s best friend. He also maintains a pretty great Instagram account, filled with selfies, tour hijinks, and pictures of his adorable dog, Luci. In our new game, “Gram Slam,”…

Adam Pally, Rachel Bloom, and the Most Likely To Murder gang would definitely kill Sixteen Candles

Dan Gregor’s new movie Most Likely To Murder takes the “man returns to his hometown and rediscovers old drama” trope in film, and adds a Rear Window-esque, murder-mystery twist. Most Likely To Murder follows a former big man on campus returning to his hometown to discover his high school sweetheart dating former high…

Jo Firestone, Joe Pera, and Conner O’Malley try to create Hollywood blockbusters from stock photos

Comedian Joe Pera is getting his own live-action television show from Adult Swim titled Joe Pera Talks With You, the spiritual successor to the hilariously laid-back animated showcase Joe Pera Talks You To Sleep. The show is created by and stars Pera, and co-produced with Late Night With Seth Meyers’ Conner O’Malley,…

Lean On Pete’s Charlie Plummer and Andrew Haigh play “Name That Famous Horse”

Lean On Pete, the heartbreaking new film from A24 and director Andrew Haigh, is an unconventional boy-and-his-horse story, in which a young, damaged kid, played by Charlie Plummer, embarks on a journey across the Pacific Northwest with the eponymous horse to escape the hardships of his home. After the SXSW premiere…

Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish can’t agree which is better: JAY-Z’s The Blueprint or 4:44

Tonight, Tracy Morgan returns to television alongside Tiffany Haddish in The Last O.G., a show about an ex-con adjusting to life in a gentrified Brooklyn, and reckoning with his sudden role as a father. At a SXSW panel for the show, we played a game with Haddish, Morgan, and pilot director Jorma Taccone called ’90s Or…

Watch the hosts of Last Podcast On The Left play a crime-themed Fuck, Marry, Kill

Last Podcast On The Left is one of the more interesting crime podcasts out there. Instead of covering typical criminal cases every episode, it explores topics like ghosts, UFO sightings, serial killers, and cults in a fun, engaging way. We had hosts Ben Kissel, Marcus Parks, and Henry Zebrowski play a crime-themed…

As a child, Say Anything’s Max Bemis was in love with Charlie Sheen in Major League

At this year’s Riot Fest in Chicago, The A.V. Club asked bands to play a game we call Punk Or Not Punk, in which they rated random things on an arbitrary, dichotomic scale. This round, Say Anything’s Max Bemis joins us to rate PBR and Say Anything (the movie) and tells us about the huge crush he had on Charlie Sheen’s…

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James Roday and Dulé Hill play How Well Do You Know Your Psych Co-Star?

After a couple years away, America’s favorite fake-psychic investigative duo is back in the form of Psych: The Movie, and early reviews indicate Gus and Shawn’s on-screen chemistry is as palpable as ever. But what about their off-screen chemistry? We quizzed stars James Roday and Dulé Hill with a game we call “How…

Can Jim Gaffigan name all his kids’ full names and birthdays in under 30 seconds?

Five kids is a lot for any parent to handle, let alone two parents who work and travel as frequently as Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan. But the pair make it work. To put Jim’s knowledge of his children to the test, we thought it’d be fun to see if he can list all five of his kids’ full names and birthdays in under 30…

Cap’n Jazz says sex in the daylight is “punk as fuck”

At this year’s Riot Fest in Chicago, The A.V. Club asked bands to play a game we call Punk Or Not Punk, in which they rated random things on an arbitrary, dichotomic scale. This round, Chicago’s own Cap’n Jazz, fresh off its reunion stint at the festival, rates daytime sex (technically, we asked them about daytime sets…