Air Bud vs. Old Yeller? The creators of HBO’Animals pit famous animals against each other

With the third season of HBO’s animated series Animals underway, The A.V. Club jumped into a swan boat on Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles with creators Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano to talk about the new slate of episodes. While on the lake, we played a game with the pair called “Which Animal Would Win?” where we pit…

Outcast’s Robert Kirkman and Chris Black try to figure out what's scarier, spiders or snakes

After a two-year hiatus, supernatural horror series Outcast finally brings its second season to the U.S. (it already aired in the U.K.) Created by The Walking Dead’s Robert Kirkman, Outcast centers around Kyle Barnes, a young father who’s been plagued by demonic possession for his entire life, and the supernatural…

Lifelong friends Danny McBride and Jody Hill put their relationship to the test 

Longtime friends and collaborators Danny McBride and Jody Hill have become one of Hollywood’s most reliably hilarious comedy duos. Having met at the North Carolina School Of The Arts, they first collaborated on the off-kilter martial arts movie The Foot Fist Way, and followed that up with a pair of HBO comedies—

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…

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…