Danny McBride talks the end of Vice Principals, the brilliance of Walton Goggins, and bringing your creative vision to life

Vice Principals, which wrapped up its second and final season tonight, is certainly similar to work Danny McBride has done before. Much like Eastbound & Down, it’s a madcap creative vision that asks us to be both entertained and repulsed by a troubling protagonist. In the case of Vice Principals, there are two of…

Russell's birthday party is the only excuse Vice Principals needs to get ridiculous

Russell is a fragile man who can’t catch a break. Perhaps that’s karma, as the universe offsets all of his toxic nonsense and unrelenting cruelty with moments that make him cower in fear and frustration. No matter the reasons, be they spiritual or just plain bad luck, it’s clear that Russell’s path in the second…

Edi Patterson of Vice Principals talks about her favorite scary movies and defines “pop culture-y”

In this outtake from The A.V. Club Hosted By John Teti—which airs Thursday nights on Fusion—John talks to Vice Principals actor Edi Patterson about her surprising pop-culture interest: all things scary. The chat leads to Gremlins, ghost-hunting, and more. Here’s where you can watch The A.V. Club show.

Vice Principals provides a biting, hilarious look at its “man’s men”

Praise be to the weird team of Danny McBride, John Carcieri, Adam Countee, and director David Gordon Green for always finding ways to move Vice Principals forward, even when it looks like it’s about to take a few steps back. Last week’s episode, “The King,” was certainly funny, but it felt weirdly isolated from the…

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In its season two premiere, Vice Principals is more ambitious, vicious, and funny than ever

The first season of HBO’s Vice Principals took awhile to find its footing. In fact, it might be more apt to say that each episode of the eight-episode first season contained something brilliant and evocative, but those moments were often countered by some sloppy storytelling and a muddled sense of morality that made…

Here’s what’s coming to (and leaving from) HBO Now in September

As the days grow incrementally cooler and shorter, it’s time once more to prepare for the big TV harvest. Hulu and Amazon Prime’s crops include new seasons of One Mississippi, Transparent, and The Mindy Project, as well as a whole lot of movies you probably should have seen by now. Now it’s HBO’s turn to reveal the…

Danny McBride stares down a tiger in first teaser for Vice Principals season 2

The first season of HBO’s unhinged comedy Vice Principals ended on a twist, with Danny McBride and Walton Goggins’ achieving their dream of becoming Co-Principals only to have McBride get shot by a mysterious man in a mask. This first teaser for the show’s second (and final) season doesn’t resolve that mystery in any…