It’s a music video celebrating the esteemed Mr. Vampire film series! Hopping Vampires! Lam Ching-Ying! Taoism! Shenanigans! (via Grady Hendrix)
At Vulture, Matt Zoller Seitz writes, “Bill Maher is Stand-Up Comedy’s Past. Hannah Gadsby is its Future.” “While Maher is content to serve reheated runoff from his HBO show, Gadsby takes us on a guided tour of a range of human experiences, along with a Socratic discourse on […]
Andy Kaufman has breakfast with Classie Freddie Blassie in My Breakfast With Blassie (1983) (via @GCDB)
Actor and comedian Robin Williams has died. There are many obituaries and remembrances out there, so we’re just choosing a few. The AV Club, RogerEbert.com and Boing Boing have obituaries. The writers of RogerEbert.com offer tributes. Terry Gilliam talks about directing Williams in The Fisher King. Penny Marshall […]
Al Feldstein has died. Feldstein got his start at EC Comics, creating Tales From The Crypt and several other titles, and later became editor for MAD Magazine. The Comics Journal, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Time Magazine and Robot 6 have obituaries. NPR’s All Things […]
Comedian and actor David Brenner has died. The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times have obituaries. The Comics’ Comic and The Hollywood Reporter remembers Brenner. Here’s Brenner’s first appearance on The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson.