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  • Blogs

    November 12, 2014

    Is Riff Raff Serious?

    By: Jeff Weiss Riff Raff's hair is a crop circle of braids. His eyes are blue, dilated and deserted. Gold grills glint on his teeth. A boy-band-thin beard zigzags across his face. His chest and neck double as a tattooed billboard for MTV, BET, the NBA, Bart Simpson and Seagram's Seven. To complete ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2014

    Bill Burr, MST3K Crew and Cartoon Mike Tyson Featured Among 5 Small Screen Can't Misses

    I can't speak for you, but here are five things coming to small screens that I don't want to miss.

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2014

    Paul Michael Barbour Child Porn Case Kicked Up to Feds, Who Take Dance Him into Custody

    See Update No. 2 at the end of this post on federal prosecutors taking over the case against Paul Barbour. Update No. 1 was on his online dating profile. ORIGINAL POST, JUNE 4, 6:32 A.M.: According to Paul Michael Barbour's Google Plus page, the 33-year-old Long Beach resident is an "emcee, present ... More >>

  • Film

    October 17, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 17, 2013

    Comedian Ricky Smith's Crazy Adventures as King of the #RAKE Movement

    When it comes to Cleveland native Ricky Smith, this comedian, writer and editor for Adult Swim's Black Dynamite is as funny and as modest as they come. Also a do-gooder, Smith founded "Random Acts of Kindness Everywhere" (or R.A.K.E) because he just wanted to get out there and be kind. What a concep ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 1, 2013

    Tommy Davidson

    Mozambique

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Eric Andre Explains Why You Should Definitely Wear a Poncho to His Live Show

    Eric Andre is an energy-fueled funny force to be reckoned with--the kind that smashes desks, shows up to work in a thong and pours milk all over himself. And that's usually just the part of his act you're prepared for if your a fan of the insanity that goes on during "The Eric Andre Show" on Adult ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2013

    Film Week with Mr. Bib: Going to the Movies with George W. Bush

    Taping my show with the terrific film reviewer Peter Rainer of the Christian Science Monitor and KPCC's "Film Week" - and author of a new collection helpfully titled Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Time - I was happily affirmed in my sense that good wr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    The 10 Geekiest Metal Bands of All Time

    By: Adam Steininger Geeks love metal more than the computers on which they listen to it. They yearn for heavy metal that was forged by Orcs in the mountains of Mordor, smuggled halfway across the universe on Serenity and then discovered by Silver Surfer while scouting for delicious planets. These b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Were Loiter Squad's Tyler, The Creator and Alleged Pimp Lebrette Winn Separated at Birth?

    Inquiring minds want to know: Were Tyler, the Creator and Lebrette Winn separated at birth? Both are 22 and, through my blurry eyes, have similar looks. Both hail from Los Angeles County, Tyler Gregory Okonma from Ladera Heights in the city's southeast and Winn from Long Beach.They've obviously chos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Tommy Davidson Is An Expert On Cartoon Badasses

    Sure Tommy Davidson is a comedian and a star of both the small and big screen, but few things elevate your status as an entertainer like becoming a cartoon character. And while he played "Oscar Proud" on the Proud Family, his permed-out pimp character Cream Corn on the hit Adult Swim show "Black Dyn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2012

    FYF Fest 2012: Octomom's Crazy Cameo During Eric Andre's Comedy Show

    See Also:*Octomom Releases New Topless Album Cover for 'Sexy Party'*FYF Fest 2012: A Complex Punk Portrait of the SoCal Music Scene*FYF Fest 2012: Five Reunited Bands We Really Want to SeeFor at least a few seconds on Saturday, FYF Fest changed its letters to WTF thanks to an appearance from OC's fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    New Food Truck: Ninjas With Appetite

    With no apologies issued to Ice Cube or Dr. Dre, someone has launched a food truck called NWA, a.k.a. Ninjas With Appetite. Theirs is a lonchera plastered with non-menacing cartoon ninjas and other kawaii characters in colors that recalls something out of Adult Swim. It's brethren is, of course, Kog ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 19, 2012
  • Film

    February 23, 2012

    'Tim & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie': Awesome Movie, Great Job

    Sorta-comedians Tim and Eric on influences, audiences and what's not funny

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Odd Future's TV Show Set to Premiere on Adult Swim

    ​For a group of delinquent hooligans, the kids of Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All sure are a busy and accomplished bunch. After releasing a new book and dropping Goblin last year, frontman Tyler, the Creator has been hard at work with his group mates (Lionel Boyce, Taco Bennett, Jasper Dol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Charlie Murphy Talks Strippers, Acid Trips and Kissing Babies

    ​If you think that you know Charlie Murphy from his entertaining and hysterical stories from the Chappelle show, think again. Charlie has a ton of huge movies under his belt, a stand-up career that's been entertaining crowds worldwide for over ten years, and this Thursday through Sunday, he is bri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    New Odd Future TV Show Coming to Adult Swim

    ​There's a fine line between overexposure and striking when the iron is hot. Apparently, we are all about to find out where that line is for Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All as the LA rap  collective and television network Adult Swim announced today that a show entitled Loiter Squad is set ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    From Glamstars to Beavers: Top Five Cartoon Bands

    ​It's been a while since I've watched Saturday morning cartoons, so I don't know if the shows are what they used to be. In my time (and believe it or not, there was a time when the best cartoons weren't on during prime time and were actually geared toward those under the age of 15) the adults mak ... More >>

  • Music

    June 16, 2011

    Cerebral Ballzy Are Barfing Their Way to the Top

    How can you not love a group with a song called 'Puke Song'?

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Dudley Jones Comedy Tribe Get Sick With Jokes About NyQuil

    ​Formed in good ol' Orange County in early 2010, Dudely Jones Comedy Tribe (Evan Cassidy, Alexa Green, and Andrew McCormick) is currently filming a 13 episode sketch comedy pilot/web series titled, "Dudely Jones Comedy Tribe Show." If you can't wait for their series you're in luck because they wil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Cee Lo Green Talking to Strangers on Fuse

    On June 22, rapper/singer Cee Lo Green will debut his television series Talking to Strangers on Fuse TV. According to Pop & Hiss, the program will follow a standard talk-show format focused on interviews and performances à la The Johnny Cash Show. Featured guests will include Lupe Fiasco, Grace ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Tommy Davidson talks Obama, 'In Living Color' and Spanglish

    Still makes a strong impression​ Tommy Davidson, he's a funny dude. (He told me to say that.) Tommy has been entertaining the masses for more than 25 years and has had parts in hit TV shows and movies like In Living Color, Proud Family, Woo, Juwanna Man, and most recently Black Dynamite (which has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Weird Al's 10 Darkest Moments

    ​You may know "Weird Al" Yankovic" as the "Eat It" guy (check out his bio on Twitter). After all, until 2006 his parody of Michael Jackson's "Beat It" was his highest charting single. And although he's made a name out of using other artists' songs to write funny stuff, he's gotten a lot of critica ... More >>

  • Music

    April 8, 2010

    Beyond the Headliners

    [Coachella 2010] Nine acts that stand out from the sweaty, dusty crowd

  • Music

    October 29, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    TONIGHT: Tim and Eric at the Glass House

    It's here: Adult Swim's Tim Heidecker (right) and Eric Wareheim (uh, left) are performing tonight at the Glass House in Pomona; amazingly, tickets are still available.Tim and Eric are the guys behind quasi-cartoon Tom Goes to the Mayor and, more recently, the sketch comedy program Tim and Eric Aweso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2008

    Metalocalypse Season 2 on DVD Today

    Yesterday's announcement of Tim and Eric coming to the Glass House has got me in an Adult Swim-kind of mood, so it would be remiss not to note season 2 of "Metalocalypse" is out on DVD today.The cartoon is co-created by Brendon Small, the man behind the excellent "Home Movies." It's nominally about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Tim and Eric Coming to the Glass House Jan. 16!

    I don't know how I missed this, other than the obvious answer of being a failure as a human.Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, the dudes behind Adult Swim shows "Tom Goes to the Mayor" and current global phenomenon "Tim and Eric Awesome Show Great Job," are coming to the Glass House in Pomona on Jan. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2008

    Last Night: MC Chris, Totally Michael, Sirah at Chain Reaction

    Last Night: MC Chris, Totally Michael and Sirah at Chain Reaction in Anaheim, Oct. 21, 2008. Better Than: All three of the "Star Wars" prequels. Sorry, "Revenge of the Sith" apologists. Download: Totally Michael's self-titled debut, released last week and on iTunes. MC Chris isn't a fan of the "n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2008

    Free Orange County! Kill The Mouse! Er, Bee!

    Don't watch Venture Brothers? You should start. And you might as well start with the latest episode to appear on the Adult Swim website, "The Incredible Mr. Brisby." Dr. Venture, his skull-cracking manservant Brock Sampson (voiced by the incomparable Patrick Warburton and boasting a more impressive ... More >>

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