Tina Fey and composer husband Jeff Richmond have the perfect family dynamic for frequent collaboration. You’ll recognize Richmond’s rich scoring from earlier seasons of SNL, the background of every 30 Rock episode and, most recently, in Fey’s new Netflix series The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. More
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If you haven’t heard about Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s new Netflix project The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt by now, then get out from under your rock and ask yourself the tough questions – does the titular character deserve seven hours of your precious life? More
In random political scandal news, the media is abuzz about Hillary Clinton’s email habits when it came to light that she used a personal email address, not a government-issued one while serving as Secretary of State.
Some would say this is an innocuous detail – Clinton’s camp is alleging that Secretaries of State before her have done the same thing – but other sources think that this is an indication that Clinton may have had something to hide. Fortunately, we did a little fictional digging and found gold. More
If you’re already feeling the loss of Amy Poehler from your life after the Parks and Rec finale this week, look for comfort no further than this twenty-year-old pilot filmed in 1995 Toronto that was just released yesterday. More
The Oscars’ “In Memoriam” reel tends to snub at least one major Hollywood figure in any given year. Last night, it was a woman who had a huge hand in popularizing the award show broadcast in the first place: one Joan Rivers.
Parks and Recreation executive producer, comedian, Emerson College alum and eternal Phish fan Harris Wittels was found dead yesterday in his LA home of a suspected drug overdose. He was 30 years old. Wittels’ death sent waves through the comedy community, as another major figure tragically passed before their time. More
With the 40th Anniversary of Saturday Night Live being celebrated this weekend, it’s essential to look back on one of the few constants in the history of the show: ‘Weekend Update.’
When you think “Weekend Update,” what SNL era do you think of? Everyone’s got their favorite host and character segments, and every host brings a unique flavor to the segment so firmly planted in our culture. (Full disclosure: I’m a Seth-head, “Update” not “Late Night.” There’s a difference.) More
NBC’s Parks and Recreation is chugging through its seventh and final season as fans mourn the end of one of NBC’s all-time great comedies. But some Patriots fans probably did a double-take last night with this visual gag nodding to New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick and DeflateGate. More
College Newspaper Round-Up highlights the best of student-journalism in the Boston area. More
Tina Fey said there would be Bill Cosby jokes at the Golden Globes tonight. She and co-host Amy Poehler did not disappoint. More