Comedy

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead (2015): Movies

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead (2015): Movies

An affectionate look at a watershed era in comedy, Douglas Tirola’s ‘Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead’ explores the ‘National Lampoon’ empire’s peak.

Phil Austin of the Firesign Theatre (1941-2015): An Appreciation

Phil Austin of the Firesign Theatre (1941-2015): An Appreciation

Mike Tiano remembers the late Phil Austin, who left a rich legacy of comedy with the Firesign Theatre.

Mojo Nixon, “Don Henley Must Die” from Otis (1990): One Track Mind

Any time Don Henley speaks, either to blast fans for using smartphones at concerts or to sue someone, I think about Mojo Nixon.

Monty Python’s Total Rubbish: The Complete Collection (2014)

‘Monty Python’s Total Rubbish’ collects all nine of their UK albums into one hilarious box set.

Gimme Five: Things the Music Industry Can Learn from ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

Gimme Five: Things the Music Industry Can Learn from ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

A number of important lessons emerge from “Weird Al” Yankovic’s new triumph.

One Track Mind: “Weird Al” Yankovic, “Word Crimes” from Mandatory Fun (2014)

One Track Mind: “Weird Al” Yankovic, “Word Crimes” from Mandatory Fun (2014)

An anthem, whether you know the source material or not, for those who love words.

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