Day: March 30, 2009

Getting to know I Eat Pandas, and The Tudors, too

If March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, then when do I Eat Pandas? Cute. And demonic. Them's their words to explain themselves, in this newly online documentary about my favorite musical comedy improvisers, Glennis McMurray and Eliza Skinner, and their group, I Eat Pandas. Link, but no embed? McMurray and Skinner also have been enlisted by Showtime to blog about The Tudors — the third season of the historical drama begins April 5, and I Eat Pandas gets you caught up on season two if you missed it. Of course you did. You weren't alive hundreds of years ago? Or were you? Enjoy: Related: Catch I Eat Pandas at the UCB Theatre in NYC. They'll also perform April 7 in Hollywood at the Comedy Central Stage at the...

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Delocated: Live and online

So, let's talk Delocated! The first-season finale aired overnight on Adult Swim, and cliffhanger alert! Am I right? Anyhow. If you missed, I shall not spoil it for you, and neither will the network, because the episode isn't online yet. Better for you, though, because you can still catch the penultimate episode for a limited time and look at country club golf in a "hole" new light. Everything about this show should be awful but instead is awfully hilarious. The only thing wrong about these seven episodes, or 77 minutes of awesomeness, that I can see is that when you try to watch the clips online later, Adult Swim presents them in reverse order, so you watch it a la Memento. Even that's satisfying, though. In related news, star "Jon" Glaser hosted a live Delocated show on March 19 at the 92YTribeca, and it was the oddest thing I'd seen since seeing Glaser get his fake band Detroit Octane to perform as the real musical guest on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. Glaser's Delocated comedy show was perhaps the ultimate anti-comedy show. Scott Adsit (30 Rock) performed as a ventriloquist who wasn't providing the voice of his dummy. A.D. Miles presented a slide show without the slides. Andy Blitz twirled comedy circles as "Peanut Butter" repeating his punchlines twice in a set that seemingly went on forever. The Pontani...

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