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Blacksburgia webisode 3: Hooptie Ride Ad

Hooptie Ride Ad
An ad for Hooptie Ride featuring drunken testimonials, including sorority sisters, frat boys, bar hoppers, runaway brides, hookers, two white boys who listen to hardcore rap and drink Fuze to try and sober up, a sassy 10-year-old on having a birthday party, and an old lady who just wanted to get to the airport to see her daughter. 67 more words


Maya Rudolph Variety Special to Air in May

Maya Rudolph will return to NBC in her very own variety special appropriately named The Maya Rudolph Show. The special will air Monday, May at 10:00 p.m. 71 more words

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'Portlandia's' "Disappointing Gay" Sketch Looks Very Familiar

A few years ago, my good friend Mikala Bierma and I made a web series called Disappointing Gay Best Friend. It was successful in a specific way: a number of sites shared the videos (such as Jezebel, Salon, The Awl, and BuzzFeed), which each racked up a few hundred thousand views, and there were also some comments attesting to my attractiveness (making this project the only time in the history of the world I took anonymous comments on the Internet at face value, thank you very much). 550 more words


Josh Homme Is The Disappointing Gay Guy On This Week's 'Portlandia'

On a very special episode of Portlandia this week, Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme stops by to play Carrie’s gay brother, and he’s bringing along comedian Nick Swardson as his partner. 143 more words


Blacksburgia: It's time for someone to make it a show

Calling all videography, drama and media students at Virginia Tech, I have a task for you:

In the tradition of Armisen and Brownstein, it is time to create the show  303 more words


VIDEO: Mario Batali Cooks for 'Fussy' Diners Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen

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Chef Mario Batali is expanding his upstate New York restaurant Tarry Lodge Enoteca and Pizzeria to New Haven, Conn. — but you won’t be seeing  304 more words


Does Seth Meyers establish himself as the host of Late Night?

As many of you know, SNL’s former head writer and host of Weekend Update took over the Late Night spot from Jimmy Fallon a bit over a month ago. 263 more words