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'The Meltdown With Jonah and Kumail' Tries to Cram Too Much Comedy Into Half-Hour Episodes -- and Often Succeeds

For the past four years, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail has been the flagship show at Los Angeles’ NerdMelt Showroom. It’s a weekly comedy showcase (“alt-comedy” seems to be the preferred descriptor whenever the show is written up) hosted by Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani and featuring a nice mix of drop-ins from big names and great sets from “lesser-known” comedians. 447 more words


Silicon Valley

Thank God for HBO On Demand!

I missed Silicon Valley when the show was first aired earlier this year.  Over the weekend, though, I sat and watched all eight episodes from Season One in one sitting, with only an appropriate mid-season bathroom break.  245 more words


Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley me tenía esperando a regañadientes su fecha de estreno. Ya había visto los trailers y estaba IN, y, poco sorprendentemente (como suele ser el caso con HBO–  969 more words


Funniest Reactions to the LeBron/Cleveland News

Well, it finally happened. LeBron made a decision, and he chose to take his talents back to Cleveland or perhaps more specifically (as he mentioned repeatedly in his essay published on si.com), to “Northeast Ohio.” I’m sure the Northeast Ohio Cavaliers are thrilled but what I’m most thrilled about is getting to read the reactions. 307 more words


Presenting The Best Of Kumail Nanjiani's Dick And Butt Jokes On '@Midnight'

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Kumail Nanjiani is taking over @midnight’s twitter feed tonight at 11:30 p.m. EDT, which should hopefully fare better than Robin Thicke’s VH1 twitter Q&A… 93 more words


'Rational' leftists attacking strawmen with 'religious' fervor

Boycotting a store at which you don’t shop makes about as much sense as complaining about a SCOTUS ruling that exists only in your imagination. Clearly, getting a verified Twitter account is way easier than getting a clue. 568 more words

US Politics

Casting Net: Kumail Nanjiani, Natasha Lyonne board Michael Showalter comedy; Plus, Nick Offerman, more

Silicon Valley‘s Kumail Nanjiani and Orange Is the New Black‘s Natasha Lyonne are set to join the ensemble cast of Michael Showalter… 161 more words