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'Baskets' & 'Louie' Are Both Darkly Humorous

FX's new comedy series Baskets premiered on Thursday night and you may have noticed there's a certain, familiar dark humor about it. Sure, hilarious comedian Zach Galifianakis is the star (and co-creator), but the TV show will probably remind you of …
By Mallory Carra

There’s A Story Behind The Mom On 'Baskets'

During the premiere of FX's Baskets, Chip (Galifianakis) returns to his hometown and visits a number of places that make him feel like a total and utter failure after dropping out of French clown school. He also goes to visit his mother, Christine, a…
By Mallory Carra

These Halloween-Themed TV Show Eps Are The Best

I'm not big on holidays, really, but there are two I really love: Halloween and Christmas. If pressed to answer what I enjoy about them, I won't really be able to tell you in any concrete terms; I just know they're the best. Now that October is final…
By Jennifer Still

Where To See Louis C.K. While 'Louie' Is On Hiatus

Once again, Louis C.K. breaks our hearts. During the TCA press tour, the CEO of FX, John Landgraf, stated tthat the comedian's series Louie will go on an extended hiatus until Louis C.K. is ready to return. According to Landgraf, C.K. wants to take a…
By Keertana Sastry

The 7 Best Stoned TV Scenes, Ranked

I have no problem admitting that I love binge-watching shows on Netflix and Hulu in my rare chunks of duty-free downtime. I love TV, I love movies, and I've written about that love a lot. I've also touched on the fact that I don't hate marijuana, and…
By Elizabeth Enochs

Trippy Dreams Haunt Louis CK In 'Louie'

Louis CK may have been tripping on acid while he wrote the Season 5 Louie episode "Untitled" or was watching too many weird scenes of the fellow FX series American Horror Story: Freak Show, because the episode featured Louie experiencing strange dre…
By Keertana Sastry

How Would 'Friends' Celebrate The Kentucky Derby?

The hats, the fashion, the alcohol, the parties, the horses: All of these things can only mean one thing: The Kentucky Derby is upon us! This year's horse racing championship goes from Friday, May 1, to Saturday, May 2, meaning we all have two whole …
By Keertana Sastry

'Louie' Asks Some Big Questions About Gender Roles

From taking on the double standard about using the word fat for men vs. women, to taking strides to appreciate and talk about women more and more over the last few seasons, Louis CK is proving that his FX series Louie is becoming more progressive abo…
By Keertana Sastry

'Louie's Boys Night Out Goes Seriously Wrong

The newest episode of Louie was a cautionary tale about the dangers of following through on that vague promise to hang out with acquaintances you run into on the street. In "Cop Story," Louie crosses paths with guest star Michael Rapaport as Lenny, a…
By Sage Young

It's A Shortened Season For Louis CK's Series

Louie is one of those new-fangled, free-range series that have been developed in this new era of television, in that it exists outside of the traditional network TV timeline. Louie episodes come and go mostly at the will of creator and star Louis CK.…
By Sage Young

This 'Friends' Cop Returns To The Force On 'Louie'

Like everyone else, I love to rewatch old Friends episodes on Netflix, well, just because they're finally there. There are so many classic moments to relive from the long-running sitcom and hilarious characters to become reacquainted with, like Phoeb…
By Mallory Carra

Chewie Does A Helluva Louis C.K. Impression

You know, I haven't dedicated nearly enough of life considering what lines might be drawn between contemporary comedians and characters from Star Wars (namely because I have a problem with the lack of women represented in sci-fi, and also because sci…
By Beca Grimm

'Louie' Stars Might Be In An Unexpected Showmance

Louie returned for its fifth season last week, along with the the trusty notion that the fictionalized version of Louis CK will always fail to reach even the lowest expectations of the complex women in his life. And with that fictionalized version co…
By Sage Young

Pamela Adlon Can't Be Silenced on 'Louie'

Louie has always been unafraid of awkward humor, but that doesn't mean everyone wants to have a cringing relationship with the show itself. Pamela Adlon is back on Louie , and after her final few appearances in Season 4 were fairly controversial, I …
By Kayla Hawkins

Bart Folding On 'Louie' May Be A Cautionary Tale

Despite aspiring for more laughs, Louie Season 5 can still be just as inscrutable as its predecessors. The latest episode, "A La Carte," is no exception as it left most of us wondering, "Seriously, who is this comedian named Bart Folding?" And more i…
By Kayla Hawkins

'Louie' Introduces More Complex Women

It's tempting to casually toss off the Season 5 premiere of Louie, as if the show arrives with an effortless return to the day-to-day life of the unlucky, chronically hated television version of stand up comedian Louis CK, but just because it's not…
By Kayla Hawkins

The Best Women Guest Stars From 'Louie'... Ever

It goes without saying, but I'll say it anyway: Louie is a great show. It is hilarious, awkward, and cringe-until-you-cramp-up funny. Now most of the time Louis CK gets the credit for this, as he well should. He has the herculean task of writing, dir…
By Alice Walker

No Way Season 5 Of 'Louie' Is Its Last

The new season of the comedy-nerd-bait sitcom kicks off this Thursday, so of course it's time to start predicting whether or not Louie Season 5 is the final one. That's not too likely, considering that FX clearly loves the show, and Louis CK told Jer…
By Sage Young

FX Orders New Pilot Written By Louie

Looks like the new year will continue the tradition of lifting up Louis C.K. where he belongs. On Sunday, FX announced that not only will it film and show Louie's upcoming standup special, but they are also teaming up with the comedian to produce and…
By Maitri Mehta

This Is Why Joan Loved Making People Laugh

There's no doubt about it: Joan Rivers was truly a legend. The 81-year old comedian, who tragically passed away today at Mount Sinai hospital in NYC following complications from an in-patient throat procedure, lived to make people laugh, and it was a…
By Tanya Ghahremani