The Birth of “Seinfeld” (Before It Was Seinfeld)
July 5, 2019
this day in 1989, NBC quietly aired a comedy special on a summer evening when
not many people were watching TV. Somehow, it evolved into one of the most
popular and acclaimed sitcoms of all time. The Pilot In 1989, NBC asked stand-up co...
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Look Out, Spider-Man, It’s…Big Wheel?
June 23, 2019
Spider-Man is one of comicdom’s
most popular, famous, and adaptable superheroes — the eighth big-budget movie
about the teen web-slinger made since 2000 hits theaters this summer. Spider-Man: Far from Home features Mysterio, one of
the more well...
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Directed by Your Favorite Singer
June 11, 2019
Lots of musicians have given acting a try, like Cher and Eminem.
A few have taken an even larger jump—from singing and writing songs…to
directing movies. It hasn’t always gone very well. MADONNA After more than two decades of lacing ...
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When Saturday Night Live Predicted the Future
May 27, 2019
Usually, Saturday Night Live produces sketches that comment
on current events — you know, stuff that’s already happened. But over its more
than 40 seasons, its writers and performers have proved to be such savvy
cultural critics that a few times...
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SpongeBob SquarePants is 20!
May 21, 2019
Ooooooooh…who’s celebrating 20 straight years on
TV? SpongeBob SquarePants! The incredibly silly Nickelodeon cartoon starring
the iconic porous fry cook debuted in May 1999, and hasn’t left TV since. Here
are some little known facts about the ...
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