In 2001's Wet Hot American Summer -- a raucous send-up of 1980s summer-camp movies -- the counselors vow to meet up 10 years later in 1991, when they'll all be in their late 20s, to see how they've fared. And just over a decade since the film's release, many of its main players reunited on stage at ... More >>
(Photos courtesy Tommy Lau)The State Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 and 25, 2009 Eureka Theatre and Herbst Theatre Better than: the Beatles, Jesus, and Pamela Anderson I'm going to jump to the conclusion that you're just like me -- a productive member of society in their mid-to-late 20s, raised ... More >>
SF's annual Sketchfest never fails to please the comedy nerds. After months of wondering how they could possibly outdo last year's Kids in the Hall tribute, the annual festival of hilarity recently announced the reunion of the seminal comedy troupe, The State. Their early-90s television show on MTV ... More >>
Fans of The State, Wet Hot American Summer, and the short-lived Comedy Central series should be happy to note that Stella is bringing their absurdist, dildo-infested comedy stylings on tour this winter. The trio consisting of David Wain, Michael Showalter, and Michael Ian Black is slated to exhibit ... More >>
Role Models is smarter and bawdier than your average boys-to-men movie.
I love anything that has to do with The State. You know, the early 90s chock-full-of-genius sketch comedy troupe whose members gave way to awesome shows like Reno 911! and Stella? If not, acquaint yourself with David Wain's webshow, Wainy Days. This week's episode (above) features dude of the year M ... More >>
And on the seventh day, God created sketch comedy
The Baxter can't get the girl. Except maybe just this once.