Zach Galifianakis and Louie Anderson on Baskets

#Bingeworthy: “Baskets” Season 2

Given how lazy, dense and cruel Chip Baskets, the out-of-work classically trained clown at the center of Baskets can be, it’s no wonder his life is so awful. What is surprising, though, is that it keeps getting worse. But, hey, it makes for good TV. Zach Galifianakis stars as both Chip and his twin brother…

Amanda Peet and Hank Azaria in 'Brockmire'

#Bingeworthy: ‘Brockmire’ is Throwing Strikes

Picture a baseball announcer: you know, a white man in a loud plaid jacket, with an oddly nasal lilt belying a naturally deep voice, droning on with useless facts and statistics about whatever pops into his head, however tangentially it might connect to the game, punctuated by quick descriptions of whatever is happening on the…

Julia Louis-Dreyfus as former President Selina Meyer on HBO's 'Veep'

HBO’s ‘Veep’ Keeps it Real in Season 6

We are living in a moment where the truth, particularly the truth of American politics, is far stranger — and usually funnier — than fiction. The day’s headlines are routinely so shocking and bizarre that, if you tried to sell them to a Hollywood producer, you’d be laughed out of their office for being too…

#Bingeworthy: ‘Party Down’ on STARZ

In the age of social media and The Voice and our venerable reality-show president, it seems there are more people out there trying to make it in the entertainment world than ever before. And why wouldn’t they? The barriers to expressing creativity keep getting lower and lower, allowing us to make movies with our phones…

#EverySimpsonsEver: The best episodes from seasons 1-27

In celebration of Every Simpsons Ever, now available on FXX on demand with Sling Blue, we’ve chosen our favorite Simpsons episode from each of the past 27 (!!!) seasons. Taking an exhaustive look back at the series thus far, it is easy to see why it remains one of the longest-running, beloved and quotable pieces…

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