This guy used a neural network to generate a new, bizarre episode of Friends

Anyone clamoring for more episodes of Tommy Wiseau’s sitcom The Neighbors is in luck: A Twitter hero has built a program that can perfectly replicate the Wiseau-ian structure of near-gibberish grafted onto the skeleton of normal sitcom scripting. Scotland’s “Andy Pandy,” primarily known as a webcomic artist, did the…

These old Nathan Fielder fake news segments show the seeds of Nathan For You

As the third season of Nathan For You comes to an end, “Nathan Fielder,” as played by creator and star Nathan Fielder, has crystallized into one of most brilliant and singular comic creations in years. He, like the show itself, is also hard to explain to a non-fan: “He’s really awkward and deadpan, and he’s lovable…

DC Pierson is running a tournament to determine pop culture’s biggest overachiever

For whatever reason, film and television teem with overachievers: type A strivers who charm and irritate in (sometimes) equal measure. Comedian, author, and actor DC Pierson has done society the favor of devising an appropriately competitive method of determining the most overachieving of them all. It’s called the…

This guy keeps writing dark, amoral spec scripts for The Big Bang Theory

You know The Big Bang Theory: It’s that CBS sitcom that shows up on your parents’ DVR when you’re visiting for the holidays, it’s about scientists who are nerds, and the one guy says the catchphrase “Bazinga!” a lot. That is also apparently the sum total of Kaleb Horton’s knowledge of the show, yet he has spun from…

Bryan Fuller says Hannibal could still return, talks Silence Of The Lambs casting

Look, we’ve done the whole “Hannibal creator and showrunner Bryan Fuller is sadistically toying with the freshly cancelled show’s devoted audience, just like someone we know, ahem” thing before, but the man just can’t seem to help himself. Fuller used the show’s postmortem press rounds to yet again tantalize/torture…

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