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The A.V. Club Cuts TV Coverage

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 01.27.2017 | Media
Courtney M. Soliday

NEW YORK -- Television fans take to Twitter to mourn the end of The A.V. Club covering their favorite TV shows. "TV Club" recap comment sections sugge...

FINALLY: 'The Final Countdown' Gets The Banjo Treatment

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.20.2015 | Arts

How does one improve upon classic '80s hair metal? By replacing every instrument with a banjo, of course! Banjo legends (and married couple) B...

Can You Believe This Classic Nickelodeon Show Is Still Around?

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.16.2014 | TV

If you're a '90s kid, chances are your mornings were "All That," your evenings were spent pondering the question, "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" and yo...

A.V. Fest/Hideout Block Party Lineup Is Here!

Posted 05.28.2013 | Chicago

The lineup for the A.V. Club's tag-team Sept. 6-7 festival effort with the Hideout has landed, and features plenty of Chicagoans past and present, inc...

Aziz Gets Serious About Love & Relationships

The AV Club | Posted 02.14.2013 | Comedy

Comedy fans have been tracking Aziz Ansari for a long time, and across a wide variety of comedy platforms. He earned national attention on TV with ske...

Onion A.V. Club Head Writer Nathan Rabin Talks Weird Al on 'The Interview Show'

Mark Bazer | Posted 02.05.2013 | Comedy
Mark Bazer

The Onion A.V. Club Head Writer Nathan Rabin talks with The Interview Show host Mark Bazer about the day he received a personal Tweet from Weird Al asking him to write his biography.

Q&A With The Death Of The Party

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- One of Patton Oswalt's favorite comedians is headed to the Improv for four nights of shows. Kyle Kinane, a 35-year-old stand-up original...

WATCH: They Might Be Giants' Awesome 'Tubthumping' Cover

Posted 09.04.2011 | Comedy

As a part of The AV Club's "AV Undercover" series, where current bands choose from a list of pop standards to cover, They Might Be Giants chose to cov...

Erin Clements

The A.V. Club Introduces ‘Pop Pilgrims,’ New Travel Series For Culture Enthusiasts | Erin Clements | Posted 06.02.2014 | Entertainment

For most, sites like the coffee shop where color-coded gangsters discuss "Like a Virgin" in the opening scene of "Reservoir Dogs," or the church where...

Christmas Ales: AV Club Staffers Drink The Good, The Bad

The A.V. Club Chicago | December 16, 2010 12:00 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

There are a lot of really important holiday traditions. Chief among them, of course, is the fine art of excess, whether it's eating too many cookies o...

AV Club's 'My Year Of Flops'

Nathan Rabin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nathan Rabin

Flops. Failures. Disasters. Fiascos. John Travolta's filmography. No matter what you call them, box-office bombs are almost invariably the scourge of ...

Hilarious 'Found Footage' Teaches Cat Potty Training (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In association with the Found Footage Festival, an annual event that celebrates the weird, creepy, and downright ridiculous things committed to VHS, T...

A Guide To Chicago City Guides

The A.V. Club Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Summertime in Chicago means many things to many people, but to an increasingly cash-strapped city it means it's time for the annual influx of those sw...

Nathan Rabin's "The Big Rewind" Needed a Little Re-Edit

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alex Remington

Emotional honesty is a lot harder to take seriouslywhen you constantly undercut it by using the same hoary one-liners and jokes from Mr. Show.