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Pete Holmes

Podcast Reviews: No Pressure To Be Funny AND You Made It Weird

Marc Hershon | Posted 02.19.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Each month the show's creators, Alistair Barrie and Nick Revell, stir a pot of lively discussions featuring journalists and comedians. This month it's Hal Cruttenden, Michael Deacon, Jo Jo Smith and first-timer James O'Brien (who normally serves as the host for the show.)

Prosecutors Object to War on Weed

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.22.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Of all the pro-legalization arguments, this could perhaps be the strongest one. The laws don't work.

Celebrities React Just Like Us When They Watch Wacky Viral Videos

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 08.15.2014 | Comedy

What happens when you put James Van Der Beek, Chris Hardwick, Nick Cannon, Aimee Teegarden, Tony Hawk, Maria Menounos, Debby Ryan, Emily Osment, Pete ...

Seattle's Attorney Takes Pot To Work, Apologizes (And Smokes)

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2014 | Weird News

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes on Friday apologized for violating workplace rules by bringing bags of marijuana he purchased fr...

Pete Holmes Reveals New Stand-Up And TV Plans After Just Losing His Show

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.16.2014 | Comedy

It’s been about three weeks since it was announced that “The Pete Holmes Show” would not be picked up for a third run on TBS. But the series' ho...

Why We'll Miss 'The Pete Holmes Show'

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.23.2014 | Comedy

Sad news, Weirdoes. TBS has announced it's canceling “The Pete Holmes Show” after 80 episodes. The series was originally approved for a seven-w...

Someone Loves Your Body, Even If You Don't

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.19.2014 | Women

"Whatever you've got going on, someone else out there wants to get down with it." That's the message behind a May 14 monologue comedian Pete Holmes...

Sherlock Holmes Sucks At Deduction

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 05.13.2014 | Comedy

Pete Holmes' take on "Sherlock Holmes" is everything we've ever wanted to Pete Holmes to do. Watch as he and Matt McCarthy as James Watson prove that ...

No, You're Not Seeing Double. There Are TWO Of Him

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.08.2014 | Comedy

Honestly, why has it taken this long for someone to make Ray Romano sing classic hit songs? Luckily, Pete Holmes has not only the chops to do a spo...

No Lawyer Should Be THIS Into Emoji

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 04.15.2014 | Comedy

You know it's time to hire a new lawyer when he makes fun of you for using a landline... While in prison. But don't tell Pete Holmes that. He plays...

You Have To See Pete Holmes' 'True Detective' Parody

Posted 04.07.2014 | Comedy

Ok, seriously, we promise, this is the last "True Detective" parody we'll post. But "The Pete Holmes Show" really knocked this one out of the park, wi...

Pete Holmes' Interview With Lauren Cohan Is Adorable

Posted 03.27.2014 | Comedy

Check out Pete Holmes attempting to get to the bottom of Lauren "Maggie" Cohan's accent in this adorable interview from "The Pete Holmes Show." Sp...

OMG, Mark-Paul Gosselaar Is Ryu From 'Street Fighter'

Posted 02.18.2014 | Comedy

"The Pete Holmes Show" returns Monday, February 24 – the same night "Late Night With Seth Meyers" premieres – but until then, Holmes and his crew ...

Seth Meyers Is Heading To Texas

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.28.2014 | Comedy

What do Seth Meyers, Carrie Brownstein and Jeffrey Tambor have in common? Aside from being hilarious, they're all headed to Austin, Texas this March f...

Professor X Is Getting Downright Petty

Posted 12.06.2013 | Comedy

Professor X (Pete Holmes) continued cleaning house this week, but rather than fire Storm he decided a little blackmail was in order. After all, when ...

Another Useless X-Men Gets Fired

Posted 12.04.2013 | Comedy

Professor X has been doing quite a lot of firing lately, and now Rogue is the latest mutant superhero to get the ax. Watch the Professor (Pete Holm...

Professor X Fires Jubilee, AKA Hello Kitty's Best Friend

Posted 11.19.2013 | Comedy

The first line of the Wikipedia entry for Jubilee states, "Jubilee had the superhuman power to generate 'sparkles' out of her hands..." So, that pret...

Man, Professor X Is Really A D*** This Time

Posted 11.13.2013 | Comedy

"The Pete Holmes Show" introduced another episode from its series "Ex-Men" this week, and this time around Professor X is a real d*ck. You can't ...

Hotels Are Seriously Giant Hypocrites

Posted 11.05.2013 | Comedy

Pete Holmes can't understand why hotels ask you to reuse towels for the "environment," when literally every single thing about hotels harm the environ...

James Bond Is A Total Lightweight

Posted 11.01.2013 | Comedy

President Bartlett famously derided James Bond's drinking prowess on "The West Wing," but until now, we hadn't had a visual of what he was talking abo...

Racist Or Super-Racist?

Posted 10.30.2013 | Comedy

For the inaugural episode of "The Pete Holmes Show," Holmes had friend and comedian Kumail Nanjiani as his first guest, and the two didn't waste any t...

Professor X Lays Off Another Lame Mutant

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 10.24.2013 | Comedy

"The Pete Holmes Show" continues it's "Ex-Men" series this week with Professor X giving Gambit his walking papers (uh, sorry, Professor, we didn't mea...

Batman & Superman Are Such D***s

Posted 10.17.2013 | Comedy

Once again, comedian Pete Holmes, host of the forthcoming "The Pete Holmes Show," reprises his role as the most annoying Batman ever. But this time, ...

Wolverine Isn't Taking Getting Fired Very Well

Posted 10.15.2013 | Comedy

When you think about it, Wolverine is pretty useless, isn't he? Watch Pete Holmes, as Professor X, make the case for his firing above, and get rea...

Yep, This Is Exactly How We Pictured Ben Affleck As Batman

Posted 09.16.2013 | Comedy

Admit it: when you found out Ben Affleck would be the new Batman, this is 100% what you imagined. Let's all take a moment to thank Pete Holmes for mak...