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Pedro Costa: The "Unknown" Auteur Deals Out Horse Money

Brandon Judell | Posted 07.30.2015 | Arts
Brandon Judell

In 1997, Pedro Costa, at the age of 38, began a trilogy exploring Portugal's impoverished, an undertaking that would continuously draw raves from the more erudite critics around the world.

Really Now? List Of Top 50 Films Of The 90's Has No Women Directors

Indiewire | Posted 10.12.2012 | Women

The A.V. Club recently published a three-part series listing their top 50 films from the '90s. As expected the likes of Tarantino, Scorsese, Fincher a...

WATCH: GWAR Covers Kansas For A.V. Club

Posted 10.03.2012 | Chicago

While seminal head-banging satirists GWAR were in town last month for Chicago's Riot Fest, they also took the time to stop by The A.V. Club's office t...

WATCH: When Tig Notaro Got Fired

Posted 10.12.2012 | Comedy

There are not many worse experiences than getting fired. But as Tig Notaro points out in this wonderful animated short for The A.V. Club, getting fire...

WATCH: Maria Bamford Wishes She Could Go Back In Time

Posted 07.21.2012 | Comedy

Maria Bamford's not only one of the funniest stand-up comics working today, she also tends to be more open than most about some of her inner demons, w...

Louis C.K. Explains How Dane Cook Got On 'Louie'

Posted 11.21.2011 | Comedy

Ever since Dane Cook appeared on "Louie" in August to dramatize a resolution to the real-life tension between himself and Louis C.K., the genesis of t...

How NBC's Community Promotes Community Colleges

Danielle Wiener-Bronner | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Danielle Wiener-Bronner

it is the way that NBC's Community capitalizes on the community college experience that makes it really stand out.

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, ...