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An Idiot Abroad

Duck Dynasty and Our Future

Jeffrey P. Colin | Posted 04.03.2013 | Entertainment
Jeffrey P. Colin

If Duck Dynasty is meant to simply present an ordinary group of simple country people who are living life as they might every day, it clearly is not in line with reality.

Out With the Old, In With the New

Ricky Gervais | Posted 08.15.2012 | TV
Ricky Gervais

First the bad news... I don't think I'm going to do a fourth series of The Ricky Gervais Show. 39 episodes is more than I've ever done for any other project (Yes. I know that's pathetic but trust me.) and I don't want to push my luck.

The Ricky Gervais Show and the Comedy of Self-Importance

Mark Lashley | Posted 06.30.2012 | TV
Mark Lashley

Gervais asserts that he plays a character on stage, ironically presenting himself as better or more knowledgeable than the people in the seats. But it's a bit harder to laugh along with the school bully than it is with the class clown.

Ricky Gervais Explains Why Karl Pilkington Cracks Him Up

Posted 04.10.2012 | TV

He's been called a round-headed buffoon, and mocked for years by both Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, but he's also one of their nearest and deare...

What To Watch This Week

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 05.05.2012 | TV

TV is chock-full of celebrities this week. Katy Perry makes an appearance as a not-so-glamorous prison guard on Fox's "Raising Hope" on Tuesday. Se...

Ricky Gervais & Karl Pilkington Riff On HuffPost

Posted 02.17.2012 | TV

As a longtime The Huffington Post blogger, Ricky Gervais has a lot of love for our site. His best friend Karl Pilkington, however, isn't quite as fond...

Jordan Zakarin

Ricky Gervais's 'Idiot' Friend Gives Unique Perspective On Travel, Animals & More

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 01.23.2012 | Entertainment

Karl Pilkington is the star of "An Idiot Abroad," but to be fair, the show's title is a bit of a stretch. To be more accurate, Sky and Science Channel...

What's On TV This Week: Betty White, 'American Idol,' 'Justified' & More

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 01.16.2012 | TV

As midseason TV kicks into full gear, there's something for everyone this week. NBC pays tribute to American treasure Betty White on Monday with a tel...

WATCH: A Superhero For Our Time

Posted 12.02.2011 | Comedy

Karl Pilkington is tired of all the bullshit. So tired that he wishes he could be a superhero whose sole superpower is calling others out on their bul...

Ricky Gervais Needs Your Help On His Humanity Tour

Ricky Gervais | Posted 09.24.2011 | Home
Ricky Gervais

My next tour is called "Humanity" and I'd like your help with choosing the perfect image. Obviously as an artist it's important to evoke a strong reaction. But should I care beyond that how it affects people?

WATCH: Karl Gets His Groove On

Posted 11.30.2011 | Travel

Oh, Karl, we love you more and more with each passing episode of "An Idiot Abroad." In this week's episode, Karl finds himself in Rio de Janeiro just ...

WATCH: What Does Karl Think Of Chichen Itza?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Oh, there is so much to adore (and laugh at) about Karl Pilkington. The muse of "An Idiot Abroad" heads to Mexico in an upcoming episode and visits th...

WATCH: Karl Eats Toad In China

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Perhaps the funniest part of the U.S. premiere of Ricky Gervais' "An Idiot Abroad" was the scene of Karl being force fed toad by a well-meaning Chines...

WATCH: Ricky Gervais' Travel Show

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Check out our new favorite thing IN THE WORLD: Ricky Gervais' "An Idiot Abroad," a travel show by the Golden Globes-hosting genius that debuts in the ...