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The State

'The State' Reunites!

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.28.2014 | Comedy

It's a '90s MTV reunion! Former "The State" stars Michael Showalter, Kerri Kenney-Silver and Michael Ian Black were contestants on Chris "Remember ...

An Interview With Michael Showalter

Stefan Sirucek | Posted 02.17.2013 | Comedy
Stefan Sirucek

Michael Showalter is perhaps best known for co-writing and starring in Wet Hot American Summer, but Showalter has been finding new ways to make people laugh since he was a member of the sketch comedy troupe The State, on MTV.

Michael Ian Black on Parenting, Pop Culture and His Worst Christmas Present Ever

Sarah Thyre | Posted 05.16.2012 | Comedy
Sarah Thyre

"Part of what's exciting to me about my career is the constant looking forward. Whenever I finish one project, I am looking to what's next. I'm not sure what it would mean to have 'made it.'"

Cult Movie Performed By Original Cast Live

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.25.2012 | Comedy

On Saturday, Jan. 21, lucky attendees of SF Sketchfest got to witness an event a decade in the making: A staged recreation of the cult classic "Wet Ho...

Erin Clements

HuffPost Pop Quiz: Michael Ian Black

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Clements | Posted 10.09.2011 | Home

Funnyman Michael Ian Black wants you to know that he’s “Very Famous,” as suggested by the title of his new Comedy Central special and CD, which ...

WATCH: Comic & Potential Taco Bell Spokesman Talks Twitter And Obama At SXSW

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.11.2012 | Comedy

Michael Ian Black is a very famous celebrity, and all he wants is for Taco Bell to acknowledge that by hiring him as their spokesman. The comedian'...

SXSW 2011 Dispatch One: Too Many People Having Too Much Fun

Farihah Zaman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

Congestion is not so unusual for any number of film festivals and undoubtedly indicates a certain level of success, but it is a new development for this one, which seems to be in danger of losing just a little of its scrappy outsider status.

Did Mark Sanford And Maria Belen Chapur Fall Victim To The Dance?

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Diane Tucker

"It was innocent," insisted Mark Sanford, while recollecting his first encounter with Maria Belen Chapur on an Uruguayan dance floor. Oh, really?

Political Reporters Absent For Nikki Haley, Rand Paul Races

Politics Daily | Walter Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

What we are witnessing in this election cycle is the slow death of traditional statewide campaign journalism. I noticed the same pattern (and the same...

Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Monogamous with Zak Orth

Caitlin Colford | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Caitlin Colford

Here in New York, we all have voyeuristic tendencies.

Mark Sanford is the Luckiest Politician on the Planet

Elizabeth Rigby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Elizabeth Rigby

It has been merely twelve days since Mark Sanford's disastrously-rambling press conference in which he admits to an on-going affair, not to mention le...

South Carolina's The State Newspaper See Record Traffic On Sanford Scoop

Editor & Publisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The State of Columbia, S.C., scored its highest Web traffic day ever on Wednesday after getting the first interview with Gov. Mark Sanford about his b...

SC Papers Heard Rumors, But Were Skeptical, Of Mark Sanford's Argentina Affair

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Just after South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford admitted to a yearlong extramarital affair, his state's largest newspaper posted on...