November 3, 2016

You Don’t Like Comedy Classics? You’re Kidding, Right? One Writer Questions History’s Love of the Three Stooges

Lucas Wesley Snipes is a comedian and contributing writer for The Interrobang. It’s New Year’s Eve, 2006. I’m 17 and considering a career in comedy, or […]
September 25, 2016

You Are On The Air: A Timeline of the How Comedy Entered the Race For President

When Did Comedy Enter The Race For President Of The United States? A Timeline of How The Race For President Became More About Which Candidate Is […]
September 7, 2016

Why TV Needs a Tough Crowd

It’s been 11 years, 10 months, and 3 days since Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn was placed on “indefinite hiatus,” and the comedic world has desperately […]
July 19, 2016

How Being A Great Stand-Up Comic Helped Louis C.K. Realize He Is A Great Actor

Louis CK gets more than enough credit for being one of the greatest stand-up comedians in the game today, so aside from agreeing that it’s a […]
July 10, 2016

Tommy Wiseau: Conversing With the Bizarre, Mysterious and Extraordinary Neighbor From The Room

  Weird opportunities fall your way when you work anywhere close to the entertainment industry, as I sometimes pretend I do by writing about it. Still, […]
July 2, 2016

Is Lorne Michaels the Vince McMahon of Comedy?

Lorne Michaels and Vince McMahon. Two emperors of mighty entertainment industries. Lucas Wesley Snipes looks at the career parallels of these industry giants. It takes a […]
June 30, 2016

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Live Show Reunion Delivers Big For Loyal Fans

On the heels of one of the most successful Kickstarter campaigns of all time, the cast and crew of Mystery Science Theater 3000 met in Minneapolis, Minnesota on June 28th for a special reunion show sponsored by RiffTrax Live that was in turn broadcast in satellite theaters around the country. The Interrobang was lucky to attend a Los Angeles screening.
June 21, 2016

Like A Film That Loses Its Entire $5 Million Budget And Starts A Cultural Movement: Isn’t It Ironic?

There’s a growing trend in comedy that says poorly made entertainments are inherently hilarious. In his latest article, Lucas Wesley Snipes looks at the success of […]
June 14, 2016

Is Being P.C. in Comedy Worse Than Being a Sell Out?

P.C. Is The New Sell Out In the early 1990s, Bill Hicks, one of the greatest stand up comedians of all time, stated that any comic […]
June 4, 2016

Making the Case: Modern Family is the Greatest Sitcom On Television

Modern Family is arguably the most successful sitcom currently airing on television.
May 24, 2016

The Kevin Hart Question: Will He Walk Away From Stand Up At the Height of His Success?

Burning Out on a High Note: Will Hart Follow the Examples of Some of Stand Up’s Greatest Performers, and Walk Away? Starting in April of 2016, […]
May 6, 2016

Cutting Off The Legs of the Last Comic Standing

Is the History of Last Comic Standing Harmful To the Evolution of Comedy? Last Comic Standing premiered in the summer of 2003 when I was 14. Like […]
April 15, 2016

Wrestling With Comedy: How the WWE Brought Them Together, and Ruined Both

Once per year in late March and early April, the whole of the entertainment world allows itself to indulge and dive headfirst into the ridiculous world of professional wrestling.
March 30, 2016

A Critical Look at Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show

Who can even remember the last time The Tonight Show was “cool?” Maybe a few short weeks near the end of Conan O’Brien’s tenure, but that was equal parts sad and mean at the same time, kind of dampening the experience. No, The Tonight Show hasn’t really been “cool” since Johnny Carson left, and even Johnny’s last couple years were getting a little schlocky.