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“Drunk History” to Tackle Poodle “Fame” (PREVIEW)

Fame is one of those things that skews the reality behind the famous person, often times over-shadowing the other accomplishments that person might have had in life. Comedy Central’s Drunk History will be looking into the effects that massive popularity can have on a person’s career on the next episode, titled, appropriately enough, “Fame.” Hedy […]

'Drunk History" Returns with a Flying Lawn Chair

‘Drunk History” S06, Ep08: Derek Waters Returns with a Flying Lawn Chair

Imagine my delight when this week’s episode of Drunk History came on. This week’s episode features a segment about Lawn Chair Larry Walters (Colin Hanks), who managed to make history with a flight on his lawn chair. Doug Jones tells the story of Larry, who really, really wanted to fly. He had been rejected by […]

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‘Drunk History’ Returning with Full Roster of Drunk Historians

One of the many mistakes a person can make while watching Drunk History on Comedy Central is trying to keep up with the celebrity historians. I tried once to match Paget Brewster, and failed gloriously. My lesson has been learned, but this latest announcement has me seriously intrigued. Maybe with training I will do better! […]

‘Drunk History’ Tackles “The Creation of Frankenstein” in 2019

If you haven’t seen an episode of Comedy Central’s Drunk History, you are missing out.  Especially if you are someone who knows historical reenactors (or if you are one yourself). Series host and creator Derek Waters just commented on this Twitter post from the official Drunk History account, with a trailer for a new episode of the series coming […]


[Tribeca 2018] ‘Love, Gilda’ Review: A Touching Tribute to a Prime-Time Talent

Though the Tribeca Film Festival is known for (obviously) being a film festival, the 2018 edition opened with a touching documentary on an influential female comedian best known for her ground-breaking work on the small screen. Director/producer Lisa D’Apolito‘s Love, Gilda premiered at the Beacon Theater as the kick-off to the popular film festival, spotlighting the […]

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Comedy Central Keeps the Drinks Flowing by Renewing Drunk History

Comedy Central won’t be starting up the 12 steps just yet. The network has announced a sixth season renewal for their unreliable narrator-led historical reenactment series, Drunk History. The series, hosted by Derek Waters, features inebriated guests explaining little known moments in history while various actors… some of which are rather famous… act out the […]

Daily Show, President Show, And Drunk History Set For Holiday Specials

The holiday season is a time for giving thanks, a little personal self-reflection and spending time with the family. To insure that we survive the experience, Comedy Central is lining up their heavy-hitters (The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Drunk History and The President Show) for specials to help save us from too much “holiday […]

Drunk History Crew Struggles With Production Speed

Variety scored an interview with Chloe Arbiture, the Emmy-nominated production designer, wherein she gave everyone some insight into the making of the Comedy Central series, Drunk History. For those who don’t know, Drunk History is the sketch series which builds a recreation of history as told by drunken actors, comedians, and barflies. The cast within the sketches rotates, with […]