Louis C.K.'s Communication Breakdown

Matt Toder · 07/02/12 08:00PM

Season three of Louis C.K.'s show Louie hit the air on Thursday night while riding the crest of a tremendous wave of momentum. C.K.'s profile has bubbled up in the last year with huge sales of his comedy album and his tour, which sold $4.5 million in two days. As with many things in C.K.'s world, it's not just the product but the process that's important: he sold his comedy special exclusively on his website and did the same with his tour tickets. By cutting out Ticketmaster, C.K. not only made more by directly selling his tickets for less; he also flouted tradition for the benefit of all.

Predicting Sunday Night's Emmy Winners

Richard Lawson · 09/16/11 11:30AM

Emmys! Television's highest honors (after the Peabodys and the TV Guide Awards) will be doled out on Sunday night to an approx. three million lucky TV actors and creators. Who will win? Who should win? Let's take a look!

Emmy Nominations That Should Happen But Never Will

Richard Lawson · 07/13/11 02:06PM

This year's Primetime Emmy award nominations will be announced tomorrow, meaning we can finally celebrate television actors. So who will be nominated? Well we kind of already know that. But who should be nominated?

Our Favorite TV of 2010

Richard Lawson & Brian Moylan · 12/27/10 02:30PM

If you're anything like us, you watch a lot of television, and if you're anything like us you have serious opinions about the things you've watched on TV. Here are the ones we loved (and a couple we hated).

Louie-ing My Religion, Finding a Glory Hole

nightintern · 08/31/10 11:11PM

Tonight's Louie discussed belief and religion. Before the more serious childhood flashback started, Louis CK used a glory hole to broach the subject of faith and riffed on the Old Testament's favorite negligent father, Abraham.

Louis CK Goes to the Dentist and Finds Osama bin Laden

nightintern · 08/24/10 11:19PM

During a dentist trip on tonight's Louie, dentist Stephen Root had to use some pretty strong gas to put Louis CK under. When he was finally out, Louis took a brain trip and met a guy everyone wants to find.

High School Bully Emasculates Louis CK

nightintern · 08/18/10 08:38AM

On a very special episode of Louie, Louis CK looked at the human attraction to violence and intimidation. After asking a group of unruly teenagers to quiet down, Louis gets into a confrontation that ruins his evening.

Louie: Life Isn't Funny but Comedy Is

Matt Toder · 08/04/10 12:45AM

Tonight's episode of Louie highlighted exactly what makes it such a genius show, and also what differentiates it from Seinfeld. Seinfeld was a show about how life's little things created Jerry's comedy, Louie takes life's pain and makes it hilarious.

Louis C.K. and His Lube Have a Little Trouble at the Airport

James O'Donnell · 07/21/10 10:21AM

On this week's Louie, Louis C.K. travels to Alabama for a show but has some trouble along the way as Airport security were none too pleased with his bottle of lubricant. Let's just hope he can smooth things over.

Louis CK: An Appreciation

Roger Cormier · 07/15/10 10:15AM

Louis C.K. is known for his hilarious stand-up specials and for his current hit show Louie. But most people are sadly unfamiliar with the long comedic road that got him to this point.

A Sneak Peek at Louis C.K.'s New FX Show

Whitney Jefferson · 02/05/10 03:39PM

Ads for Louie, FX's new comedy starring comedian Louis C.K., have been popping up recently. Here, Louie gets caught in a pickle involving his two daughters and the subway doors.