The Maya Rudolph Show Almost Brings the Funny, But Not Quite

Let me begin by saying, I adore Maya Rudolph. I watched Up All Night for her, I tuned in for Away We Go, Friends With Kids and The Way Way Back. I live for her “asshole” speech in Bridesmaids and just thinking about her impression of Beyoncé whispering with Prince on SNL makes me smile. She is one of my favorite… »5/20/14 2:20pm

Maya Rudolph’s Pregnancy Is Completely Ruining Up All Night’s Chances of Being Saved

NBC has been trying to patch together its leaky newspaper boat of a television network any way it can, even if that means, say, pushing forward with the subverted gender role parenting sitcom Up All Night without star Christina Applegate. After all, Will Arnett's still game, and the five people who watched Arrested… »2/17/13 11:15am

Maya Rudolph's Version of 'Home' Will Make You Feel Safe and Warm Inside

Two years ago, talented actress and consummate Whitney Houston impersonator Maya Rudolph appeared on alongside comedian Paul F. Tompkins on the The Paul F. Tompkins Show 9th Anniversary Special. As one would expect from the daughter of Minnie Riperton, Rudolph is quite the capable singer, making her surprise duet… »2/12/13 6:50pm

Vanity Fair's Comedy Issue Covers Have Equal Numbers of Men and Women

The January edition of Vanity Fair is the "first ever comedy issue," guest-edited by Judd Apatow. There are three different covers, featuring groups of comedians. Unlike the April 2009 issue of VF — "Comedy's New Legends" — there are actual women on these covers. In fact, the editors chose six men and six women to… »12/04/12 11:00am