Pete Holmes new HBO special has a premiere date

Pete Holmes is crashing HBO with a new hourlong stand-up special Pete Holmes: Dirty Clean. The You Made It Weird podcast host will tape the special at the Aladdin Theatre in Portland. Naturally, go where the weirdos roam. Holmes, who recently celebrated the birth of his first child Lila in September, has been on a tear with HBO. He began his relationship with the premium subscription channel in 2016 with

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Episode #220: HBO’s Crashing with Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes

Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes first met on a podcast, and ever since, have developed a wonderful working relationship. Holmes first pitched the idea for Crashing to Apatow on his late great TBS late-night show, and I caught up with both the stand-up comedian and the writer/director/producer on the set of HBO’s Crashing at The […]

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HBO Renews ‘High Maintenance and ‘Crashing’ for Third Seasons

Two of HBO’s comedies are returning with new seasons. According to Variety, the network has handed out season renewals to Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair’s High Maintenance as well as Pete Holmes’s Crashing, which will see the comedies returning for third seasons. Both shows premiered their second seasons last month. High Maintenance currently airs Friday nights […]

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Approaching Standup and Acting from the Inside Out with Aparna Nancherla

When life gives her low-key anxiety, Aparna Nancherla makes lemonade. As a comedian and actor she has molded a successful career from her anxiety, depression, and general weirdness, gaining popularity by just being herself, neuroses and all. 2018 is shaping up to be a big year for Nancherla, who can currently be seen on Comedy […]

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Jamie Lee swings by “Late Late Show with James Corden” to get real about marriage

Jamie Lee is currently having a moment. She’s starring on this season of Crashing, she just released a new stand-up… MORE

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Comedians dealing with unruly strangers share their “Crashing” stories with Pete Holmes

In this partnership video between Funny or Die and HBO’s Crashing, “What’s Your Worst Crashing Story?” finds comedians Beth Stelling, Ian Edwards, Jackie Kashian and Moshe Kasher sitting down with Pete Holmes (creator and star of Crashing) to talk about some of their most awkward encounters with strangers both on and offstage. Roll the clip! […]

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Crashing in on Pete Holmes: talking about season 2 of “Crashing”

Portraying stand-up comedy on the screen in a narrative form is nothing new. It is something that Hollywood has really… MORE

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Artie Lange opens up about his struggles with addiction

Artie Lange has returned to the airwaves on The AA Show with Anthony Cumia following his latest stint in rehab, and faces sentencing Feb. 23 from his arrest last fall. In a lengthy interview with Mandy Stadtmiller published this week in The Daily Beast, Lange opened up about struggling with addiction, his love-hate relationship with […]

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Talking Faith, Standup, and Season 2 of ‘Crashing’ with Pete Holmes

As a verb, Crashing — the title of comedian Pete Holmes’s semi-autobiographical HBO series — took on multiple conceptual connotations throughout season 1. Our protagonist Pete, a naïve and sheltered evangelical Christian, watched his life come crashing down after discovering his wife having an affair with a bohemian bro named Leif. As an aspiring amateur comedian […]

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Talking all things stand-up with Judd Apatow

In a business full of ups and downs, it is not uncommon for a person to find out what they’re… MORE

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