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Sean L. McCarthy


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Recent articles by Sean:

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Joel Kim Booster: Psychosexual’ On Netflix, How Relatable Does A Gay, Asian Comedian Need To Be, Anyhow?

Joel Kim Booster is having quite the hot gay summer, and summer is just getting started. Booster wrote, starred in and executive-produced the new movie Fire Island for Hulu, he’s got a role in the new Apple TV+ comedy, Loot, which premieres this weekend, and today, he has released his first solo stand-up hour for Netflix. JOEL KIM BOOSTER: PSYCHOSEXUAL: STREAM IT OR SKIP IT? The Gist: Netflix… → Read More

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Pete Davidson Presents: The Best Friends’ On Netflix, Comedians Pete Has Known For Years Get Their Moment In The Spotlight

These actually are some of Pete’s BFFs. → Read More

‘SNL’ Season 47 Report Card: Grading The Cast, Hosts And Performances Before A ‘Year Of Change’

End of an era (but with SNL, isn’t it always?!?). → Read More

‘SNL’ Lampoons Johnny Depp Amber Heard Trial, Plus Baby Yoda and Host Selena Gomez

Next week is the season finale! → Read More

‘SNL’ Recap: Benedict Cumberbatch, Arcade Fire Make For A Motherless Reunion

Say hello to your Mother for me. → Read More

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘David Spade: Nothing Personal’ On Netflix, Where The Comedian Entertains Like He’s Hosting The Afterparty

Watching this special is like hanging in the VIP lounge with Spade as he shoots the breeze. → Read More

Who Does Trump On ‘SNL’? James Austin Johnson Is ‘SNL’s New Breakout Star

JAJ’s Trump impression leaves Alec Baldwin’s in the dust. → Read More

‘SNL’ Recap: Lizzo Made It Twerk As Both Host And Musical Guest

“I’m really like 50 percent that bitch, 10 percent boss bitch, and 40 percent flute-playing, band nerd bitch.” → Read More

How Old Is Scott Disick? ‘Kardashians’ Star Is Feeling His Age (And Then Some)

To paraphrase Matthew McConaughey, Lord Disick keeps getting older, but his girlfriends stay the same age. → Read More

Jerry Seinfeld’s TV Mom Dies: Liz Sheridan Was 93

First George’s mom, now Jerry’s, too!?!? → Read More

Remembering Gilbert Gottfried: The Mensch Behind The Voice

If you called on him, he'd heed your call. → Read More

Channing Tatum Fired Thandiwe Newton From ‘Magic Mike 3’ After Arguing About Will Smith’s Oscars Slap: Report

Did an argument over the Oscars Slap cost Thandiwe Newton her job on Magic Mike after clashing with Channing Tatum? → Read More

‘Hacks’ Season 2 Gets a Premiere Date, First Teaser Trailer

Hacks Season 2 has a premiere date on HBO Max as well as a first teaser trailer. Watch it here. → Read More

Where to Watch ‘Soundtrack #1’ K-Drama Series

When will Americans get to see this new Korean romance? → Read More

‘SNL’ Recap: Willow Smith Upstages Both Host Jake Gyllenhaal and Musical Guest Camila Cabello

Mr. Music was definitely in the house! → Read More

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Ronny Chieng: Speakeasy’ On Netflix, Speaking Loudly In Defense Of The Dark Arts Of Comedy

What’s an Asian comedian to do after destroying America? Rebuild it? Destroy another country? For his second Netflix comedy special, Ronny Chieng chooses a different path, at one point even asking America to cancel him instead. He might not be bluffing! (He’s joking, obviously.) RONNY CHIENG: SPEAKEASY: STREAM IT OR SKIP IT? The Gist: Ronny Chieng, who first became known to American audiences as… → Read More

‘SNL’ Recap: Of Course Guest Host Jerrod Carmichael Talked About The Will Smith Oscars Slap

Lorne Michaels allegedly told the host: “The nation needs to heal.” → Read More

‘Only Murders in the Building’ Season 2 Is Premiering Sooner Than You Expect

Hulu has revealed the premiere date for Season 2 of Only Murders in the Building, starring Selena Gomez, Martin Short and Steve Martin. → Read More

James Bond Reality Competition Show Coming To Prime Video Shaken, Not Stirred

A James Bond based competition reality show is heading to Amazon's Prime Video. Here's how to apply for the show. → Read More

Who Are The Dancers In ‘Lizzo’s Watch Out For The Big Grrrls’?

Wondering who the dancers are in Lizzo's Watch Out For The Big Grrrls on Prime Video? Here's what you need to know. → Read More