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California tech comedy a hit
I'm pretty sure no one was predicting that the acclaimed creator of the animated comedies "Beavis and Butthead" and "King of the Hill" would follow up on his prior accomplishments with a live action sitcom about the Silicon Valley tech industry, but thats exactly what Mike Judge has done.
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Sunday Apr 13
TV Blog Buzz: Jessica Pare does Funny or Die; what it's like to see 'SNL' live
Jessica Pare arrives at PALEYFEST 2014 - "Mad Men" on Friday, March 21, 2014, in Los Angeles.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
'Silicon Valley' Star Thomas Middleditch Explains That Kid Rock Cameo
Mike Judge may have made his name with two of the "coolest" dudes ever with " Beavis and Butt-head ," but he's found his nadir by celebrating nerdity in all its many forms.
Video: Sneak Peek - Check Out Next Episode of Hbo's Silicon Valley
Below, get a sneak peek at the next episode of HBO 's new series SILICON VALLEY , airing Sunday, April 13th at 10PM on HBO .
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Michael Moore Among Presenters for 25TH Annual Dusty Awards
The School of Visual Arts , celebrating its 25th Annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival and Awards, taking place May 10-13, 2014, culminates with an awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 13 at 6:30pm at the SVA Theatre and features a full roster of names from the world of film and animation.
HBO scores big with fresh new comedy series Silicon Valley
Mike Judge scores again with his fresh and hilarious new HBO series Silicon Valley .
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Silicon Valley reacts to HBO's sly 'Silicon Valley'
The tech world is buzzing about HBO's new comedy series, 'Silicon Valley,' with most feeling like creator Mike Judge takes too many liberties in skewering their world while others are glad he did Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.
Just Announced: Watch Me Move Animation Show Opens June 6 at The Frist
Attention friends of Beavis and Butthead, the Triplets of Belleville and Fritz the Cat: The Frist Center is inviting some of your favorite cartoon characters - as well as their lesser known, more obscure family members - to Nashville to participate in an art exhibit about the history of animation.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
How Mike Judge & Co. Are Turning HBO's "Silicon Valley" Into the Next "This Is Spinal Tap"
"Silicon Valley is populated by extremely comic characters and it hasn't really been mined at all before," says producer and writer Dan O'Keefe.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Silicon Valley Might Be The Best Portrayal Of The Tech Industry Yet
For those of us who've endured watching trivial tales of the tech world that remind us more of booze-fueled frat shenanigans than accurate depictions of an industry, HBO's version finally feels like someone gets it - and isn't afraid to poke fun at it.
Food & Wine
How Wylie Dufresne Would Really Make the Liquid Shrimp from HBO's Silicon Valley
In last night's series premier of HBO's Silicon Valley , the show's promising young programmers find themselves at a crazy party where Kid Rock is the entertainment and Wylie Dufresne of New York's WD-50 is the caterer.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
The Washington Post
HBO's - Silicon Valley' Duels - Game of Thrones' for Geeks
As the much-anticipated HBO comedy "Silicon Valley" debuts tonight, some of the real technorati are more interested in one of the network's other shows: "Game of Thrones."
'Silicon Valley' creator Mike Judge: 'YouTube, for me, is a double-edged sword'
TV fans know Mike Judge as the creator and animator of "Beavis and Butt-head," "King of the Hill," and "The Goode Family," along with such films as "Office Space" and "Idiocracy."
TV This Week: 'Game of Thrones' returns; 'Silicon...
Once again, the week is front-loaded with a batch of high-profile shows on Sunday night, though the week also brings us the series finale of Syfy's "Being Human" on Monday, the Season 5 finale of "Justified" on Tuesday, a touching "Nature" episode called "My Bionic Pet," and new episodes of "Portlandia" and "Grimm."
Sat Apr 05, 2014
TV picks for April 6-10: - "Silicon Valley," "Veep," "The Dave Clark Five," Mila Kunis
Anyone who has seen "Office Space" knows director Mike Judge can mine great laughs out of workplace politics.
What Critics Are Saying - So Far - About 'Our' Comedy! 'Silicon Valley' Airs Sunday on HBO
Silicon Valley, an HBO comedy that delves into the lives of six programmers trying to make it big in Silicon Valley, premieres Sunday April 6 The first season is eight episodes, and, so far, critics and reviewers are liking it.
Mike Judge lampoons 'Silicon Valley' in return to TV
The writer-director, best known for creating MTV's "Beavis and Butthead," first thought of a TV series about the digital world in 1999.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
On the Telly: "Surviving Jack," "Silicon Valley" and "Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time"
Surviving Jack Thursdays, 9:30pm, Fox Captive audience: Law & Order fans; people with hard-assed but lovable dads; people who didn't have hard-assed but lovable dads - but wished they had.
Forgotten Fridays: 'Ketsuban' debut mixtape offers food for thought
Writer's note: This Examiner will now dedicate every Friday to a column titled "Forgotten Fridays," wherein a review of an overlooked project by an Oklahoma emcee will be reviewed, even dissected a bit.
San Francisco Magazine
"I Would Probably Rather Live in Game of Thrones Than Be a Programmer"
Job: Producer and writer of Silicon Valley, HBO's new, tech-skewering comedy, which premieres April 6 Age: 51 Residence: Austin, Texas San Francisco: After Office Space and Beavis and Butt-Head , you could pitch a show about anything.