Louie Recap: Who Are You?

Last week, Louie received multiple Emmy nominations, including a surprising nod in the Best Comedy Actor category for Louis C.K. himself. Now, we all know that awards shows are nothing more than tackily moribund displays of self-satisfaction, and that they exist mostly to reward the rich, promote multinational conglomerations, and spawn hilarious animated GIFS. Still, it made me happy to see a show like Louie — which is about as auteur-driven as TV can get — get some industry recognition, if only because it could encourage more networks to be a little more daring, and a little less meddlesome. Plus, if the show wins Best Comedy Writing, it’ll be for an episode about circle jerks and monkey sex, which gives everyone something to root for. Read More...



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