TV Club: Allow Scott Aukerman to teach you the ABCs of talk show hosting

Comedy Bang! Bang! is the definition of a show where the synopsis barely scratches the surface of what an episode is actualy going to be like. Take, for example, this week’s episode synopsis: “Kathryn Hahn stops by and swears like a sailor. John Lennon comes back from the dead and Scott teaches the skills you need to host a talk show.” All of that is very true. In fact, that description really is enough to sell this episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! in advance. But it’s a very way to describe an episode with this one’s entire premise and framing device.

If “Lizzy Caplan Wears All Black and Powder Blue Espadrilles” is the greatest example of Comedy Bang! Bang! absolutely knowing a framing device and hitting every mark within it perfectly, then “Kathryn Hahn Wears Ripped Jeans and Black Heels” is the equally impressive (or possibly even …

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