"The Pete Holmes Show" premiered last night on TBS, and I don't think it would be an exaggeration to say that it was a pretty perfect half hour. Opening with a terrific "X-Men" parody, the show also offered a monologue in Pete's signature self-deprecating style, a segment with Jon Stewart, and an interview with Pete's best buddy, Kumail Nanjiani.

Pete and Kumail are my two favorite comics, so put 'em together and it's almost, I don't know, fetishistic? At the very least, they unite to form a comedic superhero who Professor X would absolutely keep on the team. Anyway, here are Kumail's thoughts about the afterlife:

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Liana Maeby grew up in Los Angeles and it has made her just as terrible as you'd expect. A graduate of USC's film school, she previously worked as an editor for Crushable.com, and has written for publications like Interview and The Village Voice. Her first book, a satirical work entitled "Earl Can Hurl (You Can Hurl Too)" written when she was eight, remains unpublished.