Herman Cain Has Joined Forces and Possibly Identities With Stephen Colbert
Herman Cain will tape a segment with Stephen Colbert in South Carolina on Friday, having enjoyed Colbert's Super PAC's recent endorsement. Even though Cain's out of the race, his name is still on the ballot in South Carolina, and Colbert has said that “Anybody who shares my values can show it by vot... [Read More]
Melissa McCarthy Just Sold Her Second Pilot to CBS in Four Months
Melissa McCarthy is on some kind of crazy world domination trip, man. She's already sold one pilot to CBS a few months back, and now she's sold another one about a 37-year-old man who moves back in with his parents. To be fair, McCarthy's only an executive producer of this latest script, which was w... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais Is Still Swearing He Won't Host the Golden Globes Anymore
Ricky Gervais said months ago that this year's Golden Globes would be his last, and now he's confirming it. "It's like a parachute jump. You can only really enjoy it in retrospect when you realise you didn't die and it was quite an amazing thing to do," he said. Yes, I agree, an amazing thing that o... [Read More]
Colbert Super PAC Promises to Viciously Destroy All Negative Campaigns
Ain't no laws against hypocrisy. The Definitely Not Coordinating With Stephen Colbert Super PAC has harnessed the power of the double negative to ferociously attack negative campaign ads with their own negative campaign ad. It's a homeopathic remedy, like putting out a fire by lighting another ragi... [Read More]
Billy Crystal Previews His Brand-New Oscar Jokes
"Guys, would you mind taking a listen to some of my new Oscar material? Feeling a little nervous about it. I mean, I know I've done this more times than anyone but Bob Hope, but you never can be too prepared, right? Okay, how about, uh: I've been getting ready for the Oscars and my White Swan is re... [Read More]
Jim Carrey's Amazing Costume Gives Carrell's A Run for Its Money
I was so sure that Steve Carrell's costume for Burt Wonderstone was going to be the funniest magician costume we saw all January, but now I don't even know what to think about anything anymore after seeing Jim Carrey's getup (full image below). That flowing, two-toned hair. Those buckled leather wri... [Read More]
Everything People Disliked About Jimmy Fallon Is Now What We Love About Him
Here's a pretty interesting article about how Jimmy Fallon's giggly nature – derided by SNL fans and early Late Night viewers as little as three years ago – is now what audiences like most about him. Unlike other late-night hosts, Fallon is content to enjoy himself, without scrambling fo... [Read More]
How to Get People to Stop Ignoring You: The Douglas Adams Method
Next time you are trying to work on a project with someone and they aren't giving you any information about how to improve it, just do what Douglas Adams did when he was trying to adapt The Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy into a movie in 1999: send them a letter and include a ridiculously long list... [Read More]
Todd Glass Comes Out on an Incredibly Moving Episode of WTF with Marc Maron
Todd Glass was on WTFpod yesterday, where he publicly came out and proceeded to have a fascinating, honest discussion with Maron about his own story, the relationship between comedy and bullying, and why we need to just accept other human beings, already. Here's one piece of his message: Leave ever... [Read More]
Various Old Fogies Disapprove of Stephen Colbert's Presidential Explorations
video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player After announcing the formation of an exploratory committee to look into his possible presidential candidacy, Stephen Colbert's been busy making the rounds on news shows. First, he paid a visit to George Stephanopoulos on This Week, which most... [Read More]