This Old Navy Commercial Is Our First Look at Chevy Chase's Post-'Community' Career
"It's just a fucking mediocre sitcom. I want people to laugh, and this isn't funny. And it ain't funny to me because I'm 67 years old and I've been doing this a long time and I've been making a lot of people laugh a lot better than this." - Chevy Chase on 'Community' in one of those Dan Harmon voi... [Read More]
The Duplass Brothers Are Working on a Secret Project
Mark Duplass, star of The League and Safety Not Guaranteed and one-half of the indie writing/directing powerhouse known as "The Duplass Brothers," spoke to the press yesterday about his role in Kathryn Bigelow's Osama bin Laden hunt movie Zero Dark Thirty and he teased a new top secret project he's ... [Read More]
Talking to Kyle Kinane About Standup, His New Hour Special, and Being Comedy Central's Announcer
Over the past few years, Kyle Kinane has emerged as one of the best stand-ups going, with his career rising as he's continued to hone his craft. Equal parts witty, raw, and dark, his act has earned him stand-up spots on Conan, Mash Up, John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show, and his own Comedy Central... [Read More]
Leslie Mann Wrote Her Big '40 Year-Old Virgin' Scene and Made Her Own Fake Vomit
"I actually had a whole different ending [for the scene in The 40-Year-Old Virgin where Leslie Mann throws up on Steve Carell]. They get pulled over by the cops, and in the last second, she reveals that she has a gun under the seat. And Leslie said to me, 'No, I really think I need to throw up in hi... [Read More]
'The Mindy Project' Shakes Up Its Cast
Fox's first-year comedy The Mindy Project is going through some retooling. Two of the show's cast members, Anna Camp (who plays Mindy's best friend Gwen) and Amanda Setton (who plays Shauna, the office's New Jersey girl) both won't be series regulars anymore, according to TVLine. Camp will still a... [Read More]
Judd Apatow's 'Simpsons' Script from 1990 Is Being Made Now
The spec episode of The Simpsons that comedy kingpin Judd Apatow wrote 22 years ago is finally getting made next season, Apatow announced in a nice, long interview with former Simpsons writer Conan O'Brien yesterday. Apatow revealed onstage at a screening of his new movie This Is 40 earlier this mon... [Read More]
Watch Bill Hader Go Really In Depth About the Stefon Process
Here's a five-minute interview of Bill Hader talking about the process of writing Stefon segments the entire time. Seriously, he doesn't talk about anything besides writing Stefon, and it manages to be interesting and funny the whole time. I bet Bill Hader has another hour of amazing behind-the-sce... [Read More]
Larry David's Animated Thankgiving Special Is Heartwarming
Here's an animated Thanksgiving special that Larry David wrote and starred in for Funny or Die. David recounts Thanksgiving dinners with his family in Brooklyn, and it's pretty clear where all of his Seinfeld/Curb characters come from. His uncle is even named Uncle Leo, and he seems just as ridicul... [Read More]
Chris, Abby, and Bridey Elliott Are Doing a Live Show Together
Living comedy legend Chris Elliott and his talented daughters Abby (from SNL) and Bridey Elliott (from Twitter) will be appearing together onstage next month for the first time ever. The live late night show "Running Late with Scott Rogowsky" will host "An Evening with the Elliotts" at the PIT in NY... [Read More]
'Wayne's World 3' Is Apparently Happening, and Mike Myers Has Already Finished the Script
Mike Myers has been working on a fourth Austin Powers movie for ages, but apparently, he's also been writing a new sequel to another of his beloved comedies, the early 90s SNL spin-off franchise Wayne's World. JoBlo.com reports (via Entertainment Weekly) that Myers has finished writing the script to... [Read More]