No Bill Murray Role in Ghostbuster 3 Is "A Surety," Admits Dan Aykroyd
Dan Aykroyd has finally woken up and smelled the roses, who happen to be wearing a perfume called Eau de Bill Murray Will Never Do Ghostbusters 3. "It’s a surety that Bill Murray will not do the movie," he said. "However, there is still interest from the studio." He also promises that even in the ca... [Read More]
The Unaired Oprah Weekend Update Visit From Maya Rudolph's Episode
Whatup, extra footage from Maya Rudolph's SNL episode! Seth Meyers tweeted this unaired sketch from the dress rehearsal, in which our favorite under-seat giveaway shouter shouts about some things she's giving away under seats. She also completely sells Raising Hoprah, which I would watch in a heart... [Read More]
The Sklar Brothers Are Not the Smothers Brothers
Here's an interview with comedians and podcasters Randy and Jason Sklar about their latest standup album Hendersons And Daughters, the intersection of sports and comedy, and doing an act as twins that isn't about being twins. They also share the story of the eye-opening moment when they were first e... [Read More]
Donald Trump Hates Sacha Baron Cohen and Bad Parties
Donald Trump learned how to use his computer's video camera yesterday to deliver an opinion that nobody asked for about Sacha Baron Cohen's red carpet stunt this weekend. He calls the act "disgraceful" and claims that if the security guard standing by had been "real security," Cohen would be in the... [Read More]
Hey Boston, Go See Some Comedy Central Specials Get Taped This Week
If you live in Boston and enjoy the comedy, you should click here and sign up to go see some standups tape their Comedy Central specials for free. There are two shows nightly from Tuesday through Thursday of this week featuring comics such as Joe Mande, Garfunkel and Oates, Rory Scovel and Neal Bren... [Read More]
Here's the Presale Info for Aziz Ansari's Buried Alive! Tour
Aziz Ansari is prepping a pretty huge nationwide tour this spring and summer dubbed Buried Alive! It's a brand new full hour of comedy, which is fun. And if you want to go to the show near you, a limited number of good seats will be available fee-free from the presale on his site starting on Wednesd... [Read More]
Carol Leifer on Writing for the Oscars
Seinfeld writer Carol Leifer is currently writing for her seventh Oscars, her third with Billy Crystal as host. In this interview, she explains the division of labor among the writers (one team for Crystal and one for the rest of the show) and how seriously Ben Stiller takes his material (very). Mea... [Read More]
The Sacha Baron Cohen Oscars Controversy Has Dissolved as Quickly as It Formed
Academy Awards producer Brian Grazer has announced that Sacha Baron Cohen will be on the red carpet dressed as General Aladeen from The Dictator, but he will be "part of the show… as himself." It's a surprisingly civil compromise, considering that just this morning, "Aladeen" was threatening the Aca... [Read More]
David Wain's Reddit AMA Already Yielding Sequel Confirmations
David Wain's answering questions on Reddit right now. Re: Wet Hot American Summer, and I quote, "We are working on the sequel (me and Michael Showalter). Original cast will return. Storyline is secret!" Huzzah!---See more posts by Hallie Cantor0 comments... [Read More]
Academy and Sacha Baron Cohen Playing a Ridiculous Game of Chicken
So after hearing that Sacha Baron Cohen was planning to attend the Oscars dressed as his character from The Dictator, the Academy notified Cohen's representation and the studio behind the movie that they want a full report on his plans, including what color socks and underwear he will be wearing and... [Read More]