Episode #145: Jay Chandrasekhar
Jay Chandrasekhar has spent the past two decades writing, directing and acting in film and television. With his group Broken Lizard, he has co-written, co-starred and directed their feature films, Super Troopers, Beerfest and Club Dread. He’s also directed the big-screen version of Dukes of Ha... [Read More]
Broken Lizard gets a Pilot Order from TBS for their “Quality Time”
The guys who gave us with Super Troopers, Beerfest, and Club Dread are going to be bringing their comedy chops to TV, TBS to be exact, who has ordered a pilot from the group currently titled “Quality Time”. There’s some room over there with the recent cancellations of Sullivan and ... [Read More]
Cheech and Chong headed back to the silver screen with the help of Jay Chandrasekhar
They’re comedy’s most iconic and classic stoners and they’re coming to a theater near you. Stoner pals, Tommy Chong and Cheech Marin have revealed to the website CelebStoner.com (yep, that’s real) that they are working on making a new movie. The duo revealed that they’r... [Read More]
Exclusive: Broken Lizard’s Jay Chandrasekhar, ‘Super Troopers’ sequel is, ‘Looking better than it’s ever looked’
This weekend at Just For Laughs Montreal we got the chance to speak with Broken Lizard’s one and only Jay Chandrasekhar who was in town as part of his current one-man stand-up show telling jokes and tales from sets of the many films he’s directed. In addition to running him through The L... [Read More]
Just For Laughs Montreal 2013 Day 2: Quinn’s Keynote, O&A Live, YKWD Podcast, Todd Barry and Friends, Kyle Kinane, Moshe Kasher, Tig Notaro, and the Midnight Surprise
Of all the venues and clubs in Montreal, the real center of the Just for Laughs festival is actually the hotel bar at the Hyatt. After a quick stop at the the live taping of the Opie And Anthony show which had all the usual suspects, a meeting place for comedians, managers, and agents alike, [...]Ju... [Read More]
FX cast Judy Greer in new comedy pilot because it’s an awesome thing to do
FX looks to continue its voyage to become the number one source for comedy on TV by adding another comedy pilot. Judy Greer (Arrested Development, Archer) is the latest the network gave a pilot deal in a recent string that includes both Tracy Morgan and Billy Crystal. Andrew Gurland is the creator o... [Read More]
The rumors of Super Troopers and Beerfest sequels continue
The crew of Broken Lizard have a new movie in theaters this week (The Babymakers) and with the press junkets it once again gets the rumor mill going as to the status on the sequels to their most popular flicks, Super Troopers and Beerfest. As recently as March of this year Kevin Heffernan and Jay [.... [Read More]
Broken Lizard comedy special premieres this weekend; catch an exclusive preview on Punchline Magazine
Last month we tipped you off to the news that Broken Lizard, the writing and acting team behind such comedy flick favorites Super Trooper and Beerfest, would be premiering their own stand-up comedy special Broken Lizard Stands Up on Comedy Central. [Read More]
Super Troopers to release stand-up comedy DVD through Comedy Central
Chances are if you’re on this site, you’ve seen Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter and Erik Stolhanske on the big or small screen making you piss your pants with laughter. But you know them by Broken Lizard, or m... [Read More]