Ren & Stimpy documentary goes Indiegogo!
Hey, remember that Ren & Stimpy documentary I was telling you about a couple of months ago? Well, the folks putting together Happy Happy Joy Joy – The Ren & Stimpy Story done gone and cancelled their original Kickstarter campaign, despite raising more than $100,000. “Our end goal... [Read More]
Talking True Crime Satire with ‘American Vandal’ Showrunner Dan Lagana
From Serial to binge-demanding TV series like The Jinx and Making a Murderer, the true crime doc format has become a national phenomenon that immediately sucks us in and then spits us out eight hours later with endless debates about whodunit. Though these are serious topics that would often demand a... [Read More]
The Behind-the-Scenes ‘Man on the Moon’ Documentary ‘Jim & Andy’ Is Heading to Netflix
A behind-the-scenes documentary about Jim Carrey’s experience channeling Andy Kaufman for the 1999 biopic Man on the Moon is heading to Netflix. Titled Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond – The Story of Jim Carrey & Andy Kaufman Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention ... [Read More]
Jim Carrey Looks Back at Playing Andy Kaufman: “It Was Psychotic at Times”
Earlier this week, a behind-the-scenes documentary about Jim Carrey’s work on the 1999 Andy Kaufman biopic Man on the Moon premiered at the Venice Film Festival, and it sounds like a fascinating watch. The documentary – titled Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond – The Story of Jim Car... [Read More]
Netflix’s ‘Long Shot’ Chronicles How ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Freed a Man Wrongly Accused of Murder
Just a few days before season 9 of Curb Your Enthusiasm premieres on HBO, Netflix is set to debut a new true crime documentary called Long Shot that looks like an absolutely fascinating watch — and one of the last things you might assume has a connection with Larry David’s big HBO return... [Read More]
Jack Black and Richard Linklater on their unlikely partnership on 2003’s feel-good hit, School of Rock
Scott Rudin needed to persuade both star Jack Black and director Richard Linklater that Linklater was the right choice to direct 2003’s film, School of Rock. As these new interviews for an American Masters documentary on Linklater prove 14 years later. “At first we were like, that doesn&... [Read More]
Hari Kondabolu Confronts His Nemesis in the Trailer for truTV’s ‘The Problem with Apu’
Hari Kondabolu has a new documentary heading to truTV soon, and today the network released the trailer. Titled The Problem with Apu, the feature-length documentary follows Kondabolu as he “confronts his long-standing ‘nemesis’ Apu Nahasapeemapetilon – better known as the Indi... [Read More]
Hari Kondabolu Confronts His Nemesis in the Trailer for truTV’s ‘The Problem with Apu’
Hari Kondabolu has a new documentary heading to truTV soon, and today the network released the trailer. Titled The Problem with Apu, the feature-length documentary follows Kondabolu as he “confronts his long-standing ‘nemesis’ Apu Nahasapeemapetilon – better known as the Indi... [Read More]
Coming in October 2017: “Too Funny to Fail,” a Hulu documentary about The Dana Carvey Show
Hulu announced its fall 2017 slate of original programming, and among the highlights, there’s the debut of Sarah Silverman’s first talk show, I Love You, America (premiering Oct. 12, 2017), and a documentary about The Dana Carvey Show, called Too Funny to Fail. Of course, in spite of boa... [Read More]
Help Kickstart a Ren & Stimpy documentary
The Simpsons may have broken many TV records and earned all of the plaudits, fans, memes and podcasts over the years, but another animated comedy of the early 1990s broke all of the rules and inspired a generation of funny people. I was in college when my friends and I huddled to watch Nickelodeon &... [Read More]