‘Popstar’, the Very Underrated and Slyly Incisive Lonely Island Movie
2016 was a very, very bad year no matter how you slice it. In tough times, comedy is often a form of escape that people turn to when they need comforting. With that in mind, we asked our contributors to pick the one piece of comedy in any form that they turn to when they […] [Read More]
Meet Chris Redd, your new Saturday Night Live star in the making
Chris Redd would have and could still be the breakout star of Popstar, if you'd only see the movie. You probably will be much more likely to once you start seeing Redd on Saturday Night Live. Multiple sources confirmed to The Comic's Comic that Redd emerged from last month's auditions and scree... [Read More]
Meet Chris Redd, your new Saturday Night Live star in the making?
Chris Redd would have and could still be the breakout star of Popstar, if you'd only see the movie. You probably will be much more likely to once you start seeing Redd on Saturday Night Live. Multiple sources confirmed to The Comic's Comic that Redd emerged from last month's auditions and scree... [Read More]
Check out deleted song “F*ck Off” from “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping”
“F*ck Off” is a deleted song from the movie Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping. It’s available on the Bonus Features DVD, Bluray, Digital HD and the song is also on the soundtrack. Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping hit theaters on June 3rd 2016. Despite receiving generally positiv... [Read More]
The Lonely Island’s Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone: Auteurs of the Cult Comedy
If The Lonely Island were N’Sync, Andy Samberg would be the collaborator Justin Timberlake of the group: the handsome, charismatic frontman who gets most of the attention. But his longtime partners Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone haven’t exactly suffered silently on the sidelines. They ... [Read More]
Review: “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” from The Lonely Island
You're forgiven for believing that Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is the first movie from The Lonely Island. Nobody really saw Hot Rod in the theater (it earned $14 million after spending $25 million). And that 2007 comedy -- which starred Andy Samberg as an amateur daredevil, was written b... [Read More]
When “Oh Hello!” show meets The Lonely Island
The stage production of Nick Kroll and John Mulaney’s “Oh Hello” is one of the hottest tickets in comedy right now. They had a sold out run in NYC at the end of 2015 and have since taken the show to the left coast as well. Additionally, The Lonely Island are making the rounds to [&... [Read More]
When “Oh Hello!” show meets The Lonely Island
The stage production of Nick Kroll and John Mulaney’s “Oh Hello” is one of the hottest tickets in comedy right now. They had a sold out run in NYC at the end of 2015 and have since taken the show to the left coast as well. Additionally, The Lonely Island are making the rounds to [&... [Read More]
When “Oh Hello!” show meets The Lonely Island
The stage production of Nick Kroll and John Mulaney’s “Oh Hello” is one of the hottest tickets in comedy right now. They had a sold out run in NYC at the end of 2015 and have since taken the show to the left coast as well. Additionally, The Lonely Island are making the rounds to [&... [Read More]
The Lonely Island’s ‘Popstar’ Is a Hilariously Meta Take on Modern Fame
Watching the first few minutes of Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, you can’t help but be reminded of two things: the trailer for Justin Bieber’s concert film/documentary, Never Say Never — with its shots of old home movies mixed with insane tour footage — and the classic c... [Read More]