'The Office Time Machine' Chronologizes Thousands of Years of Pop Culture References from 'The Office'
by Bradford Evans A new website called The Office Time Machine debuted online this week. It's a collection of 1300 clips referencing pop culture or culture from the long-running NBC sitcom, with all of them arranged to play in chronological order of when the pop culture thing originated. This h... [Read More]
 
The Office Time Machine: A Cross-Cultural Reference Supercut Spectacular
Joe Sabia is a NYC-based director and speaker, who has co-hosted and co-curated Boing Boing TV on Virgin America for three years. But for the past year-and-a-half, Sabia has been living in the fictional past of Dunder-Mifflin's Scranton sales office and cross-referencing all of The Office's pop-cult... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais Wants David Brent to Star in a Rock Band Mockumentary
by Megh Wright Ricky Gervais has been reviving his classic Office character David Brent several times over the past year — from the web short "The Return of Brent" to two hit UK gigs as Brent's rock band Foregone Conclusion — and as Chortle reports, Gervais has called the band performanc... [Read More]
 
B.J. Novak Credits Rainn Wilson for His Leap into Acting on 'The Office'
by Megh Wright "Rainn Wilson once gave this interview where he said, 'The universe will tell you what it wants from you.' That really haunted me. I really wanted to act at that time, but I was clearly better as a writer. I thought, What part of me is chasing the fun and thrill of this job and how mu... [Read More]
 
B.J. Novak's First Children's Book 'The Book Without Pictures' Will Be Available in September
by Megh Wright Last year, Office writer/star and Mindy Kaling's BFF B.J. Novak signed a two-book deal with Knopf and announced a forthcoming collection of short stories One More Thing: Stories & Other Stories due out next month. Today on Twitter, Novak announced the release of the second book fr... [Read More]
 
Craig Robinson headed back to TV with NBC series order
Funnyman Craig Robinson is on his way back to a television near you, thanks to NBC. The peacock ordered up a six-episode series order of Mr. Robinson after waiting about a year since ordering a pilot from Robinson. Seems like forever, but you have to remember the creation of these TV shows is c... [Read More]
 
NBC orders Craig Robinson’s “Mr. Robinson” to series with initial six episodes
Craig Robinson's post-Office career will continue with parent company NBC, after all. The Peacock Network on Monday ordered an initial six-episode run of his 2012 sitcom pilot, Mr. Robinson, or at least some version thereof. It'll definitely star Robinson as a musician who's slumming it as a middle-... [Read More]
 
NBC orders Craig Robinson’s “Mr. Robinson” to series with initial six episodes
Craig Robinson's post-Office career will continue with parent company NBC, after all. The Peacock Network on Monday ordered an initial six-episode run of his 2012 sitcom pilot, Mr. Robinson, or at least some version thereof. It'll definitely star Robinson as a musician who's slumming it as a middle-... [Read More]
 
‘The Office’s Ellie Kemper to star in Tina Fey-written NBC comedy
The comedy duo of Tina Fey and Ellie Kemper have been seen together, but only on Thursday nights on NBC as part of different shows (30 Rock and  The Office, respectively). Now, a project the two are collaborating on has been given a 13-episode series order by NBC. The comedy, which is tentative... [Read More]
 
Read an Excerpt from B.J. Novak's Upcoming Book
by Bradford Evans The Office writer/actor B.J. Novak's first book, a collection of short stories called One More Thing: Stories & Other Stories, is coming out in February, and The New Yorker has an excerpt from the book that you can check out now if you're into that whole reading thing. 0 ... [Read More]