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11 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Gire: 'Are You Here' doesn't step up to the challenge

The only way that writer/director Matthew Weiner's anemic comic buddy movie could have been saved would be if co-stars Owen Wilson and Zach Galifianakis departed their comfort zones and switched their stereotyped characters.


Related Topix: Dan Aykroyd, Celebrities

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Boise Weekly

The Voice Behind Saturday Night Live Fades to Silence

Yes, the show will go on when Saturday Night Live begins another television season in September, but the voice of SNL has been silenced.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Celebrities, Chevy Chase

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Denver Westword

Photos: Skaters in Togas at Roll's Animal House on Wheels

John Belushi was surely in the building for this month's Roll at the Exdo Event Center : The August edition of Denver's roller disco was all about the classic comedy Animal House , with costumes and antics to match -- on wheels! Keep reading to see what was skating around the rink on Friday night.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Animal House, Celebrities

Sat Aug 16, 2014


The new sitcom that's actually funny

IT sounds like a terrible TV cliche - a US comedy set in a police station - but Brooklyn Nine-Nine cops plenty of laughs.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Celeste & Jesse Forever, Saturday Night Live, Andy Samberg, Celebrities

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WTKS-AM Savannah

James Taylor pays tribute to friend Robin Williams

James Taylor paid tribute to his longtime friend Robin Williams . The pair, who had been friends since the early-1980's -- and were both close with John Belushi -- had appeared together on Saturday Night Live in 1988 and crossed paths frequently over the years through charitable projects and performances.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Aladdin, Family, Drama Movies, Adventure, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Robin Williams, James Taylor

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Robin Williams legacy: Editorial cartoon

Williams' career and tragic passing appear to be the living embodiment of the iconic "Joy and Tragedy" theater masks.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Patch Adams, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Theater, Arts

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Robin Williams' Long Struggle With Addiction

Robin Williams ' unexpected death Monday brings to an end the comedian's long battle with cocaine and alcohol addiction.


Related Topix: Drugs, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Entertainment


Scoop: Brooklyn Nine-Nine on Fox - Saturday, August 16, 2014

Jake's dream comes true when he gets to spend the day with his hero, Jimmy Brogan , a former crime reporter.


Related Topix: Men of a Certain Age, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Saturday Night Live, Andy Samberg, Celebrities, Homicide: Life on the Street, Drama, Andre Braugher

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Blues Brothers Revue coming to Old Whaling Church

Elwood and Jake perform a benefit for the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse on Tuesday.


Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Blues, Celebrities, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Edgartown, MA, Dan Aykroyd

Mon Aug 04, 2014


Scoop: Brooklyn Nine-Nine on Fox - Saturday, August 9, 2014

"The Vulture," a detective from Special Crimes, takes over Jake's nearly solved murder case and steals his thunder.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Men of a Certain Age, Entertainment, Television, Science Fiction TV, Comedy, V, Drama, Saturday Night Live

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Erie Times News

Mercyhurst arts season goes beyond the pale

Just as William Close will stretch his monumental harp across the D'Angelo Performing Arts Center in September, the Mercyhurst Institute for Arts & Culture will push boundaries in 2014-15.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Moya Brennan, Celtic, Celebrities, The Blues Brothers, Blues

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Jenny Slate booked for 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' season premiere

The season premiere of Brooklyn Nine-Nine is slated to air Sept. 28, and now it is Slated as well: Jenny Slate will guest-star in that episode of the Fox comedy, EW has learned.


Related Topix: Obvious Child, Jenny Slate, Celebrities, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Andy Samberg

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Best of the best: 5 fun things to do July 31-Aug. 6

A couple of years ago, funny guy SANDY DANTO cited Chris Farley, Norm Macdonald, Andy Kaufman and John Belushi as comics who inspired him while he was growing up in metro Detroit, hanging out at West Bloomfield High School and taking summer classes at the old Second City Detroit.


Related Topix: Norm MacDonald, Chris Farley, Celebrities, Andy Kaufman

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Reinhart at Rest

RIP Thomas Berger. If you know only one book by Thomas Berger, it's probably Little Big Man , which was made into an Oscar-winning film starring Dustin Hoffman.


Related Topix: Little Big Man, Western, War Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Dustin Hoffman

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Theatrical Review: Sex Tape

Very few movies can maintain a joke for an entire film. And very few movies can maintain a series of sarcastic, juvenile, ridiculous, and offensive ones without losing its charm about ten minutes in.


Related Topix: Bad Teacher, Celebrities, I Love You, Man, Hot Tub Time Machine

South China Morning Post

Steven Bishop, songwriter to the stars, is excited about his Hong Kong debut

Back in 1976, not many aspiring singer-songwriters recording their debut albums were lucky enough to have Eric Clapton turn up at the studio to contribute a couple of guitar solos.


Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Animal House, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Media, National Lampoon, Celebrities, Blues