Chris Farley Newswire

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  1. Hillary and SNL's Hillary Party in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... have averaged 10.64 million viewers"-ratings not seen since the 1993-94 season, which starred Phil Hartman, Chris Farley, Mike Myers, Adam Sandler, and more. "SNL is doing amazing work right now," comedian Jordan Peele told The Daily Beast . "Don't ...

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  2. Best Chris Farley movie: 'Tommy Boy' or 'Black Sheep'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Mississippi Press

    Legendary comedian Chris Farley would only be 53-years-old if he was still alive today. To commemorate Farley's birthday, we're debating the two best films of his short-lived career.

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  3. Watch Bob Odenkirk describe throwing a 'moon ball' at Wrigley FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Wednesday on "The View." He said he was living in Chicago when he created the iconic Matt Foley character for Chris Farley, his Second City castmate. Foley, a clumsy motivational speaker, was a recurring character on "Saturday Night Live" in the ...

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  4. Watch Bob Odenkirk recall creating Chris Farley's iconic Matt Foley character in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Bob Odenkirk recalled creating the iconic Matt Foley character alone in his Chicago apartment on Wednesday's episode of "The View." Chris Farley played Foley, a clumsy motivational speaker, in a series of "Saturday Night Live" sketches in the '90s.

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  5. Mike Myers to Play Legendary Improv Comedy Coach Del Close in New MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | /film

    ... today, pushing them to see comedy as more than just a way to make people laugh. Mike Myers, John Belushi, Chris Farley, Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Gilda Radner, Amy Sedaris, Adam McKay and more all studied under Close before he passed away ...

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  6. Sean Spicer has a problem: Melissa McCarthyRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | GantDaily.com

    ... "could dial back" a bit, but also managing to call the show "funny." In 1995, House Republicans invited Chris Farley, who'd been impersonating Speaker Newt Gingrich on "SNL," to impersonate him to his face at the conference meeting while Gingrich ...

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  7. Schwing! 'Wayne's World' Turns 25 With Return to TheatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | NBC New York

    We're not worthy, but the cinema gods have blessed us with a limited run of "Wayne's World" in theaters to celebrate its 25th anniversary! Although the flick officially turns 25 on Valentine's Day, the 1992 cult classic will screen in 800 theaters across the country on Feb. 7 and 8. The film is based on the iconic "Saturday Night Live" sketch of the same name, a public-access rock show hosted by the movie's title characters, Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar. In addition to the title megastars, the film features memorable cameos from the late comedian Chris Farley, rockers Alice Cooper and Meat Loaf, and "Modern Family" actor Ed O'Neill.

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  8. That Time I Bombed: Cameron Macleod learns that being David Lee Roth doesn't work for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | The Georgia Straight

    ... the fashion definitely does. I was also already watching Saturday Night Live at this time. It was during the Chris Farley, Adam Sandler, Mike Myers, and Chris Rock era and I would record the episodes to VHS tape so I could rewatch them dozens of ...

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  9. Brother of Comedy Legend Hits Houston in Nationwide TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | PRLog US Entertainment

    Dec. 20, 2016 - PRLog -- Legendary comic Chris Farley died tragically at only 33 years of age due to a drug overdose, but his brother, Kevin, is carrying on the family torch of comedy. Kevin performed alongside Chris for years and has appeared in numerous hit films and TV roles.

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  10. Alabama may be funnier than Saturday Night LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... amount of humor Alabama has to offer it could have been funnier. I mean, I chuckled, but it wasn't cowbells or Chris Farley dancing. And not to be particular, but anytime Alabama is portrayed the crazy should not be limited to our sacred devotion to ...

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  11. Van Dwellers: The Modern Day NomadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Automoblog.net

    ... to rubber tires, shock absorbers, and simple comforts like fully functional heat and A/C. Who could forget Chris Farley on Saturday Night Live as "Matt Foley," a depressing motivational speaker who was always quick to remind others that he was ...

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  12. Chef Matty Matheson talks life, heart attack, eating whale blubberRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... and his tweets bellow in all caps. He gleefully busts through each episode of his show with the subtlety of Chris Farley on a Saturday Night Live set. Season 2 of On Dead Set on Life still explores the culinary and cultural traditions of different ...

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  13. The Crazy Saturday Night Live Secret Norm Macdonald Learned From Chris FarleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Cinema Blend News

    A veteran of Saturday Night Live that has never been shy or quiet or unfunny in front of an audience, Norm Macdonald has been a wealth of info about the long-running sketch series over the years. Just recently he dropped an info-bomb that was shared with him by the late Chris Farley upon the two meeting for the first time.

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  14. Janis Joplin's iconic, one-of-a-kind Porsche auctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Texas-native musician died in a plane crash alongside The Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens on February 3, 1959. Chris Farley, age 33 The 'Saturday Night Live' funnyman died of a drug overdose involving cocaine and opiates on December 18, 1997. Chris ...

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  15. 38 Things We Learned from Paul Feig and Katie Dippold's Ghostbusters CommentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Film School Rejects

    ... some scientist somewhere who says 'You ruined my college years!'" 8. He thinks Wiig is similar to someone like Chris Farley in that both performers have comedy in their veins. Her current focus on dramatic material made him think she wouldn't be ...

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  16. 'Your mama eats kitty litter': SNL celebrates Halloween...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | The Raw Story

    Saturday Night Live will not air this week, but the show wished viewers a happy Halloween with a YouTube clip featuring highlights from more than 40 years of Halloween specials. The clip includes Richard Pryor's classic turn in The Exorcist 2 from 1975, Chris Farley as motivational speaker Matt Foley, Stefon the club kid and more.

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  17. Winter Forecast 2016-2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... was one of the strongest on record in fact. So what is El Nino? While entertaining, it has nothing to do with Chris Farley on Saturday Night Live, but more to do with an abnormal warming of the Eastern and Central Pacific Ocean. The warmer sea ...

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  18. Donald Trump's antics remind us about sexual boundariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | The Hill

    ... have, the jokes wrote themselves. In 1993, a "Saturday Night Live" skit, "Is It Date Rape?" included late actor Chris Farley playing a frat boy who asks, "May I kiss you on the mouth." Actor Shannen Doherty (who, in the skit, was a Victimization ...

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  19. SCHWING! Wayne's World's Mirth Mobile Goes Up On The Auction Block - And, Pawn Stars, Was InvolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | AutoSpies

    ... flick and the Saturday Night Live skit. Not only was the content hilarious, the cameos were exceptional. From Chris Farley to Aerosmith to Pearl Jam to Ed O'Neill's excellent storytelling at the diner, boy, it doesn't get much better than this when ...

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  20. Live from New York, it's Season 42Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... is one of those shows that's never as good as it used to be, whether you're referring to the original cast, the Chris Farley/Mike Myers/Adam Sandler era or Tina Fey's seasons. It's like a rite of passage to hate on the current cast until the show ...

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