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  1. a SNLa original Laraine Newman talks the juicy parts of a Celebrity AutobiographyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... from 1975-1980. Among her best-known characters is Connie Conehead, the teenage daughter of aliens played by Dan Aykroyd and Jane Curtin. But she declined to talk about her "SNL" days working alongside the likes of Gilda Radner, John Belushi, and ...

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  2. Schumer Helps Deliver Motorcycle To NCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Mike LaTone pictured with Dan Aykroyd and his motorcycle, which will be exhibited at the National Comedy Center.

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  3. Hanks Ranks: 20 of Tom Hanks' Best PerformancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | The Gate

    ... well. With Hanks playing the ludicrously named Pep Streebeck, the devil-may-care partner of co-writer and star Dan Aykroyd's straight-laced, by-the-book Joe Friday surrogate, Dragnet spins a ridiculous sounding plot involving wealthy pagans (led by ...

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  4. The 23 best road trip movies of all time that are perfect to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | SFGate

    ... fun look at adolescence, fame, and highlights the non-stop grind of a band being "on the road." John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd play two brothers on a mission from God. Trying to get on the straight-and-narrow after getting out of prison, Jake Blues ...

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  5. Old Joliet Prison event includes Blues Brothers tribute bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | Route 66 News

    An August fundraiser to help restore the old Joliet Correctional Center in Joliet, Illinois, will include a performance by a Blue Brothers tribute band, and organizers have invited one of the original Blues Brothers, Dan Aykroyd, to the event. The Great Joliet Prison Break-In is slated for 5 p.m. Aug. 25 inside the historic, limestone-walled prison.

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  6. "Blues Brothers" co-star, guitarist Matt "Guitar" Murphy, dead at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    Dan Aykroyd is mourning the death of Matt "Guitar" Murphy, who passed away Thursday at 88 years old. "The Blues Brothers would not have been what they were without Matt's playing power, stage magnetism and knowledge of music," tweeted Aykroyd "aka Elwood Blues."

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  7. Matt a Guitara Murphy, Blues Brothers guitarist, dead at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | WPMT-TV York

    Blues Brother guitarist Matt "Guitar" Murphy Deadhas died, according to the official Blues Brothers social media accounts run by Judy Belushi & Dan Aykroyd. Blues Brother guitarist Matt "Guitar" Murphy Deadhas died, according to the official Blues Brothers social media accounts run by Judy Belushi & Dan Aykroyd.

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  8. 30 years later, 'The Great Outdoors' still annoying criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... 40 percent fresh rating. Released on June 17, 1988, The Great Outdoors teamed '80s comedy legends John Candy and Dan Aykroyd as two brothers-in-law bringing their families to Wisconsin for a summer vacation by the lake. Trouble is, Aykroyd and his ...

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  9. Celebrity NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | Star Tribune

    In a scene from the "The Blues Brothers" in 1980, Matt "Guitar" Murphy is second from left. Elwood and Jake (Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi) are right. Murphy went on to appear in the 1980 film "The Blues Brothers" and its 1998 sequel "Blues Brothers ...

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  10. Matt 'Guitar' Murphy, Blues Brothers guitarist, dead at 88Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2018 | WAAY

    Blues Brothers guitarist Matt "Guitar" Murphy has died, according to the official Blues Brothers social media accounts run by Judy Belushi and Dan Aykroyd. Murphy was 88, according to IMDb , and was known "as one of the most respected sidemen in blues," playing on many albums and in concerts.

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  11. Everybody needs some... Blues Brothers soulRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Clacton and Frinton Gazette

    Musical film comedies The Blues Brothers and The Commitments quickly achieved cult status among movie-goers, largely thanks to their incredible soundtracks. In 1980 Jake and Elwood Blues - played by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd - donned trademark pork pie hats and dark glasses as they got on the wrong side of the law in Chicago while embarking on a rollercoaster ride trying to save an orphanage.

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  12. The Official Blues Brothers Revue Hits Balboa Theatre, March 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the Balboa Theatre for one-night-only next March. For anyone who ever missed a chance to see John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as the Blues Brothers, "The Official Blues Brothers Revue" has more than enough of the star duo's charisma, humor and great ...

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  13. Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson, ScarJo and Colin Jost: Couples who ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | Daily Mail

    SNL plays matchmaker! As Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson begin dating, FEMAIL looks back at the other cast members and writers who've romanced stars they met on the show Pete's fellow cast member is dating Scarlett Johansson, while writer and segment producer Dave McCary is dating Emma Stone One of the earliest instances of SNL playing matchmaker was Carrie Fisher meeting onetime boyfriend Dan Aykroyd on the show Many cast members and crew have met famous significant others while they hosted, performed, made cameos, or attended SNL parties Social media users expressed surprise last week over news that singer Ariana Grande is reportedly dating Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson.

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  14. Dan Aykroyd reveals dream cast for Blue Brothers rebootRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | Rome News

    The 65-year-old comedy legend - who played one of the main titular characters in the hit 1980 film along with the late John Belushi - has hinted at the idea of casting Lupita Nyong'o and Taylor Swift to take on the roles of Elwood and Jake Blues.

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  15. Dan Aykroyd reveals dream cast for Blue Brothers rebootRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Owatonna People's Press

    The 65-year-old comedy legend - who played one of the main titular characters in the hit 1980 film along with the late John Belushi - has hinted at the idea of casting Lupita Nyong'o and Taylor Swift to take on the roles of Elwood and Jake Blues.

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  16. From author James Patterson, 'Kid Stew' is a new and...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Luke Nappe, who can rock a fake mustache and presents a series of commercials for awful things reminiscent of Dan Aykroyd on early "Saturday Night Live," could have a career if he wants it. As correspondents, they are natural and at ease. There is a ...

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  17. Dan Aykroyd Jokes About Having Cardi B & Tiffany Haddish in Blues Brothers RebootRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | Billboard

    TMZ found comedy actor and the band's founder Dan Aykroyd out in Beverly Hills, and the camera guy asked about the rumored "Soul Sisters" project-40 years after Aykroyd and John Belushi introduced the Blues Brothers on Saturday Night Live . The overjoyed actor noted that he's in the midst of working on the project, and the two began to discuss casting ideas.

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  18. Home video: Cops and robbers and scads of ammo in - Den ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... a bizarro artifact of the era, from Devo playing over the opening credits to the James Brown cameo near the end. Dan Aykroyd plays one of his trademark hyper-verbal weirdos, a college professor specializing in chivarly who becomes a reluctant pimp. ...

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  19. Amazon Intros Blockchain TemplatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | MediaPost

    Amazon has introduced blockchain templates to launch an Ethereum or Hyperledger Fabric network relatively quickly, according to an announcement by the company. In terms of blockchain usage, Jeff Barr, chief evangelist for Amazon Web Services , said it reminded him of the classic Saturday Night Live Shimmer Floor Wax Skit , where Dan Aykroyd sees Shimmer as a dessert topping while Gilda Radner claims it is a floor wax.

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  20. Amazon Intros Blockchain Templates AI & IoT Daily a " 4 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | MediaPost

    Amazon has introduced blockchain templates to launch an Ethereum or Hyperledger Fabric networks relatively quickly, according to an announcement by the company. In terms of blockchain usage, Jeff Barr, chief evangelist for Amazon Web Services , said it reminded him of the classic Saturday Night Live Shimmer Floor Wax Skit , where Dan Aykroyd sees Shimmer as a desert topping while Gilda Radner claims it is a floor wax.

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