Archive for the 'interviews' Category

Rightfully so!
This is a very good article. If you’re a Feig fan (ugh, worst aliteration ever) you should give it a read.
Money shot:
The critical success and general menschiness of “Freaks and Geeks” established for Feig (pronounced FEEG) a career in television that most Hollywood aspirants would envy. He went on to direct three films, and [...]

Talk of the Nation did an interesting segment on comedy and politics that featured Adam McKay and Lizz Winstead.
If I may nerd out comedically for a moment: *ahem* Will Ferrell did “Janet Reno” not Dana Carvey (granted, “The Church Lady” did look like Ms. Reno) and Jon Glaser and Tom Giannis’ “Barack Obama-sistible” was from [...]

The LA Times has a series on Bill Maher and his new movie Religulous.
Money shot:
On how he got people to talk to him: “It was simple: We never, ever, used my name. We never told anybody it was me who was going to do the interviews. We even had a fake title for the film. [...]

In which he acts all Alec Baldwin-y.
Money shot:
He found the browser and went to ArkivMusic.com. “I love this. Isn’t this great? Couldn’t you just sit and do this all day? I’m looking for ‘Ultimate Chopin.’ What could be more worthy than that? Ah! The complete collection of Rachmaninoff. Complete recordings!” His face darkened and a [...]