Browsing Tag David Wain

The boring truth about the Wet Hot American Summer sequel (UPDATE)

The boring truth about the Wet Hot American Summer sequel (UPDATE)

By | February 23, 2012 at 11:04 am | 6 comments

A few weeks ago, Michael Showalter caused a lot of comedy nerds to lose their shit, when he told Bravo host Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live!, in no uncertain terms, that the Wet Hot American Summer sequel was a go. Cohen read a Twitter question from a viewer about the...

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Paul Rudd plans on pumping Malin Akerman with his gonads (Video)

Paul Rudd plans on pumping Malin Akerman with his gonads (Video)

By | February 15, 2012 at 2:18 pm | No comments

David Wain and Ken Marin's Wanderlust hits theaters Feb. 24, but there's been no shortage of online previews. The latest finds Paul Rudd's character attempting to seduce Malin Akerman's character. As you might expect, things don't go so well. Paul Rudd Talks Dirty from Paul...

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Check out photos from the ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ reunion at Sketchfest!

Check out photos from the ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ reunion at Sketchfest!

By | January 24, 2012 at 9:40 pm | One comment

San Francisco's stellar comedy event Sketchfest (running through Feb. 4) -- the 11th annual, don't you know? -- kicked off Jan. 19 and has already hosted some amazing shows, one of which was a Wet Hot American Summer reunion! Dubbed Wet Hot American Summer: The Live Radio...

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Watch Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston in the first trailer for David Wain’s “Wanderlust”

Watch Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston in the first trailer for David Wain’s “Wanderlust”

By | November 3, 2011 at 6:11 pm | No comments

Years ago, I became that type of person -- and I believe there are many -- who will watch pretty much anything Paul Rudd is in-- movies, guest spots on corny network shows, Tim and Eric appearances, viral videos, whatever. So the chances of me laying down some cash to watch him...

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Wet Hot American Summer: Laughspin and Showalter, Wain, Black reflect on the cult comedy

Wet Hot American Summer: Laughspin and Showalter, Wain, Black reflect on the cult comedy

By | September 19, 2011 at 11:58 am | One comment

The state bird of New Jersey is the mosquito. The statement, offered in jest by a movie character from behind the digitalized safety net of the TV screen, had at least one audience member thoroughly riled. It was all the encouragement my friend Richie, a Jersey boy born and...

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David Wain brings “Wainy Days” web series to the stage at Just For Laughs

David Wain brings “Wainy Days” web series to the stage at Just For Laughs

By | July 31, 2011 at 12:10 pm | One comment

MONTREAL -- Comedian and director David Wain’s popular web series, Wainy Days, has long been a comedy anomaly amongst Internet-produced humor. Much like the defining body of Wain’s 20-year career – ranging from his days with The State and Stella on to his illustrious...

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Premature cancellation: 10 comedy shows that left the world too soon

Premature cancellation: 10 comedy shows that left the world too soon

By | July 19, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 11 comments

It seems every season there's a sad departure of a comedy series that had potential. Usually it’s a slight bummer but then you find a replacement during that time slot each week and you stop mourning the loss. But a few shows have graced us in the last 15 years who were gone...

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Michael Showalter: The accidental comedian?

By | February 22, 2011 at 9:47 pm | No comments

When I was 17, it was a very good year. George W. Bush hadn’t yet had the opportunity to drive the country into massive collapse, and a friend of my brother’s introduced me to a wonderfully affecting offbeat comedy called Wet Hot American Summer – a film I loved and...

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The State to release long-lost album; Black, Showalter, Wain and more included

By | August 25, 2010 at 12:08 pm | One comment

Listen up, comedy nerds. Mark Sept. 14 on your calendars. That’s when the album from The State, titled Comedy For Gracious Living, that you never knew existed – or did you? -- is set for release. "It was a freeing experience because no one was watching over us, there were...

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