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Judd Apatow to be honored by the Costume Designer Guild

Judd Apatow to be honored by the Costume Designer Guild

By | December 18, 2013 at 11:56 am | No comments

Judd Apatow is of course being honored for…costume design? Yes, you read right. The Anchorman 2 producer is being honored on Feb. 22 at the 16th Costume Designers Guild Awards with the Distinguished Collaborator honor. The CDG wanted to acknowledge his "support of costume...

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That Amy Schumer movie Judd Apatow is directing has a title now

That Amy Schumer movie Judd Apatow is directing has a title now

By | November 27, 2013 at 11:30 am | 3 comments

That Judd Apatow and Amy Schumer flick we told you about a few months ago has made some progress! The Anchorman 2 producer will direct Schumer's Train Wreck, which has reportedly begun casting. Train Wreck will star comedian Amy Schumer who plays "a basket case who tries to...

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Key & Peele to write untitled comedy film with Judd Apatow

Key & Peele to write untitled comedy film with Judd Apatow

By | November 13, 2013 at 12:47 pm | No comments

Key & Peele fans should start getting excited: Universal Pictures has just made a deal with the sketch comedy duo to write and star in an untitled Judd Apatow movie. Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele will co-write the comedy with the This is 40 filmmaker, who will also serve...

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Watch Judd Apatow interview Pearl Jam for 50 minutes

Watch Judd Apatow interview Pearl Jam for 50 minutes

By | October 8, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 3 comments

For years, Pearl Jam has been revolutionizing the way in which popular rock bands do business-- whether it's refusing to play at Ticketmaster events or releasing free live albums or just not being a bunch of dicks. As their newest album Lightning Bolt is being released on Oct....

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Judd Apatow interviews Maria Bamford about the 1990s (Video)

Judd Apatow interviews Maria Bamford about the 1990s (Video)

By | October 3, 2013 at 5:17 pm | No comments

What happens when one of today's most powerful comedy filmmakers sits down to interview one of today's most brilliant (and underrated) comedians about the 1990s? Well, for one, you find Judd Apatow and Maria Bamford examining Ben Affleck’s aging patterns. But you also see the...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 71: Jon Lajoie, Greg Fitzsimmons, Amy Schumer

Laughspin Podcast, episode 71: Jon Lajoie, Greg Fitzsimmons, Amy Schumer

By | August 29, 2013 at 1:59 pm | No comments

After a week off from the traditional news-delivering Laughspin Podcast – you missed my amazing Jim Norton interview? – Mike and I are back to entertain and educate you in the ways of the comedy world. In this episode we listen to a new song from Jon Lajoie (maybe you know...

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Amy Schumer teaming up with Judd Apatow for comedy flick

Amy Schumer teaming up with Judd Apatow for comedy flick

By | August 27, 2013 at 11:51 am | One comment

She can sell out theaters across the country and she’s got a hit show on Comedy Central, so it was only a matter of time before a powerful Hollywood movie producer snagged Amy Schumer for the big screen. And who better to do said snagging than Judd Apatow, the reigning king of...

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Tina Fey: My daughter thinks I’m a failure (Video)

Tina Fey: My daughter thinks I’m a failure (Video)

By | February 13, 2013 at 12:04 pm | No comments

I totally forgot to tell you guys that the second season of Showtime’s Inside Comedy premiered on Monday. My forgetfulness may have something to do with my bitterness toward Showtime for not renewing the stellar Green Room with Paul Provenza, which featured a loosely-moderated...

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It’s official: HBO renews ‘Girls’ for a third season

It’s official: HBO renews ‘Girls’ for a third season

By | January 25, 2013 at 2:45 pm | No comments

After airing only two episodes of the second season and averaging an estimated 3.8 million viewers each Sunday, HBO has renewed Girls for a third season. What's more, is that season three will consist of 12 episodes, up from the usual 10. If you've been paying close...

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