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Chris Rock talks crack, gangsta rap, more: an excerpt from Neil Strauss' new book

By | March 10, 2011 at 5:49 pm | No comments

Few journalists have logged more hours picking celebrity brains as six-time New York Times best-selling author Neil Strauss has. He’s hung with, and ultimately written about the likes of legendary rock band Motley Crue, pornstar-turned-mainstream success Jenna Jameson and...

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Judd Apatow stands up to Ricky Gervais

By | January 25, 2011 at 12:24 pm | 11 comments

Judd Apatow, the cash cow comedy producer (Judd Apacashcow?) did not like Ricky Gervais' brash hosting style on the Golden Globes. To voice his disdain, Apatow, while he was hosting the Producers Guild Awards, explained why certain jokes were unfair and too mean spirited; then...

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Judd Apatow enlists Silverman, Cook, Leary, Lohan to support Jewish organization (VIDEO)

By | October 29, 2010 at 2:31 pm | No comments

Judd Apatow recently got together some of the comedy world's biggest names -- Dane Cook, Tracy Morgan, Denis Leary, Sarah Silverman and more -- to promote the American Jewish World Service's 25th anniversary. Don't know what the AJWS is? Here's how the official PSA site explains...

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Judd Apatow talks comedy nerdness on WTF with Marc Maron

By | September 2, 2010 at 12:00 pm | No comments

Another booking coup for our favorite podcast: this week on WTF with Marc Maron, the comedian turned podcast king interviews writer/director Judd Apatow. In this special two-part interview, the second of which just went live online, Marc and Judd cover a range of topics,...

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Kristen Wiig and Judd Apatow team up for film

By | February 22, 2010 at 4:03 pm | One comment

Two of the hottest names in comedy, Kristen Wiig and Judd Apatow, will be paired together with Freaks and Geeks (rest its TV soul) creator Paul Feig. They're coming together for as a yet untitled movie project. Written by Wiig and Annie Mumolo, the movie is said to be about two...

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Aziz Ansari scores movie deal with Judd Apatow

By | November 24, 2009 at 3:45 pm | No comments

Bromancers everywhere, rejoice! It was recently announced that Judd "Juggernaut" Apatow and Universal Pictures have picked up three movie pitches from press-friendly comedian Aziz Ansari and Jason Woliner, the shysters behind MTV's cult hit Human Giant. The films include plots...

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Adam Sandler rules out a return to stand-up comedy

By | June 2, 2009 at 8:14 am | One comment

Adam Sandler fans everywhere have been wondering the same thing: will his portrayal of a stand-up comic in his new upcoming Judd Apatow flick lead to a return to the medium that first got him noticed? Unfortunately, it seems we’ll have no such luck. The bearer of bad news was...

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