Big Apple Idolatry
– Ha, James Franco’s insane ramblings on HuffPost are now showing strong signs of histrionics:
Oh yeah, I got nominated for a National Entertainment Journalism award for these HuffPost blogs, but no other outlet is going to run that story, right? Hahaha–why would Gawker or The New York Post want to publicize that an actor/Yale doctoral candidate is nominated for an award for something that they are doing themselves? I’m pretty proud of it, but I can see why they must hate me.
Comedian Janeane Garofalo will be among the performers at a January 14 fund-raiser for Yetta Kurland, who is trying to unseat City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.
Last year, Kurland had a fund-raiser on Fire Island where one of the featured guests was late-night cable show host Robin Byrd. Read More
“I’m carrying Sarah Palin’s baby!” the actress Caroline Rhea was telling guests while rubbing her pregnant belly at a lunch for comedian Bill Maher’s new documentary, Religulous, at Brasserie Ruhlmann on Monday, Sept. 29.
The film, the title of which combines the words “religion” and “ridiculous,” is a satirical take on Read More
The guys that brought you The Aristocrats, the movie where more than a dozen comics delivered versions of the oldest, dirtiest joke on the Hollywood comedy circuit, have just signed a six-figure deal for a book that will interview salty comics about controversial topics.
!Satiristas¡ will be written by Paul Provenza with photographer Dan Dion, Read More
“I’m very excited about this,” said David Cross, the 40-year-old comedian and TV actor. It was Sunday afternoon, May 14, and Mr. Cross was accompanying The Observer while we bought his new comedy album, It’s Not Funny , at Manhattan hipster mecca Other Music.
“Ask him what he thinks of the record,” he whispered.
“First off, I’d like to say a hello to MSNBC and Joe Scarborough, whose cameras seem to enjoy following me around,” said Janeane Garofalo during a Nov. 5 speech at the New School’s Tishman Auditorium to help promote Nation Books’ It’s a Free Country, which was edited by Artemis Records chief Danny Goldberg. “And I Read More
And so, the war is “officially” over. Saddam is supposedly in Belarus; Chirac is shocked-no, stunned!-to discover that even Colin Powell holds a grudge; the North Koreans have nukes. Hollywood actors are thrilled about the box-office failure of The Real Cancun . (Whew! We sure dodged a bullet there! Being wrong about the war and Read More
Dear Concerned Citizen:
As I write this, we face a grave and growing crisis in America. Not just war. Or terrorism. Or the ever-increasing proliferation of those twin weapons of mass destruction: nuclear bombs and S.U.V.’s. No. We face a danger far more threatening: The comedian Janeane Garofalo is not being taken seriously with Read More