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The Eight-Day Week
For CGI motivation, an assistant director shouted “Shark! Shark!” Another clamped his palms up against each other like giant teeth. Read More
The Eight-Day Week
Fans of profane, controversial and hilariously dark stand-up comic George Carlin will be happy to learn that there is a push to co-name 121st Street “George Carlin Way.” Carlin, who fearlessly poked fun at American excess, organized religion, the English language and, of course, politics, grew up on 121st Street, which he dubbed “White Harlem” Read More
Last night’s Cinema Society- and Altoids-sponsored Our Idiot Brother screening, Precious star Gabourey Sidibe was raving about the film’s star, Paul Rudd.
“I love Clueless!” she told us. (A photographer, shortly after, announced that Mr. Rudd’s Clueless co-star Alicia Silverstone was in the building.) She particularly loved Mr. Rudd’s role in The Ten. We Read More
Judah Friedlander is known for sporting some pretty obtuse catchphrases on his trucker hats, but at SPiN’s “Ping Pong with the Models” charity event for Haiti, the slogan was actually appropriate: “WORLD CHAMPION.”
“I play here all the time,” Judah told us as he manned the net at the newly opened ping pong parlor, scooping Read More
During a promotional party for the new BlackBerry Tour smartphone at the Thompson Lower East Side on Wednesday, July 9, famous freebie seekers Brooke Shields, Olivia Palermo, and Erin Lucas, among many others, had the opportunity to get the gadgets personally monogrammed. Et tu, Fern Mallis?
“That’s so sweet,” actor Chace Crawford said to Read More
The literary agent Richard Abate has sold a book by the comedian Judah Friedlander, who plays Frank on 30 Rock, to It Books, the new pop culture imprint of HarperCollins. Mr. Friedlander will write the book in the voice of the World Champion, the outlandishly boastful character he has been playing as a stand-up comedian Read More
Last night we found 30 Rock’s Judah Friedlander standing alone amid the Tribeca festivities at the Museum of Modern Art and thought it might be the perfect opportunity to inquire about those self-designed trucker hats he sports on the show.
So you design your own hats for 30 Rock.
Yeah, Read More