Here's a trailer for How to Be a Man, a new web series GQ just launched in which Jason Nash takes advice on masculinity from comedy people like Andy Richter, Andy Daly, Michael Ian Black, Dave Koechner, Andrea Savage, and, as the ad says, "maybe Sarah Silverman." It's gonna be a pretty suspenseful wait to see whether Sarah Silverman turns up or not.
"Since growing the beard, I haven't stopped working. There seems to be a neverending number of maniacs, sociopaths, and sleazeballs that need a bearded greek to portray them."
- The League's Jason Mantzoukas in a piece he wrote for GQ about the pros and cons of having big crazy beard.
"America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't is sure to become a classic as treasured as Moby-Dick or the CliffsNotes to Moby-Dick. I give it three thumbs up out of four stars."
–Stephen Colbert reviewing his own book, America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't, in GQ. He liked it.
"There's something dangerous about what's funny. Jarring and disconcerting. There is a connection between funny and scary." These Christopher Walken quotes are a little bit eerie, but also quite informative if you're wondering how he feels about zoos, golf, spaghetti and question marks.
Trey Parker and Matt Stone are today's GQ Men of the Year, and here's how Jon Stewart describes their Broadway debut The Book of Mormon in his piece about the pair:
A doctoral dissertation in funny-as-shit satire. A hysterical, full-throated defense of faith that somehow also manages to make perfect sense of a lyric involving eye-fucking God. When you witness a work of such quality—and this is coming from someone who traffics in their field—there is only one thing to say, and I cannot say it emphatically enough: Fuck those guys.
Yeah, fuck them! I like this way of complimenting people. Fuck you! All of you! You're great! [...]