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Talking to Colin Quinn About Standup, Twitter Hate, and 'Girls' Season 3

SNL veteran Colin Quinn, who sarcastically hails himself as “one of the great writers in the entertainment industry,” will host the 66th annual Writers Guild Awards in New York Saturday. Quinn is currently touring his one-man show Colin Quinn: Unconstitutional (nicknamed “The Toosh”) and appearing on Girls as Alex Karpovsky’s bespectacled, coffee-shop-owning mentor. He’s also working with old friends Jim Norton, Nick DiPaolo and Tom Papa on a very meta Jerry Seinfeld-produced cop show about making a cop show. It’s called Cop Show.

I recently had a chance to talk to Quinn about his thoughts on the New York standup scene, the sheer vitriol he faces [...]

Nick Swardson Is Taking Rob Schneider's Place in 'Grown Ups 2'

It looks like one of the stars of Grown Ups will be missing when the inevitable sequel comes out this summer. Rob Schneider is the only one of the central five characters who isn't returning for Grown Ups 2, and he's been replaced by his fellow Adam Sandler regular Nick Swardson. Swardson will play an alcoholic school bus driver who's the brother of Rob Schneider's character from the original and sports a similar hairstyle.

The reasons for Schneider not being included in the film are unclear. In a radio interview last year, Schneider cited money issues and a scheduling conflict with his CBS sitcom Rob, explaining, "They're doing [...]

Colin Quinn Says He Came Up with the Name 'Grown Ups'

Here's Jimmy Fallon's Weekend Update predecessor Colin Quinn on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night, jokingly claiming that he came up with the title Grown Ups for Adam Sandler. "I came up with the name," he says. "I swear to God, I'm not even doing a bit. I came up with the name Grown Ups." It's one of many funny claims that Quinn makes throughout the interview, including one that his Twitter account was hacked and another that he went to do a gig in Cleveland while working at SNL and came back to find Jimmy Fallon in his Weekend Update chair.

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Brace Yourself For Grown Ups 2, America

Guh. However apocalyptically bad some of Adam Sandler's movies might be, at least he's never made a sequel to any of them. UNTIL NOW. Grown Ups' writer Fred Wolf is may write a follow-up movie, and depending on the script Sandler might produce it. You think he'll buy all his co-stars houses for this one?

This Is What 'Grown Ups 2' Will Look Like in Case You Were Curious

Rob Schneider out, deer piss in.

Adam Sandler Rewarded His Grown Ups Costars With $800k Worth of Cars

Adam Sandler bought all four of his Grown Ups costars $200,000 Maseratis, just because. Seems like a reasonable thing to do! After all, those guys really could use 'em. Last I checked, Rob Schneider was stuck driving around Hollywood in a hand-me-down Ford Fiesta, so this should really be a boost to his famously low confidence.

Jesus Christ, what a world. [via]