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Highlights from David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, and Brian Posehn's Reddit AMA

Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, and Brian Posehn have a new book out today called Hollywood Said No!, and they're doing a six-city comedy tour this month to promote the book. The trio went onto Reddit today to do a question-and-answer session to talk about the book and tour. Check out some of their best answers (and none of the worst questions) below:

David Cross and Bob Odenkirk Are Doing a Book/Stand-Up Tour This Fall

Bob and David may be coming to a town near you. We reported last month that Bob Odenkirk and David Cross are releasing a book together called Hollywood Said No!: Orphaned Film Scripts, Bastard Scenes, and Abandoned Darlings from the Creators of Mr. Show this fall, and this week, Cross revealed that he and Odenkirk will be doing a book tour with some stand-up mixed in to promote the book's release. Cross announced the tour during a live conversation with Michael Cera at NYC's 92nd Street Y Wednesday night, adding that his Mr. Show friend Brian Posehn will be coming along  for the tour too. Cross also mentioned [...]

Talking to Bob Odenkirk About 'Hollywood Said No!', 'The Birthday Boys', and Working with David Cross on a New Showtime Pilot

It's a big year for Bob Odenkirk.

In addition to Breaking Bad ending its run with its highly-anticipated remaining episodes airing over the next few weeks, Odenkirk also has a new book with his Mr. Show cohort David Cross and a new TV series with sketch group The Birthday Boys. The book, a collection of unproduced screenplays and sketches he and Cross co-wrote (with contributions from Brian Posehn), is called Hollywood Said No!, and it just came out today. Plus, there's an audiobook version of Hollywood Said No! (also out today) that features the reunited Mr. Show cast acting out the orphaned Bob and David screenplays. On top of all [...]

Bob Odenkirk and David Cross Are Releasing a Book of Unproduced Scripts in September

While Mr. Show is the most famous of Bob Odenkirk and David Cross's collaborations, there's plenty of stuff they've written together that never saw the light of day – until now. Odenkirk and Cross are releasing a new book called Hollywood Said No!: Orphaned Film Scripts, Bastard Scenes, and Abandoned Darlings from the Creators of Mr. Show. The book is composed of scripts for two unproduced movies the duo wrote together, called Hooray for America! and Bob and David Make a Movie.

Hooray for America! was a planned Mr. Show movie (circa 2002) about evil corporation Globo-Chem creating a third political party and running an actor for president. This is the [...]

Bob Odenkirk and David Cross Announce September Tour Dates

Bob Odenkirk and David Cross are getting ready to do their first joint tour since 2002, and they just announced a bunch of dates today on the podcast Comedy Bang Bang. Teaming up with their Mr. Show colleague Brian Posehn, Odenkirk and Cross are hitting six big cities to promote their new book Hollywood Said No!, a collection of rejected screenplays and sketches they wrote together. On tour, they'll be performing brand new sketches and standup material, as well as signing books at the shows and at bookstores in the towns they visit. It's a fairly small tour, only hitting New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and [...]