Several months ago, Jack Black and Kyle Gass, members of the comedy-rock band Tenacious D, announced that they're gathering all the biggest names in comedy music for a big Los Angeles concert called Festival Supreme. This morning, Black and Gass announced details and the lineup, which is insanely impressive, via the Festival Supreme website. The all-day festival, scheduled for Saturday, October 19th, will feature 25 different comedians on four separate stages on the Santa Monica Pier, with Tenacious D hosting shows at various stages throughout the day. Black and Gass announced today that the comedians for the festival are:
Tim & Eric, Bob Odenkirk and David Cross [...]
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.
A lazy idiot’s motto? Perhaps. But in the cruel world of mass market comedy, where we celebrate the laziest of the idiots, sometimes old faithful is better than cutting edge. This is especially true for celebrities with established brands and followings, celebrities like, well, Danny McBride, Jack Black, and Kyle Gass. (Maybe Dane Cook? Come on…maybe?). No matter what your comedic sensibilities, it’s hard to deny “The Roadie with Danny McBride” packs a special sort of power in its anticipatory appeal, its “I already know and love these guys” punch.
Assuming you haven’t started watching already (you definitely should have; what I have [...]
Here's the latest trailer for Matt Walsh's improvised UCB movie High Road, featuring Ed Helms, Rob Riggle, Horatio Sanz, Kyle Gass, Abby Elliott, Lizzy Caplan and Zach Woods. It looks quite a bit more put-together this time around, with a plot and everything:
Glenn “Fitz” Fitzgerald (James F. Pumphrey) is a young man whose loyalties are split among his band, his girlfriend Monica (Abby Elliott) and selling weed. After his band breaks up, Fitz finds himself dealing pot out of his garage and bonding with 16-year-old neighborhood kid Jimmy (Dylan O’Brien). As his former band mates (Zach Woods, Matt L. Jones, Lizzy Caplan) begin finding success and [...]