Posts tagged as paul rust

This New Music Video Featuring Harris Wittels Is Pretty Wonderful

Harris Wittels wasn't just a standup, writer/producer, and frequent podcaster — he was also one-third of the band Don't Stop or We'll Die alongside comedians Paul Rust and Michael Cassady. JASH uploaded their new music video today for "Lisa," and it features Natasha Leggero, Tig Notaro, Shelby Fero, Lauren Lapkus, Todd Glass, and tons more. "Harris was super excited for everyone to see it. The video was really fun to make and we feel it perfectly captures how much joy making music brought him," JASH says. "Our hope is it helps everyone remember Harris as we remember him— funny, goofy and lovable."

Judd Apatow, Paul Rust, Gillian Jacobs, and Lesley Arfin May Be Developing a Comedy for Hulu

Vulture is reporting that a pretty amazing-sounding comedy may be in development for Hulu. A pilot script for a show called Love has been written by Judd Apatow, Paul Rust (Super Fun Night, and Lesley Arfin (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, with an eye on Rust and Community's Gillian Jacobs co-starring. Apatow may direct the show, and Brent Forrester (The Simpsons, The Office, Undeclared) may be the showrunner.

As for what the show would be about: A person familiar with the pilot script describes Love as a character-based comedy revolving around relationships, romantic and otherwise, with one (very messed-up) couple in particular at the center. And, because this is Judd Apatow, [...]

Watch Adam Scott's New 'Greatest Event in Television History' Special with Amy Poehler

Last night, Adult Swim aired Adam Scott's special, The Greatest Event in Television History, his second under that name. The 18-minute special, embedded in its entirety above, is a mockumentary that chronicles Scott's attempts to recreate the opening credits to '80s detective show Hart to Hart with Amy Poehler and Horatio Sanz, concluding with the actual full-on shot-for-shot recreation. The mockumentary portion also features appearances from Paul Rust, Paul Scheer (who co-wrote with Scott), David Wain, Nick Kroll, and, of course, host Jeff Probst. The previous Greatest Event in Television History special featured Scott and Jon Hamm recreating the opening credits to Simon & Simon.

Check out Poehler [...]

Paul Rust's Questionable Relationship with Cats

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I've posted a few sketches from Matt Besser's This Show Will Get You High, but this is definitely the most insane one of the bunch. It starts off twisted and ends so much further than you expect it to. Amazing.

Paul Reubens Announces 'Pee-wee's Big Holiday' Will Premiere on Netflix

Paul Reubens just revealed some interesting details about the upcoming Pee-wee Herman film Pee-wee's Big Holiday. In a blog post, Reubens announced that the Judd Apatow-produced film begins production next month and will debut on Netflix, and Wonder Showzen/The Heart, She Holler's John Lee is set to make his feature directorial debut with the film. "Judd and I dreamt up this movie four years ago," Reubens said on the news. "The world was much different back then— Netflix was waiting by the mailbox for red envelopes to arrive. I've changed all that. The future is here. Get used to it. Bowtie is the new black." Full plot [...]

Don't Stop Or We'll Die Released Their First Full-Length Album Today

Power piano pop-rock trio Don't Stop or We'll Die announced today that they've just put out a new album called Gorgeous, their first full-length release. The band, consisting of comedians Paul Rust (Comedy Bang! Bang!) on vocals, Michael Cassady (Drunk History) on piano and vocals, and Harris Wittels (Parks and Recreation) on drums, has performed on Comedy Bang! Bang! twice and has released music videos via Funny Or Die. Gorgeous is their first full-length album following two EPs, 2008's The Ballad of Bird and Fox and 2011's One of the Gang.

Apatow Produced Pee-Wee Herman Movie to Start Filming Very Soon

While at an event promoting the Disney animated series TRON: Uprising, Paul Reubens updated Collider on the new Judd Apatow produced Pee-Wee Movie:

As far as I know, it’s getting shot very soon. I actually wasn’t supposed to talk about it, initially. I was talking about it in this very veiled, secretive way, saying, “Oh, I wish I could talk about it.” A journalist figured out that it was Judd Apatow that I was talking about because my writing partner was in the audience and he’s written so much with Judd. So, it got leaked about six months to a year before it was supposed to.

The [...]

Andy Richter Has a Blow Globe to Sell You

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Here's another sketch from Matt Besser's This Show Will Get You High, this one starring Conan's Andy Richter. It's called Blow Globe, and it's about a globe that performs fellatio, naturally.

Netflix Orders a Show from Judd Apatow Starring Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust

Judd Apatow just landed his first television series since Fox's Undeclared over ten years ago. Deadline reports that Netflix has given a rare two-season straight-to-series order to a new relationship comedy series from Apatow called Love. Starring Paul Rust (Comedy Bang! Bang!) and Gillian Jacobs, Love is co-created and written by Apatow, Rust, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Girls writer Lesley Arfin and co-executive produced by Brent Forrester (The Simpsons, The Office, Undeclared) and centers on "love gurus Gus (Rust) and Mickey (Jacobs) as they navigate the exhilaration and humiliations of intimacy, commitment, and other things they were hoping to avoid." The show — which was rumored to be in [...]

Paul Reubens Says His Pee-Wee Herman Movie Has a Director, Funding, and Will Hopefully Shoot in 2014

Pee-Wee Herman's long-awaited return to the big screen may finally be happening. When speaking to The LA Times to promote The Smurfs 2 yesterday, Paul Reubens revealed that the upcoming Pee-Wee movie has funding, a finished script, and a director. He declined to reveal who said director is but said it's likely the film will shoot next year. Reubens also spoke vaguely about a new TV show, which The Times says is "potentially though not necessarily an update on Pee-wee’s Playhouse." He didn't give any details beyond saying an announcement is imminent and the show will be on the air in 2014, adding, "Short of something unforeseen like the studio [...]

Rob Heubel Leads an Action Movie Pun Briainstorm

CollegeHumor is moving into Funny or Die territory, now releasing a new video every week with a known star rather than sticking to their core lineup of actors that they usually go to. This week: Rob Heubel. The video features Heubel as an action star who takes the time to brainstorm pithy puns before violently taking down evil henchmen. It's pretty great!