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New Book, 'Comic Genius,' Is Full of Conceptual Photos of Hundreds of Famous Comedians

If you saw the Funny or Die video of Steve Martin and Kermit the Frog performing "Dueling Banjos" this morning, you may have noticed that it ended with an ad for the upcoming book, Comic Genius: Portraits of Funny People. From Matt Hoyle, Comic Genius is a collection of conceptual photographs from hundreds of well-known comedians, including Steve Martin, Tina Fey, Steve Carell, Conan O'Brien, Kristen Wiig, Zach Galifianakis, Bob Odenkirk, Jon Stewart, Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara, Marc Maron, Nick Offerman, John Oliver, Patton Oswalt, Eugene Mirman, Robin Williams, and more. Featuring an introduction by Mel Brooks, the book is due out October 15th with sales supporting [...]

Martin Starr and Lizzie Caplan Take a Left Turn From Party Down

Man, the third season of Party Down would have been weird. [Lizzie Caplan and Martin Starr photographed by Robyn Von Swank, via]

Watch Judd Apatow Talk About Editing 'Vanity Fair' in a New 24-Minute Interview

Last year, Judd Apatow guest-edited Vanity Fair's comedy issue, and here's a brand new 24-minute interview with Apatow about putting the issue together in which he shares stories about photo shoots with Steve Martin, Carl Reiner, and Mel Brooks.

Help Seth Olenick Fund His Awesome Comedy Photo Book

Seth Olenick has been photographing hundreds of comedians the past six years in hopes of releasing the collection in a book called Funny Business, and he's crowdfunding the project because publishers for some reason aren't interested in this type of book despite Olenick's awesome photos and comedy photography's status as a burgeoning art form. Funny Business will include photos of Judd Apatow, Zach Galifianakis, Marc Maron, Jon Hamm, Jane Lynch, David Cross, Aubrey Plaza, Patton Oswalt, and tons of your other favorite people, with all the photos coming accompanied with blurbs by the comedians themselves. Check out Seth Olenick's blog for more of his photographs of comedians or [...]