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Tracy Morgan's Condition Upgraded from Critical to Fair Following June 7 Accident

It's been a little over a week since Tracy Morgan and his crew of passengers were involved in a fatal car accident that tragically killed Morgan's mentor and writing partner James McNair, but thankfully some positive updates are beginning to trickle in. The New York Times reports that Morgan's condition has now gone from critical to fair after sustaining injuries including a broken leg, nose, and ribs, and according to his publicist "his personality is certainly starting to come back as well." Morgan's assistant Jeff Millea has also been upgraded from critical to fair condition, which gives hope that Morgan and his family, friends, and fans only [...]

Michael Ian Black and Josh Malina's Sad, Sad Conversation

"It is sad to be old and still be in show business. This business we call show," muses The Go-Go's Jane Wiedlin on Michael Ian Black's sadsadconversation YouTube channel. Created with Josh Malina back in April, Black's truly depressing video conversations on aging and creativity have since expanded to include topics like Rob Delaney's stress-induced alopecia, Sarah Thyre's hoarding neighbor, and Martha Plimpton's anxiety about being known in the comedy community enough to even participate. Watching a wild-eyed Steven Weber find a spider in his hotel room and launch into a conversation about Brando is almost too real, though not as unsettling as [...]

Tracy Morgan Remains in Critical Condition After Fatal Car Wreck

While traveling home in a limo van from a show in Delaware late Friday night, Tracy Morgan and his crew of passengers including Morgan's writing partner James McNair and standups Ardie Fuqua and Harris Stanton were hit by a tractor-trailer on the New Jersey Turnpike in what resulted in a six-car accident, which tragically killed McNair, injured Fuqua and Stanton, and left Morgan in critical condition with broken ribs as well as a broken nose, leg, and femur. "He has been more responsive, which is an incredibly encouraging sign," Morgan's publicist announced on Sunday following Morgan's leg surgery. "We expect him to remain in the hospital for [...]

Jackass's Ryan Dunn Killed in a Car Accident

Some very sad news: Ryan Dunn, one of the stars of the Jackass show and movies, was killed in a car accident last night. According to TMZ, "Dunn and an unidentified person both died in the crash which happened around 3 a.m. at Route 322 and New Street in West Goshen Township. It's unclear who was driving the car." He had tweeted a picture of himself and some friends drinking a few hours previous, but it's not clear if alcohol was involved in the crash. He was 34.