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'SNL' Review: Andrew Garfield Couldn't Save the Day

When I started reviewing SNL three years ago, I was proud to consider myself a defender of the show. Of course, not that the mainstream pop culture institution needed any defending. My frustration was with the show's cynical viewers — online critics, comedy nerds, pretty much everyone in my hometown — who had jumped on the hip bandwagon of dismissing SNL as "not as funny as it used to be." It didn't matter to them that the show is broadcasted live, with each episode written and produced in less than six days. Even if SNL managed to pull off a handful of good sketches week after week, that wasn't good [...]

Left Handed Radio: The Sequel Machine – 'Spider-Man 4'

Left Handed Radio and Matt and Brett Love Comics present The Sequel Machine.

The Sequel Machine recruits 25 writers to write the sequels for film's biggest franchises one page at a time. The catch is, the writers only get to read the page before theirs in a round-robin, exquisite corpse style. The end result is a hilarious, twisted, and as coherent as any misquided Hollywood sequel. This month: Spider-Man 4.

Performed by: Adam Bozarth, Dan Chamberlain, Matt Little, Anna Rubanova, Jeremy Bent, Aaron Burdette, Taylor Moore, Cathryn Mudon, and Brett White

Written by: Brett White, Aaron Burdette, Frank Hejl, Anna Rubanova, Adam Bozarth, Jason Saenz, Taylor Moore, Dan [...]

Paul Feig Wrote a Scene for the Movie About that Super Freak/Geek, Spider-man

Paul Feig is good friends with Amazing Spider-Man Director Marc Webb (they must have met at the four-letter first and last name club on Wilshire and La Brea) and as good friends are wont to do, Feig wrote a high school scene for Webb's giant huge summer blockbuster. It's perfect a fit, as it's obvious the man knows how to write teenagers, considering he created and wrote Freaks & Geeks, and all. We are very excited to bring you an exclusive excerpt from the script of that scene, in which Spider-Man brags about his girlfriend, Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone), to Harry Osborn (played by James Franco who is only appears in this [...]