"There [are] all these live shows I'm doing with The Soup now, and I'm reading [a] teleprompter the whole time, and people wanted to promote [the show] by saying, 'Anything could go wrong!' That's what the E! executives wanted, and I was like, 'No, no, no! Just tell them I'm dyslexic. That should raise the stakes enough.' … It might not look like I'm concentrating and I'm just screwing around, but I really do have to concentrate while I'm reading. And half of the time I'm getting it wrong, but you can't tell because I'm just making up different words for it. It's smoke and mirrors."
- Joel McHale talks [...]
The Soup host and Community star Joel McHale has been named the host of this year's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, the association announced today. The annual event, which a comedian hosts in front of an audience that includes the President of the United States and a bunch of Washington, D.C. journalists, will take place on May 3rd this year and as always, will be televised on C-SPAN. The last three of these dinners were hosted by Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Kimmel, and Seth Meyers, respectively, and this is the first time hosting the event for McHale.
Whether or not you're happy with Community's victory in the Best Sitcom Episode Tournament, get on board the March 15 train (not the monorail. Sorry guys) because it is going to be one crazy ride. The trailer below premiered last night on The Soup, and above is a clip from next week's episode. Judging by the trailer, it looks like there may be some new Best Sitcom Episode candidates in store this season. Also, Britta looks a LOT like Michael Jackson. Just had to say it.
Joel McHale is much more than just a condescending smirk, though to be fair that smirk is what's keeping his family in chicken dinners and new school pants. In addition to discussing Community and The Soup with Collider, McHale reveals how he got started on his three-year-old stand-up career: "The money was terrific. No. My booking agent said, 'If you put a set together of Soup jokes and you start building an act, you will have an instant audience because people follow the show and you’ll make a lot of money.' And I was like, 'Really?!' So, I started doing that."
While he's currently promoting his upcoming [...]