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The Lost Roles Interview with Paul Scheer

Today's Lost Roles is brought to you by Childrens Hospital and NTSF: SD: SUV::, which air on Adult Swim tonight (and every Thursday!) at midnight and 12:15am. You seem like you have discriminating tastes, so I assume you're already planning to watch them.

Lost Roles is a weekly column exploring “what might have been” in movie and TV comedy as we take a different actor, writer, or comedian each week and examine the parts they turned down, wanted but didn’t get, and the projects that fell apart altogether. This week, I interviewed Paul Scheer, star of The League and star/creator of Human Giant and NTSF:SD:SUV::. I recently rang up [...]

Whoopi Goldberg Super Blazed During 1991 Oscar Acceptance Speech

I'm not saying getting high will help you win the EGOT. I am just saying you're going to win it anyway, so why not be extremely baked in the process? Apparently Whoopi Goldberg was high during her Oscar Acceptance Speech for Ghost in 1991. While recording a voice-over for the 1994 film The Pagemaster, Goldberg admitted to smoking a "wonderful joint" rolled from "the last of my home-grown" before taking the stage for her Best Supporting Actress win. Even more embarrassing, Whoopi was recording voice-over for The Pagemaster. You can check out Whoopi's speech for the tell-take glisten, but really she holds it together like [...]