Here's Louis C.K. promoting the Woody Allen movie he acted in, Blue Jasmine, on The Daily Show last night, telling John Oliver about how he accomplished his main goal was to meet Woody Allen before he died. The interview concludes with C.K. saying bad stuff about Rolling Stone for that Boston bomber cover thing.
"I might have been happier if I was a novelist. So instead of having to raise millions of dollars to put on these stories, the novelist sits at home; you write, if you don't like it you throw it away. If I throw something away, I'm throwing away $100,000 every time I take a scene out. So that might have been a better thing. Or music might have been a better thing."
-Woody Allen to The LA Times about the career path he should have chosen.
Comedy writer Mickey Rose passed away Sunday from cancer at the age of 77, The LA Times reports. Rose is best known for co-writing Woody Allen's first three movies with Allen: What's Up, Tiger Lily?, Take the Money and Run, and Bananas. Allen and Rose became friends in high school in Brooklyn in the early 1950s, where they played baseball and in a jazz band together. Allen even set Rose up on a blind date with Judy Wolf, the woman who would become his wife of 40 years, until her death in 2003. Rose and Allen stopped writing together in 1970, when Rose and his family moved [...]
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired Woody Allen's new movie, which was filmed in New York last year, and the studio announced the official title and plot for the movie today. Called Blue Jasmine, this is the first film Allen has made in New York City since 2009's Whatever Works after making his last three movies in Rome, Paris, and London. Blue Jasmine is about the final stages of an acute crisis and a life of a fashionable New York housewife. For the film, Woody Allen assembled the kind of all-star cast that only he can pull together, with Alec Baldwin, Cate Blanchett, Bobby Cannavale, Louis C.K., Andrew Dice Clay, Sally [...]
As two neurotic, kvetchy comedy legends with strong ties to absurdism, Larry David and Woody Allen have a lot in common to the untrained eye. But you don’t really believe that do you? You do? Then come closer, friend. Come enter my apartment and see the truth. Look over the space, covered with newspaper clippings, empty ding-dong wrappers, and obsessively scrawled doodles of Larry David’s face. Sit for a moment and let me field-strip a revolver while I tell you just how wrong you truly are.
“We both have some disdain for the human race” — Larry David on comparisons between himself and Woody Allen
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