Day: August 1, 2010

Kenny Powers pitches NSFW ad campaign for K-Swiss before Eastbound & Down’s second season

File this under: Cross-cross-trainer-promotional-promotions. It's Aug. 1, 2010: Funny or Die unveils a redesign, and eight weeks before the start of HBO's second season of Eastbound & Down, Kenny Powers (Danny McBride) is back already — and with his too-loyal Stevie Janowski (Steve Little) to boot — to pitch an NSFW ad campaign to the makers of K-Swiss sneakers. Did I mention it was NSFW? Did I mention it was Kenny F-in Powers? Roll the clip,...

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Highlights at #dcm12: Adsit & Gausus, Improvised Shakespeare, and Wicked Fuckin’ Queeyah

The kids at UCB Comedy are rather good about turning around video, because as the sun rose on Sunday, they had highlighted footage from scenes that happened only a few hours earlier at the 12th edition of the Del Close Marathon. Blink and you'll see and/or miss last night's UCB Touring Co. have almost too much fun interviewing an audience member, as well as the seemingly infinite number of waiters from One Table, Infinite Waiters, which preceded Match Game '76 — but more on that later. This is about the highlights, and comedy fans were quite pleased with these three shows: Adsit & Gausus last night at FIT, Improvised Shakespeare on Friday at FIT (and also last night at the UCB Theatre) and the return of Wicked Fuckin' Queeyah. Roll the footage! Del Close Marathon 12's shows continue today, culminating in the 7 p.m. hour at UCB, Hudson Guild and Urban Stages, with a separate 8 p.m. ASSSSCAT at FIT's Haft...

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