Day: May 15, 2013

Ricky Gervais swears he reveals his favorite profanities to GQ

Ricky Gervais is featured in this month’s “Comedy Issue” of GQ magazine. No, Gervais isn’t on the cover. He’s not some big-time comedian like JAMES FRANCO is — that screams comedy, doesn’t it? Anywho. This anywho named Gervais does an interview with GQ, neatly and not-so-coincidentally timed to the end of the U.S. television adaptation of the series that first made Gervais himself famous, and then later quite richer and more famous, The Office. Plus, here’s a video wherein Gervais talks about his favorite cuss words and dirty jokes. Do you think one of them is bloody? It bloody...

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“How Do I Land?” Kurt Brauohler’s Cloud Project is a humor lesson in skywriting, gift of absurdity

On March 23, 2013, a funny thing happened in the sky above Los Angeles. A skywriting plane wrote letters in cloud form amid the blue sky. An “H,” followed by an “O,” then a “W,” eventually spelling out: “HOW DO I LAND?” The joke culminated the efforts of┬áKurt Braunohler’s Cloud Project, which he had launched on Kickstarter about a month earlier. “What I’m asking you to do is going to sound stupid at first, but it’s going to be beautiful and amazing and awesome,” Braunohler said in his video appeal to Kickstarter. But why? He explains: “I think we...

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First look: “Whose Line Is It Anyway” 2013 celebrates CW’s 90210

For a special preview for its summer reboot on The CW, Whose Line Is It Anyway celebrates one of its new sister shows, the rebooted Beverly Hills, 90210. Ryan Stiles and Colin Mochrie are back to come up with song titles for Wayne Brady to make up lyrics in this short-form game. The one big switcheroo, of course, is new host Aisha Tyler. How do you like your short-form improv games now? Whose Line returns Tuesday, July 16, 2013. Roll the...

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