Day: January 23, 2014

Trevor Moore’s teen idol anthem, “Help Me,” receives a timely music video

Did Trevor Moore pick the best day to release the music video for his teen idol spoof, “Help Me,” or is, in fact, any and every day the best day to suggest that our teen idols need help? Trick question! That said, here is the new video from Moore’s CD, “Drunk Texts to Myself.” It just so happens that Justin Bieber was arrested for drinking and driving (and drag racing, too?) on the streets of Miami overnight last night. Roll the clip! You can find all of the songs from Trevor Moore’s “Drunk Texts to Myself” on iTunes or...

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SNL co-head writer Colin Jost promoted up Late Night chain of command to Weekend Update co-anchor

Remember when Saturday Night Live‘s head writers stayed behind the camera? Lo, those were days, pre-Y2K. SNL and NBC announced today that Colin Jost, currently the show’s co-head writer, would take over the Weekend Update anchor chair held by other co-head writer Seth Meyers when Meyers departs next month for Late Night. Meyers will vacate SNL and Weekend Update after the Feb. 1, 2014, show. Jost will start March 1, after the Winter Olympics, and co-anchor with Cecily Strong — herself promoted to the Update anchor desk in September. A head writer has occupied Weekend Update’s anchor chair since...

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Phil Perrier on The Arsenio Hall Show

There was something a bit odd about Phil Perrier’s stand-up performance Wednesday night on Arsenio. No, it wasn’t the long limp out to center stage on a cane. That was odd, to be sure. But no. The answer we were looking for is host Arsenio Hall’s quips to Perrier after his set, admonishing him to “get back to work,” when comedy is his work. That’s because Perrier is a staff writer for Arsenio, something you see in the end credits, but Hall somehow didn’t mention in the introduction. And that got cut out of this clip, too! Guess you...

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