Day: February 3, 2014

Cathleen Carr and Micah Sherman enter “The Marriage Pact”

Here’s a fun short film some friends of the site just produced. Terry and Maggie Johnston (Micah Sherman and Cathleen Carr) take the cliched childhood marriage pact — if they both found themselves still single 20 years later, then they’d be lawfully wedded to each other — to heart. Even if they’re not exactly the soul mates they thought they might have been. The Marriage Pact is shot as a mockumentary catching up with the couple one year into their marriage, with Josh Gondelman as the voice and literal director offscreen. Story by Gondelman and Sherman, but then improvised...

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Veep, 30 Rock, Colbert Report among 2014 WGA Awards winners

The Writers Guild of America held their annual awards in both New York City and Los Angeles on Saturday night, with Colin Quinn hosting on the East Coast, and Brad Garrett later on the West Coast. Congratulations to this year’s comedy and variety winners! COMEDY SERIES Veep, Written by Simon Blackwell, Roger Drew, Sean Gray, Armando Iannucci, Ian Martin, Georgia Pritchett, David Quantick, Tony Roche, Will Smith; HBO EPISODIC COMEDY “Hogcock!” (30 Rock), Written by Jack Burditt & Robert Carlock; NBC ANIMATION “A Test Before Trying” (The Simpsons), Written by Joel H. Cohen; Fox COMEDY/VARIETY (INCLUDING TALK) SERIES The Colbert Report, Writers: Stephen Colbert, Tom...

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An SNL goodbye present for Seth Meyers: Weekend Update friends of Seth, by Gabriel Rodriguez

From Saturday Night Live‘s Weekend Update Twitter feed today: “A big thank you goes out to Locke&Key artist @GR_comics who drew this for us as a goodbye present for Seth.” That’s GR as in Gabriel Rodriguez. And above, that’s the colorful cast of characters who were the friends of Seth Meyers on the Weekend Update desk at SNL: (top, left to right) Jon Bovi (Will Forte, Jason Sudeikis), Jimmy McMillan aka New York City’s “The Rent is Too Damn High” mayoral candidate (Kenan Thompson), Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy (Vanessa Bayer), Kat and Garth (Fred Armisen and Kristen Wiig),...

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