Day: May 4, 2016

Dan Aykroyd and Judy Belushi to take another crack at The Blues Brothers animated TV series

Back in 1997, the former broadcast network UPN ordered an animated primetime TV version of The Blues Brothers, voiced by Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi’s brothers Peter and Jim, but canceled the series before airing any of the eight episodes they made. In 2011, Aykroyd, Belushi’s widow Judy, and former SNL writer Annie Beatts worked up a new TV pilot script that would have introduced a new Jake and Elwood to audiences, with Aykroyd instead playing the duo’s parole officer. Third time’s the charm? This week, the official Blues Brothers site announced a new partnership with Bento Box Entertainment...

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Myq Kaplan doesn’t do pot on Conan

“If you’re yelling at somebody for doing pot wrong, I feel like you’re also¬†doing pot wrong.” So sayeth Myq Kaplan in his most recent stand-up performance on Conan, so let it be done. Or undone. Kaplan explains how you cannot judge an entire genre by one thing, and even springs an Aziz Ansari tribute in the middle of it. Which would be a surprise twist. Except I just told you about it. Surprise. Roll the...

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