Day: August 8, 2012

Brody Stevens talks up his new HBO Digitals series: “Enjoy it!”

At some point early Monday morning, Steven Brody Stevens turned digital. HBO Digital. The stand-up comedian, TV audience warm-up guy, supporting character in Todd Phillips movies and friend to Zach Galifianakis, Stevens now has his own turn in the spotlight as star of a six-episode series, Brody Stevens: Enjoy It! Each episode is 15 minutes long and available only to HBO subscribers via HBO Go (on mobile phones, iPads and gaming systems) or On Demand on television from now through Sept. 23, 2012. Stevens is one of four comedians with new HBO Digitals series — the others are Garfunkel...

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Austin Powers 4: The Dr. Evil spin-off?

Tired of hearing nonsense non-news about a new installment to the Ghostbusters movie franchise? Let’s mix it up, and turn our attention to the Austin Powers spy spoofery of Mike Myers and director Jay Roach. Roach, who’s making the media rounds to promote his new comedy film, The Campaign (starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis), told MTV that he and Myers have discussed potential storylines for a fourth Austin Powers movie. Among the ideas: A Dr. Evil spin-off. But Roach added, not only to cover his tracks but also to keep your expectations to a minimum, that he and...

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Garfunkel and Oates on HBO Digitals: In five easy pieces

Garfunkel and Oates — the musical comedy duo of Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci — filmed a pilot for HBO that would have had them follow in the footsteps of Tenacious D and Flight of the Conchords as a musical duo destined for greatness, if only people would recognize them for it. HBO didn’t go ahead with a series greenlight. Lindhome and Micucci told The Comic’s Comic as much two months ago. But the pay-cable channel did agree to broadcast the G&O pilot for its subscribers. With a catch or two; those being, that the pilot is spilt Garfunkel...

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