Day: February 17, 2013

Stephen Tobolowsky: “My voice is my passport.” (2013)

Stephen Tobolowsky visited New York City this weekend to tell amazing stories from his life, sign copies of his book, The Dangerous Animals Club, and introduce a screening at the 92YTribeca of the 1993 film favorite, Groundhog Day. Tobolowsky spoke with The Comic’s Comic about all that and much more (stay tuned for that!). I also indulged “Tobo” into helping participate in the new new thing in apps, which is Vine video, by recreating one of his many other classic cinema moments — this one from the 1992 comic thriller, Sneakers, in which he co-starred with Robert Redford, Sidney...

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The director’s cut of the SNL movie trailer for “Djesus Uncrossed”

If you liked Inglourious Bastards and Django Unchained, here’s Djesus Uncrossed back from the dead, also starring Christoph Waltz. Actually, this time starring Christoph Waltz. “Jesus H. Christ!” “The H is silent.” Featuring Taran Killam’s Brad Pitt impersonation, substituting Romans for Nazis. Kenan Thompson as Ving Rhames as Pontius Pilate. And Jay Pharoah as Samuel L. Jackson as Judas. It’s not quite up to the level of Louis C.K.’s Lincoln parody. But the effort was there. Oh, the effort was there. As were the fake movie quotes for the fake movie. It’s the director’s cut of the SNL fake movie trailer for Djesus Uncrossed. Can you...

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SNL #38.14 RECAP: Host Christoph Waltz, musical guest Alabama Shakes

Christoph Waltz is a 56-year-old Oscar-winning actor from Austria who likely could win his second Academy Award in a week. So why not have him host Saturday Night Live? Before you try to tell us no, we made it happen. Last night. Last Saturday night. They did best with an inspired pre-taped fake ad based on real life. But before we get to that: Let’s go to the recap! ‘Twas another week for real headlines that made us shake our heads so much, that by the time Saturday rolled around, we knew both that SNL had to do something...

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