Day: April 25, 2013

Jimmy Kimmel’s five-drink toast to his fellow Time 100 influencers

Jimmy Kimmel raised a glass, and another glass, and another, and another, and another to toast his fellow influencers on TIME magazine’s arbitrary list of who’s who in influencing 2013. With his once and future late-night TV competitor Jimmy Fallon handing him drinks, Kimmel toasted Lena Dunham, Bassem Youssef, Fallon, and Vice President Joe Biden “maybe the funniest out of all of us.” Kimmel also raised a glass to toast all 100 of the so-called influencers. To Fallon, Kimmel said: “Jimmy is probably a bigger influence on me than anyone in this room, because he’s so talented and energetic...

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Where it’s always 4:20: Watching “The Greatest Movie Ever Rolled” with Doug Benson’s commentary

At a screening earlier this month of The Greatest Movie Ever Rolled at the Friars Club Comedy Film Festival, and elsewhere, Doug Benson readily concedes that he had wanted to follow up to The High Road — a 2009 road documentary for G4 that he’d hoped the cable channel would pick up for a full series. Failing that, he made this, writing: For years people have been asking about a follow up to Super High Me, and since I didn’t want to go through an experiment like that again, I decided to just make a movie about what my life...

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Saturday Night Live’s video archives going exclusively Yahoo! for a year?

Starting Sept. 1, 2013, your search for any of your favorite sketches and digital shorts from Saturday Night Live will lead you to Yahoo! Seriously. Yahoo!’s CEO, Marissa Mayer, announced the deal Wednesday night, writing: “As a lifelong Saturday Night Live fan, it is nearly impossible for me to pick my favorite skit. And, as a fan, I couldn’t be more excited to announce that we have reached an agreement with Broadway Video to feature Saturday Night Live content exclusively on Yahoo! The partnership gives Yahoo! users exclusive access to the entire 38-year archive of SNL content as well as...

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