Day: January 22, 2014

ICMYI: Bill Murray fielded questions from a Reddit AMA, which yielded these answers about comedy

In Case You Missed It! Comedic icon Bill Murray — famously without an online presence or an offline management/representation system to deal with all of us, and infamously famous for showing up in the most likely and unlikely of places — combined both of these traits to do the most trendy thing of all: A Reddit AMA. On a Friday night. He did so, compelled by the publicity team behind Monuments Men (in a cinema near you on Feb. 7), he claimed. Everyone has rushed out their listicle compilations of 8,9,10,14 “things we learned from Bill Murray’s Reddit AMA,”...

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Michael Cera’s short film for JASH, “Gregory Go Boom,” wins Sundance jury award

Michael Cera’s efforts with JASH have paid off, as the short film he starred in, Janicza Bravo’sĀ Gregory Go Boom, won a jury award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The 17-minute short, which debuted on JASH’s YouTube channel in May 2013 during YouTube Comedy Week, stars Cera as a paraplegic who leaves home looking to live independently. Brett Gelman, Sarah Burns and Anna Rose Hopkins co-star. Bravo wrote and directed the short film. Roll it! This isn’t the first win for an online comedy network at Sundance. Funny or Die’s “Drunk History” first made waves at Sundance before becoming...

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