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  1. Jerry Seinfeld Wins Advertising Award, Rips Industry to Shreds

    Zach Dionne

    "I love advertising, because I love lying," said Jerry Seinfeld early into his acceptance speech at the Clios last week, where he got an honorary award for his work with Acura. The speech went on, almost like a five-minute comedy set, ...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  2. New ‘Exodus’ Trailer Sets Ancient Egypt to Period-Acc...

    Zach Dionne

    I like Coldplay. A lot! My wife and I have considered Ghost Stories our us-album since May, and "Midnight" is like ghost-synth Bon Iver. But Ridley Scott's Exodus is a film that very much does not need to have this song ...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  3. Thom Yorke Just Put a New Album on BitTorrent

    Zach Dionne

    Thom Yorke has a new album! It's his second solo disc, it's called Tomorrow's Modern Boxes, it features incredible use of parentheses on the track "There Is No Ice (For My Drink)," and it's available on &hellip...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  4. Kerry Washington Loves the Same ‘Game of Thrones’ Tha...

    Zach Dionne

    Unsurprising surprise! Kerry Washington, Scandal star, loves Game of Thrones, HBO star. "I'm a big fan of Game of Desks, also," she told Fallon. Olivia Pope's IRL personage started watching Thrones 'cause her ...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  5. Darrell Hammond Will Succeed Don Pardo as the Voice of ‘Sat...

    Zach Dionne

    Don Pardo was 57 when he uttered the very first "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!" in 1975. He continued his role as announcer until May's Season 39 finale. And after passing away in August at the age of 96, Pard...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  6. Liam Neeson and Bono Have Been Scheming Up a Movie for a Very Lon...

    Zach Dionne

    "We chat, or with him a lot of the time I just listen," Liam Neeson tells the U.K.'s Independent about Bono. "He's a wonderful man. He's got an idea for a script which we've been working on for the past six yea...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  7. Chris Pratt Will Start His 2014 Victory Lap by Hosting the 40th-S...

    Zach Dionne

    You might have noticed some Saturday Night Live nostalgia here on Grantland recently. The show's been going for four damn decades! And hosting the premiere of Season 40 on September 27 will be Christopher M. Pratt, arguably the sole winner ...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  8. Judd Apatow Will Produce a Lonely Island Movie

    Zach Dionne

    It's been an incredible week for Internet-inspired movies. First Worldstar Hip Hop got one, and now it's the Lonely Island's turn. (Don't even start with me about the Lonely Island's [certainly legit] SNL credentials - ...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  9. Omnipresent, Omnipotent Rapper Kanye West Will Headline the Made ...

    Zach Dionne

    How do you feel after having a big, important day on the East Coast and then flying immediately to the West Coast? Are you generally game for performing in front of thousands of people upon arrival? Then you are Kanye West, ...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  10. Drake’s Not Letting You on His Team Just Because You Brough...

    Zach Dionne

    SNL's Vanessa Bayer has a YouTube show called Sound Advice. It's a little Between Two Ferns-ish, but without the bile or the ferns. Bayer plays a clueless media coach called Janessa Slater, whose services Aubrey D. Graham in no wa...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  11. And This Is Sir Mix-A-Lot Performing 'Baby Got Back' Wi...

    Zach Dionne

    If you knew "Baby Got Back" was impeccably suited to an orchestral rendition, I owe you something nice. But until I get your prize together, we can sit together and bask in the glory of composer Gabriel Prokofiev and the Seattle Sympho...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  12. Lily Allen Was Offered a 'Game of Thrones' Role, But It...

    Zach Dionne

    Lily Allen, whose brother is evidently Theon Greyjoy on Game of Thrones, was originally asked to play Theon's warrior sister, Yara. "I felt uncomfortable because I would have had to go on a horse and he would have touched me up and shit,&qu...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  13. ‘24: Live Another Day’ Is So Close You Can Taste the ...

    Zach Dionne

    It's been a scary world, these four years without vigilante snarl-master Jack Bauer around to save us. Fortunately Kiefer Sutherland's alter ego used the down time to master the art of saving the world in exactly half the time. Th...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  14. Apparently Steven Spielberg Wants to Remake 'West Side Story...

    Zach Dionne

    West Side Story has survived more than 50 years without being messed with, but no film can survive untouched forever. Deadline writes that Fox is digging up the title "specifically because Steven Spielberg is interested in making it." Nobod...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  15. Afternoon Links: Would You Like to See Seth Meyers's Late Night S...

    Zach Dionne

    Well, so would he. The joint's not quite ready yet, but it does happen to be within spitting distance of SNL's Studio 8H. Once it's all built and Seth's new desk shows up and everything, Late Night will embark on a voyage fairly unlike the one charte...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  16. Afternoon Links: Tim Meadows Tells SNL to Shove It

    Zach Dionne

    SNL brought back their 1990s sketch about infamous salesman Bill Brasky over the weekend. Will Ferrell came back for the bit, but Tim Meadows — who participated four times from '96 to '98 — was nowhere to be seen. Meadows quickly detailed...

    Blog | December 09, 2013