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Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
~Peter Ustinov
nprfreshair:

Actor Chris O’Dowd spoke to Fresh Air today about working with writer/director/producer Judd Apatow on Girls, This Is 40, and Bridesmaids:

He is incredibly smart but also very, very well prepared…and the way he’ll do things is he talks to you during the take so he will have maybe five or six really funny lines up his sleeve if he feels like the one he’s written isn’t working and I guess what you learn from that is just don’t be too precious about what you’ve written on the page yourself. Just make sure that what ends up in the editing room is a well to work from and he’s great at that. He just wants the funniest line.


Chris O’Dowd is now starring on Broadway in Steinbeck’s ‘Of Mice & Men.’ 
Image via vulture

nprfreshair:

Actor Chris O’Dowd spoke to Fresh Air today about working with writer/director/producer Judd Apatow on Girls, This Is 40, and Bridesmaids:

He is incredibly smart but also very, very well prepared…and the way he’ll do things is he talks to you during the take so he will have maybe five or six really funny lines up his sleeve if he feels like the one he’s written isn’t working and I guess what you learn from that is just don’t be too precious about what you’ve written on the page yourself. Just make sure that what ends up in the editing room is a well to work from and he’s great at that. He just wants the funniest line.

Chris O’Dowd is now starring on Broadway in Steinbeck’s ‘Of Mice & Men.’ 

Image via vulture

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To celebrate the 25th anniversary of MST3K’s national debut, WIRED presents an oral history of the greatest talk-back show ever made. It all begins in the late ’60s in rural Wisconsin, where there was this guy named Joel, not too different from you or me …

MORE: Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Definitive Oral History of a TV Masterpiece

Just the best thing. And don’t miss this part:
Joel Hodgson: It was an idea I’d had tucked away in the back of my mind since high school: On Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road album, there are illustrations in the liner notes. And for the song “I’ve Seen That Movie Too,” it’s got little silhouettes watching a movie. I remember going, “Someone should do a show like that. Run a movie and have these people in silhouettes say stuff.”

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wired:

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of MST3K’s national debut, WIRED presents an oral history of the greatest talk-back show ever made. It all begins in the late ’60s in rural Wisconsin, where there was this guy named Joel, not too different from you or me …

MOREMystery Science Theater 3000: The Definitive Oral History of a TV Masterpiece

Just the best thing. And don’t miss this part:

Joel Hodgson: It was an idea I’d had tucked away in the back of my mind since high school: On Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road album, there are illustrations in the liner notes. And for the song “I’ve Seen That Movie Too,” it’s got little silhouettes watching a movie. I remember going, “Someone should do a show like that. Run a movie and have these people in silhouettes say stuff.”

(Source: Wired)

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yasminwithane:

The Fault in Our Stars <3 obsession.  It’s pretty much impossible to fit all the amazing quotes from TFiOS onto an A4 sheet, but here’s a few of them!

PLEASE DON’T DELETE THE ARTIST’S CAPTION WHEN REBLOGGING
I expect better from the official TFiOS movie tumblr.
You can also buy a poster version of this here

Signal boost. You can support nerdfighter artists—and own cool stuff—by purchasing posters, shirts, and jewelry at DFTBA Records.

fishingboatproceeds:

nerdfighter-art:

yasminwithane:

The Fault in Our Stars <3 obsession.  It’s pretty much impossible to fit all the amazing quotes from TFiOS onto an A4 sheet, but here’s a few of them!

PLEASE DON’T DELETE THE ARTIST’S CAPTION WHEN REBLOGGING

I expect better from the official TFiOS movie tumblr.

You can also buy a poster version of this here

Signal boost. You can support nerdfighter artists—and own cool stuff—by purchasing posters, shirts, and jewelry at DFTBA Records.

(Source: yasminwithane)