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January 16, 2009 6:06 PM   Subscribe

Keith Powell, the guy who played a nerdy writer on 30 Rock, has an enjoyable website. Especially the bio.

I went looking to see if he was taken off 30 Rock (looks like he was) and I was struck by how funny and engaging his site is.
posted by jragon (25 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
Oh wow, I didn't even notice! I was just so excited about Sue getting a bigger part and seeing Peter Dinklage as a guest.
posted by Del Far at 6:15 PM on January 16, 2009


i was going to say how i thought his site was pretty meh, but then i thought, why bother to do that in the thread, but i had already started typing, and now it's just easier to hit "post."
posted by Hat Maui at 6:17 PM on January 16, 2009


“the guy who played a nerdy writer on 30 Rock” — thanks for narrowing it down.
posted by ijoshua at 6:35 PM on January 16, 2009 [9 favorites]


He's off 30 Rock? That sucks. He was at least as significant as any of the writers, and played well against Tracy Morgan. Not to mention that I cheered when Lemon called him "Chocolate Rain."
posted by middleclasstool at 7:00 PM on January 16, 2009


“the guy who played a nerdy writer on 30 Rock” — thanks for narrowing it down.

he's the black one. does that help?
posted by Hat Maui at 7:07 PM on January 16, 2009


He's off 30 Rock? For reals? Why? When?
posted by roll truck roll at 7:53 PM on January 16, 2009


According to this NBC press release from yesterday, Powell's still with the show (which has been picked up through 2010 -- yay!). I think he's listed as "credit only" in IMDB for recent episodes because his character didn't appear in those episodes. The show seriously needs to get back to using more of its cast every week.
posted by maudlin at 8:04 PM on January 16, 2009


Excellent. I've been looking for an excuse to ask people what the hell happened to Josh Girard. What the hell happened to Josh Girard? Apparently he is only missed by me.
posted by Durn Bronzefist at 8:24 PM on January 16, 2009


Yeah, they haven't shown the writers much lately, and I miss them. I think Frank is my favorite.
posted by mecran01 at 8:36 PM on January 16, 2009


The show seriously needs to get back to using more of its cast every week.

They've been too busy spotlighting the fancy guest stars. But I still love it.
posted by starfyr at 11:22 PM on January 16, 2009


Toofer, you guys, he's Toofer! And I sincerely hope he's not off the show, although I've heard people say that the show is starting to distance itself from the "show about a comedy show" aspect which might mean cast reduction. Right now I'm fearing for Pete, he hasn't had much to do so far this season.

And the guy who plays Josh wasn't in the last episode, but he was in a commercial for some unrelated product during the last broadcast. Maybe he's fighting his way back in from the outside?
posted by brookedel at 11:55 PM on January 16, 2009


Yeah, too many guest stars already. Stop it.
posted by rokusan at 2:19 AM on January 17, 2009


Twofer.

Say it with me.

Twofer.

"Too" and "Two" are two different words.
posted by tehloki at 3:16 AM on January 17, 2009 [1 favorite]


The Oneders, everybody!

It's pronounced "Wonders"
posted by buriednexttoyou at 8:13 AM on January 17, 2009


His website says Toofer.

Just sayin'.
posted by roll truck roll at 10:01 AM on January 17, 2009


Oh snap, you got served tehloki!
posted by exhilaration at 10:35 AM on January 17, 2009


Geez tehloki, you probably don't believe that "spuh-CHEH-min" is an appropriate pronunciation for "Spaceman," either.
posted by brookedel at 1:09 PM on January 17, 2009 [1 favorite]


it is actually "Dr. Specimen", pronounced "spuh-CHEH-min", but Tracy mispronounces it as "Dr. Spaceman," because he is so zany.
posted by Hat Maui at 7:48 PM on January 17, 2009


According to IMDB, it is Dr. Spaceman.
posted by O9scar at 8:59 PM on January 17, 2009


it is actually "Dr. Specimen"

the hell it is.
posted by Rhomboid at 10:19 PM on January 17, 2009 [1 favorite]


well there you go. where's that dang confounded "erroneous comment withdrawal" button when one needs it?

that makes more sense from a pronunciation standpoint, at least.
posted by Hat Maui at 3:09 AM on January 18, 2009


Regardless of how they spell his name on the show, or how he spells it on the website, when you abbreviate "two for one", you should use "twofer". I stand by my statement.
posted by tehloki at 6:53 AM on January 18, 2009 [1 favorite]


when you abbreviate "two for one", you should use "twofer"

That sounds like just the thing a nerdy uptight Harvard writer would say, leading his piss-taking comedy buddies to permanently brand him "Toofer" instead.
posted by brookedel at 4:10 PM on January 18, 2009


And the score stands at:

Mefi: too, tehloki: zero.
posted by chairface at 9:45 PM on January 18, 2009


I would just like to point out that the Canadian one-dollar coin, called a "loonie" because of the loon depicted on it, now shares company in millions of pockets with the "Toonie", the two-dollar coin. (yep, spelled "toon")

Obviously, this is nonsense. Do we call the one-dollar coin a "one-y"? The two-dollar coin has a bear on it. Thus, it is a beary. (berry?)

What were we talking about again?
posted by Durn Bronzefist at 6:33 AM on January 19, 2009


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