Dratch & Fey's 1999 two-woman show. (SLYT)
The audio is terrible, the video's no better, the tracking on the VHS tape should have been adjusted... and it's still well worth the 45 minutes.
It’s entirely possible the whole thing is some sort of comedy-lover’s fever dream.
Tina Fey and Paul Rudd apparently met for the first time on the set of a live reenactment of Sixteen Candles
, part of an unaired VH1 special based on the UCB Theatre show called Soundtracks Live. Oh yes -- and they also took on Pretty in Pink
and Fast Times at Ridgemont High
. Favorites from Stella
, Upright Citizens Brigade
, Saturday Night Live and more took part. [more inside]
The Lasting Limberness of 30 Rock. 30 Rock is uniquely skilled at eating its cake and having it, too, while crowing “Isn’t cake ridiculous?” and making you crave cake. 30 Rock
ends its seven season run this week. Here's Vulture's thoughts on its 10 Best Episodes
. The AV Club's 10 Episodes that tweaked the sitcom formula
. And the original pilot
with Rachel Dratch as Jenna DeCarlo.
"First, Lord: No tattoos. May neither Chinese symbol for truth nor Winnie-the-Pooh holding the FSU logo stain her tender haunches." Tina Fey's The Mother’s Prayer for Its Daughter
from her new book Bossypants. You can hear her read this piece at the beginning of her interview with Terry Gross on Fresh Air
The Thirteenth Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American humor was awarded to Tina Fey. Here
is video of the PBS broadcast of the awards ceremony as well as Ms. Fey's complete
The Second City
, the world's premier theater of comedy and school of improvisation, is celebrating
birthday. The school has had many notable alumni
: Some early Second City performances by Steve Carell
and Stephen Colbert
, some reminiscences by Tina Fey
, Ryan Stiles and Colin Mochrie
, and Fred Willard
. [more inside]
How are your minds today? Are they good? Not blown, you say? 30 Rock is a ripoff of The Muppet Show.
I Want To GOP To There.
30 Rock has a weird conservative streak. Or does it?