In her 2011 book Bossypants, Tina Fey explained the difficulty of writing a TV pilot. There are few things harder to write, since the objective is to introduce characters while maintaining both levity and humanity. Fey noted that Cheers might have one of the greatest pilots of all time. And she's absolutely right.
Some blessed Chicago improv fan has posted a full recording of Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch's two-woman show Dratch & Fey. It ran from 1999-2000 at Chicago's Second City and New York's UCB just before the women got famous on SNL.
If The Muppets was an attempt to recapture the joy and charm of The Muppet Movie, then Muppets Most Wanted is an attempt to do the same with The Great Muppet Caper. It's only semi-successful – ending up as a perfectly serviceable comedy, but not as good as we know the Muppets can be.
Despite the stigma, there are many people still using AOL email. Some are stuck in a technology timewarp; but not everyone is that backwards. Some notable and presumably intelligent celebrities are reportedly still using their AOL email addresses.
The magic happens at exactly 25 minutes in. As Tina Fey describes how much insight a phone has into your life, Eric Schmidt, in his creepiest, creepy-friendly voice tells her, "And we want you to use a more powerful phone."
DreamWorks latest animated outing Megamind infuses the rote battles of serial film superheroes with a heaping of existential malaise. In this fun, fart-joke-free kids' flick, a supercriminal vanquishes his foe...and loses his reason to wake up in the morning.
Say goodbye to Will Ferrell's blue-headed parents as they jettison him off their dying planet and onto Earth, to live in a prison full of evil geniuses. Check out the first five minutes of the CG-animated supervillain epic Megamind.
Behold Minion (David Cross), the trusty sidekick of Will Ferrell's blue supervillain Megamind. With a fishtank head and a cyborg ape body, Minion is a perfect mascot for our mad scientist week. Check out more new Megamind pics below.
A new full-length Megamind trailer is out, and it gives more backstory for both Will Ferrell's bulbous-headed blue supervillain and Brad Pitt's Megaman. Plus we see what happens to Megaman after the villain wins.
Dreamworks' new anti-superhero film Megamind shows what would happen if, just once, the bumbling supervillain won. This evil genius film puts the bulbous-headed Will Ferrell in charge, with a bitchin evil victory lap soundtrack. Watch the new Megamind trailer.
Will Ferrell and Tina Fey's animated superhero comedy, Megamind, is about an alien sent to Earth from his dying planet. Sound familiar? We thought it did, and the directors and stars confirmed the debt to Superman — with a twist.
The bulbous blue-headed supervillain comedy Megamind may seem like just another superhero retread cartoon, but the brand new trailer proves its comedic merit. Plus Tina Fey is wickedly clever as the unimpressed damsel-in-distress. Watch and laugh. Minor spoilers below.
The first teaser trailer for Dreamworks' Megamind is out, and it perfectly encapsulates the hilarious insanity that we saw in the preview footage. But wait until you hear supervillain Will Ferrell spar with damsel in distress Tina Fey.
We got an early look at footage of Dreamworks' supervillain epic Megamind. With Will Ferrell as the lead, and Tina Fey as the scrappy reporter, we had high expectations. So was it funny, or a flop? Spoilers ahead...
Quirky, inventive, Oscar-winning writer/director Michel Gondry is penning a new film about time travel, set at MIT. And the physicists went wild!
Liz Lemon, the sexy comedienne played by Tina Fey in NBC's 30 Rock, knows a foolproof way to get out of jury duty every single time her number is up. It involves a Princess Leia costume and a dash of mind control; if you missed it, you'd better check out this 7-second video dose of hilarity. In fact, last Thursday's…
Original Ghostbuster Bill Murray says he thinks the third GB film should include a woman putting on the gray boiler suit and showing she ain't afraid of no ghosts. Since the film will probably introduce a younger generation of ghost-smacking recruits, we're guessing it won't be Whoopi Goldberg or Ellen DeGeneres...…