Absolute must read.
Git down with your bad self! And us too, obvs. Our whole ep from last night is online, go watch it why don’t you?
Yo, danmcgillivray Kurt Braunholer stole your dance, bro.
Just re-blogging this so I have it on hand at all times.
"I was always afraid I’d meet you and not have anything interesting to say."
"Do you have anything interesting to say?"
"I can emit blasts of concussive energy from my eyes."
Sarah Larson reviews a new biography of the late comedian Phil Hartman:
“‘You Might Remember Me’ is valuable—a well-reported, thorough portrait of an artist. But it has a few flaws. For one thing, it isn’t very funny. Hartman was funny, God knows, but [Mike] Thomas’s ear is unreliable, as is, sometimes, his taste.”
Photograph Courtesy Everett Collection
“Because of his “steadying influence” and “rock-like presence,” and because he helped her to overcome her stage fright, Hooks nicknamed him “the Glue.” Soon, everyone called him that, sometimes chanting it at table reads when he made the writers’ pieces sound good.”
GOING OUT IN SMILE is a 12 minute masterpiece.
I’M TOO FRAGILE FOR THIS: “The Sister”
Connor attempts to fix “Brother Neil” (Neil Casey) up with Mudon’s sister.
Labels can be nice, definitions are healthy…
In hard-to-find footage, the comic powerhouse Phil Hartman is supported by the Saturday Night Live Family singers, as they sing an altered version of “So Long, Farewell” from The Sound of Music. Cast members perform as their recurring characters, until only Chris Farley is left as motivational speaker Matt Foley. Farley falls asleep onstage, nuzzled tightly into Hartman’s shoulder. The spotlight tightens around the two, Hartman’s voice cracking with emotion as he sings his final goodbyes, the camera eventually fading away into the distance [x] | May 14, 1994