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Jason Segel Opens About The Story Behind His Dracula Musical

Jason Segel is dapper in a suit while attending the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences New Member Reception held at Lincoln Ristorante on Monday (October 5) in New York City. The 35-year-old actor was joined at the event by Patricia Clarkson and director of the New York Programs Academy Of Motion Picture Arts, [...]

The Story Behind Jason Segel's Dracula Puppet Musical

For many, the most-loved parts of Forgetting Sarah Marshall, the 2008 romantic comedy written by and starring Jason Segel, are when Segel's lovable-schmuck character performs a puppet rock opera centered around the life of Count Dracula, cheekily titled A Taste For Love. However, puppet enthusiasts might be surprised to learn that the... More »

Why The New Yorker Is Expanding Into Tech, Radio and Streaming TV

This weekend marks the 16th annual New Yorker Festival, featuring a roster of big-name speakers, panelists and performers from Toni Morrison and Patti Smith to Jason Segel and Billy Joel. One major addition to this year's festival will be Tech@Fest, a new slate of programming focusing on topics like cyber privacy, gaming and gene technology. Show More Summary

TV Club: The Muppets both lives and dies by its mockumentary format

When the first trailer for Jason Segel’s The Muppets dropped back in 2011, my dad—a longtime fan of the franchise—took major issue with it. It wasn’t because of Segel or the absence of Frank Oz or a new protagonist named Walter or the fact that the property was getting a reset in the first place. Show More Summary

What Is 'The Cloud' -- And Where Is It?

There’s at least one funny joke in the Jason Segel/Cameron Diaz movie, Sex Tape. While frantically trying to cut off access to the amateur porn vid he accidentally uploaded to iCloud, Jason Segel tries to explain why deleting the file won’t work. “Nobody understands the cloud,” he says. “It’s a fucking mystery!” He’s kind of right. More »      

Did How I Met Your Mother Work Jason Segel's Insult of the Show Into an Episode?

Being a regular on a popular television series is often an interesting double-edged sword for actors. On the one hand, it tends to be extremely lucrative in a profession where being unemployed is much more common that actually having a regular gig. Show More Summary

10 Great Pieces Of Advice About Writing From Beloved Movie Characters

Jason Segel gives the performance of his career in portraying the late David Foster Wallace in The End of the Tour. But it's not just about the renowned writer. Jesse Eisenberg portrays David Lipsky, a journalist for Rolling Stone come...Show More Summary

The End of the Tour Fails to Capture the Energy of its Subject

I was fretting over how to write about James Ponsoldt's The End of the Tour before the film even began. Starring Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg as renowned writer David Foster Wallace and Rolling Stone journalist David Lipsky respectively,...Show More Summary

Opening Friday

American Ultra - Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart The End of the Tour - Jason Segel, Jesse Eisenberg Hitman: Agent 47 - Rupert Friend, Hannah Ware Listen to Me Marlon - Documentary Sinister 2 - Nicholas King, Shannyn Sossamon

Two Reasons You Don't Want Man Boobs and Seven Ways to Eliminate the Dad Bod

"Dad bods" are the new fitness standard for a growing bunch of men across the United States. What's a dad bod? Well, think Seth Rogan, Jason Segel or Leonardo DiCaprio on summer vacation and between movie roles - overweight, out of shape, and happy and content with his pasta, rose', and Victoria's Secret models. Show More Summary

Newswire: Watch an exclusive clip from The End Of The Tour

James Ponsoldt’s The End Of The Tour is set over the course of five days in 1996, as Rolling Stone writer David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) accompanies the late, great David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel) to the last stop of a reading tour to promote his breakthrough novel, Infinite Jest. Show More Summary

Paul Rudd is a urinal prank master

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Don’t Worry ? Jason Segel Definitely Approves of Paul Rudd’s Urinal Pranks (and Penis Compliments)

If you thought Paul Rudd was funny on the big screen, you apparently need to see him in the bathroom.... More »

Hall of mirrors

2 months agoArts : Prospero

SOMEWHERE on a desolate strip of highway in the frozen Midwest, David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel) confesses to his Rolling Stone interviewer (Jesse Eisenberg), “I don’t have a problem with being in Rolling Stone, I just don’t want to...Show More Summary

Film Review: The End of the Tour (Dir. James Ponsoldt)

The End of the Tour Dir. James Ponsoldt [A24; 2015] by 80s Tom Hanks Rating: It’s difficult to review James Ponsoldt’s The End of the Tour, or “That Movie Starring Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace,” without also reviewing other reviews of the film. Show More Summary

The Best Part of End of the Tour Isn’t David Foster Wallace

As David Foster Wallace, Jason Segel deserves credit his ventriloquism. But any awards attention should go to Jesse Eisenberg, the movie's emotional center. The post The Best Part of End of the Tour Isn’t David Foster Wallace appeared first on WIRED.

Jason Segel Talks About Playing David Foster Wallace in "The End of the Tour"

Jason Segel gives a performance of enormous compassion and sensitivity as author David Foster Wallace in The End of the Tour. The film is based on the audiotapes of a four-day marathon interview of Wallace by Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky, played by Jesse Eisenberg. Show More Summary

The End of the Tour Isn't About David Foster Wallace (So You Can See It Even If You Never Finished Infinite Jest)

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A tale of two Davids: Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) and Foster Wallace (Jason Segel). A certain segment of the reading population simply shouldn't see The End of the Tour: David Foster Wallace diehards, the ones who've read Infinite JestShow More Summary

With Jason Segel at Lunch at the Lotos Club: Celebrating of the End of the Tour

By 1996, upon the publication of the gargantuan novel Infinite Jest, its author David Foster Wallace was the envy of writers. Touted in exalted ways, praised as brilliant, his work produced an "anxiety of influence" for the literary....Show More Summary

Jason Segel talks ‘The End of the Tour,’ press tours and meeting your idols

When reading David Foster Wallace’s 1,079-page novel “Infinite Jest” is only part of your preparation for a role, you know you have an intellectual challenge ahead of you.

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