Danny McBride says we haven't seen the last of Kenny Powers... but don't hold your breath.McBride was on his way out of LAX when we asked about rumors of an "Eastbound and Down" movie... he left the door open with a sad scenario. As for what…
?The HBO comedy Eastbound and Down ushered in of a new type of dark hilarity and became a television cult classic in the process. The protagonist, Kenny Powers, is an obnoxious, crass Southerner who has fallen from grace after his professional baseball career has abruptly ended. Show More Summary
Long before Kenny Powers was Eastbound and Down, there was a southern gentleman helping out those in need. His method of assistance involved a particular mode of transportation that remains iconic with its black and yellow color scheme. I'm talking about The Bandit and his 1977 Pontiac Trans Am, complete with its Fire Chicken scorching the hood...
Adventure-seekers who have seen the episode of the hit HBO series East Bound and Down where Kenny Powers propels above the water wearing what looks like a backpack have wondered, "What is that thing and where can I do that?"... via JustLuxe.com
It’s not often that a pitcher selected in the 14th round of the MLB draft makes the news. However, new Yankees prospect Sean Carley isn’t just any pitcher. He’s a right-hander out of the University of West Virginia that just so happens to bear a striking resemblance to the legendary Kenny Powers. If by some […]
No word on whether he has an arm like a [expletive deleted] cannon In the 14th round of the MLB Draft, the Yankees took righty pitcher Sean Carley out of West Virginia, which isn't altogether notable. What is notable is that Carley resembles...Show More Summary
With the 422nd pick in the 2014 MLB draft, the New York Yankees selected pitcher Kenny Powers...errr, Sean Carley, out of West Virginia. Powers is, of course, a fictional character played by actor Danny McBride in the hit HBO show Eastbound & Down, while Carley is a very real pitching prospect. Show More Summary
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Fans of crass, crass humor and beautiful curly hair will have every reason to celebrate this piece of news: Kenny Powers Danny McBride will be taking his foul-mouthed act back to HBO, but not as washed up baseball star Kenny Powers from Eastbound & Down. Wow. That’s pretty bittersweet right there. Good news and bad. All at once. […]
There has been a penis-shaped hole in my heart since HBO?s raunch-alicious comedy Eastbound and Down ended its four-season run last year. And while that hole may always be there as a reminder of Kenny Powers? greatness and wisdom, the cable giant has ordered a new series from Danny McBride that just might plug it up for a while. Click To Continue Reading
He won't be Kenny Powers, but Danny McBride is coming back to HBO with a brand new show. The network has picked up 18 episodes of "Vice Principals," from "Eastbound & Down" co-creators McBride and Jody Hill.McBride will star as one of the vice principals of a high school in the series. Show More Summary
HBO just can’t resist Kenny Powers. Well, not exactly – they can’t resist Danny McBride – but that’s pretty close. The network announced today that McBride, along with his Eastbound & Down collaborator Jody Hill, has created a new comedy series entitled Vice Principals. The show will be set in... More »
The Sports Hangover recovers from the NFL Draft, a weekend of NBA and NHL playoff action, and a fight of the year in the UFC. WWKPD? What would Kenny Powers do? If Mitch “Wild Thing” Williams follows this guide to life, he can’t be blamed. Show More Summary
There’s a new commercial for the baseball video game MLB 2014 The Show featuring Danny McBride. No, he is not playing Kenny Powers, but he may as well be. McBride in real life is inserted into the actual video game footage and that’s pretty cool. Also, Danny McBride is funny, even when he’s not Kenny(...)
The lede here is that Kenny Powers, hero of Eastbound & Down, is starring in a new ad for MLB 14: The Show, the Playstation 4 version of which is coming out in May. But it seems to me that there are several things wrong for this assertion. For one, Kenny Powers would never wear […]
The crassest fictional baseball player in the world, Kenny Powers (language NSFW), will soon be available to laugh at via Amazon Prime. Amazon (whose chief executive, Jeff Bezos, is also the owner of The Washington Post) announced a content licensing agreement with HBO today to make Prime Instant Video the exclusive online-only subscription home for […]
Like most iconic fictional characters, you see a little bit of Kenny Powers in a lot of places. But one intrepid photographer has found someone who embodies Kenny Powers to a much greater extent than you might have even thought possible. The photo, which you can see up above, shows this “Latino Kenny Powers” doppelganger […]
"I found the Latino Kenny Powers," is an inaccurate caption for this photo, because regardless of race, the dude looks like Kenny Powers. Read more...
In today's Tweet Beat, John Mayer is back with a vengeance, Khloe Kardashian and Evan Rachel Wood are listening to TLC (but not together), and Judy Gold and Jay Baruchel have gas (but not together). Read more...
The third season of Eastbound and Down was meant to be its last, and in its finale Kenny Powers finally achieved his long-in-the-making comeback, only to realize he was ready to give up baseball for his family (“I’m in a Cameron Crowe movie!”). But then HBO decided they wanted more.... More »