In September, Fred Armisen and Bill Hader debuted their Talking Heads parody band Test Pattern on “Late Night With Seth Meyers.” The band was the focus of last week’s episode of their IFC series “Documentary Now!,” which parodied Jonathan...Show More Summary
The Talking Heads have unfortunately not released a new album (though soon, David Byrne will be organizing an immersive theater piece about neuroscience, so presumably some heads will talk there), but a certain band called Test Pattern has. If you’ve been keeping up with all your documentary spoof news this week (because who hasn’t?), you […]
Maya Rudolph and Superchunk drummer Jon Wurster were also part of this spot-on sendup of the classic Talking Heads concert film. Continue reading…
On the most recent episode of their IFC show Documentary Now!, the Saturday Night Live veterans Fred Armisen and Bill Hader, along with old friend Maya Rudolph, staged a full-on parody of the Talking Heads’ classic 1984 concert film Stop Making Sense. We’ve posted clips from the episode, as well as the in-character Seth Meyers […]
Brooklyn Nine-Nine's excellent season four roster keeps on comfortably expanding, and just like Charles happily preparing a Turkmenistani goat stew, we have zero complaints. Following the early additions of Maya Rudolph, Jorma Taccone, and Jim O'Heir on the Fox comedy, The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Jimmy Smits is set to ... More »
Clip is taken from an upcoming episode of IFC mockumentary series Documentary Now!.
This week, Documentary Now!‘s awaited (well, as much as a comedy show appealing particularly to documentary film enthusiasts and Talking Heads fans could be awaited in the general sense) spoof of the Talking Heads documentary, Stop Making Sense, will air. (It’s called “Final Transmission.”) In advance of the episode — which is out Wednesday, October 12 — IFC has shared […]
Each week, Fred Armisen and Bill Hader parody a different documentary film on their IFC series “ Documentary Now! ” On this week's episode, which airs Wednesday, October 12 at 10 p.m. Eastern, they will satirize Jonathan Demme’s 1984 Talking Heads documentary Stop Making Sense. Show More Summary
It's been a common refrain throughout this unending election cycle, but it's true: Idiocracy feels less outlandish now than it did 10 years ago. Mike Judge's prescient comedy could practically double as a documentary at this point, a sentiment affirmed by co-screenwriter Etan Cohen himself earlier this year. As such,...
Celeb: Actress and comedian Maya Rudolph. The “Bridesmaids” star is a mom of four who says she has become worried about what chemicals she’s exposing herself and her kids to — she also just happens to be a pitchwoman for enviro-friendly company Seventh Generation (in a recent commercial for its feminine products, she sings a “vajingle” in which she […]
“Everybody has their heroes, and he was mine, and I took it really hard.”
As Princess, Rudolph and college pal Gretchen Lieberum harmonize lead vocals on such Prince hits as "Darling Nikki," "Delirious" and "Let’s Go Crazy."
It’s been ten years since the dystopian comedy Idiocracy came out. And to celebrate, there will be screenings at Alamo Drafthouse theaters all around the country. Director Mike Judge and actress Maya Rudolph will even be hosting a special screening and Q&A in Los Angeles on October 4th. Show More Summary
Melissa McCarthy’s Life of the Party is getting even livelier. The college-set comedy production, which will be directed by McCarthy’s husband, Ben Falcone, has already taken on Maya Rudolph, Gillian Jacobs, Matt Walsh, and Jacki Weaver, and now The Hollywood Reporter adds that Modern Family’s Julie Bowen will be joining ... More »
New weekly show debuts Sept. 7 with special guest Maya Rudolph.
Tenacious D's annual music & comedy festival will also see performances this year from Sarah Silverman, Maya Rudolph and Garfunkel and Oates. [ more › ]
It's not "Bridesmaids 2," but it's the next best thing: Maya Rudolph is set to reunite with her "Bridesmaids" costar Melissa McCarthy in the latter actress's newest project. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rudolph has just signed on to join "Life of the Party," in which she'll play McCarthy's neurotic best friend. Show More Summary
Get out of here, Martin Short: It's time for Maya & Melissa to work that alliterative mojo. Maya Rudolph has joined Life of the Party, Melissa McCarthy's next project, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Rudolph will play McCarthy's "neurotic best friend" in the college-set movie, which is being compared to ... More »
She's one half of Prince tribute act Princess with actress/comedian Maya Rudolph, but as a solo artist Gretchen Lieberum is Sargent.
Benji Douglas reviews SNL's satirical reprise of Melania Trump's speech. The post Maya Rudolph’s ‘Melania Trump Eating Diamonds’ More Relevant Than Ever appeared first on The Good Men Project.