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Read An Email Conversation Between Father John Misty & John C. Reilly

California Sunday Magazine’s project The Thread has facilitated email conversations between Bethany Cosentino and Molly Ringwald, Al Yankovic and Scott Aukerman, and Ben Gibbard and Mark Kozelek, among many others so far. Their latest thread is between Father John Misty and actor John C. Reilly. They talk about their given names, religion, and medieval history. More »

By: James Rettig / June 4, 2015 - 7:46 pm

Mr. Oizo – “HAM” Video (Dir. Eric Wareheim)

In addition to his duties as one-half of comedy duo Tim And Eric, Eric Wareheim has a long history of directing music videos for some pretty great artists, including Beach House, Flying Lotus, Depeche Mode, and MGMT. His next project is a video for French electronic musician Mr. Oizo, and it stars John C. Reilly… More »

By: James Rettig / November 30, 2014 - 11:24 am

Photos: Newport Folk Festival 2014

This past weekend brought the 2014 edition of the Newport Folk Festival. Headliners included Jenny Lewis, Jack White, Jeff Tweedy, and a very special appearance by Mavis Staples. We sent photographer Taylor Hill to capture the event, and you can find our gallery of performance photos and portraits above. More »

By: Miles Bowe / July 29, 2014 - 2:24 pm

Beck Teams With Warby Parker On Glasses, L.A. Song Reader Event

On 11/24, Beck will perform his sheet music-only album Song Reader with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and a grip of guests at L.A.’s Walt Disney Concert Hall. The orchestra will be conducted by Beck’s father, David Campbell, and they will be joined on stage by Jarvis Cocker, Jenny Lewis, Childish Gambino, John C. Reilly, Jack… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / November 1, 2013 - 11:41 am

Preview John C. Reilly’s Third Man Singles (Feat. Tom Brosseau & Becky Stark)

Chest Rockwell is releasing a couple of singles on Third Man. Considering that Third Man label boss had a quick cameo as Elvis in Walk Hard, it’s not too huge of a surprise that the Walk Hard star, longtime Hollywood character actor, and general funny motherfucker John C. Reilly has linked with him to release… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 21, 2011 - 9:05 am

Will Ferrell & John C. Reilly Do David Bowie & Bing Crosby

Instead of a punchline-filled sendup, Ferrell and Reilly (sorta) faithfully recreate David Bowie and Bing Crosby’s “The Little Drummer Boy / Peace On Earth.” It’s mostly word-for-word, and outside the ending looks mostly shot-for-shot, but somehow their hammy mugging and makeup turn the holiday favorite into something filled with unexpected tension (sexual or otherwise). More »

By: brandon / December 13, 2010 - 5:32 pm

Aimee Mann As Scrooge

Aimee Mann’s second annual comedic Christmas video is out, and it’s a Tim Heidecker-directed Dickens spoof. Aimee plays Ebenezer Scrooge; Grant-Lee Phillips is Bob Cratchit; Michael Penn is Jacob Marley; Paul F. Tompkins, John Krasinki, and John C. Reilly are the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future; and Michael Cera is a reluctant “Tiny… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 22, 2008 - 5:39 pm

Dewey Cox Offers Up Ten Minutes Of Walk Hard, Covers Amy Winehouse

Goldenfiddle asks why anybody would “want to watch the first 10 minutes of any movie before it?s in theaters?” After watching the first ten minutes of Walk Hard, your answer: To be underwhelmed, of course!

It’s all part of Apatow’s marketing rollout for the increasingly meh looking rocker biopic spoof that’s included… More »

By: Stereogum / December 10, 2007 - 7:00 pm

Dewey Cox Learns All The Reasons Pot Sucks

More marijuana movie talk. Yesterday, the freaks and geeks smoked a cross joint. Today, John C. Reilly in early, budding Johnny Cash attire, spoofing a scene straight out of Ray.
Poor Dewey can’t smell it! Guess he’s never taken a whiff of god’s vajayjay Via BWE:

RELATED: Marshall Crenshaw pens theMore »

By: Stereogum / December 4, 2007 - 4:08 pm

New Dewey Cox Video – “Walk Hard”

The trailer for Jake Kasdan and Judd Apatow’s all-star foray in musician biopic spoofing didn’t come off that well, but things look a little better as soon as John C. Reilly lip curls his way out to a an icy reception in this performance of the movie’s title track (“Well, looks like I’ve got some… More »

By: Stereogum / November 8, 2007 - 10:14 am

Judd Apatow’s Walk Hard Trailer

See, the rumor mill does churn up morsels of truth from time to time. Our first report was grasping at wisps and whispers, but later sources confirmed Jack White (of Cold Mountain/Coffee and Cigarettes fame) was set to play Elvis in Judd Apatow’s forthcoming music-biopic spoof Walk Hard. Big thanks to reader Mitchell for sending… More »

By: Stereogum / August 17, 2007 - 11:17 am