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Be An Extra In The Lonely Island Movie

The Lonely Island are working on a new boy band satire movie, their long-awaited follow-up to the underrated classic Hot Rod. Judd Apatow is producing, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer are set to direct, and all three Lonely Island members — Taccone, Schaffer, and Andy Samberg — will star, along with Sarah Silverman. And now,… More »

By: Peter Helman / June 15, 2015 - 8:00 pm

The Lonely Island Movie Is A Boy Band Reunion Satire

The Lonely Island already proved their legendary musical-comic genius via three albums and dozens of SNL Digital Shorts. Plus, all three guys were involved with the highly underrated Hot Rod — Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone as actors, Akiva Schaffer as director — and, oh yeah, they scored an Oscar nomination for their Tegan And… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 14, 2015 - 4:09 pm

Watch Ryan Adams Perform “Gimme Something Good” With Don Was On The Late Late Show

Ryan Adams performed an acoustic version of “Gimme Something Good” last night on The Late Late Show, which was guest hosted by Judd Apatow. He was accompanied by legendary musician Don Was for a somber rendition of the Ryan Adams track. Watch video of the performance below. More »

By: James Rettig / January 24, 2015 - 12:11 pm

Judd Apatow Is Producing A Lonely Island Movie

The three members of the Lonely Island have all done an admirable job keeping their joke-rap career going in the years since they left Saturday Night Live, but they all have some impressive screen credits, as well. Andy Samberg, of course, has been in a bunch of movies, and he plays the lead in BrooklynMore »

By: Tom Breihan / August 8, 2014 - 11:13 am

Watch Judd Apatow Interview Eddie Vedder

To promote Pearl Jam’s new album Lightning Bolt, Eddie Vedder was interviewed by comedy director extraordinaire Judd Apatow. The interview, which we saw teased in Danny Clinch’s short film isn’t a laugh riot, though. Vedder and Apatow tackle serious business like Edward Snowden’s leak of U.S. government documents, religion and evolution (baby!), and working with… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 8, 2013 - 10:58 am

Jay Z – “Picasso Baby” Video

Last month, Jay Z stopped by the Pace Gallery in NYC to perform “Picasso Baby” for six straight hours, rapping directly into the face of attendees one at a time. The “performance art piece” was documented for a music video of sorts, in the form of a short film titled Picasso Baby: A Performance ArtMore »

By: Liz Pelly / August 3, 2013 - 12:53 pm

See Scenes From Jay-Z’s “Picasso Baby” Video Shoot At An NYC Art Gallery Right Now

Jay-Z is taking a page out of the National’s book and is currently performing “Picasso Baby” on a loop for six hours at one of the Pace Gallery locations in NYC. But, unlike the National’s same-length performance, Jay-Z is filming the song’s music video and not turning it into a sound-sculpture. Marina Abramovic’s live installatio… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / July 10, 2013 - 3:42 pm

Sad Kermit Covers Elliott Smith

It isn’t easy being green, nor is it easy knowing how to react when Sad Kermit uploads videos to YouTube. If you’ve been on the internet before you’ve seen his syringe-ful take on “Hurt.” Today it’s all about his “Needle In The Hay” cover, which is mostly wrong with a little bit of right (nice… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 7, 2008 - 3:31 pm

The Apatow Crew Cover Pixies, Begin The Apatow Backlash

Look we promise, we aren’t getting paid to post about Walk Hard. In fact, we think it looks disappointing. But THIS, well this is more like it. Plus, it has “Wave Of Mutilation” in it (whoa indie cred!). Get Drew Barrymore’s bf/Mac kid Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Paul Rudd, and The Office’s Craig Robinson together… More »

By: Stereogum / December 18, 2007 - 2:51 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