The Last Testament: A Memoir by God, a comedy book by former-Daily Show head writer and executive producer David Javerbaum, is being adapted for the stage and is scheduled to open on Broadway in 2015. The book is billed as God's celebrity autobiography, as transcribed by Javerbaum, who continues to serve as a mouthpiece for the almighty on his popular Twitter account, @TheTweetOfGod. Javerbaum also co-wrote the musical Cry-Baby and penned songs for Neil Patrick Harris when he hosted the Tonys. “I am deeply disappointed that Jeffrey Finn has decided to produce this show,” Javerbaum said in a statement. “It will force me to continue my unwanted professional association with God, an abstract entity who has given me nothing but discomfort and agita. It is my desperate hope that we close out of town.” Irreverent religious humor has been working pretty well for the Book of Mormon, so hopefully Javerbaum and Finn will be able to replicate some of that success. Having The Daily Show on your resume seems to be kind of a golden ticket these days too, so we're optimistic.
Most Watched on Vulture
Most Viewed Stories
The Snubs and Surprises of the 2017 Oscar Nominations
Here Are Your 2017 Oscar Nominees
Constance Wu Is Disgusted by Casey Affleck’s Oscar Nomination: ‘Art Isn’t About Humanity, Right?’
M. Night Shyamalan’s Split Is Exploitative Trash
All the Clues You Missed About The Good Place’s Big Finale Twist
Paris Jackson Says She Believes Her Father Michael Jackson Was Murdered
The Bachelor Recap: A Plethora of Issues
SNL Writer Katie Rich Suspended for Barron Trump Tweet
Stephen Colbert and Billy Eichner Investigate: Is the ‘New York Bubble’ Really a Thing?
Triumph the Insult-Comic Dog Roasts the Good-Natured Attendees of Trump’s Inauguration
Latest News from VultureKellyanne Conway's 'Alternative Facts' Inspires Masses to Buy Book 1984
George Orwell's classic saw a government control people with "newspeak."Daisy Ridley Cast as American Spy Virginia Hall, and Had Better Come Correct With That Baltimore Accent
Based on Sonia Purnell's book A Woman Of No Importance.Fox Greenlights a Pilot Order For Their New X-Men Drama Series
From Burn Notice creator Matt Nix.Madonna Music Banned From Texas Radio Station After the Controversial Women's March Speech
The station claims it "is not a matter of politics, it's a matter of patriotism."The Man Who Hacked and Stole Nude Photos From Jennifer Lawrence Will Serve Jail Time
Edward Majerczyk was sentenced to nine months in jail.Judge Rules a Bank Will Continue to Oversee Prince’s Estate, Not Van Jones
Comerica Bank & Trust N.A. will be the permanent corporate administrator of Prince's estate going forward.Did George R.R. Martin’s LiveJournal Just Clinch the Super Bowl for the Falcons?
Yesterday morning at 11:22 a.m. ET, the Atlanta Falcons became the 600-point favorite to win the Super Bowl over the New England Patriots.20th Century Women’s Mike Mills on His Oscar Nomination, Screwball Comedy, and Writing a Mom Like Humphrey Bogart
“You can choose any of her lines and imagine Bogart saying them and you’d be fine.”Jordan Peele’s Genius New Horror Movie Shows the Terror of Being Black in World Full of White People
"Don't go into a white woman's house!"Netflix Is Reviving Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Hopes It Will Heal America
That which is dead may never die.
The cast of Netflix's adaptation reveal the books on their nightstands.WorldStarHipHop Founder Lee O’Denat Dead at 43
He died in his sleep Monday, according to TMZ.Jill Soloway Has a Request for Male Directors: Stop Making Movies About Rape
Plus: Jessica Williams shares the great advice she got from a Nicki Minaj documentary.Dennis Quaid Calls A Dog’s Purpose Abuse Allegations a ‘Scam’
"First of all, it's been edited and manipulated."Arrival Screenwriter Eric Heisserer on His Oscar Nomination, Amy Adams, and Figuring Out What Heptapods Look Like
“We went whole hog into making sure these characters were real scientists.”The Leftovers Season 3 Trailer: Repent, for the Final Season Is Nigh
Coming to HBO Sunday, April 16.The Young Pope’s Silvio Orlando on His Mischievous Role and Fake Moles
"[The mole] is a way of stressing my lack of attractiveness compared to Jude’s extreme handsomeness."All the Clues You Missed About The Good Place’s Big Finale Twist
All season, the truth was hiding in plain sight. It'll blow your forkin' mind.Even Michael Shannon Thinks ‘It’s About Damn Time’ Michael Shannon Got an Oscar
"How can it not be exciting? How can it not? You’d have to be a corpse not to be excited."Downton Abbey’s Matthew Goode to Continue Making Aristocratic Ladies Swoon by Joining The Crown
Very Goode casting choice.