Around 2010, I worked at a coffee shop for a man who believed Andy Kaufman was still alive. It had been a generation since Kaufman’s apparent death, in 1984, from lung cancer. My old manager isn’t alone, either; Kaufman’s career onstage [...]
New York Times columnist Jason Zinoman has a new book out next year about David Letterman that's currently available for pre-order. Titled Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night, the book will be available through Harper on April 11, 2017. [...]
There are plenty of books out there for SNL fans, and now there's a new one to look forward to: an authorized biography of Lorne Michaels. According to The New York Times, Random House has acquired a biography of Michaels, which will be written [...]
The very funny Peter Serafinowicz uploaded this video today, in which he sings the first page of Morrissey's new autobiography as Morrissey. Hopefully, he's planning on doing this for the rest of the book.
Here's Chris O'Dowd in Improvised Biography, a web series from Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in which famous people, um, improvise their biographies. As you'd expect, O'Dowd's life story involves the horrific accident his grandmother had while [...]
Journalist Bob Woodward's journalistic tactics were called into question a couple weeks ago over a dispute with the White House, and Tanner Colby has taken this as an opportunity to analyze Woodward's reviled 1984 John Belushi biography Wired [...]