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A Futile And Stupid Gesture

  1. Doug Kenney, My Teenage PalI met Doug Kenney, the subject of Netflix’s new biopic A Futile and Stupid Gesture, when I interviewed him for a New York radio station right […]
  2. ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’ Takes an Honest Look at ’70s Comedy HistoryDoug Kenney flamed out early. A child of the 1950s, he produced comedy in print, radio, and film from the late ‘60s through his death in 1980 […]
  3. primers
    Why You Should Care About A Futile and Stupid Gesture: A National Lampoon PrimerIt’s time for a primer for Netflix’s A Futile and Stupid Gesture, a biopic about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney, based on Josh Karp’s book.
  4. David Wain Brings the History of ‘National Lampoon’ to Life with ‘A Futile […]David Wain is no stranger to disrupting an unsuspecting comedy mainstream. Before solidifying himself as a household name as the […]
  5. endings
    The Story Behind A Futile and Stupid Gesture’s Pitch-Perfect Twist EndingHow David Wain and the film’s writers found a happy ending for their National Lampoon biopic.
  6. A Futile and Stupid Gesture Captures Doug Kenney While Respecting His MysteryIt’s not particularly illuminating, but it’s far from futile.
  7. Talking with ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’ Producers Peter Principato and […]It’s hard to argue that anyone could be doing better in comedy production right now – digital, TV, and film – than Peter Principato and […]
  8. vulture lists
    What’s New on Netflix: January 2018The Truman Show, The Godfather trilogy, Bring It On, and more.
  9. Check Out the Star-Studded Trailer for David Wain’s ‘A Futile and Stupid […]At long last, the trailer for David Wain’s movie about National Lampoon founder Doug Kenney has arrived. Titled A Futile and Stupid Gesture, […]
  10. David Wain’s ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’ Premieres on Netflix Next MonthDavid Wain’s movie about National Lampoon founder Doug Kenney has an official premiere date on Netflix. Wain announced on Twitter today that […]
  11. David Wain Has Plenty More ‘Wet Hot’ Stories to TellDavid Wain is a true believer in the idea that limitations are the mother of invention. That was certainly true of Wet Hot American Summer, […]
  12. Armen Weitzman to Play Lorne Michaels in ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’David Wain’s Netflix film about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney just revealed another cast member. Armen Weitzman (Another Period, […]
  13. ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’ Adds ‘30 Rock’s Lonny Ross as Ivan ReitmanNeil Casey isn’t the only new cast member of David Wain’s Netflix movie A Futile and Stupid Gesture – the project now has cast the role of […]
  14. Neil Casey to Play Brian McConnachie in Netflix’s ‘National Lampoon’ MovieThe casting news continues to pour in for David Wain’s Netflix movie about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney, and today we’ve confirmed […]
  15. A Photo Guide to the Insane Cast of Netflix’s ‘National Lampoon’ MovieToday, David Wain revealed on Instagram that his Netflix film about National Lampoon magazine co-founder Doug Kenney – titled A Futile and […]
  16. Paul Scheer and Seth Green Join Neflix’s ‘National Lampoon’ MovieDavid Wain’s upcoming Netflix film about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney just cast another role, and it’s a fun one. According to The […]
  17. Jon Daly, Matt Walsh, John Gemberling, and More Join Netflix’s ‘National […]David Wain’s movie about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney continues to take shape with some great comedy people, and a few more […]
  18. the industry
    Matt Walsh Joins National Lampoon Movie As MattyRick Glassman and Jon Daly are in, too!
  19. Thomas Lennon to Play Michael O’Donoghue in David Wain’s ‘National […]David Wain’s film about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney just keeps getting more exciting. Will Forte will star as Kenney, Joel McHale […]
  20. Joel McHale to Play Chevy Chase in David Wain’s ‘National Lampoon’ MovieNow here’s a very fun bit of casting news. According to The Hollywood Reporter, David Wain’s in-the-works Netflix film about National Lampoon […]
  21. Will Forte to Play ‘National Lampoon’ Co-Founder Doug Kenney in a Film […]David Wain’s next movie sounds like a comedy nerd jackpot. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Wain is set to direct A Futile and Stupid […]