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Andy Kaufman

  1. Ten TV Comedy Myths Put to Rest (Hopefully)Who doesn’t like to collect neat little bits of trivia about their favorite TV shows? People with more important things to do, probably, but […]
  2. Andy Kaufman Gets Illustrated in ‘Is This Guy for Real?’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 […]
  3. Bob Zmuda’s ‘Fitzdog Radio’ Interview with Greg Fitzsimmons Represents […]Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. For fans of morbidly fascinating […]
  4. Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond Is an Amazing Look at the Cost to Great ArtistsThe doc brings you into Jim Carrey’s head in a way that Man on the Moon didn’t.
  5. 10 Revelations From the Jim Carrey–Andy Kaufman Doc Jim & Andy: The Great BeyondIncluding, but not limited to, the revelation that Carrey contacted Kaufman telepathically during filming.
  6. Watch the Trailer for Netflix’s ‘Man on the Moon’ Documentary ‘Jim & Andy’Last month it was announced that Chris Smith’s Man on the Moon documentary, Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond – The Story of Jim Carrey & […]
  7. The Behind-the-Scenes ‘Man on the Moon’ Documentary ‘Jim & Andy’ Is […]A behind-the-scenes documentary about Jim Carrey’s experience channeling Andy Kaufman for the 1999 biopic Man on the Moon is heading to […]
  8. Jim Carrey Looks Back at Playing Andy Kaufman: “It Was Psychotic at Times”Earlier this week, a behind-the-scenes documentary about Jim Carrey’s work on the 1999 Andy Kaufman biopic Man on the Moon premiered at the […]
  9. Meeting One of Andy Kaufman’s Earliest MentorsA beloved teacher of Andy’s whose role, however small, seems significant, and whose encouragement helped to set him on a path to his artistic destiny.
  10. Bob Zmuda on Gilbert Gottfried’s Podcast Provided a Fascinating Glimpse […] As he will be the first to let you know, Bob Zmuda is a very important man. He is, as he has doggedly chronicled through the decades, the man […]
  11. try the hologram of veal
    Andy Kaufman and Redd Foxx Holograms to TourExcited to see a hologram of Kaufman reading The Great Gatsby.
  12. Andy Kaufman and Redd Foxx Are Going on (Hologram) TourGet ready to be terrified by the future just in time for Halloween, because today The New York Times reports that legendary comedians Andy […]
  13. The 16 Best Comedy Books of 2014To add to your diet of comedy consumption which is likely already at critical mass, what with the comedy movies, sitcoms, sketch comedy shows, […]
  14. Sketch Anatomy: Matt Besser on His Favorite Andy Kaufman Late Night AppearancesWe spoke with Matt Besser, co-founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade, on his favorite late night appearances of Andy Kaufman from the ‘80s.
  15. Andy Kaufman Once Tried His ‘Foreign Man’ Character at an Ice Cream Shop […]“Andy and I and a few others went to Brigham’s ice cream parlor in Harvard Square. At the counter, Andy became Foreign Man … who seemed […]
  16. Bob Zmuda and Lynn Margulies Wrote a Book About Andy Kaufman That Comes […]Earlier this week, there was another “Andy Kaufman is alive” hoaxinvolving a woman pretending to be his daughter and his real life brother, and […]
  17. Andy Kaufman Is Not Alive, You DummiesMichael Kaufman, brother of the late comedian Andy Kaufman, took the stage at the annual Andy Kaufman Awards Monday night and said that Andy […]
  18. Here Are a Bunch of Rare TV Pilots Starring Bob Odenkirk, Patton Oswalt, […]Every year, TV networks spend millions of dollars making pilots for shows that never see the light of day. Occasionally, those pilots surface […]
  19. ‘Andy and His Grandmother’: Andy Kaufman Is Still Trying to Mess With You […]Andy Kaufman is definitely dead. He definitely died at the too-young age of 35 years old of lung cancer in 1984. But because he was a comedian […]
  20. Submissions for the 2013 Andy Kaufman Award Are Now OpenThe Andy Kaufman Award, an annual prize given out to young comedians who perform in the spirit of the legendary late comedian, is taking […]
  21. Andy Kaufman Is Releasing His First-Ever Comedy Album This SummerAndy Kaufman is the second beloved dead comedian to have a new project announced this week. Following Tuesday’s news of an animated film based […]
  22. the big payoff
    So, What Happened on Kristen Schaal’s Hour Special, and Why It Was BrilliantSee clips and analysis of what went “wrong” and very right.
  23. Finding the Humor in CancerWelcome to our new series Tragedy Plus Time. Each segment will focus on a particular ‘life crisis’ — sometimes globally tragic, sometimes more […]
  24. Making the Strange Journey to Andy Kaufman’s FunhouseThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  25. Another 10 TV Pilots the Networks Didn’t Pick UpThe fall TV season kicked off this week, with NBC being the first of the major networks to launch new shows. It’s really impressive any time a […]
  26. Talking with Alan Spencer about ‘Bullet in the Face,’ Andy Kaufman, […]After spending his teenage years sneaking on to movie studio lots and befriending talented, offbeat folks like Marty Feldman and Andy Kaufman, […]
  27. Kaufman! Lawler! Letterman! (and the Rest of the Episode)The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  28. Foolproof Strategies For Winning Next Year’s Andy Kaufman Award Congratulations to Nick Vatterott, who took home the coveted Andy Kaufman Award for his standup routine as a monster. It’s funny! Here are […]
  29. Watch Andy Kaufman Be Alive: 175 Andy Kaufman Videos Running in […]Watch Andy Kaufman Be Alive is a new blog by comedian Scott Moran, one that promises to post every available Andy Kaufman video in […]