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  1. ‘Wet Hot American Summer: The Annotated Screenplay’ to Be Released in […]Wet Hot fans, rejoice, because David Wain and Michael Showalter have something extra special coming out this fall. On Twitter today, […]
  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. 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 […]
  4. 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.
  5. 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, […]
  6. 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 […]
  7. How the DIY Stella Shorts Somehow Introduced the Future of Mainstream […]The Stella shorts, which were filmed as companion pieces to their NYC live show and later collected on the rare Stella Shorts 1998-2002 DVD, […]
  8. wet hot american summer ten years later
    Which Wet Hot: Ten Years Later Scene Needed 3 Days and a Green Screen to Shoot?Director David Wain shares a look behind the scenes.
  9. The Story Behind Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later’s Brilliant EndingThe ending was one of the best parts of the sequel and the franchise in general.
  10. 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, […]
  11. Why David Wain’s ‘The Ten’ Is Still Sketch Gold Ten Years LaterThe perpetually adolescent campers of Camp Firewood are experiencing a ten-year reunion this week in Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer: Ten […]
  12. stella
    Stella Wakes Up After 20 Years, With ‘Rip Van Winkle’ ShortNo beards, though.
  13. Michael Showalter, David Wain, and Michael Ian Black Wake Up from a […]In the wake of last week’s beautifully named winter storm Stella, David Wain, Michael Showalter, and Michael Ian Black surprised fans today […]
  14. TBS Developing ‘Moon Cruise’ Comedy Series Created by and Starring Michael […]Michael Ian Black might be headed to TBS to star in his own comedy series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has put into […]
  15. oral history
    Book Excerpt: The Union of the State “When I first met Tom Lennon, I thought he was the snootiest prick in the world.” —Joe Lo Truglio 
  16. 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, […]
  17. ‘Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later’ Is in the Works at NetflixMore Wet Hot American Summer is in the works. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix has ordered eight episodes of Wet Hot American […]
  18. ‘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 […]
  19. 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 […]
  20. 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 […]
  21. 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 […]
  22. 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 […]
  23. 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 […]
  24. 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 […]
  25. 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 […]
  26. fake trailer mix
    See Trailer for Fake Movie Second Sound BarrierIt’s about the fight to save Lady Billionaire.
  27. gaslighting
    Childrens Hospital Predicted the OscarsIf you were them, you would’ve won your Oscar pool.
  28. David Wain on ‘Childrens Hospital’ and His Love for Short-Form Comedy Childrens Hospital was the brainchild of Rob Corddry, who produces the show alongside David Wain and Jon Stern. Now in its seventh season, […]
  29. wainy days
    Watch the New Episode of ‘Wainy Days’And your Paul Rudd fantasy just, er … came to life. ::Sigh::
  30. casting
    Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler to Star in Romcom ParodyFrom the Wet Hot American Summer guys.
  31. chat room
    David Wain on Wanderlust, His Casting Coup, and the Wet Hot American Summer Sequel “Michael Showalter and I are writing a script as we speak.”
  32. wanderlust
    Watch Paul Rudd and Justin Theroux Cover the Spin Doctors in a Scene From WanderlustIf this is any indication, we’ll see you opening night!
  33. david wain
    Watch a New Episode of ‘Wainy Days’In the newest episode of his web series, director David Wain bags — get this! — a theater critic for the Times!
  34. movies
    A Wet Hot American Summer Sequel Could Happen“It would be 40-year-olds playing 16-year-olds,” says director David Wain.
  35. clickables
    Consider These Rejected Titles for Wet Hot American SummerThere were some good options and some not-so-good options.
  36. David Wain’s Porny InspirationJake Fogelnest was on this week’s Hype Men podcast, and he talked about an infamous scene in Wet Hot American Summer. This is a pretty amazing […]
  37. the industry
    Industry Roundup: Aniston, Rudd, PittPlus: Farrell and Cotillard team up for Manhattan thriller.
  38. the industry
    Apatow, Rudd, Wain, and Marino to Reunite for Unspecified Funny MoviePrepare to laugh.
  39. tube junkie
    Video: See Grizzly Bear and the National Play ‘New York’ Magazine’s 40th-Anniversary PartyOn Friday, we celebrated our 40th anniversary with music, comedy, and a few thousand friends.
  40. chat room
    David Wain on ‘Role Models’ and Directing McLovinWain rapped with Vulture on Paul Rudd’s writing and whether or not girls on the street feel the urge to randomly make out with him.
  41. apropos of nothing
    Is a ‘Wet Hot American Musical’ on the Way? Reading David Wain’s Tea LeavesWhat does “there’s been talk of a musical” really mean?
  42. vulture picture palace
    David Wain’s ‘Aisle Six’ Exposes the Hidden World of High-School PlumbingImagine a treacly high-school docudrama about acceptance, cliques, and the secret shames of peer pressure. Now imagine it set in a world where all anyone cares about is plumbing.
  43. quote machine
    Zach Galifianakis Refuses to Disclose Humping SecretsDavid Wain, Robert Downey Jr., and more!
  44. trailer mix
    ThinkFilm Delivers Deceptively Entertaining Trailer for ‘The Ten’