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David Wain

  1. reunions
    Erinn Hayes and Rob Huebel to Star in Medical Police Netflix ComedyIt’s like if Childrens Hospital involved a “civilization-threatening virus” and global conspiracy!
  2. ‘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, […]
  3. ‘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 […]
  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. 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, […]
  7. 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 […]
  8. 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, […]
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  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. 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 […]
  13. stella
    Stella Wakes Up After 20 Years, With ‘Rip Van Winkle’ ShortNo beards, though.
  14. 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 […]
  15. 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 […]
  16. 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 
  17. 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, […]
  18. ‘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 […]
  19. ‘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 […]
  20. 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 […]
  21. 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 […]
  22. 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 […]
  23. 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 […]
  24. 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 […]
  25. 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 […]
  26. 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 […]
  27. fake trailer mix
    See Trailer for Fake Movie Second Sound BarrierIt’s about the fight to save Lady Billionaire.
  28. gaslighting
    Childrens Hospital Predicted the OscarsIf you were them, you would’ve won your Oscar pool.
  29. 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, […]
  30. Michael Ian Black on ‘Stella’: ‘I Would Still Love to Revisit It at Some […]To mark the 10-year “cancelversary” of Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, and David Wain’s Stella, Fast Company put together a great oral […]
  31. Check Out a New Oral History of ‘Wet Hot American Summer’Ahead of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp’s Netflix premiere this Friday, Variety put together a comprehensive oral history of the […]
  32. David Wain and Michael Showalter Bring the Smooth Sounds of The Doobie […]Here’s a clip from David Wain and Michael Showalter’s visit to last night’s tonight show, where they talk about their upcoming Wet Hot American […]
  33. ‘Last Week Tonight’ Explains Why Working Mothers Have It the WorstTo celebrate Mother’s Day, last night’s Last Week Tonight took a closer look at the many American companies and lawmakers who claim to love and […]
  34. ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Adds Rob Huebel, Michaela Watkins, John […]The Wet Hot American Summer Netflix series just added some new cast members. Deadline reports that Michaela Watkins, John Slattery, Josh […]
  35. It’s Official: An Eight-Episode ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Series Is Coming […]It’s been rumored for ages, but now it’s official: a prequel to Wet Hot American Summer is in the works in the form of an eight-episode limited […]
  36. streaming tv
    Netflix Is Bringing Back Wet Hot American SummerIt’ll be an eight-episode series.
  37. David Wain on Making Movies: ‘The Lower the Budget, the More Fun It Is to […]“I feel like the circumstances of making a movie and the budget level and the spirit around the making of it can’t help but show up onscreen […]
  38. ‘They Came Together’: Beating a Dead Horse with Efficiency and SpiteMade by smart, talented comedy people and starring smart, talented comedy people, They Came Together is a dumb movie. It’s built on dumb ideas […]
  39. movie review
    They Came Together Will Make You Love Rom-Coms Again(If you’d ever stopped.)
  40. David Wain and His Parodies of ExuberanceThere are many ways to go about parodying a form, however from Mel Brooks’ smug send-ups to Nathan Fielder’s biting critique of the types of […]
  41. party chat
    Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd Pick Their Favorite Rom-Coms“Does Vacation count as a romantic comedy?”
  42. Seth Meyers Asks David Wain About the ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ PrequelHere’s a clip from David Wain’s visit to last night’s Late Night, in which he talks a little about They Came Together before Meyers asks him […]
  43. David Wain Talks ‘They Came Together,’ ‘Superjail,’ and The State Reuniting Voicing the lead character on a returning animated series, preparing for the theatrical release of a new romantic comedy spoof, announcing the […]
  44. Netflix in Talks for a 10-Episode ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Prequel SeriesThere’s been talk about a prequel/sequel to director David Wain’s cult hit Wet Hot American Summer for years now, and now, it looks like that […]
  45. Watch the Trailer for ‘They Came Together’, Starring Amy Poehler and Paul […] One of the most anticipated comedy films of 2014 is They Came Together, which reunites the Wet Hot American Summer gang to goof on romantic […]
  46. trailer mix
    Watch Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd in the They Came Together TrailerDavid Wain and Michael Showalter’s rom-com parody.
  47. David Wain Stars with Aimee Mann in a Music Video About the Common Cold Here’s a new video for a song performed by musician Aimee Mann in which comedy director/writer/actor David Wain plays a scientist who cures […]
  48. Listen to Scott Aukerman, David Wain, Tom Scharpling, and More Cover ‘The […]Radio host Sean Cannon assembled an all-star team of celebrities to record a new version of sports novelty song “The Super Bowl Shuffle” for […]
  49. right-click
    Lil Bub & Comedians Covered ‘Super Bowl Shuffle’Featuring David Wain, Scott Aukerman, Tom Scharpling, and My Morning Jacket’s Jim James (on sax).
  50. chat room
    Is They Came Together a You’ve Got Mail Parody?“I mean, I think You’ve Got Mail is not a good movie.”
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