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Harold Ramis

  1. casting
    Bill Murray May Have Answered the Call for Ghostbusters SequelAccording to Dan Aykroyd, at least.
  2. How Harold Ramis and Bill Murray Ended Their FeudIt involved doughnuts.
  3. The Story of Harold Ramis and Amy Heckerling’s Secret Daughter“You know that married asshole that gets Kirstie Alley’s character pregnant and then won’t leave his wife?”
  4. Violet Ramis Stiel Is Writing a Book About Her Dad Called ‘Ghostbuster’s […]Harold Ramis’s daughter Violet Ramis Stiel has a new book in the works. Tentatively titled Ghostbuster’s Daughter, the book will feature photos […]
  5. chat room
    Ivan Reitman Talks Ghostbusters and Bill Murray“Let me tell you, no one’s ever forced Bill to be nice.”
  6. On My Dad Harold Ramis and Passing the Ghostbusters Torch to a New Generation“Please, stop using my dad as an excuse to hate the new Ghostbusters. It degrades his memory to spew bile in his name.”
  7. Check Out Some ’80s and ’90s Clips of Harold Ramis at The Second CityWelcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in […]
  8. film school
    Second City Launches Harold Ramis Film SchoolIt will be the first film school specifically focused on comedies. 
  9. Belushi, Flaherty, Ramis, and Fisher Play an All-American Football Team at […]Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in […]
  10. Harold Ramis Looks Back on Working at the ‘SCTV’ ‘Comedy House’ with John […]Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in […]
  11. The Comedy Legends We Lost in 2014We lost several funny people of note in 2014, but the year was a real doozy for comedy legends in particular, including writer/directors, TV […]
  12. who ya gonna call?
    A Roundup of Every Ghostbusters 3 Rumor From the Past 25 YearsThis thing’s been in talks for more than two decades.
  13. Here’s the Trailer for the ‘Ghostbusters’ 30th Anniversary Re-ReleaseLast month it was announced that Ghostbusters would be getting a theatrical re-release on August 29th to celebrate the film’s 30th anniversary, […]
  14. ‘Ghostbusters’ Is Getting a Theatrical Re-Release This SummerGhostbusters was released 30 years ago this weekend, and for the occasion, the movie is heading back to theaters. Entertainment Weekly reports […]
  15. Watch Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and Harold Ramis Film Alternate Takes for […] Here’s some cutting room floor footage from Ghostbusters, in which Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and Harold Ramis are filming a bunch of […]
  16. Ivan Reitman Steps Down as ‘Ghostbusters III’ Director, Production Moving […]Yesterday evening, Deadline released a lengthy statement by Ghostbusters III director Ivan Reitman, who finally broke his silence on the status […]
  17. up for grabs
    Director Ivan Reitman Bows Out of Ghostbusters IIIBut not before talking about Bill Murray.
  18. Michael Keaton Remembers Harold Ramis the Buddhist on ‘Letterman’During his interview with Letterman last night, Michael Keaton told a short but sweet story about working with the recently deceased Harold […]
  19. ‘Parks and Recreation’ Boss Mike Schur Wrote a Piece About Harold Ramis, […]“Groundhog Day is a perfect movie, and in every fractal and crazy looping folding scene you sense his steady hand at the wheel, ushering you […]
  20. Sony Presses on with ‘Ghostbusters III’ Script After Harold Ramis’s DeathThe last time we checked in on the status of Ghostbusters III it was maybe happening, but THR reports that the project was in motion before the […]
  21. what could have been
    Ghostbusters III to Be Reworked Following Harold Ramis’s DeathDr. Spengler will no longer cameo.
  22. President Obama Pays Tribute to Fellow Chicagoan Harold Ramis“When we watched his movies … we didn’t just laugh until it hurt. We questioned authority. We identified with the outsider. We rooted for the […]
  23. Harold Ramis’s ‘SCTV’ LegacyIn his obituary, published yesterday by his hometown paper The Chicago Tribune, Harold Ramis was described as leaving behind “a reputation as a […]
  24. r.i.p.
    President Obama Remembers Harold RamisReferences Caddyshack.
  25. obits
    Edelstein on Harold Ramis: A Rock in a Sea of LoonsThe writer-director kept himself centered so that others could bounce off the walls.
  26. The Comedy Community Mourns the Loss of Harold RamisFollowing the announcement of comedy icon Harold Ramis’s passing earlier today, numerous comedians and former collaborators of Ramis have taken […]
  27. r.i.p.
    Harold Ramis Explains Groundhog Day’s Metaphors“You must be Christians, obviously.”
  28. r.i.p.
    Comic Legend Harold Ramis Dead at Age 69Ramis co-wrote Animal House, Vacation, Ghostbusters, and Groundhog Day.
  29. Legendary Comedy Writer, Actor, and Director Harold Ramis Is Dead at 69 Influential comedy writer, actor, and director Harold Ramis passed away today at the age of 69, The Chicago Tribune reports. Ramis, who […]
  30. remember when?
    20 Thoughts on the 20th Anniversary of Groundhog DayWe always toast to world peace.
  31. Is the New ‘Ghostbusters’ Movie a Remake, Not a Sequel?Dan Aykroyd and Company have been working on a third Ghostbusters movie on and off for the past 15 years, but in an interview today with […]
  32. Checking in Halfway Through ‘And Here’s The Kicker’Two weeks ago, we named And Here’s The Kicker as the first book of the Splitsider Comedy Book Club. The plan is to give everyone a month to […]
  33. Zach Galifianakis Set to Star in ‘Confederacy of Dunces’ if it Finally […]Zach Galifianakis has signed on to star in an adaptation of John Kennedy Toole’s Confederacy of Dunces. This is very exciting news that should […]
  34. The First Splitsider Comedy Book Club Book Is…And Here’s The Kicker by Mike Sacks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AHTK won the popular comment vote, narrowly beating Chris Gethard’s A Bad Idea I’m About to […]
  35. The Lost Projects of Harold RamisWhile Harold Ramis isn’t quite a household name, he absolutely should be. As a writer/director, the man shaped the big screen personas of Bill […]
  36. Bill Murray May Have Literally Shredded the Ghostbusters 3 ScriptI guess Bill Murray finally found the time to give that Ghostbusters 3 script a read. Extremely reliable news source The National Enquirer has […]
  37. 12 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Groundhog DayIt is Groundhog Day! So of course, everyone is talking more about the classic Harold Ramis/Bill Murray film than that stupid real groundhog […]
  38. Harold Ramis Talks Ghostbusters 3 Here’s a section of an interview Making Of did with Harold Ramis last year but just released now for some reason. In it, he discusses their […]
  39. The Finally Screenings: I Just Saw Stripes For the First TimeIn The Finally Screenings, Alden Ford is watching comedy classics that, because he grew up in a cave in Alaska, he’s never seen before. These […]
  40. The Finally Screenings: I Just Saw Caddyshack For the First TimeIn The Finally Screenings, Alden Ford is watching comedy classics that, because he grew up in a cave in Alaska, he’s never seen before. These […]
  41. quote machine
    Zach Galifianakis Has That MTV Movie Award in the BagPlus: Justin Bieber’s appeal a mystery to Justin Bieber.
  42. ghostbusters 3
    Ghostbusters 3 in 2011?According to Harold Ramis, yes.
  43. answers
    Harold Ramis Answers History’s Most Burning QuestionBill Murray spent “30 or 40 years” reliving the same day in ‘Groundhog Day,’ says Ramis.
  44. quote machine
    For Stephen Moyer, Sex Not the Same Without a Gaffer PresentPlus: Harold Ramis on the first-ever circumcision.
  45. chat room
    Harold Ramis on Year One and Rewriting the Bible for the Age of Obama“Michael Cera’s character has a line when the people are in revolt — you hear Michael yell, ‘Yes we can!’”
  46. ratings
    MPAA Puts Some Pants on Apatow’s Year OneApatow had to trim something to get a PG-13 rating — we wonder what!
  47. the industry
    McLovin Returns!Plus: Madonna Gives Album Faintly Lewd Name!
  48. countdown
    We Can’t Wait to Play the Ghostbusters Video Game!Sony Pictures announced this morning that they’re finally working on a second sequel to the classic 1984 ghost-busting comedy Ghostbusters. But, instead of a live-action film, it’ll be a video game. Also, it will be awesome.
  49. quote machine
    Seth Rogen, Furry Beast