cigarette lighter that says I’m no quitter
and a fish that sings take me to the river
In the 1980s Hollywood bought the rights to the screenplay
But not everyone can really sell a Mad Lib. In Sedita’s early days at Penguin, the Situation — the Jersey Shore star — wanted his own. He’d seen them during a book signing. ‘We didn’t go through with it,’ Sedita says. ‘Twenty-one stories would have been challenging.’
Actually, Snoop Dogg approached us.
I love that sketch comedy is having a heyday… But I honestly would tell anyone young to start looking at stories and learning story, because I think that’s the next step after people go, ‘OK, I’ve had enough of that improvisation, I’ve had enough of those short comedy bits. Tell me a story, tell me a more complex story, something that lasts and maybe has a little more meaning to it.’
Richard Ayoade-directed trailer presented without comment
There’s a very small number of people on this planet who have this very specific job.
DANDIES.—“They are mere walking-sticks for female flirts, ornamented with brass heads, and barely touched with brass etiquette.—Brass heads did I say ? Nay, their caputs [heads] are only half-ripe musk-melons with monstrous thick rinds, and all hollow inside, containing the seeds of foolishness, swimming about with a vast quantity of sap.
"Their moral garments are a double-breasted coat of vanity, padded with pride, and lined with the silk of self-complacency ; their outer apparel is all in keeping, and imported fresh from the devil’s ready-made clothing establishment. Tinkered up with broad-cloth, finger-rings, safety-chains, soft sodder [flattery], vanity, and impudence; they are no more silver than a plated spoon is solid silver. I detest a dandy as a cat does a wet floor.
"There are some vain fools in this vain world who, after a long incubation, will hatch out from the hot-bed of pride in a sickly brood of fruzy [rotten] ideas, and then go strutting along in the path of pomposity, with all the self-importance of a speckled hen with a black chicken. I have an antipathy to such people."
Mr Holleman, who was divorced the year of his conviction, is now working as a one-man-band personal injury lawyer in Gulfport, Mississippi.
whoops it’s been weeks since I last posted this guy