• Jay and Silent Bob Get a Reboot production to start in February in New Orleans

    Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith will get back in front of the camera as hetero-lifemates at least one more time this February for Jay and Silent Bob Get a Reboot, according to Mewes. The actor-turned-storyteller told Laughspin, “If all goes as planned, we’re supposed to start pre-production January, start shooting in February in New Orleans.” Production had been previously reported to begin this past August. Jay and Silent Bob Get

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    Jason Mewes talks Jay and Silent Bob Get a Reboot, Clerks 3, and branching out on his own (Interview)

    Jason Mewes has had an unexpected career—unexpected in that he certainly didn’t think growing up that he’d be acting and directing movies. Once viewed as just Kevin Smith’s slapstick sidekick, Mewes has grown into a career that is all his own. Since the original View Askewniverse titles, the New Jersey native has starred in roles that don’t involve weed-related hijinx, and he made his feature film directorial debut this year

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    Kevin Smith confirms Mallrats sequel with cast preview (Photo)

    Kevin Smith made waves last week when he announced the shooting schedule for his next slate of films: Clerks 3 in May, long-pondered hockey flick Hit Somebody this fall and Tusk spin-off Moose Jaws in February 2016. At the end of the announcement he teased a project no one suspected and most people don’t even want. Smith hints, “But after that? I smell a rat…” Yes. 1995 stoner comedy Mallrats

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    Michael Ian Black, Audible launches How To Be Amazing. Listen to Bob Odenkirk preview!

    If there’s anyone from whom we could learn a thing or two about how to be amazing, it’s Michael Ian Black. Seems fitting that, in keeping with his own streak of unbroken amazing-ness, Black is now teaming up with the Internet’s premier audiobook hub, Audible.com, to bring fans a new interview series called – as you may already have guessed – How to be Amazing. In even more amazing news,

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    Jay Mohr launches his own podcast network and Jay Leno helps kick it off

    Comedian Jay Mohr’s shop talk-y podcast Mohr Stories premiered on Kevin Smith’s Smodcast network a year ago and was an instant success. Now, Mohr is making a split from Smodcast to start a network of his own. It’s called Fake Mustache and it just launched today. In addition to the twice-a-week Mohr Stories – where Mohr and comedian guests talk about the business and their place within it – the

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    Kevin Smith launches ‘Too Fat to Fly’ and ‘Let Us Dance’ apps for iPod and iPad

    Kevin Smith’s ridiculously, insanely gigantic empire continues to grow, as Smith branches out into the video game world. SMarcade, a division of Smith’s SmodCo has worked in cooperation with Ice Cap Games to release two iOS games, available for download on the iPod and iPad, starring Smith’s beloved characters Jay and Silent Bob. Jay and Silent Bob in Let Us Dance and Jay and Silent Bob in Too Fat to

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    Watch Kevin James, Salma Hayek and Henry Winkler in the trailer for ‘Here Comes the Boom’

    Kevin James stars in the upcoming film Here Comes The Boom, set to be released in Oct. 12. The former King of Queens star plays a 42 year-old biology teacher at an underprivileged high school facing large budget cutbacks– so….. naturally, he decides to train as a mixed martial arts fighter, land a big fight and earn the money to save the school’s music department (headed by Henry Winkler!). Also,

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    New Lewis Black, Jim Jefferies, Kevin Smith comedy specials coming to Epix

    The already pro-comedy network Epix is making its commitment to the art form even more clear. This morning, they announced they’re launching a monthly comedy showcase called Epix Comedy Unbound, which will air the last weekend of every month. “We are deepening our commitment to comedy by featuring the best of today’s stand-up comedians in our showcase and giving them free reign to push the envelope and bring our viewers

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    Kevin Smith taping live special “Burn in Hell” for EPIX

    When Kevin Smith hits the stage tonight in Austin, the cameras will be rolling for a live taping to be aired on EPIX, the cross-platform entertainment company announced today, just hours before the filmmaker begins his performance. The show, titled Burn in Hell, will be Smith’s second for EPIX. His first, Too Fat To Fly premiered on the network in October of last year. His show, which combines storytelling, jokes

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    Watch Louis C.K.’s tribute to George Carlin: “I can be like George”

    In March of last year, I was lucky enough to be sitting in the second row of a George Carlin tribute produced by the New York Public Library. I was surrounded by the likes of Steve Martin, Ben Stiller (and his parents) as well as Richard Pryor’s daughter Rain and Lenny Bruce’s daughter, Kitty. It was overwhelming to say the least. You can read my recap of the night here.

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    Kevin Smith looks to host his own, daily television talk show

    Clerks director and cult comedy legend Kevin Smith is set to host a talk show pilot. The show is planned to be a daily, half hour, syndicated program that would blend discussion with celebrities and comedy. The show is tentatively titled The Kevin Smith Project, and the show’s booking staff is pitching it as “a Regis and Kelly talk show at the opposite end of the day for the opposite

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    Kevin Smith is not a comedian, but he’ll give you the George Carlin treatment on Oct. 23

    For Kevin Smith, his upcoming EPIX performance special, Kevin Smith: Too Fat for 40, is both a happy accident and a culmination of many of his recent, high profile battles with cyber antagonists and Southwest Airlines (he was kicked off a flight for being too large; see video below). Throughout a recent discussion with bloggers at his Los Angeles podcasting theater, the SModcastle, Smith, with his trademark honesty and profanity,

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    Robin Williams loses $6 million lawsuit

    Not too long ago, Robin Williams filed suit against Gold Circle Films, over what he contended was a breached contract for the Kevin Smith-directed Cop Out, in theaters later this month and starring Tracy Morgan and Bruce Willis. Today, however, TMZ reports that the powers that be ruled in favor of Gold Circle, agreeing with the film company’s claims that it had never inked a contract with Williams to star

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    Jim Norton: Comedian for all mediums

    By Stephanie Sottile After his first book, Happy Endings: The Tales of a Meaty Breasted Zilch stayed on The New York Times Best Sellers list for four weeks, it’s no surprise that Jim Norton would once again venture into the literary world. His new tome, I Hate Your Guts is a compilation of acerbic, all-too-honest essays about the people who irritate him most:  everybody from Al Sharpton to Starbucks employees

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