On Thursday, this year's Oscar nominations will be announced, also known as national Gah! What Were Those Idiot Voters Thinking Day. We can't wait, so in the meantime, we give you this:
For the second consecutive Super Bowl, residents of a very, very, very select number of far-flung towns across America saw a surreal, low-budget commercial for Old Milwaukee beer starring Will Ferrell. It was even more surreal than last year's -- and, yes, even more surreal than the Old Milwaukee ad ... More >>
As you might recall, last year Will Ferrell shot a series of low-budget ads for Old Milwaukee beer. Each ad tended to air only in the market where it was filmed. So, for example, you had this gem in Terre Haute, Indiana:
In the very long and tiring journey that is the 2012 presidential election, it's easy to get swept away in the 24-hour news cycles, attack ads and mud slinging. Then again, that's tame compared to North Carolina's 14th Congressional District race. The Campaign starts off with a scandal. Will Ferrel ... More >>
Yesterday, the city was declared "Will and Zach Day" in honor of an appearance in Kiener Plaza made by actors Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis. Sorry, Galifinakis. No, Galafinikis. Gala-FIN-a-kiss? Apparently, no one in St. Louis knows.
Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim have a knack for regurgitating pop culture through an offbeat filter that's entirely their own. And more often than not, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!'s nonsense is deeply, profoundly hilarious. Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie on the other hand, while ce ... More >>
In the past year, Will Ferrell has made a series of low-budget (to be generous) ads for Old Milwaukee, which aired in very, very few, very small markets. Last night, Deadspin reports, during the Super Bowl, North Platte, Nebraska, was treated to the following: If nothing else, it's more succinct ... More >>
image viaOne question has been burning in our minds since Zooey Deschanel's hesitant but pretty national anthem performance at Sunday night's World Series game: Why is she still here and what exactly does she want with us? The actress turned singer-songwriter/well-compensated-shill kicked o ... More >>
Drexina MelsonKandi BurrussR&B/soul music fans had just enough time to nurse those hangovers before ringing in the New Year with Fantasia Barrino. Fantasia has become a household name on the strength of a solid singing career, a stint on Broadway and a reality show about her life. She played ... More >>
What are you looking at? Oh, St. Louis's victory? Yeah, we would stare too.Soooooo, what are you doing Thursday? Because you could be panting over a red velvet rope in Will Ferrell's general direction at the Wehrenberg Chesterfield Galaxy 14 Cine at the "other" premiere of Ferrell and Mark Wahlbe ... More >>
Gunning for a St. Louis premiere. Did you feel like a winner when you woke up this morning? No? How about one-fifth of a winner? Because that's what you should feel like!The Other Guys stars Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg announced yesterday via a Facebook video that St. Louis is one of ... More >>
Want to hug Buddy the Elf? Dreamed of being audience to a private New Kids on the Block concert? Long to be brainwashed by Mugatu?Well, you may never climb those mountains, but here's what you can do: Use those clicking fingers and vote for St. Louis to host the premiere of The Other Guys, starri ... More >>
Scripts 'N Screwz in black and whiteLast time we gave some shine to underground East St. Louis duo Scripts 'N Screwz, it was busy pimping out its video for "Brick" for a contest on MTV U.The weather has changed since then, but the group's hustle hasn't. It has a new single, a Valentines ... More >>
The St. Louis version of Dr. Sketchy's Art Club (inspired by the New York-based originator, Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School) meets once a month to figure-draw the girls of the Alley Cat Revue. During the club's most recent meeting, club members (the events are open to all) were treated to scantily cla ... More >>
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We gush over Trey Anastasio, get some cowbell advice from Blue Öyster Cult's expert and administer a headphones fidelity test
Week of June 29, 2005
Bewitched delivers just what you'd expect. Absolutely nothing.
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Ferrell kicks and screams his way to another hit
We're hot for elves
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Our critics enter the summer-movie fray
Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.
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Put away those cowbells and show the Blue Oyster Cult some respect
Mr. Ferrell comes into his glory in Old School
Directed by Bruce McCulloch