TOM HARDY AND DOG
Trey Parker & Matt Stone - GQ by Martin Schoeller, December 2011
Jon Stewart on Matt & Trey:
Many years ago, someone sent me a video in which four boys are asked by Jesus to help him kill Santa. The video was vulgar, hilarious, and oddly touching, and had apparently been made by two nitwits from Colorado. Ever since that day, I have looked forward to anything Matt and Trey produce with a mixture of joy, respect, and a glee that bears more than a passing resemblance to an 11-year-old girl finding out she’s getting a pony. And each time I’m astounded by how vulgar, hilarious, oddly touching, and even brave their stuff is. But through it all, there were always whispers of another project… A mysterious work that would someday appear in the form of a Broadway musical… About Mormons. Classic overreach. No way they pull this thing off. But they do. And it’s incredible. A doctoral dissertation in funny-as-shit satire. A hysterical, full-throated defense of faith that somehow also manages to make perfect sense of a lyric involving eye-fucking God. When you witness a work of such quality—and this is coming from someone who traffics in their field—there is only one thing to say, and I cannot say it emphatically enough: Fuck those guys.
So much love for these two men.
Freddie Mercury and Darth Vader
Fassbender has a drink & cigar and I have a red velvet cupcake. Kinda sums it up.
From Katharine Hepburn’s 1981 interview with Barbara Walters:
Hepburn: “I have not lived as a woman. I have lived as a man…I’ve just done what I damn well wanted to and I made enough money to support myself. And I ain’t afraid of being alone.”
Walters: “Is that why also you wear pants?”
Hepburn: “No, I just wore pants because they’re comfortable.”
Walters: “Do you ever wear a skirt, by the way?”
Hepburn: “I have one.”
Walters: “You have one.”
Hepburn: “I’ll wear it to your funeral.”
It’s very hard to complain about someone saying you’re in Tina Fey’s immediate family. But I do think it’s a little unfair that there’s never any debate about whether there’s room for Will Ferrell, Steve Carell and Aziz Ansari. But with women, it’s like, OK, Kristen Wiig is having a moment now, we’re done, we’ll put the rest of them on the backburner. And that’s just ridiculous.
FACT: In the movie Moneyball, Brad Pitt’s adorable daughter (played by Kerris Dorsey) reaches out to him by playing this super-cute cover of The Show.
FACT: The Show is a song released in 2008 by performing artist Lenka and used in exactly ten gazillion Old Navy ads.
FACT: Moneyball is set in 2002.
So, in the world of Moneyball, either Lenka stole her most popular song to date from the 10-year-old child of a MLB manager or Billy Beane’s daughter is a freakin’ time traveler.
WELL, WHICH IS IT MONEYBALL!? HUH!?
GET YOUR SHIT TOGETHER, MONEYBALL.
DON’T THINK THE INTERNET ISN’T WATCHING!