Ed Helms

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What It Was Like to Make the Best Episode of The Office

Inside 'The Dinner Party' 10 years after it first aired

(Newser) - It was a day that went down in comedic history: "On April 10th, 2008, The Office topped itself with its best half-hour ever—and perhaps the best comedy episode of the decade," writes Andy Greene for Rolling Stone . He's referring, of course, to "The Dinner Party,... More »

James Spader in Talks to Join The Office

...but not for the position you think

(Newser) - He may not end up with the job he interviewed for, but that doesn't mean he won't be working at Dunder-Mifflin. James Spader—whose character, Robert California, appeared in the season finale of The Office as a potential replacement for Steve Carell's Michael Scott—is in talks... More »

New Hangover Mind-Bogglingly Bad

Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis star in Todd Phillips' film

(Newser) - If the first Hangover was a wild party, the second is, well, the hangover. Critics are savaging the latest effort from Todd Phillips:
  • Writing in Salon , Andrew O’Hehir smacks the film’s “mind-boggling awfulness.” It’s a “clumsy, homophobic, cliché-ridden, and terminally unfunny sequel” that
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Tyson Tattoo Suit Won't Delay Hangover II

But Warner Bros will likely owe the artist a few bucks

(Newser) - Mike Tyson’s tattoo artist won't stop this weekend's release of Hangover II, notes the Hollywood Reporter . S. Victor Whitmill has sued for copyright infringement because one of the characters ends up with same tattoo Whitmill designed for the boxer. But a federal judge has ruled that it'... More »

Tyson's Tattoo Artist Sues Over Hangover II

He claims Warner Bros. violated copyright law by using it movie

(Newser) - Mike Tyson's infamous Maori-inspired tribal tattoo is back in the spotlight. Tyson's tattoo artist is suing Warner Brothers on the grounds that the studio committed "reckless copyright infringement" when it allowed the well-known marking to appear on the face of Ed Helms' character in the upcoming Hangover ... More »

Hangover Is So Good It Hurts

Screwball male-bonding Vegas comedy may be year's funniest yet

(Newser) - The Hangover 's raunchy tale of three bachelor-party buddies trying to piece together a wild night in Vegas blends its screwball ingredients into a hilarious and surprisingly headache-free mix, say critics.
  • Ty Burr, Boston Globe: The movie is "rowdy, scurrilous, and, for about three-quarters of its running time, a
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