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Judd Apatow

'Do I Think Comedians Are Better Now? Hell F*ckin' No'

Posted 12.06.2012 | Comedy

In an email interview with Judd Apatow for Vanity Fair's first-ever comedy issue, comedian Chris Rock revealed his disappointment with the state of co...

Vanity Fair Poll: Men Are Funnier Than Women

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.03.2012 | Comedy

Vanity Fair's January 2013 edition will mark its first-ever Comedy Issue, and as part of its coverage, the magazine teamed up with "60 Minutes" to dis...

WATCH: Jason Segel Gets Frisky In 'This Is 40'

Posted 11.26.2012 | Entertainment

"This Is 40" isn't a sequel to "Knocked Up," but Judd Apatow centered his fourth film as a director on Pete and Debbie (Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann), tw...

They're Going To Make Judd Apatow's 'Simpsons' Episode

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 11.20.2012 | Comedy

Judd Apatow is the latest guest to sit down with Conan O'Brien on "Serious Jibber-Jabber," his hour-long online chat show, but perhaps the most inter...

LISTEN: Fiona Apple's Oscar Bid

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 11.18.2012 | Entertainment

Fiona Apple's Oscar entry has arrived. "Dull Tool," an original track the singer wrote for Judd Apatow's "This Is 40," made its way online Saturday ev...

Ross Luippold

Janeane Garofalo Forgot She Was Married For 20 Years | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.13.2012 | Comedy

NEW YORK -- Perhaps the single best decision made before Saturday evening's reunion of "The Ben Stiller Show" cast at the Paley Center for Media on Sa...

Has 'Girls' Already Been Renewed For A Third Season?

Posted 11.12.2012 | TV

Worry not, "Girls" fans: The HBO series already has a third season, and Season 2 hasn't even premiered yet, according to Judd Apatow. In an intervi...

Judd Apatow on This Is 40, Living with Three Versions of the Same Woman, and Why He Doesn't Write Villains

Vanity Fair | Posted 01.09.2013 | Celebrity
Vanity Fair

In advance of the December 21 release, Judd Apatow sat down for an intriguingly in-depth discussion with Film Comment magazine, some of the most compelling comments of which we've included here.

The First Thing Judd Apatow Ever Wrote Was ...

Posted 11.08.2012 | TV

With his upcoming film "This Is 40," his work as a producer on "Girls" and a library of classic blockbuster comedies like "Knocked Up" and "Bridesmaid...

Words That Shaped Last Week: 'Frankenstorm,' 'Richard Mourdock,' and 'Ohio'

Vanity Fair | Posted 12.29.2012 | Media
Vanity Fair

For your edification, a look back at the phrases, nouns, and neologisms that have, for better or for worse, shaped the week's national discourse.

Chatting With Peter Frampton, Bruce Hornsby and Mike Andrews

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.24.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I always try to make stuff that affects me and I think that if given the chance, a lot of music that doesn't seem like the formula of what might be a hit would be more popular. There's a lot of great music that doesn't sound like whatever. Everything sounds very dance-y now."

Judd Apatow Guest-Edits A Magazine

Posted 10.23.2012 | Comedy

This January, "Vanity Fair" magazine will run its first-ever Comedy Issue, and has invited writer, director and producer Judd Apatow to guest-edit. ...

Fiona Apple Wrote A Song For Judd Apatow's New Movie

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Fiona Apple, future Academy Award winner? Apple has written a new song for the Judd Apatow film "This Is 40," and Universal Pictures is hoping the tra...

Erin Clements

TV's Most Popular School | Erin Clements | Posted 09.06.2012 | TV

If the name of the school on “Glee” rings a bell, it might be because William McKinley High was also the setting for two of TV’s other finest po...

Judd Apatow: People Are 'Too Prudish' About 'Girls'

Posted 08.10.2012 | TV

Too squeamish for "Girls"? Executive Producer Judd Apatow has a thing or two to say about that. "[Lena Dunham] and I both agree that people are wa...

Is This Really What Marriage Looks Like After 40?

Posted 08.08.2012 | Weddings

Some people buy sports cars. Some people quit their jobs and travel the world. Some people run -- or attempt to run -- marathons. Midlife crises ca...

WATCH: New Trailer For 'This Is 40'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.07.2012 | Entertainment

Now that "The Great Gatsby" has moved out of the busy holiday season, you have more time to focus on any of the other seven major releases coming out ...

Movie Review: The Babymakers

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.30.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Babymakers wants to be a Judd Apatow comedy. Instead, it's like a third-rate Comedy Central sitcom, with dirty words, little nudity and fewer laughs than fingers on one hand.

The Week's Best Parenting Tweets

Posted 07.09.2012 | Parents

For many moms and dads these days, the Internet is a lifeline. It's a prime space for venting frustrations, asking practical questions and sharing fam...

Judd Apatow: 'Cool People Will Like You For Who You Are' (VIDEO)

Posted 06.28.2012 | Teen

When middle-aged men give advice on life and love to teenage girls (as we've seen before), hilarity often ensues. For their latest "Ask A Grown Man" f...

Am I the Only Post-50 Guy Who Watches HBO's 'Girls'?

John Blumenthal | Posted 08.26.2012 | Fifty
John Blumenthal

I'm way beyond that demographic for HBO's "Girls," but I'm admittedly gripped by nostalgia much of the time...I went through some trials and tribulations of my own when I was 20-something and living in the Big Apple. I ended up watching every episode and was forlorn after the season finale.

Judd Apatow's Childhood Letter From Steve Martin

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 06.22.2012 | Entertainment

Before Judd Apatow was a hero to aspiring filmmakers looking to break into comedy, he was just a kid who wrote a letter to his own comedic hero, Steve...

'Girls' Finale Recap: 'Everyone's A Dumb Whore'

Crystal Bell | Posted 06.17.2012 | TV
Crystal Bell

In the season finale of HBO's "Girls," Hannah and Marnie go forward with their "break-up," while Adam gets serious. Meanwhile, Jessa throws a very important impromptu party, much to the displeasure of Shoshanna.

The 21 Most Cringe-Worthy Moments From 'Girls'

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 06.14.2012 | TV

HBO's "Girls" has taken a lot of heat this season for perceived offenses ranging from nepotism to racism. But as its Season 1 finale approaches on Sun...

'Girls' Recap: A Brutal Break-Up (And Not The Kind You Think)

Crystal Bell | Posted 06.10.2012 | TV
Crystal Bell

Hannah is resentful of the literary success of a former classmate, while Marnie finally comes to her breaking point with supporting Hannah financially and emotionally. Meanwhile, Jessa gets an unexpected visitor.