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Wet Hot American Make-Out!

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn & Eva Hill | Posted 06.20.2013 | Comedy

There are so many reasons to love "Wet Hot American Summer," from the spot-on summer camp references to Bradley Cooper and Michael Ian Black's torrid,...

An Interview With Michael Showalter

Stefan Sirucek | Posted 02.17.2013 | Comedy
Stefan Sirucek

Michael Showalter is perhaps best known for co-writing and starring in Wet Hot American Summer, but Showalter has been finding new ways to make people laugh since he was a member of the sketch comedy troupe The State, on MTV.

5 Things I Hope To See In The 'Wet Hot American Summer' Prequel

Kerri Doherty | Posted 02.12.2013 | Comedy
Kerri Doherty

When Michael arrived for our recent Geeking Out interview, I gingerly asked if he remembered the time I approached him on the street. Guess what? He didn't!

WATCH: Michael Showalter Channels Worst Brooklyn Parents

Posted 03.19.2012 | Comedy

Obviously, not everyone in Park Slope, Brooklyn has a kid, and not everyone who has a kid in Park Slope thinks that screaming and running into a traff...

'Wet Hot American Summer' Sequel Is A Go!

Posted 02.09.2012 | TV

"Watch What Happens Live" (Weeknights, 11 p.m. EST on Bravo) is fast becoming the go-to place to get scoops on TV shows, movie projects and celebrity ...

WATCH: Michael Showalter Hilariously Hawks Toyotas

Posted 11.21.2011 | Comedy

Need a new car? You do now. Comedian Michael Showalter (of Stella and "Wet Hot American Summer," among other things) is the new spokesman for the ...

Major Stars Confirm Desire, Commitment For Beloved Comedy Prequel

Posted 08.23.2011 | Entertainment

When director David Wain let loose the news that he was in the planning stages of a prequel to his star-studded, cult classic comedy "Wet Hot American...

Lucas Kavner

EXCLUSIVE: Reggie Watts On The Origins Of His Unique Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.21.2011 | Comedy

People tend to remember the first time they see Reggie Watts perform. His onstage persona is so uniquely his, so off-putting and hilarious and differe...

Classic Beloved Comedy Could Get Bizarre Prequel

Posted 08.21.2011 | Entertainment

A beloved film that helped launch the careers of some of today's top comedic actors, writers and directors, "Wet Hot American Summer," released in 200...

WATCH: Rejected Titles For 'Wet Hot American Summer'

Posted 08.13.2011 | Comedy

"Wet Hot American Summer" is regarded as a cult comedy classic, but had an email exchange between director David Wain and actor/writer Michael Showalt...

PHOTOS: Our Favorite New Yorkers Tell Us What They're Grateful For

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Thanksgiving is a time for turkey, family, bickering, wine, balloons, tryptophan, naps and overall seasonal charm. It is also the time to give thanks ...

Flavorpill's NYC Weekend To-Do List

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Flavorpill NYC has picked the best of the weekend's calendar so you don't have to. For the rest of Flavorpill's picks of arts and culture this weeke...

Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Monogamous with Zak Orth

Caitlin Colford | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Caitlin Colford

Here in New York, we all have voyeuristic tendencies.

Creepy Comedians: 10 Funny Men Who've Played Bad Guys On "Law & Order" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"Law & Order" has been on a comedian kick of late featuring Michael Showalter, Jim Gaffigan and Rob Corddry as antagonists in this, their 20th season....

Ahmadinejad Is a Long Word

Michael Showalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Michael Showalter

Using big words can sometimes con an audience into thinking things make sense when in fact they don't. "Boy, that's a long word, Sarah Palin must know what she's talking about."

Michael & Michael Fist Fight On 'Late Night' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter went on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" to promote their new Comedy Central show yesterday. As expected, their ...

Michael Ian Black Talks Sex, Napping, And His War With LeVar Burton (VIDEO)

Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Alex Leo

There's certain things [my kids] can't see like my love scene with Bradley Cooper in "Wet Hot American Summer," that may not go over so well in my house. I come from a very conservative household. Led by me.

"Michael & Michael Have Issues" Reviews: Tepid Response For Beloved Comedy Duo

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"Michael & Michael Have Issues" is a show within a show within a show. The two leads, Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter, play themselves introdu...

Michael Ian Black & Michael Showalter Wish You Happy Birthday (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Someecards.com knows that sometimes words are not enough to convey your true feelings to a loved one on their birthday. Sometimes you need words AND p...

Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter Parody Billy Bob Thornton Freak-Out (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The latest internet video sensation is of Billy Bob Thornton giving the world's second strangest interview ever (don't worry, Joaquin, you're still in...

New York Times Weekender Weekender Weekender Ad

The Comic's Comic | Sean L. McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

If you live near New York City, or even in New England, you see the TV ad for the New York Times Weekender subscription a lot. A lot, a lot. Perhaps t...

The Sen. McCain Method of Campaigning

Michael Showalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Showalter

Watch John McCain recently and you will see a grown man seethe, froth, squirm, stare, glare, intimidate, wince, scowl, grimace, pick your SAT word for "act mean." It's really, well, uncomfortable to watch.