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  • The Groundlings: improving improv in L.A. for 40 years

    The Groundlings: improving improv in L.A. for 40 years
    It's raucous backstage at the Groundlings after a Tuesday evening improv show — red wine and buckets of salty snacks will do that to a roomful of comedians, as will having just killed it onstage. A fluffy border collie lumbers through the crowd,...
  • FX's 'American Horror Story' Caps Strong Season as Night's Top Scripted Show in Demo

    FX's "American Horror Story" scared up largest audience since October on Wednesday as it wrapped its highest-rated season yet . "American Horror Story: Coven," the third edition of the "Horror Story" franchise, averaged a 2.2 rating/7 share in adults 18-...
  • L.A. Film Festival closes with premiere of 'The Way, Way Back'

    The comedy "The Way, Way Back," which closed the Los Angeles Film Festival on Sunday, is a coming-of-age story based on events that really happened in the life of the film's co-writer and co-director, Jim Rash. The film, which played before a packed...
  • 'The Way, Way Back' review: Love this slice of summer

    'The Way, Way Back' review:  Love this slice of summer
    ***1/2 (out of 4) If possible, I would blend “The Way, Way Back” with ice and syrup and drink it all summer. I’d wear it as sunscreen or I’d put it in my pocket, careful that it didn’t get wet at the pool or beach. That&...
  • Video/Q&A: 'The Way, Way Back' writers/directors/co-stars Jim Rash & Nat Faxon

    Video/Q&A: 'The Way, Way Back' writers/directors/co-stars Jim Rash & Nat Faxon
    More than a year later, Nat Faxon hasn’t fully processed winning an Academy Award. “It still feels surreal and dreamlike,” says the former “Ben and Kate” star, whose work with Jim Rash (Dean Pelton on “Community&...
  • An indie brings Nick Offerman back to the Chicago area

    An indie brings Nick Offerman back to the Chicago area
    Whenever I find myself in a bleak mood, a quick glance at the Ron Swanson Pyramid of Greatness usually does the trick. A near-perfect melding of minds between the "Parks and Recreation" writing staff and actor Nick Offerman, this visual guide on how to...
  • The incredible Steve Carell

    The incredible Steve Carell
    TOLUCA LAKE, Calif. — Looking trim in a black windbreaker over a gray crew neck sweatshirt, Steve Carell walked into the diner near the Warner Bros. lot just like a regular guy. OK, most actors/celebrities walk into diners like regular folk; it&...
  • Fox gives Nahnatchka Khan comedy 'Fatrick' a pilot order

    Fox gives Nahnatchka Khan comedy 'Fatrick' a pilot order
    Fox has officially ordered the pilot for "Fatrick," which is backed by a hefty comedy lineup. The show is written by "Dont Trust the B---- in Apt 23" creator  Nahnatchka Khan and Corey Nickerson (co-executive producer of "Apt 23", "The Crazy Ones")...
  • Jim Rash writes, directs, acts and hosts.

    Jim Rash writes, directs, acts and hosts.
    Oscar-winning screenwriter Jim Rash ("The Descendants") hosts Sundance Channel's series "The Writers' Room," a chatfest with scripters of such hit TV shows as "Game of Thrones," whose staff sits down with Rash on Monday. Rash also plays the energetic Dean...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Dakota Johnson cast as Anastasia Steele

    'Fifty Shades of Grey': Dakota Johnson cast as Anastasia Steele
    "Fifty Shades of Grey" novelist E.L. James announced Monday morning on Twitter that Dakota Johnson had won the coveted role as college graduate Anastasia Steele in the adaptation of her bestselling erotic novel. The role of Anastasia is the biggest to...
  • 'The Way Way Back'

    Following the acclaim - and the Oscar - they received for their script for "The Descendants," writer-directors Nat Faxon and Jim Rash earned critical kudos again for this comedy-drama centering around a youngster (Liam James) who feels out of place...