INSIDE WITH: JORDAN VOGT-ROBERTS

On a chilly April evening in Chicago, the Bastion got a chance to formally chit-chat with filmmaker Jordan Vogt-Roberts, in between his dates on the coast and right before the DC Comedy Fest this coming weekend (where he’ll be chairing the Short Comedy Film portion of the festival). Embodying a famed lyric by one of […]

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T.J. MILLER CAST IN ‘YOGI BEAR’

Word came down last Thursday and was sealed yesterday that T.J. Miller has been offered the role of Ranger Jones in the live-action/animated Yogi Bear movie. Miller will co-star with Anna Faris, Justin Timberlake, and Dan Aykroyd, who will voice Yogi the Bear. The movie will be directed by Eric Brevig (“Journey to the Center […]

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INSIDE WITH: LONNY ROSS – BY: KEITH HUANG

By his own admission, actor Lonny Ross says his alter ego, Josh Girard of NBC’s 30 Rock, is not so different from himself: “We are both dudes who do weird voices, make funny faces and enjoy wearing hoodies.” But stripped to their cores, Lonny and Josh are simply two young actors-slash-writers who appear on a […]

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INSIDE WITH: JUDAH FRIEDLANDER

The bio says: “My name is Judah Friedlander. Let me tell you a little bit about myself. I am a comedian. I am also the World Champion.” That’s pretty much all the average person needs to know. However, we’re above average people here, we wanted to find out what else is going on with the […]

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IS TARAN KILLAM HEADED TO SNL?

With the shocking news out today that Will Forte has left the cast of SNL, it begs the question: WHO’S JOINING SNL? I’ve been sleuthing out a rumor that someone from The Groundlings got cast as a featured player. And one name that’s floated past The Apiary’s news desk is Taran Killam. Taran currently mans […]

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CRACKED MAGAZINE CRUMBLES

An email from the editor of Cracked Magazine: Hi, everybody. I have some bad news. Some of you already know this. Some of you probably already suspect. Others might have had no idea that anything was amiss. But the deal is: Cracked Magazine is gone as of Issue #3. Cracked the company, I should point […]

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GIVEAWAY AZIZ ANSARI’S INTIMATE MOMENTS FOR A SENSUAL EVENING

We’ve got three copies of Aziz Ansari’s new CD, Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening, to give away. Win one! The CD is the soundtrack to the special, “Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening,” which has a World Television Premiere on Comedy Central on Sunday, January 17 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. The special […]

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A Brief History of Glove an Uncredited 30 Rock Extra

This is the story of “Glove,” a rubber glove that made four separate appearances on TV comedy fave 30 Rock. The mastermind (er, hand) inside “Glove” is R.C. Hall, a New York-based hip-hop artist, skateboard enthusiast and background gypsy who, in a meta-twist redolent of the show itself, portrayed a set painter for TGS With […]

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