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Posts Tagged ‘Gilbert Gottfried’

Who Knew These New York Yankees Were Such Good Actors?

Certainly not Jimmy Fallon and certainly not us. But thanks to Wednesday’s great little Late Night drop-in, this pair of Yankees proved they can also when needed step up to be “Mr. August.”

During Fallon’s latest Audience Suggestion Box skit, Mark Teixeira (as Ivy’s mom, Meryl Streep) and CC Sabathia (as Ivy, Julianne Nicholson) donned wigs, confidently recited dialogue in front of some manufactured homestead backdrop and forever imprinted themselves into the August: Osage County catalog.

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Gilbert Gottfried: ‘The Internet is the New Lynch Mob’

Some of the jokes flying Monday night at the New York Friars Club roast of Don Rickles included Joan Riversobservation that the elderly crowd in attendance amounted to “Kervorkian’s bucket list.” Ha ha.

But our prize for the most enterprising media spin on this event belongs to Diana Falzone. For a foxnews.com op ed about “insult comedy,” she spoke to someone well familiar with the hazards of today’s nanosecond peanut gallery:

“It’s a very strange time period now with insult comedy,” [Gilbert] Gottfried told FOX411. “Even Rickles has gotten in trouble and gotten on the Internet because now it’s ‘No he shouldn’t [say] that…’ Now everyone’s on the Internet. I feel like the Internet is the new lynch mob.”

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Wanderlust Media Adds Gary Busey to Roster of GPS Celebrity Voices

With offices in Los Angeles and Seattle, Wanderlust Media occupies a unique niche in the entertainment industry. It proudly bills itself as “the global leader in celebrity and branded voice content for the GPS navigation industry.”

There’s probably not a lot of competition in this vertical, but still, hats off to Wanderlust for nabbing such directional entertainment jesters as David Hasselfhoff, his car sidekick KITT, Mr. T, Flavor Flav, and now, Garey Busey for $6.95. The only surprise here is that the Celebrity Apprentice contestant beat Charlie Sheen to the dashboard deal.

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