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Peter Sellers

  1. underrated
    John Cleese on The Goon Show, His Earliest Comedy InfluenceTalking with the Monty Python member about Peter Sellers, failure, and why he prefers disrespectful interviewers.
  2. Exploring the Lunacy of ‘The Goon Show’The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  3. The Lost Roles of Peter SellersLost Roles is a weekly column exploring “what might have been” in movie and TV comedy as we take a different actor, writer, or comedian each […]
  4. A Look at Peter Sellers’ Local Television Show Called FredThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  5. Which Comedian Had the Greatest Five-Year Span of Films?In the days leading up to the release of Tower Heist, one of the many, many stories I read about Eddie Murphy stated that from roughly […]
  6. Come Back, Mike Myers. We Love YouI grew up a giant Mike Myers fan. I saved up to buy the Wayne’s World book (there was one!), I camped out outside The Spy Who Shagged Me for a […]
  7. loose threads
    Olsenboye Launches Today; Rachel Zoe Has LandedAlso, Gucci finds a use for its archive images of Veruschka.
  8. gossipmonger
    Liza Minnelli to Appear in Sex and the City MovieShe’ll be singing “Single Ladies,” no less. And more celebrity gossip in our daily roundup.
  9. the list
    Tina Fey, ‘W.,’ and the Ten Funniest Political Impressions of All Time
  10. apropos of nothing
    ‘Umbrella’ Watch 2008: Is R. Kelly’s ‘Body Body’ the Song of the Summer?It’s a summery ode to Kellz’s inexhaustible virility (as usual), enhanced by an Auto-Tune for which T-Pain is, happily, in no way responsible.
  11. first looks
    Damien Hirst’s Fall ’08 Collection for Levi’sWe have pictures of the new line!
  12. news reel
    The City Opera’s Doggy-Style Love: Peter Sellars ApprovesYes, that is a massive orgy on stage.
  13. in other news
    Music and LyricsThe case of Paul Cortez, the personal trainer–musician accused of murdering a dancer who snubbed him, took an odd turn yesterday when the prosecution offered the defendant’s song lyrics as evidence of his violent tendencies. The Times quotes Cortez’s attorney, Dawn Florio, who claimed that songs like “The Killin Machine” were perfectly normal for her client to have written: “Rock stars don’t write about tulips and butterflies,” she explained. Objection, hearsay. — Lori Fradkin Lyrics and Diaries Offered as a Portrait of a Killer [NYT]