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The Weasel Grows Up

The late 80s and early 90s were good to Pauly Shore. The Weasel -- an alter ego born out of Shore's standup -- became, for a time, more than just a character. The Weasel was a living, breathing thing whose mannerisms and catchphrases, like it [...]

By Isaac Kozell

Pauly Shore’s Road Documentary Premieres on Showtime December 4th

Pauly Shore is headed to Showtime. Deadline reports that the pay cable network has picked up Shore's documentary Pauly Shore Stands Alone to premiere on December 4th. Directed by and starring Shore, the documentary follows the actor and [...]

By Megh Wright

The Rise and Fall of Pauly Shore

Creating a comedic character can be a tricky process. To a certain extent, every successful standup comic has a comedic persona. Listeners of the Todd Barry podcast may be surprised to find that instead of the glib, sarcastic comic they love [...]

By Justin Gray

Watching Bio-Dome For the First Time

The first half of the 90s was a fertile ground for comedies that exploited the popularity not just of a single comedian, but of a specific character — or type of character — portrayed by a single comedian; Carrey’s mugging wise-ass, [...]

By Alden Ford