Dave Pollot must be the happiest Etsy seller on Etsy today: art and tech blog Laughing Squid found his store earlier this year, but their post on his newly updated and expanded selection of thrift store paintings has gotten picked up by a rash of pop culture blogs today. I’m happy to contribute to that, because his paintings are fucking awesome. Keep reading »
This is what the film industry needs: Paul Feig (director of “Bridesmaids”) is going to be teaming up with “Parks and Recreation” writer Katie Dippold, with whom he also worked on “The Heat,” to make an all-female revamp of “Ghostbusters.” Dippold has a long career in comedy: In addition to her work on “Parks and Rec,” she was in the Upright Citizens Brigade, she’s written for “MADtv,” and she’s a sketch regular on “Conan.”
So, a female-written, classic comedy remake starring women, directed by someone who has a track record of creating hilarious female buddy movies. HELL YES. And it’s “Ghostbusters,” specifically. Question: What female comedians are up to the task of out-comedying Bill Murray? I can think of a few who might…
Give me a holler on Twitter.
Dear Huang Jianjun,
I know you take your ghostbusting extremely seriously. Killing ghosts has been your passion since you saw “Ghostbusters” in the ’80s. I’ve always wanted to be supportive of you and your dreams, so I refrained from telling you that I thought your idea to start a ghostbusting business was absurd. What can I say? I was tired of you sitting around all day watching watching succubus porn and drinking Mountain Dew, so I lied and told you to start your business. I wanted that imprint of your ass off my couch. I realize now that was a mistake. You used your business as an excuse to have sex with an unsuspecting woman. And here I was believing that we never had sex anymore because you weren’t “attracted to sentient beings.” Ha! What a fool I was. I suppose you were lying about not being able to get it up because of your diabetes too. Keep reading »
Babies, man. They’re real terrors. Just check out Dan Milano’s infant daughter, dressed as a terrifying baby Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man, wreaking havoc on the plastic people of her small hamlet. Where are the baby Ghostbusters when you need them? [Twitter]
This 4-year-old girl has one of the best Ghostbusters costumes we’ve ever seen (including a handmade proton pack), but it’s her fierce expression and confident stance that really makes it work. Watch out, evil spirits and sentient marshmallow men! [Imgur]