We’ve been waiting for someone to come up with a solid spoof of “The Bachelor,” and Michael Ian Black and Ken Marino have finally done it. Their show, “Burning Love,” features Marino as the typical clueless, self-centered bachelor, weeding through a classic assortment of hysterical lunatics and weirdos to find “true love.” Kristen Bell, Malin Ackerman and Ken Jeong — as delectable choice Ballerina — all play potential love matches, as does Jen Aniston in a surprise (big surprise!) cameo.
“I was terrified going into it, we both were. It was my first love scene in a movie, and it was my first time ever making out with a guy. What was so weird about it was once we started doing it, it was so surprising and strange to me how sort of blasé I became about it almost immediately. In a weird way it was upsetting to me that I was so comfortable making out with this dude, and having simulated sex with him! It struck me how sort of normal it seemed. Not enough to make me go bi, but enough to make me go ‘Oh, this isn’t anything, it’s just two people.’”
—Michael Ian Black talks about his sex scene with Bradley Cooper way back in the day in the movie “Wet Hot American Summer.” While most of the cast has signed on for the sequel/prequel, Bradley is allegedly the lone hold-out. Maybe because he’s afraid of having to have another makeout session with Michael? [SixPackage] Keep reading »
Give comedians — give them 140 characters and they’ll find a joke that fits. This week in Tweet Beat, Michael Ian Black pretends he’s on “Sesame Street,” Sarah Silverman defends the emoticon, and Ellen saves a bird. Keep reading »