Conway & Loretta wax figures
RJ White lives in Philadelphia. His work has appeared on various Web sites and in a couple of books. He runs Fake Criterions, The City Desk, On the Viewscreen, The Angry Police Captain, used to host the Wasted Words podcast and occasionally writes for @FakeAPStylebook, as well as other sites, which will be linked here. And how are you?
The preview for our next episode, ETUDE IN BLACK, starring John Cassavetes, Blythe Danner, Myrna Loy and Peter Falk as Columbo, featuring our guest Mallory Ortberg, is now for download at our website and on iTunes!
You can watch this episode on Netflix Watch Instantly and DVD!
The writing team of “Saturday Night Live” for the 1985-86 season, when Jack Handey joined the show. Top row: Don Novello, John Swartzwelder, Mark McKinney, Handey, Tom Davis. Middle row: Bruce McCulloch, Robert Smigel, Carol Leifer, George Meyer. Bottom row: A. Whitney Brown, Lanier Laney, Terry Sweeney, Lorne Michaels, Al Franken, James Downey.FROM JACK HANDEY
New York Times, "Jack Handey Is the Envy of Every Comedy Writer in America"
The “Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator” overlay for the stock Atari 2600 joystick. I’ve never seen one since it wasn’t necessary for gameplay and half the people who played the game weren’t using stock Atari sticks.
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: The role of Luther wasn’t written for you. You made him your own after reading the script. Name something you drew inspiration from that might surprise us.
IDRIS ELBA: [Laughs] Columbo. Columbo was a detective that never changed his clothes and never really adhered to social graces. He wasn’t violent, but he was very sort of obtrusive when he wanted to be just to get to the truth, and wouldn’t mind putting himself in harm’s way. I just loved that character, and you’ll see me walking around with my hands in my pockets a lot — that’s just my homage to Columbo.