Published: Sat, 21 Feb 2009 16:50:02 PST
Last Build Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2009 16:50:02 PSTCopyright: Kevin Crossman, Kevdo.com
Sat, 21 Feb 2009 16:50:02 PSTWelcome to the 4th Annual Frat Pack Earmuff Awards. Tonight, we recognize the cinematic achievement of the Frat Pack and their hollywood friends. The earmuffs are voted on by members of the Frat Pack Tribute website and podcast community. Join host Kevin Crossman and Rick Duran for this year's Earmuff Award ceremony. Tune in to find out who will the coveted earmuff awards for categrories such as Best Sex Scene, Best Celebrity Cameo, or the Andy Dick Award for Dubious Distinction. Our show also includes the best musical moments, best sound bites, and best catch-phrases in this year's Frat Pack movies, along with a special lifetime achievement award.
Sat, 31 Jan 2009 23:35:02 PSTIt's awards time in Fratville and first and foremost our very own Frat Pack Earmuff Awards. Drew Hunt joins Kevin Crossman to announce the awards and provide picks and analysis. Who was snubbed and who deserves your vote? Tune in to find out!
Thu, 18 Dec 2008 23:05:02 PSTThe podcast returns from hiatus to talk about Jack Black's Frat Pack invitation to Robert Downey Jr, Jack's appearance with John C. Reilly in Prop 8 The Musical, and more. We also explain what the hell happened to the podcast and enjoy a killer Tropic Thunder remix of "The Name of the Game."
Wed, 12 Nov 2008 23:25:02 PSTJane Lynch has been one of the most recognizable comedic actresses of the decade. In Universal Pictures' Role Models, she gives one of her most insane performances yet as Gail Sweeney, head of the Sturdy Wings mentoring program. The Frat Pack Tribute was part of a roundtable interview session with Lynch for a chat about Role Models, her impressive career and even her love of Ben Stiller.
Fri, 07 Nov 2008 23:25:02 PDTDirector David Wain has developed a loyal cult following from his television work in Stella, the State and independent filmmaking efforts Wet Hot American Summer and The Ten. With the arrival of Universal Pictures' Role Models, Wain makes his first mainstream studio comedy, featuring many familiar faces from his past projects. The Frat Pack Tribute sat down with David Wain at the Role Models press day in Santa Monica, California, for a chat about his career and the transition into mainstream comedy.
Thu, 06 Nov 2008 20:55:02 PDTIn Role Models, Seann William Scott plays a libido-minded character not too different from his star-making Stifler role from the American Pie trilogy. However, in real life he is a very honest, introspective person willing address career missteps and aspirations. The Frat Pack Tribute had the opportunity to sit down with Scott for a fascinating interview during the Role Models press day in Santa Monica, California.
Wed, 16 Apr 2008 20:55:02 PDTRussell Brand is a wild, fast-talking comedian from the UK, introducing himself to US audiences in Forgetting Sarah Marshall. Brand plays Aldous Snow, a rock singer who has started dating Sarah Marshall, much to the horror of her ex-boyfriend Peter. Brand, a successful stand-up and tabloid sensation in the UK, is a unique sight to behold in person; A daunting mix of tall hair, chains, open shirts and his own self-declared “androgynous sexuality.” The Frat Pack Tribute participated in a hilarious roundtable interview session with Brand during Los Angeles press day for Forgetting Sarah Marshall. We did not know what to expect from Brand, and the following interview is one of the funniest we’ve been lucky to take part in.
Mon, 14 Apr 2008 21:55:02 PDTNicholas Stoller makes his directorial debut with Forgetting Sarah Marshall, the latest hysterical R-Rated romp from the Apatow Productions camp and Universal Pictures. This time around, Stoller is directing Knocked Up scene-stealer Jason Segel, whom he previously collaborated with on Apatow’s Undeclared series. The Frat Pack Tribute had a chance to participate in a roundtable interview session with Stoller during the Forgetting Sarah Marshall Los Angeles press day. In our interview, Nicholas Stoller discusses directing improvised material, what to expect on the DVD, his upcoming projects and the challenges of shooting Segel’s much-discussed nude scene.
Sun, 06 Apr 2008 22:50:02 PDTSteve Carell's hit series returns this Thursday and to celebrate we've invited Matt from the That's What She Said Podcast and Sarah from The Office Alliance podcast to tell us what they think about the return. Topics include the season and character story arcs, the Office spinoff, and the movie careers of The Office cast.
Sat, 05 Apr 2008 19:50:02 PDTJason Segel is the latest Freaks and Geeks alum given the chance to headline his own film, under the watchful eye of producer Judd Apatow. Audiences are most familiar with Segel from his role as Seth Rogen’s roommate in Knocked Up, and his weekly role on CBS’ How I Met Your Mother. This time, Segel leads an all-star cast in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, which he also wrote the screenplay for. The Frat Pack Tribute had a chance to sit down with Segel during the film’s press day roundtable session, including hilarious discussions about Dracula, Muppets and penises. You read that right.
Thu, 03 Apr 2008 20:50:02 PDTKristen Bell is one of the fastest rising female stars in Hollywood. From her critically acclaimed former show Veronica Mars to a wildly popular guest stint on NBC’s Heroes, Bell is now moving on to the film world as the title character in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, the latest R-Rated romp from Judd Apatow’s comedy goldmine. The Frat Pack Tribute had a chance to participate in the film’s press day roundtable session with Ms. Bell as she discussed her Hawaii adventures with Jason Segel and Russell Brand, in addition to her many other projects. We were also fortunate enough to witness an emotional moment as she discussed the cancellation of Veronica Mars and her relationship with the cast.
Mon, 17 Mar 2008 22:50:02 PDTRick Duran joins Kevin Crossman for a discussion of the Frat Pack universe. We discuss the poor box office reception of Semi-Pro and the prospects for Owen Wilson's Drillbit Taylor. Next, we discuss the upcoming Judd Apatow film starring Seth Rogen and Adam Sandler, as well as Ben Stiller's Tropic Thunder.
Fri, 29 Feb 2008 22:50:02 PSTChristine and Jon braved the cold in Toronto to hang out with the funniest guy around, Mr. Will Ferrell. Will's new movie Semi-Pro opens today and we have some incredible audio of Will singing with Dave Grohl.
Wed, 27 Feb 2008 22:50:02 PSTTake a listen to our interviews with the stars and creative talent behind Forgetting Sarah Marshall at Wondercon. We discuss the upcoming comedy with Kristen Bell, Shauna Robertson, Mila Kunis, Russell Brand, Nicholas Stoller, and Jack McBrayer. Next, Rick Duran sits down with Kevin Crossman to discuss the Wondercon panel discussion, the marketing of the movie, the box office prospects for the movie, and more.
Wed, 20 Feb 2008 23:50:02 PSTWelcome to the 3rd Annual Frat Pack Earmuff Awards. Tonight, we recognize the cinematic achievement of the Frat Pack and their hollywood friends. The earmuffs are voted on by members of the Frat Pack Tribute website and podcast community, many of whom are presenting awards tonight. In addition, the ceremony features podcast personalities from shows such as Five Hundy by Midnight, Filmspotting, That's What She Said, The MacCast, and The Typical Mac User. Tune in to find out who will the coveted earmuff awards for categrories such as Best Sex Scene, Best Celebrity Cameo, or the Chee-eeese Award for Dubious Distinction. Our show also includes the best musical moments, best sound bites, and best catch-phrases in this year's Frat Pack movies, along with a special lifetime achievement award.
Fri, 08 Feb 2008 23:30:02 PSTRick Duran joins us to tell us about some of the key musical tracks from Knocked Up that never made it to the official soundtrack album. There's some great stuff from some surprising acts. We also have reviews of Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show and Strange Wilderness. Plus some Knocked Up related podcast, website, and video picks of the week.
Mon, 28 Jan 2008 23:30:02 PSTCheck out our custom remix of Will Ferrell's amazing theme song from the forthcoming Semi-Pro. Plus, we run down the latest in Frat Pack news, including Jack Black's baby, Brat Pack vs. Frat Pack, Luke Wilson's great week, Will Ferrell in Ireland, and more. Plus, we have an heartbreaking listener call so check out the latest podcast.
Mon, 21 Jan 2008 22:30:02 PSTJoin Kevin Crossman and Rick Duran as they announce the nominees in each category. Kevin and Rick also provide commentary on the nominees, surprise snubs, and their picks for the winners in each category.
Wed, 16 Jan 2008 22:30:02 PSTWe run down the latest Frat Pack news, including a move for Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Will Ferrell on Broadway(?). Plus, we confess we hated one of the Walk Hard cameos by a normally reliable Frat Pack friend. Then, hear Woody Harrelson and John C. Reilly sing about "Bad Jokes" and more.
Mon, 07 Jan 2008 00:00:02 PSTIt's a supersized episode as Tribute editors Kevin Crossman, Rick Duran, and Drew Hunt sit down to discuss the highs and lows in the Frat Pack universe for 2007. There's also talk of Judd Apatow's win as Frat Pack Tribute Man of the Year. Plus, each gets to highlight what they are looking forward to in 2008.