This past week Street Film sat down with David Schwimmer at Philadelphia's Sofitel to discuss his college days, life after Friends and his role in the recently released Duane Hopwood. Schwimmer plays the title character in this comedy-drama, an alcoholic father whose life is unraveling before his eyes.
How are you going about choosing roles in terms of differentiating yourself from the Ross character?
I don't consciously look for roles that will differentiate me from Ross as much as I look at roles that will challenge me as an actor, and those are more likely roles that are different from that character.
Michael Showalter doesn't think there's anything funny about Brooklyn.
The actor-cum-writer-cum-director, renowned for playing Coop in Wet Hot American Summer (a film he co-wrote) and for his involvement in "Stella" on Comedy Central, has just released The Baxter, his directorial debut.
It's probably a good idea not to get tanned before you get tanned (and by tanned we mean tanned and also drunk), as was initially the premise of this pre-Spring Break tanning investigation, because the whole thing is a lot more complicated than you might think.
Jews are fun to laugh at. From Philip Roth's Portnoy's Complaint to Seinfeld to Adam Sandler's "The Hanukkah Song (versions ad nauseum)," the rule is tried and true: laugh at a Jew and you will be laughing for a long time.
Cindy is small and pretty, soft-spoken yet animated. She arrived at Penn to study Education and Linguistics two years ago, and very quickly she met Mark*, a fellow graduate student, through the Penn Graduate Christian Fellowship.
My parents have failed me.
Sure, they spoiled me in all of the usual ways; school lunches from Le Bernadin, yachts, cocaine binges on Friday nights when we were bored, an endless stream of ponies boarded at Claremont until I graduated to thoroughbreds.
In a freakish turn of events, seven of our best TV shows on DVD begin with the letters S or F. Despite such great odds, Saved by the Bell and Farscape didn't make the cut, but 10 other great television shows did.
Caroline in the City (1995-1999)
? Caroline Duffy married Del and then tragically lost a limb in a freakish accident involving ink and a spatula.
? Richard Karinsky finally realized he was gay and broke the Duffster's heart for good.
? Del Cassidy was the first to create a "You lost a limb and I no longer love you" greeting card.
My So-Called Life (1994-1995)
? Angela Chase finally got a clue.
? Jordan Catalano cut his hair and stopped being hot.
Back in the day, John Holmes was the biggest -- and therefore the best -- in the biz. "Johnny Wadd" starred in more than 2000 adult productions and reportedly bedded more than 10,000 women over the course of his career -- including his wife.
Probably the only guy who might really have been hornier than Ron Jeremy, he was well-endowed.