When Netflix announced it was reviving the 2001 cult comedy film Wet Hot American Summer as a prequel, fans asked why its creators weren’t picking up where the film leaves off, when the characters say in the original film that they will meet again in 10 years.
Along with Wedren and Shapiro’s music (which The A.V. Club has described as reaching “great heights of inspirational cheese”), the original Wet Hot soundtrack featured Rick Springfield, Loggins and Messina, Loverboy, Kiss and, most prominently, Jefferson Starship. But Wedren says the Netflix series is almost entirely original music. “We knew we wanted it to relate […]
Perhaps it’s a testament to Wain, Showalter and the magic of Wet Hot that the entire cast agreed to return for the new series, regardless of star power. Some cast members were already established in 2001, like Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Molly Shannon and Christopher Meloni. But so many more have since become household […]
What do you think about when you think of hot dogs? Maybe the thought brings you back to memories of the Fourth of July, or your first ball game. Or perhaps you flash back to a favorite drive-thru restaurant, or a barbecue you’ll never forget. Whatever the association, we’re willing to bet that your mind […]
The Mariners pulled away in the bottom of the inning. Evan White reached on an infield single and, an out later, Luis Torrens lined a single to right. With two outs, J.P. Crawford walked to load the bases. Moore drove a double into the left-field corner on a 3-2 count, clearing the bases. After a […]
According to data tracking by the New York Times, 14 states currently have test positivity rates of 10 percent or higher, suggesting both that coronavirus may be actively spreading among their residents and that not enough teseting is being done.
To reframe the dismantling of British rule as a battle to maintain slavery in the way the NYT has done is not just misguided, it’s disgraceful. It also, like so much of the culture war stuff that has exploded since George Floyd was so despicably killed, plays right into Trump’s hands. if Democrats keep trying to […]
He said he put the terrified cat in the oven “on high for five minutes” after throwing her against a wall and said he became infuriated at Sweetie for “disobeying” his orders for her not to go under his bed.
This month, they are also launching a reporting infrastructure initiative called the Accountability Reporting Network, in which the network will hire three dedicated reporters based in Louisiana, Texas, and the Ohio-Pennsylvania natural gas corridor to track environment regulation rollbacks by federal and state governments. The initiative came of something they had started noticing at the […]
Women and Children FirstWhat if, the SNL writers’ room asks, Larry David was on the Titanic? The answer is this sketch, in which David remains unconvinced that women and children should get on the lifeboat first, then desperately attacks each person on the boat, one by one, to try to get himself saved. “Check his […]