The Alumni Newsletter: January 7th, 2011
- I'll stop posting funny videos with Rob Huebel when he stops making them. Also, see this on Funny or Die Presents' new season on HBO, starting January 14th.
- Ego Trip, the hiphop magazine turned media collective, has just gone live with their new site. Check it out.
- More on the world of hiphop, with an open letter from Chuck D.
- Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant (of The State and Reno 911) are both attached to a leprechaun-meets-Bourne-Identity film that's currently in production. It's described as as what happens when "a height-challenged wish-granter loses his memory, and settles in with a group of Chicago firefighters."
- TV writer and producer Jane Espenson, of Buffy and Caprica, will be on a team writing for the new HBO show Game of Thrones. The series is based on a series of bestselling fantasy books by George R.R. Martin.
- Ira Glass returns to TV briefly: the Showtime version of This American Life will re-air on Current TV, running January 10th through April 4th. Really, really worth watching.
- Jon Glaser will reprise his role as a man in the witness protection program for a second season of Delocated on Adult Swim.