Topic: ricky gervais

6 Ways To Make Watching Ricky Gervais Host The Golden Globes Less Uncomfortable

6 Ways To Make Watching Ricky Gervais Host The Golden Globes Less Uncomfortable

In American we don’t have royalty. Instead we have celebrities who think they’re royalty. And the royals of this country do not liked to be fucked with or made fun of–that shit doesn’t fly with them. So when the 2011 Golden Globes let comedian Ricky Gervais pour his fiery insults on the egos of the Hollywood elite it was safe to assume that he’d, as they say, “never work in this town again.” More »

Celebrity Reading List: 15 Celeb-Written Children’s Books

Celebrity Reading List: 15 Celeb-Written Children's Books

Last week we discovered that celebrities like to write novels. But you know what they like to write even more than novels? Children’s books! And what better way to introduce your wee ones to the hilarity of celebrity culture than with these 15 kid’s books penned by the likes of Ricky Gervais, Julianne Moore, Bob Dylan, and Perez Hilton? Here’s what I want to know: When is the Britney Spears children’s book about haircare appreciation happening? More »

Video: Meet Jesse Heiman, the Extra Who Has Been in Every Movie

Video: Meet Jesse Heiman, the Extra Who Has Been in Every Movie

Remember Ricky Gervais‘ 2005 series Extras? It was the painfully funny tale of an actor who doggedly paid his dues, always aspiring to break into Hollywood but perpetually falling short. It looks like Gervais has a counterpart in Jesse Heiman, a 33-year-old actor who has appeared in seemingly every movie and TV show. Many of his roles, starting with 2001′s American Pie 2, have been vague — Beer Bong Student, Monopoly Game Piece Thief, Winking Comic Book Nerd — and/or uncredited, but someone has slavishly updated his IMDb page with every appearance. There’s also this great video picking him out of the crowd in Glee, The Social Network, and Arrested Development. (The fact that it’s set to “Lux Aeterna” from Requiem for a Dream makes it all the more epic.) Considering the breadth of his Hollywood career, I think you can assume that he’s havin’ a laugh. More »