Step 1: find stuff on the internet that I find interesting. Step 2: send it to my wife via email. Step 3: proof-read that email and copy and paste it into a blog post. Step 4: Profit?
a). Not enough Elliott Gould, IMO.
b). Dan Akroyd isn’t actually in the club but he’s Dan Akroyd, so we’ll allow it.
c). The doorman is a young Conan O’Brien, and it’s clear his hair hasn’t moved since 1990.
d). Was Alec Baldwin not available?
For the record, here’s the full Five-Timers club entry on wikipedia.
2. Dana Carvey, auditioning for SNL (courtesy of youtube user Googlahummike). So funny, but so awkward. I can’t imagine performing in front of a quiet room filled with professional comedians like that. Related, but tangentially so: I think you can clearly see the beginnings of the Garth character in his impression of his brother.
3. Craig Ferguson tells Gillian Jacobs (who was filling in for a sick Alison Brie) what he really thinks of NBC. Bonus: current video of Conan O’Brien for comparison purposes.
Interlude: PUNCH, PUNCH, PUNCH!
4. Talk about burying the lede: Jasper McLovin’s story is incredible (and this Warming Glow recap is hilarious). The local reporter tells the story from the dog’s POV (“Jasper and his boy Marshall”, “his humans”, etc.), she cuts to the chase with “I’ll say it, Jasper jumped off a cliff!”, and oh my god is Jasper trying to kill that cat!? (Jasper McLovin is a goldendoodle [Golden Doodle?] and I wish he was my dog, because he’s pretty freaking awesome: “From here you can really tell just how far Jasper McLovin fell”…local news, FTW.)
5. Louis CK has outdone himself with this HBO promo. I can’t wait to watch his upcoming special, for which I will gladly pay $5 directly to him when he makes it available (sorry HBO). [h/t to Vulture]
6. Curbed NY linked to two fantastic tumblr accounts yesterday: NYC Past is chock full of beautiful black and white photos of old NYC and Chicago Past follows the same theme. I spent a good 30 minutes going through both, which was time well spent.
In conclusion, The Doghouse Diaries accurately summarizes human history in Abridged History Of The World.