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From the Vault – Karen’s photo

“Let’s just be friends.” Most guys try to avoid those words at all costs, but our editor, Joel Murphy, hears them all the time. In 2006, he scoured the Internet looking for some new friends and he found the lovely Karen. If you missed it then, now

From the Vault – One on One with Terence Winter

From writing to acting to directing, Terence Winter literally did it all on The Sopranos. He’s written numerous classic moments, like Paulie and Christopher getting stranded and eating ketchup packets in the woods, Vito getting caught blowing a construction worker and Christopher shocking the world by throwing

From the Vault – One on One with Chris Caldovino

These days, The Sopranos controversial fade to black finale has become infamous, but back in June of 2007, everyone was still trying to figure out how the show was going to end. One theory floating around was that Phil Leotardo would kill Tony Soprano as payback for

From the Vault – Hanging Around … Clambake Animation

Sunday nights on The Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim, Assy McGee and his partner Detective Sanchez patrol the streets of Exeter, New Hampshire. Assy, like countless other television cops, is a gruff veteran who plays by his own rules. The difference is that Assy is made up of

From the Vault – Getting to Know … Joe Dunn

Joe Dunn might just be the hardest working man in webcomics. Three years ago, he was regularly updating three comics on his website, Digital Pimp Online, and had recently wrapped up a fourth strip with Mitch Clem. (Dunn is also the man responsible for all of the

From the Vault – One on One with Brian Baumgartner

It’s hard not to love Kevin Malone. The spectacularly unspectacular Dunder-Mifflin employee can get away with talking about Hedonism or his favorite number, 69, simply by flashing a big grin to the camera. Portraying Kevin is Brian Baumgartner, who sat down with us in 2006 and talked

From the Vault – One on One with Mike Nelson

Michael J. Nelson spent five years standing next to puppets and making fun of cheesy movies on the beloved cult hit Mystery Science Theater 3000. Since the show ended in 2000, Nelson has continued screaming back at the culture with his three books (Mike Nelson’s Movie Megacheese,

From the Vault – Getting to Know … Mary Roach

First, Mary Roach conquered death in Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers and Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife, so last year the bestselling author decided to take on sex in the book, Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex. If you are unfamiliar with Roach

From the Vault – One on One with Annabelle Gurwitch

From hookers to lawyers, or from “hot pants to long pants,” as she describes it, Annabelle Gurwitch’s career has run the gamut. Best known for her stint on Dinner and a Movie, in 2006 Gurwitch was working on a book called Fired. At the time, she sat

From the Vault – Getting to Know … Megan Hilty

It’s fitting that Megan Hilty’s fairytale rise to stardom would come via Wicked, a Broadway musical based on Gregory Maguire’s reimagining of the classic fairytale, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The Seattle, Washington native always dreamed of one day performing on a Broadway stage. Her dreams came