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Quick pop culture round-up

Legendary rock ‘n’ roll producer Phil Spector found guilty of murder.

Comedian Al Franken is officially a Minnesota senator (!).

Former Jane’s Addiction/Porno For Pyro‘s lead singer and Lollapalooza creator Perry Farrell is 50. Yes, 50.

1980s ska pioneers The Specials are a band again. Hurray!

Watch Jeremy Konner‘s “Drunk History” videos starring Michael Cera, Jack Black and others. Here’s “Volume One” in which Michael Cera plays Alexander Hamilton complete with colonial wig and cell phone.

Behemoth bookseller Amazon censors gay sale stats, blames “glitch”

On hipsters, their funny-looks and their death

In celebration of whores

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Cloris Leachman and Jack Black on ‘The Office’

Speaking of Mary Tyler Moore alum (see pervious post), Cloris Leachman is making a cameo on The Office next week along with Jack Black and Jessica Alba.

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According to Us magazine, the trio appear as stars in a Hollywood flick and there’s a kissing scene with Jack and Cloris! Hell yeah.

Wow, Cloris, Jack, Steve Carell and Rainn Wilson – that must have been a funny set. How did they get anything done?

It’s scheduled to air next Thursday, January 29. UPDATE: The more recent news I’ve been reading says this episode will air the Thursday after the Super Bowl, which would be Feb. 5.

Prop 8 musical starring a bunch of comedians

Those opposed to Proposition 8 in California and anyone who likes sanctimonious comedy might want to check out this Funny or Die! exclusive video of a mini-musical starring Jack Black, Andy Richter, Alison Janney, Margaret Cho, Maya Rudolph, John C. Reilly, and actual gay person Neil Patrick Harris.

It’s only a few minutes long and says all the same things we’ve heard a million times before, but it means well. Linger a moment at the end and you can hear the sound of a dozen backs being patted.

Like, metaphorically.

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