6/3/08 - Amy Sedaris's deleted scene appears on the "Two-Disc Unrated 'Let's Get Sweaty' Edition" DVD of the Will Ferrell comedy Semi-Pro, which hits stores today.
April 2008 - Chris Carmack (Laird, Invisible Love) will appear on "Desperate Housewives" in a role that might become recurring.
1/16 - 4/1/08 Stephen Colbert's portrait from "The Colbert Report" hangs in the National Portrait Gallery as a "special exhibit" until April Fools Day.
3/7/08 - Amy Sedaris appears in Snow Angels, a drama that debuts in theaters today.
3/7/08 - Amy Sedaris appears on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" to promote Snow Angels.
2/20/08 - Amy Sedaris appears on "The Late Show with David Letterman".
1/22/08 - Sad news, Roberto Gari (Guy Blank) died of a heart attack at age 87.
1/15/08 - Paul Dinello appears as Mr. Rooney in the Jack Black comedy Be Kind Rewind. Watch the trailer.
10/12/07 - Amy Sedaris appears on Paula Deen’s Food Network show, "Paula’s Party," at 9:00pm EST.
10/9/07 - Grand Central Publishing releases I Am America (And So Can You!), Stephen Colbert's first solo book.
9/25/07 - Amy Sedaris returns to the "Martha Stewart Show" to share her smoky cheese ball recipe.
9/23/07 - Stephen Colbert "appears" in the 19th season premiere of "The Simpsons."
8/31/07 - Amy Sedaris appears on "The Late Show with David Letterman".
8/29/07 - Amy Sedaris returns to "Rescue Me" as Beth in this episode, which is entitled "Cycle."
8/8/07 - Amy Sedaris appears on the critically acclaimed FX series "Rescue Me" as Chief Feinberg's awkward daughter Beth in this episode, which is entitled "Solo."
August 2007 - Amy Sedaris is featured in the current issue of OUT magazine.
Summer 2007 - Greg Hollimon (Principal Blackman) appears briefly in Chapter 15 of R. Kelly's epic saga, Trapped in the Closet.
6/29/07 - "Strangers With Candy" made TV Guide's list of the Top 30 Cult Shows Ever. More info »
6/7/07 - Amy Sedaris appears on "The Late Show with David Letterman" to promote Shrek the Third.
5/22/07 - Amy Sedaris appears on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" to promote Shrek the Third.
5/18/07 - Amy Sedaris voices the role of Cinderella in Shrek the Third, which premieres today.
5/16/07 - Amy Sedaris appears on the "Early Show" on CBS to promote Shrek the Third, along with Cameron Diaz and Cheri Oteri (Hillary, The Last Temptation of Blank).
5/8/07 - Amy Sedaris appears on the "Today Show" on NBC to promote Shrek the Third, along with her fellow fairy tale princesses, Cheri Oteri (Hillary, The Last Temptation of Blank), Amy Poehler, and Maya Rudolph.
4/27/07 - Amy Sedaris goes to London to appear on Channel 4's "The New Paul O'Grady Show" at 5pm.
March/April 2007 - To find dates and locations of Sarah Thyre's (Coach Wolf) book tour (for her new memoir, "Dark at the Roots"), go here.
March 2007 - Amy Sedaris appears on "Andy Barker, P.I.", the new NBC series of frequent SWC guest, Andy Richter. Watch the full episode online.
3/9/07 - Matt Lappin and The Fuck Monkeys are back again, but this time they'll be at the Parkside Lounge at 317 E Houston St. between Avenues A and B. Doors open at 8:00pm.
February 2007 - The Strangers With Candy movie can be seen on Pay-Per-View and On Demand.
1/25/07 - Greg Hollimon (Principal Blackman) will be appearing at The Annoyance Theatre in Chicago at 10:30pm in the show "Messing With a Friend." It's an all improvised show that runs about 1 hour. Buy tickets online or 773-561-HONK ("Like a clown horn!").
1/15/07 - Amy Sedaris appears on "The Late Show with David Letterman".
12/7/06 - Amy Sedaris will appear on "The Megan Mullally Show" to promote her book, "I Like You".
11/22/06 - Amy Sedaris will appear on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" to promote her book, "I Like You".
11/14/06 - The Strangers With Candy movie is scheduled for release on DVD.
November 2006 - The Pioneer Theater (155 E 3rd Street, NY) will be showing the Strangers With Candy movie: Fri. 11/10 @ 11pm, Wed. 11/15 @ 7pm, Fri. 11/17 @ 10:45pm, Fri. 11/24 @ 11pm. They'll also be having "Strangers" trivia contests with movie passes and gift certificates as prizes.
11/5/06 - Amy Sedaris's new book, I LIKE YOU: Hospitality Under the Influence, debuted at number 10 on the prestigious New York Times best-sellers list!
11/3/06 - "Amy Sedaris and David Rakoff Plan a Dinner Party" on stage at Symphony Space in NY. Amy and her friend, writer/actor Rakoff, show you how to host an unforgettable fête with flair, with ideas from Amy's book "I Like You". Audience members receive a free Amy cupcake. Showtime is 7:30pm.
11/1/06 - Amy Sedaris will appear on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" to promote "I Like You."
10/23/06 - Amy Sedaris appears on the syndicated "Martha Stewart Show" to promote "I Like You."
10/17/06 - Amy Sedaris appears on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" to promote "I Like You."
10/16/06 - Amy Sedaris appears on "The Today Show" to promote "I Like You."
10/14/06 - Stephen Colbert, Amy Sedaris, Will Ferrell (Bob Whitely, Trail of Tears), Paul Rudd (Brent Brooks, The Last Temptation of Blank), and David Cross (Dr. Trepanning, Is My Daddy Crazy?) appear on "Comedy Central's Night of Too Many Stars: A Benefit for Autism Education" at 8:00pm EST.
10/12/06 - Amy Sedaris appears on the NBC hit, "My Name is Earl" as a cat lover named Judy who dates Randy (Ethan Suplee).
10/6/06 - Amy Sedaris appears on "The Late Show with David Letterman" to promote "I Like You."
10/6/06 - Matt Lappin and The Fuck Monkeys are back again, this time they'll be at Galapagos in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The show starts at 10pm.
10/5/06 - Warner Books releases
"I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence", "an entertaining guide to entertaining" by Amy Sedaris. Read the full press release here. Katie, at amysedarisrocks.com, is doing a great job keeping track of Amy's book tour schedule, so I won't do the same here.
Oct/Nov 2006 - There's a small article about Amy Sedaris and "I Like You in Bust.
October 2006 - Amy Sedaris shares some advice from "I Like You in Red Book.
October 2006 - There's a great four-page spread featuring Amy Sedaris in Every Day with Rachael Ray magazine.
September-December 2006 - David Pasquesi (Stew) and his comedy partner, TJ Jagadowski, are bringing their show, "TJ & Dave," from Chicago to New York City. More info »
8/18/06 - Join Matt Lappin (SWC writer) and The Fuck Monkeys live at Pianos (158 Ludlow St., NY) for a night of comedy, plus music by Delano Grove. Paul Dinello will be there, and you never know which other Strangers might turn up! Get more info at delanogrove.com or pianosnyc.com. Doors open at 8:30.
8/11/06 - Maria Thayer (Tammi Littlenut) co-stars in the new film, Accepted.
8/11/06 - Matt Newton (Alan, Behind Blank Eyes) stars in Poster Boy, which premieres on this date in L.A. at the Regent Showcase, and then opens in N.Y. on 8/18 at the Quad Cinema. It'll then open in 8 more cities. See the preview at Matt's MySpace site.
August 2006 - There's an article about Amy Sedaris in Paste magazine.
7/21/06 - Strangers With Candy goes into wider release on this date, so it's a very important weekend for the film. Its performance at the box office will determine how long it stays in theaters and how far it will spread. We need a nice big turnout, so even if you've already seen it, go see it again.
July/August 2006 - Amy Sedaris is interviewed in Genre magazine.
Summer 2006 - Amy Sedaris appears on the cover of Venus magazine.
7/15/06 - Paul Dinello and Amy Sedaris are heading to Montreal, Canada, to show The Strangers With Candy movie at the Just For Laughs Festival.
7/14/06 - Comedy Central will have a mini marathon of 5 SWC episodes, from 1:00am to 3:30am and it'll be hosted by Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello, and Stephen Colbert!
7/12/06 - Stephen Colbert appears on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien"
7/10/06 - Amy Sedaris will appear on "The Colbert Report".
July 2006 - Amy Sedaris is in the current issue of BlackBook.
7/6/06 - Nominees for the 58th Annual Emmy Awards were announced and Stephen Colbert and his show, "The Colbert Report", received multiple nominations. More info »
7/6/06 - Amy Sedaris is interviewed in the 7/10 issue of TIME magazine, which should be on newsstands by 7/6.
7/5/06 - Amy Sedaris is interviewed in the current issue of Star magazine.
7/3/06 - Jerri whoops Superman and The Devil's asses! The Strangers With Candy movie had the highest per-screen average this weekend, with $22,250 at each location, besting the weekend's two big debut features, Superman Returns ($12,817) and The Devil Wears Prada ($9,484).
Read the review of the Strangers With Candy movie from the June 30/July 7, 2006 issue of Entertainment Weekly and the transcript of the review from Ebert & Roeper's 7/1/06 program, or check out other reviews.
July 2006 - Enter a drawing to win a Strangers With Candy: The Complete Series DVD set signed by Jerri, Jerri's "What Becomes a Loser Most?" poster, and tickets to see the Strangers With Candy movie. Go to furisdead.com.
July 2006 - Amy Sedaris is featured in the latest issue of Interview.
6/30/06 - Paul Dinello and Tim Meadows (Percy Kittens, Let Freedom Ring) will appear on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson".
June/July 2006 - Amy Sedaris is featured on the last page of GIANT.
June 2006 - Amy Sedaris is featured in a full-page interview in W magazine.
6/28/06 - The Strangers With Candy movie is expected to hit theaters on this date, according to the website of the new distributor, TH!NKFilm.
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6/28/06 - Amy Sedaris will appear on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson".
6/27/06 - "Strangers With Candy": The Complete Series DVD collection is available! If you don't have disposable cash and you don't feel like selling your body to buy the DVDs, enter my contest and try to win one of 3 sets that are being donated by Filter. More info »
June 2006 - Check out some recent audio and video interviews with Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello online. More info »
6/21/06 - Amy Sedaris returns to "The Late Show with David Letterman".
Sneak Preview Screenings of the Strangers With Candy movie:
» 6/28/06 - Los Angeles, CA: 7:30pm at the Rigler Theatre @ the Egyptian. There will also be a post-screening reception hosted by Absolut. Go here for more information.
» 6/27/06 - Los Angeles, CA: the movie will be shown at the ArcLight Cinema and will be followed by a Q&A session with Amy Sedaris.
» 6/22/06 - San Francisco, CA: at the CinéArts @ the Empire, presented by Frameline and followed by a Jerri Blank look-alike contest.
» 6/17/06 - Seattle, WA: the gala screening for the Seattle International Film Festival will be at the Neptune Theater starting at 7:00pm.
» 6/16/06 - New York, NY: Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello will participate in a discussion after a screening of the movie at the ImaginAsian Theater, 239 East 59th Street, NY. Call 718-784-4520 for tickets or more information.
» 6/9/06 - Las Vegas, NV: The CineVegas Film Festival will open its 8th edition with Strangers With Candy. The festival, at the Palms Casino Resort and Brenden Theaters, runs until June 17.
» 6/1/06 - New York, NY: it'll be the opening night film of NewFest (New York's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Film Festival). It'll start at 8:00pm at the AMC Loews 34th St. Theater 13. Tickets are $50.
6/8/06 - According to indieWIRE, Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello will be at the Apple Store in SoHo (103 Prince Street, NY) to talk about the Strangers With Candy movie.
6/3/06 - Stephen Colbert gives a commencement address and receives an honorary degree from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois.
May 2006 - Buy the Amy Sedaris Pastry Pouch, designed by Amy exclusively for fred flare!
5/20/06 - Amy Sedaris is heading down my way to Washington, DC, for Book Expo. The Saturday Book & Author Breakfast will be from 8–9:30am and will feature Barack Obama, John Updike, and our Amy. Admission is $30. The event will be covered on
5/18/06 - Maria Thayer (Tammi Littlenut) appears in the final episode of "Will & Grace" as Lila Marcus, the grown daughter of Grace and Leo.
5/8/06 - Stephen Colbert and Philip Seymour Hoffman (Henry, the Strangers With Candy movie) are included on TIME magazine's list of the World's 100 Most Influential People. Sarah Jessica Parker (Peggy Callas the Strangers With Candy movie) and Matthew Broderick (Roger Beekman, the Strangers With Candy movie) are included in a piece about Power Couples. Read it here.
4/30/06 - Stephen Colbert is interviewed by Morley Safer on "60 Minutes".
4/29/06 - Stephen Colbert performs at the White House Correspondents' Dinner and ruffles some feathers.
4/29/06 - Stephen Colbert co-hosts "Saturday Night Live" (sort of). NBC airs a special episode that focuses on past "TV Funhouse" segments, including "The Ambiguously Gay Duo". Ace (Stephen's character), and his sidekick, Gary (Steve Carell), host the show.
3/21/06 - According to tvguide.com, Stephen Colbert has "inked a seven-figure deal to pen a book for release in fall 2007."
March 2006 - I just learned that Peter Benson (Buddah Stalin, Is Freedom Free?) is playing Prez in The Pajama Game on Broadway, with Harry Connick, Jr.
3/6/06 - Congratulations to Philip Seymour Hoffman (Henry, the Strangers With Candy movie) for winning the Oscar for Best Actor last night for his starring role in Capote. Also, our own Stephen Colbert provided some voiceovers for a few clip montages that his buddy Jon Stewart, the ceremony's host, used throughout the evening.
February 2006 - Amy Sedaris appears on the last page of the current issue of Ready Made along with her recipe for a fake decorative cake.
2/22/06 - I don't know how long it'll be available, but try to download SWC fan Summer's hilarious movie trailer for Brokeback Flatpoint, starring Noblet and Jellineck.
February 2006 - People have been telling me that the DVD's of the first two seasons are no longer available. Rumor has it that a boxed set is in the works.
February 2006 - Amy Sedaris is in Nova Scotia, Canada, filming Snow Angels.
1/14/06, 8:00pm - Stephen Colbert appears onstage at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco to benefit the 826 Valencia Scholarship Program. More »
1/6/06 - Amy Sedaris appears on "The Late Show with David Letterman".