Andy Garcia was almost in Big, but the studio said he was “too Puerto Rican”

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Penny Marshall recently wrote a memoir, My Mother is Nuts, which is apparently full of Hollywood stories in addition to the usual blah blah my family stuff that's always in memoirs (kudos to Penny for not revealing some decades-old story of molestation and/or drug use to promote her book, that alone speaks to her being a class act).

Wizard of Oz

Come to my comedy show! (And morning links).

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Just a reminder, I've got my first of three stand-up shows this month TONIGHT at Milk Bar in San Francisco at 8 pm.


Happy Birthday, Gary Busey!

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Today is Gary Busey's 68th birthday, and while I didn't get him any presents (gift idea: he rare, made-for-TV Busey gem from 1989 shot for the USA network.


Gary Busey has an outtakes reel, a Buseyism for "Fart"

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When a Gary Busey outtake reel hits the internet, I know I can pretty much give my brain the afternoon off and start transcribin', because nothing I will ever write could hold a candle to Gary Busey's average rambling.


The Re-Imagined Movie Poster Art Of Sean Hartter

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Back in January, my Uproxxian brother from another set of parents, Maske, brought us the incredible re-imagined movie poster art of designer Peter Stults, which included a version of The Big Lebowski that makes me want to invent a Hot Tub Time Machine to travel back in time to produce.


Friday Free For All: A word with Gary Busey

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It's been a busy week in Busey news (see: Gary Busey plays a pro-wrestling vampire, Gary Busey gets into a fist fight over what kind of couches they have in heaven), so I thought this week, in lieu of a Friday Free For All video, I'd present to you instead an out-of-context word from Gary Busey.


Gary Busey plays a pro-wrestling vampire who raps about eating spider webs. THIS. EXISTS.

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Thanks to Jim from Crappy Cinema Council for alerting me to the existence of this film, Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang, which features not only Gary Busey as a pro-wrestling vampire, but Ice T in a powdered wig.


Gary Busey gets in a fight over the design of Heaven. Best Busey story ever?

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The AV Club's Toronto division did a recent installment of their Random Roles feature with Curtis Armstrong, the actor probably best known as Booger from Revenge of the Nerds (at least to us here at FilmDrunk, the Alpha Beta of movie blogs).


Piranha 3DD Hates Your Vagina

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Starring Christopher Lloyd as kooky scientist, Gary Busey as crazy guy who eats piranhas, Ving Rhames as black guy with guns for legs, and David Hasselhoff as David Hasselhoff, the trailer for Piranha 3DD appears below.


2.9 The Cooler

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Birdman Wants To Expand Cash Money To Include Pop, Country And Gospel [C&D] Adele on Vocal Troubles: 'It Felt Like Something Popped in My Throat' [Rolling Stone] The GQ&A: Michael B.


Gary Busey filed for bankruptcy

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In a move that seems inconceivable for a man who's starred in at least two low-budget movies a year since the 80s and to my knowledge is the only celebrity to have appeared on both Celebrity Apprentice and Celebrity Wife Swap, Gary Busey has filed for bankruptcy.


Meet The Guy Who Takes The Most Awkward Photos With Celebrities Ever

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There are a million reasons that I love Reddit, among them the feeling of community, the camaraderie of the Internet’s most creative minds, and the righteous championing of a variety of social and political causes, but today it’s because it introduces us to someone truly remarkable: The presently anonymous gentleman above.


Morning Links, And You Didn’t Even Dribble!

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The tracking issues make it appropriately macabre.


Why The Heck Isn’t Gary Busey The National Spokesperson For Kia?

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Last July, the decision-makers and brain trust at Century III Kia in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania gathered and asked the all-important question – “Which D-list-or-lower celebrity best represents the quality of the automobiles that we are trying to sell to the working class American.


The Wisdom of Gary Busey, Sink Farter

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When did you first fall in love with Gary Busey.


Radio-Free FilmDrunk: Celebrating Hollywood’s Love Affair With The Cold War

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The other day Vince and I were making S’mores and chatting about life, when he pointed out that 2011 was the 20th anniversary of the end of the Cold War, that era in world history when everyone lived in pants-crapping fear that the U.


Gary Busey wants to buttplug some cows so they don’t fart piranhas onto him

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Gary Busey recently sat down for an interview with Empire magazine, and I thought long and hard about including just this next excerpt without context or comment: On weight loss: "A good way to lose weight is to put salt on your ass and go to a petting zoo.


What’s on Tonight: Gary Busey!

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Two and a Half Men (CBS) -- Gary Busey guest stars as a mental patient (natch).

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