1. What's So Funny: Patton Oswalt and Marc Maron Star In "Snarks On A Plane"

What's So Funny: Patton Oswalt and Marc Maron Star In "Snarks On A Plane"

Eric Alt

Breaking news that answers the questions “Is this thing on?”, “What’s the deal with airports?” and “Anyone here from out of town?”

IN FLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT
Comedians Patton Oswalt and Marc Maron were both on a plane at the same time. What makes this in any way newsworthy is that they, naturally, engaged in a Twitter battle the whole time. LULZ ensue. [SplitSider.com]

GALIFIANAKIS TO TAKE ON “CONFEDERACY” CURSE
Has the long-cursed film adaptation of “A Confederacy of Dunces” finally found an Ignatius Reilly that can actually make it to the screen alive? Zach Galifianakis may attempt to step into the role that claimed John Belushi, John Candy, and Chris Farley. [FilmSchoolRejects.com]

KAUFMANN TV
“Adaptation,” “Being John Malkovich,” and “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” writer Charlie Kaufmann is working on a TV series for HBO. Frequent collaborator Catherine Keener will star. The concept? Does it matter? [SplitSider.com]

IT’S ALL ABOUT TIMING
“Community” star Danny Pudi is interviewed by Laughspin. Does he stick to the Sony Television-mandated talking points? Well, spoiler warning – the interview pre-dates show creator Dan Harmon’s firing. But it’s still funny! [LaughSpin.com]

SPECIAL GUEST STAR
First Charlie Kaufmann, now this. Word is that “Best in Show” and “A Mighty Wind” improv mastermind Christopher Guest is prepping a TV series called “Family Tree.” In it, Chris O’Dowd – one of the many breakout stars of “Bridesmaids” – will play a man trying to track down his real family. Expect the usual Guest troupe members to join him. [Vulture.com]

A MILLION VOICES SUDDENLY CRIED OUT…
“Star Wars” tributes are legion, but we’re fairly certain you’ve never seen one like this. A live reading of the “Star Wars” script…by famous voice-over artists…as different iconic characters. We’re fairly certain it’s the only time you’ll here “Star Wars” narrated by Batman. [SlashFilm.com]