Pee Wee Herman

Why the ‘Pride’ DVD Cover Isn’t “Gay”: Links You Need to See

Today is no more a day of queer issues than any other, but as I spent my day doing “the internet thing,” I was struck by two articles on BuzzFeedLGBT, one about the subtle erasure of a film’s queerness in its marketing, the other about an entire country seemingly trying to immobilize its entire transgender population: … Read More

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Judd Apatow To Produce Pee-wee Herman Movie For Netflix

Judd Apatow is set to produce an as-of-yet unnamed Pee-wee Herman film for Netflix (starring Paul Reubens, of course), which was… Read More

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Now on Netflix, ‘Pee-wee’s Playhouse’ Christmas Special Is Just as Great as You Remember

For a certain generation of now-adults, the name “Pee-wee Herman” carries with it a certain hint of magic. Paul Reubens’ Pee-wee was a clean-cut young man in a nice suit who started out as a Groundlings character, starred in the anarchic Tim Burton film classic Pee-wee’s Big Adventure in 1985, and hosted a hilarious TV show for children, the Emmy-winning Pee-wee’s Playhouse that ran from from 1986 through 1991 — a run cut short when Reubens was arrested in Florida for masturbating in an adult theater. … Read More

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Watch Newly Unearthed ‘Roger Rabbit’ Test Footage Featuring Paul: Reubens

Back in 1983, the fledgling Disney Channel debuted a program called Disney Studio Showcase, designed to preview the exciting… Read More

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Clever Movie Easter Eggs You Might Have Missed

Biting the heads off chocolate bunnies and determining the flavor of questionably colored jellybeans is fun and all that, but cinephiles know the best way to celebrate Easter is by geeking out over movie easter eggs. Yes, we’re talking about those inside jokes, hidden messages, and clever visual puns that filmmakers sneak into their movies so that obsessive fans and eagle-eyed viewers can win bragging rights. We revisited 10 clever movie easter eggs that you might have missed. Feel free to add your favorites, below. … Read More

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Happy Birthday, Pee-Wee Herman!: Links You Need to See

In celebration of Paul “Pee-Wee Herman” Reuben’s birthday, Crushable’s compiled a list of celebrities that have had sexual brushes with the law. If you think you’ve been in a dysfunctional relationship, it’s nothing compared to some of these literary doozies. What’s better than Adele singing “Skyfall”? Well, nothing, but this Russian Army… Read More

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The Most Bizarre Celebrity PSAs of All Time

As our friends at Open Culture recently pointed out, the heyday of the public service announcement has passed. The Internet is our new gateway for learning about social issues — once you sort through all the false information, of course. When we saw a cheeky anti-smoking PSA from John Waters, we got a hankering for more vintage awareness videos with a bizarre twist. Go henceforth to see what the Pope of Trash had to say about cigarettes, and enjoy other PSAs that mesmerize with their well-intentioned weirdness. … Read More

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What’s On at Flavorpill: The Links That Made the Rounds in Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we spotted Halloween costume ideas inspired by real-life characters on TLC. We listened to the best divorce albums of all time. We shopped for things we couldn’t afford thanks to young celebrity ad campaigns. We read a case against buying an iPad Mini. We… Read More

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