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Bobcat Goldthwait


10 Reasons to Love Bobcat Goldthwait

If you only remember this guy as that screaming weirdo from Police Academy, you have some catching up to do.


10 actors turned directors

As if having one amazing talent wasn’t enough…


Coming Soon: “Maron” with guest stars Judd Hirsch, Dave Foley, Adam Scott, Bobcat Goldthwait, Ileana Douglas

As you may have heard, we are bringing comedian and podcaster Marc Maron to the small screen and we couldn’t be more excited. The show, “Maron,” debuts this spring with ten episode all based on Marc’s life and, of course, his successful WTF podcast (which you should just subscribe to already.) Each half hour episode […]

Bobcat Goldthwait on the set of World's Greatest Dad

Bobcat Goldthwait talks possible “Police Academy” cameo and his new zombie fetus comedy

We chat up the comic director about returning for the “Academy” reboot and what else is in store.

god bless america

Bobcat Goldthwait on personal responsibility and his “anti-dummy” movie, “God Bless America”

By Jennifer Vineyard Bobcat Goldthwait is back behind the camera with his latest dark comedy, “God Bless America,” which is an indictment of stupidity, cruelty, and reality television, all of which inspire a killing spree when the lead character decides to shoot anyone and everyone he finds repellant. “Some people think this is an anti-gun […]

In defense of “Freddy Got Fingered.” (photo)

In defense of “Freddy Got Fingered.”

If you thought Tom Green had disappeared off the face of the earth, fear not (or, alternately, quit celebrating): he’s back on the stand-up beat and has a new movie, “Prankstar,” that’s sitting there until he figures out what to do with it. This is terrific news, because — seriously — his 2001 film “Freddy […]

World’s Greatest Dad (photo)

World’s Greatest Dad

I like dark comedies because they are more honest than their average brethren – the good ones anyway. It’s a broad category but it seems we can add Bobcat Goldthwait’s “World’s Greatest Dad” to a list that includes films like “Heathers,” “Ghost World,” every other film the Cohen Brothers make, even the likes of “Dr. […]

A Head Without a Heart (photo)

A Head Without a Heart

When each successive film from a new, audacious talent seems richer and more rewarding than the one before, it can sometimes be hard to tell whether the director is steadily improving or it’s simply taking you some time and effort to learn how to watch his/her movies. Argentina’s Lucrecia Martel arrived on the international film […]

Basterds, the IRA and the real Mad Men (photo)

Basterds, the IRA and the real Mad Men

Another monster release slate this week finds, amongst other things, interpretations of the Irish troubles, both real and imagined. Also, we meet the real life Mad Men, QT’s Basterds and the godfather of African-American indie film as a bearded ten-year-old boy. Download this in audio form (MP3: 15:35 minutes, 14.3 MB) Subscribe to the In […]

“Zed is Dead”: A Chat with Bobcat Goldthwait (photo)

“Zed is Dead”: A Chat with Bobcat Goldthwait

Comedian-turned-filmmaker Bobcat Goldthwait is getting closer to shaking off his early career history, when his stand-up comic persona had a high-pitched, jittery growl (for the last time: no, that wasn’t his real voice), which also fueled his role as Zed, the loose-cannon cop from the “Police Academy” series. In 1991, he directed the now cult-legendary […]