An Appreciation: Joan Rivers

Brilliant. Tasteless. Fearless. Trailblazer. Unapologetic. Genius.

We at Screaming Back at the Screen love to laugh. Here at our headquarters, we try to do it as loudly and as often as possible. And our loudest, most obnoxious and annoying laughs are always prompted by our favorite kind of comedy: snarky, sarcastic, tasteless, politically incorrect and delivered with great timing and a huge punch. Continue reading

Update: Steve Carell leaving “The Office”: Another NBC fiasco in the making?

Michael Scott gone from Dunder Mifflin? That’s what she said…

UPDATE: It was confirmed today that Steve Carell would be exiting his multi-nominated role as Michael Scott on The Office upon expiration of his current contract.

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Steve Carell leaving “The Office”: Another NBC fiasco in the making?

Steve Carell as Michael Scott

According to a BBC radio interview, actor Steve Carell has said that he may leave the hit NBC show “The Office.” With all of his recent movie success, it was inevitable that he would drop this job in favor of others. NBC has stated that “the producers are preparing in the event he chooses to move on.”

Here’s the thing:  replacing the Michael Scott character will present the producers with a major challenge because while he is the biggest, neediest, and most pathetic doofus on two feet, he is a very likeable doofus and his replacement will have to be very likeable as well as be able to manage all those odd personalities that make up Dunder-Mifflin Scranton.

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