Recommended Reading: Melissa McCarthy, Caroll Spinney, and Dolly Parton

Modern online media is all about the signal boost, so every Friday here at Flavorwire, we take a moment to spotlight some of the best stuff we’ve read online this week. Today, profiles of a comedy superstar and a children’s entertainment legend, a look at a retailing giant’s surprisingly important place in the history of civil […]

Ghoul-gle Home? Actress Jenny McCarthy spooked by ‘supernatural’ sounds in home video footage (POLL)

While random sounds emitted from an electronic device can take a person by surprise, it takes a special kind of a naivety to think it’s the work of a supernatural force – enter model Jenny McCarthy. McCarthy posted a home security video to Facebook earlier this week, showing the actress walking out of her living […]

Amy Schumer Celebrates Mothers on ‘Saturday Night Live’ But Melissa McCarthy Steals the Show

Thought not quite as celebrated as the Christmas episode, Saturday Night Live always does something special for Mother’s Day. This time they pulled out pull the stops for the cold open, opting to avoid all of the typical political satire (kind of) and deliver a heartwarming tribute to the cast members’ mothers. In fact, the […]

Melissa McCarthy is Re-Teaming With Husband Ben Falcone in Action-Comedy ‘Super-Intelligence’

Melissa McCarthy is reteaming with her husband Ben Falcone for the action-comedy Super-Intelligence. That will make this their fourth feature film together as actress and director — and that doesn’t even count the numerous times he’s made a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it cameo in one of her comedies. Falcone is on board to direct the New Line action-comedy Super-Intelligence, according to The […]

‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ Trailer: Melissa McCarthy Stretches Her Dramatic Chops in True-Life Forgery Drama

Melissa McCarthy rocketed to fame as the crass and loud-mouthed Megan in 2011’s Bridesmaids, and since then, the actress has perfected her brand of broad comedy to the tune of an $ 18 million paycheck in 2017. She was the fourth highest-paid actress last year according to Forbes. So why change up the formula? For the […]

‘The Kitchen’ Movie Cast Adds Elisabeth Moss Alongside Tiffany Haddish and Melissa McCarthy

The Kitchen movie adaptation cast continues to grow, and what an interesting cast it is. Mad Men and The Handmaid’s Tale star Elisabeth Moss is the latest addition to the film, which also stars Tiffany Haddish and Melissa McCarthy. The Kitchen, based on the  Vertigo comic book of the same name, tells the tale of a group of […]

‘The Kitchen’ Puts Melissa McCarthy and Tiffany Haddish in a Gritty Comic Book Adaptation

After starring in Girls Trip this past summer, Tiffany Haddish is on the rise to becoming quite the comedy star. She already has some promising movies coming up soon, such as the Thanksgiving comedy The Oath with Ike Barinholtz and John Cho and Night School with Kevin Hart and Taran Killam. Her next big project, […]

‘Life of the Party’ Trailer: Melissa McCarthy Gets Wild at College

We haven’t seen Melissa McCarthy on the big screen since the Ghostbusters reboot arrived in theaters in the summer of 2016. But now she’s back with a new summer comedy that will take her back to school. Life of the Party finds Melissa McCarthy playing a housewife named Deanna who just got dumped by her […]

Dame Patricia Routledge joins McCarthy & Stone choir for Sing Your Heart Out event

Actress and singer Dame Patricia Routledge joined the choir from McCarthy & Stone’s Park House retirement development at the Royal Voluntary Service’s Christmas Sing Your Heart Out concert in London. It was proof, should it be required, that life is full of surprises and, in this case, that moving into a retirement complex offers a […]

Where are they now? Broadcaster and former Beirut hostage John McCarthy CBE

Since then, he has continued to work as a writer, broadcaster and public speaker. John, 60, lives in London with his wife Anna and their daughter Lydia.  “I began my working life as a newsroom assistant on the foreign desk of ITN. I wrote news scripts, supervised video packages and witnessed inspirational reporters like Sandy […]