Michael Tedder

Michael Tedder

Culture Writer And Editor

Art, Film, Music, Television And Long-Form Feature Writing, Online News Writing. Say hello at mtedder at gmail.

  • 292
    stories
  • 430K
    words
1.44415 image article
BlackBook

'SNL' writer John Mulaney on his new Comedy Central special and ...

A club promoter named Jew Diamond Philips. Piles of expired Lunchables. Some guy’s mom. As anyone who loves his breakout Saturday Night Live character Stefon knows, John Mulaney has a knack for specifics.

1.44066 image article
BlackBook

Oscars: 11 Under-the-Radar Performances that Deserve Buzz

Steven Spielberg, Terrence Malick and Marin Scorsese all made lauded films in 2011, but their Oscar buzz has been stolen by a brave performer that delivered the year’s most tear-jerking sink defecation moment. Unless something goes terribly wrong — always a possibility when it comes to the Oscars — Melissa McCarthy is a lock to earn a Best Supporting Actress nod for her work in Bridesmaids, and Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo also have a reasonable shot at Best Original Screenplay.