BY Tess Duncan
on May 20, 2013
As if you didn't already love this celebrated funnydude, Galifianakis has gone and proved himself the biggest sweetheart in Hollywood. At tonight's premiere of The Hangover III, the comedian will be escorted by Elizabeth "Mimi" Haist, a woman he rescued from homelessness two years ago. Although she's accompanied Galifianakis to premieres in the past, we've now got the lowdown on the details of their friendship.
It all started when Galifianakis moved to Los Angeles in 1994. He met Haist, 87, while she was volunteering at his local laundromat, Fox Laundry. Read More
BY Lisa Kirchner
on Jul 09, 2010
If you're writing a book, try and make friends with a quasi-famous person to make fun of you when it comes time to promote that sucker, because apparently this trend is still cresting that wave. The tendency first came to my attention last May at the Mobys, an awards show concocted by the industry to bring attention to the latest craze in publishing–book trailers, short films meant to market works to wider audiences (like movie trailers, but for books). In John Wray's Lowboy, Zach Galifianakis plays an incoherent (if hilarious) version of the author. Read More