03:55 PM EDT 03/24/2016
Originally posted 03/23/2016 10:35AM
In the late 1980s, Paul Reubens was Pee-wee Herman.
"I went out of my way for quite some time to try and make people think that he was a real person and there wasn't an actor behind it all," the actor says in the current issue of PEOPLE of the man-child he created as part of an exercise at the infamous Groundling's improv studio in the late '70s.
Originally posted 03/17/2016 08:00PM
We interrupt our previously scheduled review of Pee-wee's Big Holiday to bring you an actual letter given to critics by Mr. Pee-wee Herman (Paul Reubens). In said missive, Mr. Herman strokes the easily massaged egos of the journalistic community by calling us "esteemed members of the press," offers a friendly "hi there," then goes on for a bit about The Sixth Sense. At last, he gets to the meat:
The Odd Couple: Joe Manganiello and Pee-wee Herman Team Up in First Full-Length Trailer for Pee-wee's Big Holiday
Originally posted 02/16/2016 02:45PM
[YOUTUBE "Quo-Oen1wkY"] Can we start holding out hope that Pee-wee Herman's next movie might be called Magic Pee-wee?
Signs are promising in the first full trailer for Pee-wee's Big Holiday, which features studly Magic Mike star Joe Manganiello playing best bud and life coach to Pee-wee (Paul Reubens).
Originally posted 07/21/2015 12:45PM
Say the name "Pee-wee Herman," and most people think about the red bow tie, the gray suit, and perhaps a quirky, childlike innocence. Yeah, there's that other thing, sure, but instead we're here to focus on Pee-wee's Big Adventure, which turns 30 years old this week.
Originally posted 07/08/2015 12:55AM
It's enough to make you want to dance to "Tequila"! Yes, the man in the gray suit is returning in 2016.
Originally posted 03/18/2015 08:10AM
Pee-wee Herman's next big adventure is officially underway.
Originally posted 02/24/2015 04:15PM
Today's secret word is … "comeback!"
Thirty years after Pee-wee Herman (a.k.a. Paul Reubens) went in search of his missing bike in the cult-favorite comedy Pee-wee's Big Adventure, Netflix has confirmed that it will exclusively premiere his next feature film, Pee-wee's Big Holiday.
The film – which Reubens confirmed last October on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – finds Pee-wee embarking on his first-ever holiday, described in a press release as "an epic story of friendship and destiny."
Originally posted 10/30/2014 01:30PM
Big news from the world of '80s nostalgia: Pee-wee Herman himself, Paul Reubens, was a guest on The Tonight Show Wednesday, and he confirmed to host Jimmy Fallon that Pee-wee is once again headed to the big screen.
Originally posted 06/23/2014 10:20AM
A sketch of Pee-wee Herman has been stolen from its home of 25 years on the wall of an ice cream shop in New Hampshire.
Originally posted 02/21/2012 11:00AM
For nine seasons, Top Chef fans have known Gail Simmons to be a thoughtful and incisive judge, a dessert enthusiast (she does host Top Chef: Just Desserts, after all) and a friendly, familiar face.
But for Simmons, being a TV personality was never in the cards. In fact, after graduating from college in Montreal, neither was a career in food – initially.
In her new book, Talking with My Mouth Full: My Life as a Professional Eater, Simmons shares "the story of my life – so far – and the mentors and the adventures I've had along the way," as she tells it in her warm, conversational voice.
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