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September 17, 2012 | By Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times
When "How I Met Your Mother" star Josh Radnor attended Kenyon College, a private liberal arts school in a tiny Ohio town, he never wanted to leave. He loved starring in campus theater productions and the long nights discussing John Updike and Raymond Carver with classmates. He did everything he could to prolong the collegiate experience - becoming a tour guide for prospective students, helping the admissions office interview applicants. And when he graduated, he went right back to school, enrolling in an acting program at New York University.
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April 23, 2014 | By Patrick Kevin Day
If CBS decides to order the pilot of "How I Met Your Dad" to series, fans will be hearing the voice of Meg Ryan narrating the adventures of her younger self, played by Greta Gerwig. Sources say Ryan, America's onetime rom-com sweetheart, will have the Bob Saget role in the spinoff of "How I Met Your Mother," the nine-season hit on CBS that recently concluded its run. In the original series, Saget voiced the future version of main character Ted, played by Josh Radnor, telling his children the long and meandering tale of how he met their mother.
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April 28, 2011
BOOKS Well, here's one way to get around reading the book: Go see monologues performed from "The Pale King," David Foster Wallace's posthumous release about IRS agents. Hosted by Los Angeles Times book critic David Ulin, passages of the tome concerning the bleakest corners of bureaucracy and boredom will be illuminated by Henry Rollins, Josh Radnor ("How I Met Your Mother"), Nick Offerman ("Parks and Recreation") and Megan Mullally ("Will & Grace"). Saban Theatre, 8440 Wilshire Blvd.
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February 12, 2014 | By Meredith Blake
In news that has prompted an outcry from film geeks across the Internet, indie darling Greta Gerwig has been cast in the pilot for CBS' "How I Met Your Mother" spinoff, "How I Met Your Dad. "  Gerwig, 30, will play the female equivalent of Josh Radnor's Ted Mosby character -- in this case, a young woman named Sally, described as a female Peter Pan type. The quasi-spinoff will feature an all-new cast of characters but will take place in the same bar, Maclaren's, as "How I Met Your Mother.
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May 1, 2012 | By Matt Donnelly
Hillary Rodham Clinton may be savvy with those text messages, but that doesn't mean she's abandoned the art of letter writing. Just ask Jason Segel. The "How I Met Your Mother" actor chatted up Jimmy Fallon recently about the series' longstanding mystery: the identity of the mother in question, the woman whom main character Ted (Josh Radnor) winds up with. "Everyone always asks me, like on a red carpet or whatever, 'Who is the mother?' Because it's been almost eight years ... ," Segel told Fallon, "I always say Hillary Clinton as a joke.
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February 12, 2014 | By Meredith Blake
In news that has prompted an outcry from film geeks across the Internet, indie darling Greta Gerwig has been cast in the pilot for CBS' "How I Met Your Mother" spinoff, "How I Met Your Dad. "  Gerwig, 30, will play the female equivalent of Josh Radnor's Ted Mosby character -- in this case, a young woman named Sally, described as a female Peter Pan type. The quasi-spinoff will feature an all-new cast of characters but will take place in the same bar, Maclaren's, as "How I Met Your Mother.
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March 4, 2011 | By Sam Adams, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Aspiring novelist Sam (Josh Radnor) is down to his last rejection when he visits the office of a Manhattan publisher, played by Richard Jenkins. Perhaps the meeting would have gone more smoothly had Sam not stopped to help a young black child on the subway. But chances are he was doomed no matter what. It's not the writing, the publisher explains, it's his protagonist. "I don't know if you want people to love this guy or hate this guy," he says. "He's kind of just kind of. " Like the other characters in "happythankyoumoreplease," which Radnor also wrote and directed, Sam is teetering on the edge of adulthood, feeling like he ought to move forward with his life but not really wanting to. He's (relatively)
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April 23, 2014 | By Patrick Kevin Day
If CBS decides to order the pilot of "How I Met Your Dad" to series, fans will be hearing the voice of Meg Ryan narrating the adventures of her younger self, played by Greta Gerwig. Sources say Ryan, America's onetime rom-com sweetheart, will have the Bob Saget role in the spinoff of "How I Met Your Mother," the nine-season hit on CBS that recently concluded its run. In the original series, Saget voiced the future version of main character Ted, played by Josh Radnor, telling his children the long and meandering tale of how he met their mother.
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May 14, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
It's taken eight seasons, but "How I Met Your Mother" finally delivered on Monday night its essential promise: the identity of "the Mother" was revealed. For those who don't want to know, turn away here. On the show's eighth season finale, the identity of the woman who had previously been seen only behind the yellow umbrella was revealed. And contrary to everyone's previous speculation, it was not anyone already part of the comedy's cast. PHOTOS: 'How I Met Your Mother': The women in Ted's journey The actress' name is Cristin Milioti, and though fans of "30 Rock" and "The Sopranos" may remember her from her guest appearances on those shows, she's best known for her Tony-nominated role in the Broadway musical "Once.
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September 13, 2012 | By Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times Film Critic
"Liberal Arts" is a light and lively comedy of manners about college, literature and a midlife crisis that hits earlier than expected. The bookish group at the heart of this talky film - Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Olsen, Richard Jenkins, Zac Efron and Allison Janney - is having such a grand time trading tart exchanges their mood proves infectious. The sparring helps offset some of the contrivances that make "Liberal Arts" less buttoned up than it should be - so an A for effort and a C for execution.
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May 14, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
It's taken eight seasons, but "How I Met Your Mother" finally delivered on Monday night its essential promise: the identity of "the Mother" was revealed. For those who don't want to know, turn away here. On the show's eighth season finale, the identity of the woman who had previously been seen only behind the yellow umbrella was revealed. And contrary to everyone's previous speculation, it was not anyone already part of the comedy's cast. PHOTOS: 'How I Met Your Mother': The women in Ted's journey The actress' name is Cristin Milioti, and though fans of "30 Rock" and "The Sopranos" may remember her from her guest appearances on those shows, she's best known for her Tony-nominated role in the Broadway musical "Once.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 17, 2012 | By Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times
When "How I Met Your Mother" star Josh Radnor attended Kenyon College, a private liberal arts school in a tiny Ohio town, he never wanted to leave. He loved starring in campus theater productions and the long nights discussing John Updike and Raymond Carver with classmates. He did everything he could to prolong the collegiate experience - becoming a tour guide for prospective students, helping the admissions office interview applicants. And when he graduated, he went right back to school, enrolling in an acting program at New York University.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 13, 2012 | By Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times Film Critic
"Liberal Arts" is a light and lively comedy of manners about college, literature and a midlife crisis that hits earlier than expected. The bookish group at the heart of this talky film - Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Olsen, Richard Jenkins, Zac Efron and Allison Janney - is having such a grand time trading tart exchanges their mood proves infectious. The sparring helps offset some of the contrivances that make "Liberal Arts" less buttoned up than it should be - so an A for effort and a C for execution.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 1, 2012 | By Matt Donnelly
Hillary Rodham Clinton may be savvy with those text messages, but that doesn't mean she's abandoned the art of letter writing. Just ask Jason Segel. The "How I Met Your Mother" actor chatted up Jimmy Fallon recently about the series' longstanding mystery: the identity of the mother in question, the woman whom main character Ted (Josh Radnor) winds up with. "Everyone always asks me, like on a red carpet or whatever, 'Who is the mother?' Because it's been almost eight years ... ," Segel told Fallon, "I always say Hillary Clinton as a joke.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 28, 2011
BOOKS Well, here's one way to get around reading the book: Go see monologues performed from "The Pale King," David Foster Wallace's posthumous release about IRS agents. Hosted by Los Angeles Times book critic David Ulin, passages of the tome concerning the bleakest corners of bureaucracy and boredom will be illuminated by Henry Rollins, Josh Radnor ("How I Met Your Mother"), Nick Offerman ("Parks and Recreation") and Megan Mullally ("Will & Grace"). Saban Theatre, 8440 Wilshire Blvd.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 4, 2011 | By Sam Adams, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Aspiring novelist Sam (Josh Radnor) is down to his last rejection when he visits the office of a Manhattan publisher, played by Richard Jenkins. Perhaps the meeting would have gone more smoothly had Sam not stopped to help a young black child on the subway. But chances are he was doomed no matter what. It's not the writing, the publisher explains, it's his protagonist. "I don't know if you want people to love this guy or hate this guy," he says. "He's kind of just kind of. " Like the other characters in "happythankyoumoreplease," which Radnor also wrote and directed, Sam is teetering on the edge of adulthood, feeling like he ought to move forward with his life but not really wanting to. He's (relatively)
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March 12, 2008 | From the Associated Press
Britney Spears will guest star in a March 24 episode of the CBS series "How I Met Your Mother," the network said Tuesday. The pop star will portray a receptionist in a dermatologist's office named Abby who becomes "smitten" with Ted (Josh Radnor), a CBS spokeswoman said. Craig Thomas, the show's creator, told Usmagazine.com that Spears attended a table reading with the cast on Monday, and that her scenes will probably be filmed later this week. He said representatives for Spears approached CBS about "Mother" because "she was looking for a small part on a funny show."
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November 11, 2010
Here's a look at some of the winners at this year's festivals. SUNDANCE Grand Jury Prize, Dramatic: "Winter's Bone," directed by Debra Granik World Cinema Jury Prize, Dramatic: "Animal Kingdom," directed by David Michôd Audience Award, U.S. Dramatic: "HappyThankYouMorePlease," directed by Josh Radnor Audience Award, Documentary: "Waiting for 'Superman,'" directed by Davis Guggenheim World Cinema Audience...
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