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Fringe: Stephen Root On Fringe, Fierce Fans, And Working With His Wife For The First Time!

When Stephen Root appears on this week’s episode of Fringe [Fox, Fridays, 9/8C], it will mark the first time he’s appeared onscreen in film or TV with his real life wife, Romy Rosemont.

He spoke to a group of bloggers earlier this week and talked about that experience, as well as his love for science fiction – and why so many projects he’s worked on have such fierce fans.

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DVD REVIEW: Bob Funk – Odd Mix of Genres Works Better Than You Might Expect

Bob Funk is a curious little movie. Based on the long-running play of the same name, by Craig Carlisle [who adapted and directed the movie], Bob Funk is the story of an alcoholic, the titular Bob Funk [Michael Leyden Campbell], who has so totally ruined his life that he is fired from his job as Vice-President of Funk Futons by. his. mother [Grace Zabriskie]!

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Why? Besides leaving vital paperwork unfilled on a regular; besides the always coming in late – and usually spattered with coffee [he manages to bump onto the same woman every day, spilling his coffee]; besides his utter lack of people skills, his behavior puts the company in double jeopardy by missing a deadline with some paperwork necessary to keeping Funk Futons from being stripped of its business licence and by harassing a new employee, opening the company up to a sexual harassment lawsuit. [It’s when Bob fails to accept responsibility for the harassment that Mom fires him.

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