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Tracy Morgan’s I Am The New Black @ GQ

Saturday Night Live! alumni and 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan has the last laugh as his titular memoir – I Am The New Black – hits bookstores on Tuesday, October 20, while posing inside the pages of GQ November Issue. Tracy Morgan opens up to GQ senior editor Dan Fierman and boogie clown-down for pixer Terry Richardson. Enjoy some blog snippets and humorous tidbits below –

Terry Richardson

One can definitely see the roots of your comedy in your dad. In the book, you describe him pointing to the bleachers at your high school and telling you not just that you were conceived under the bleachers but that it was doggy style and he “gave it to her good.” That’s just nuts. Yeah, man, that was my dad. Man, he was honest. He reminds me a lot of Richard Pryor. He never lied to me about sex. But I was a kid, you know—I was 12 years old! I was like, What are you telling me this for?

Terry Richardson

Can we talk about Lorne Michaels for a second? In the book, you write, “Every Jewish man has to love one…” …nigger in their life.” Yeah. Lorne is my Cus D’Amato. Lorne helped build my confidence up, being in front of an all-white audience and all that. And he told me when he hired me for Saturday Night Live: You’re not here because you’re black; you’re here because you’re funny!

Tracy Morgan is repped by Tracey Jacobs and Kevin Volchok @ United Talent Agency, attorney Ken Richman @ Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren & Richman [LLP], manager Richard Abate, David Becky and David Miner @ 3 Arts Entertainment.

This GQ November Issue is on newsstands now, and it’s the one with Mad Men actress January Jones on the cover.

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January Jones Humps GQ – Video

The AMC Mad Men actress January Jones corners her alter-ego character Betty Draper as she graces the cover and pages of GQ sexy November 2009 Issue. January Jones gives a candid and forthcoming interview to writer Mark Kirby. And as she exits the sit-down Q&A interview, she says into Kirby’s recorder – Dear men of America, I like beer, I like football. I’m probably the most interesting girl you’ll ever meet.

You can see more of January Jones photos shot by pixer Terry Richardson and read Mark Kirby’s interview, visit

January Jones is repped by Carol Bodie, Carol Goll, Chris Hart and Mike Jelline @ International Creative Management, attorney Marcy Morris @ Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein, manager Paul Nelson @ Mosaic and publicists Samantha Hill and Evelyn Karamanos @ WKT Public Relations.

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Mad Men’s Jon Hamm @ The Oprah Winfrey Show

On Monday, AMC’s Mad Men stars January Jones and Jon Hamm promote their third-season television series on The Oprah Winfey Show. Oprah and her audience don 60s retro-costume in her themed set in honor of Mad Men with a performance by Broadway’s Jersey Boys. Oprah will also unveil her Favorite Things circa 1960s.

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Mad Men received sixteen 2009 Emmy Awards nominations including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series [Jon Hamm], Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series [Elisabeth Moss)], Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series [Phil Abraham], Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series [John Slattery], Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series [“A Night to Remember,” “Six Month Leave,” “The Jet Set,” “Meditations in an Emergency”]. On Sunday, the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards airs on CBS at 8:00pm and will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris.

Mad Men Humps Entertainment Weekly

The stars – Christina Hendricks and Jon Hamm – of television series Mad Men grace the cover and pages of Entertainment Weekly summer preview issue. The summer issue names the stylish cult hit as the “No. 1 on of great shows to watch this summer”.

Synopsis of Mad Men: Set in 1960 New York, series follows the lives of the ruthlessly competitive men and women of Madison Avenue advertising, an ego-driven world where key players make an art of the sell while their private world gets sold. Story revolves around the conflicted world of Don Draper, the biggest ad man (and ladies man) in the business, and his colleagues at the Sterling Cooper Advertising Agency. As Don makes the plays in the boardroom and the bedroom, he struggles to stay a step ahead of the rapidly changing times and the young executives nipping at his heels.

The new episodes of Mad Men Season 2 starts on Sunday, July 27th of 2008 and airs on American Movie Classics (AMC).

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The first season DVD hits stores on Tuesday, July 1, and AMC will air a back-to-back episodes marathon on Sunday, July 20 beginning at noon.

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