ENTERTAINMENT: THE BOYS OF NEW GIRL.

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Jess, Nick, Schmidt and Winston.

There’s something disarming about a loveable douche-bag – isn’t there? There’s always that tang of “OH MY GOODNESS, THEY SAID THAT?” that whips through your mind when they release a string of laboriously linked together phrases into the atmosphere, yet you can’t help but want to give them a big squishable hug around their mid-section. Even while you’re laughing derisively. That’s exactly the aura that surrounds Schmidt (played by Max Greenfield) in New Girl. When I first watched the show, he was the character that really stood out to me as utterly hilarious – his attempts to impress always ended up with a dollar (or more) contributions to the “Douchebag Jar”.Image

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I was recently given a fantastic clip of how to avoid contributing to the “Douchebag Jar”  – suitably titled: “New Girl Roommate Advice: Ways To Avoid The Douchebag Jar” it showcases some of Schmidt’s best lines in one compact clip!

And here’s a bit of juiciness for those out there who love and adore New Girl – yes, I’ve managed to get my paws on a handful of the cutest clips of the boys (I’ve only got clips of Lamorne and Jack, at present, but I’ll add the one for Max as soon as I can) doling out a bit of a heart-to-heart about their characters.

Max Greenfield talks about starring as Schmidt in NEW GIRL:
  • On why audiences connected with NEW GIRL
  • On how Schmidt will evolve
  • On NEW GIRL’s interpretation of modern relationships
  • On the ensemble’s strong chemistry

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Winston (played by the amazingly hilarious Lamorne Morris) is ridiculously competitive, and after returning from playing basketball for Latvia (yes, Latvia, folks) he finds it difficult to find work – he has the attention span of a 4-year-old addled with red cordial and helium. Some of my favourite scenes with Winston occur in Fancyman Part II – his ability to let go and blast word-perfect renditions of songs off the Wicked soundtrack had me in a belly-ache of giggles.

Lamorne Morris (who plays Winston) talks about New Girl, in particular:

  • Lamorne Morris talks about starring as Winston in NEW GIRL:
  • On his thoughts on the first season of NEW GIRL
  • On his role as Winston
  • On his favorite episodes from Season 1 of NEW GIRL

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Mr. Nick Miller – possibly the most pessimistic and emotional character to hit the screens since Eeyore and his saggy daggy tail. Miller is a law school dropout turned bartender who has also gone through a slightly-less-recent break up – to say that he’s “bitter” would be a bit of an understatement.

Jake Johnson (who plays Nick Miller) talks about New Girl, in particular:

  • On looking back at the first season of NEW GIRL
  • On the evolution of Nick
  • On Nick experiencing a bad breakup
  • On his favorite episode from Season 1

New Girl Season 1 on DVD is available to buy from October 10 (tomorrow!), and you can pre-order your copy now here. Or, you know, pick it up tomorrow!

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ENTERTAINMENT: THE BOYS OF NEW GIRL.

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