Elijah Wood, Kristen Wiig, Andy Cohen Play ’7 Minutes in Heaven’

Mike Patrick O’Brien is almost a pimp and a writer for Saturday Night Live by way of Chicago’s famous incubator for comedic talent Second City. He’s also the creator and star of the latest addition to the Irreverent Celebrity Talk Show (not to be confused with the Faux Celebrity Talk Show) genre of original web series.

Like Diablo Cody’s Red Band Trailer (which is another recent addition to this particular brand of online video programming), O’Brien’s 7 Minutes in Heaven places our comedian creator opposite celebrities in an unconventional environment to discuss personal topics and partake in whimsical talk show sideshow bits. As the name would suggest to anyone who’s successfully endured the growing process of puberty, the program takes place in an unidentified closet filled with the vestiges of clothes worn in decades past (and O’Brien tries to get lucky with his guest at the end of each episode). Read More...



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