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Mike Myers brought back Dr. Evil on 'Saturday Night Live'

Mike Myers made a surprise return to Saturday Night Live this weekend to play Dr. Evil — and to interrupt Sam Smith’s Christmas special.

The episode began with Smith (played by Tarran Killam) singing “Stay With Me” and talking about his holiday loneliness. Then the screen went fuzzy and Dr. Evil (plus a fake version of Mr. Bigglesworth) appeared to comment on North Korea’s recent attack on Sony.

“North Korea, you’re one of the most evil countries in the world and your act of war is to kill a movie?” said Myers. “It’s easy to kill a movie, just move it to January.” READ FULL STORY

Mike Myers pitches in to save Sears Canada

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If you’re a company that’s struggling, with revenues down 36 percent from 2005 and a fourth CEO in the past three years, it’s time for a rebranding. Fortunately for Sears Canada, the new face of the company is a long-time employee… and his famous younger brother.

Peter Myers has worked for Sears Canada for 32 years, and he and his brother—Austin Powers himself—team up for an ad that puts a happy face on the fact that “Sears Canada has to demographically and psychographically alter the trajectory of its business model.”

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Mike Myers likes painting Colonel Sanders, isn't on an alien sex diet

Mike Myers has been busy since his last on-screen appearance in 2009’s Inglorious Basterds: busy painting variations on KFC’s Colonel Sanders, busy making GarageBand tunes, busy raising his two young children. But now he’s coming back to the film industry with his directorial debut, Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon — a documentary that follows talent manager Shep Gordon.

GQ spoke with Myers about Supermensch, what it was like standing next to Kanye West when he said that one thing, and how he really was the last person to receive a letter from The Beatles’ George Harrison. Read the highlights of their conversation below:

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