Newswire: Ed Helms’ band is releasing its first album

Everyone loves it when an actor is in a band, everyone except Johnny Depp and whoever is unfortunate enough to interview Billy Bob Thornton. It’s like seeing a good friend do something new that they’re not quite good at, but you tell them they’re good to protect their ego. It’s one of the few times us normal people get to feel like we’re above celebrities. Plus, if the music is actually good, you get to be all snobbish about liking it. “Oh, Keanu Reeves is an actor? I only know him from Dogstar.”

The latest celebrity whose band we can all pretend to like (or maybe actually like) is Ed Helms. According to Rolling Stone, Helms and two of his friends, Ian Riggs and Jacob Tilove, started a band called The Lonesome Trio in college, and now that we’ve all agreed that there doesn …

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