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There's Nothing Funny About Comedy's Censorship
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Like the jesters of old, we open the window of tolerance in comedy and humor as an expression of free speech and to point out the ridiculous things that we as humans do and say, even if it's not always in good taste. To quote Oscar Wilde, "I may not ...
Above the Law
Sony's Choice: Is Obama Engaged In Victim Shaming?
Above the Law
The comedy starring Seth Rogen and James Franco appeared to feature too few subtitles and Truffaut references to keep me entertained. The leaked scene where Korean dictator's head explodes is more a Katy Perry reference than a David Cronenberg ...
How do you joke about the Sony hacking? A little carefully
Sherman captivating in holiday comedy
Dudzick's sharp writing of a working class Catholic family with a bigoted matriarch as a target for humor made the audience laugh instead of angry, especially as the audience sees a tender side to Clara and the family in act two. Sherman has won five ...
Rabbi turned comedian to perform at Temple Sinai
Along with funny sermons, Alper's repertoire of topics include weddings and funerals he officiated, religious education and funny observations about the behavior of his congregants during services. "I always had a knack as a rabbi of finding humor to ...
Top 10 Comedies: #7 NewsRadio
The satirical humor publication has also turned out the likes of Conan O'Brien and B.J. Novak, among many others. Simms would go on to create NewsRadio and serve as the lead writer and executive producer of the series. So in short, he knew comedy. In ...
Top 9 'Saturday Night Live' moments of 2014: From Pete Davidson's explosive ...
This one was one of the most controversial skits of the year for its subject matter but Leslie Jones' debut as an "in-house image expert" prepared the world for her shocking but sharp humor. Jones was brought in to comment on ... The key indicator of a ...
Quit Horsin' Around & Dig Your Spurs Into BoJack Horseman
There wasn't one specific ah-ha moment where I was hooked, I think it was just a matter of acclimating to the absurd parameters of the BoJack Horseman world, and the pace of the comedy, which is much more slow-burn than other animated shows. Raphael ...
The procrastinator's pop culture gift guide
The uproarious comedy “Broad City” is all about the upside of that equation: Abbi (Abbi Jacobson) and Ilana (Ilana Glazer) smoke weed, rock cater-waiter tuxedos, work at cult-like exercise studios and are each other's own true loves. And “Friendship ...
'Offensive' Is the New 'Obscene'
... was sentenced to four months in a workhouse for a set he did in a New York comedy club that included a bit about Eleanor Roosevelt's “nice tits,” another about how men would like to “come in a chicken,” and other scatological and overly sexual humor.
Forget the politics, Sony executives say North Korea comedy 'desperately unfunny'
Taylor said the film was "desperately unfunny and repetitive," and "James Franco proves once again that irritation is his strong suit which is a shame because the character could have been appealing and funny out of his hands." Taylor and other ...
The Disconnect of 'The Interview'
Forget the Politics, Sony Execs Say The Interview Is 'Desperately Unfunny'
Review: 'The Interview' deserves to be seen