TV/Movies

Community recap: Intro to Political Science

By | February 25, 2011 at 11:21 am | 3 comments

Episode: "Intro to Political Science" This week, we’re thankfully back in the Greendale study lounge, free from the bedridden clutches of Pierce the Puppeteer. He’s fresh out of rehab (where he got a look at Tom Sizemore’s junk and HILARIOUSLY dubbed him Tom Sizeless),...

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Fred Armisen on Portlandia: “We’re not lampooning Portland; we’re celebrating it”

By | February 24, 2011 at 3:10 pm | No comments

One of the smartest, weirdest comedies on TV these days is the Fred Armisen-Carrie Brownstein collaboration Portlandia, on IFC. The show offers vignettes about life in Portland, Oregon, the progressive hipster haven home to many people we encounter on a regular basis: the...

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Video: Daniel Tosh poops sitting backwards

By | February 23, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments

I'm just going to come out and say it. I'm not as huge a fan of Tosh.0 as it seems most comedy consumers are. I like it! I like it! Don't yell at me. I think it's a good show. Since its debut two years ago, however, I've had a hard time separating what I knew about Tosh's...

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Kevin Hart lands Fox pilot, readies concert film, becomes rapper

By | February 23, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments

Kevin Hart is taking his comedy from the road to your television set. The enormously popular comedian will be starring in a new single-camera pilot for Fox called Little in Common, about three families involved in little league sports. The series, according to Deadline, focuses...

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Dane Cook provides levity on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

By | February 21, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments

As a show about home remodeling, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition can be an unexpected tearjerker. At least, I’ll admit – begrudgingly – to getting a little misty eyed if I happen to catch a particularly moving episode. But the show does offer moments of levity. In last...

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Portlandia recap: “Blunderbuss”

By | February 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments

Portlandia, the deft and very funny sketch comedy brainchild of SNL-er Fred Armisen and former Sleater-Kinney member, Carrie Brownstein, smells like a combination of a dusty bookshop and a strong organic espresso. It wears combat boots, bathes only when necessary, and eats...

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30 Rock recap: It’s Never Too Late For Now

By | February 18, 2011 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments

What does every self-respecting career woman with a love for sandwiches do when she breaks up with Matt Damon? She buys a fannypack and gives up on any hope for a romantic future. This week’s 30 Rock highlighted just that event in our dear Liz Lemon’s life. After breaking...

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Community recap: “Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking”

By | February 18, 2011 at 11:00 am | No comments

This week, Community bequeaths more of its sticky goodness all over us. So let's get to it! Episode: "Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking" We open slightly disoriented. What's with the weird lighting, the strange camera angles...? Oh, we're in Abed's documentary. Okay,...

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Patrice O'Neal's "Elephant in the Room" debuts Saturday, let's watch a Web-exclusive

By | February 17, 2011 at 11:54 am | No comments

This is a long-time coming, comedy fans. Patrice O'Neal will finally debut his own one-hour comedy special on Comedy Central this Saturday at 10 pm EST. I've already seen it and it doesn't disappoint-- unless you hate Patrice O'Neal or any comic who talks about incredibly...

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