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South By Southwest Comedy: Day 1

By | March 13, 2011 at 9:51 am | No comments

AUSTIN-- South by Southwest’s comedy offerings began last night and blended the best of comedy and nerdery. Kicking off the night was a doubleheader of Doug Benson’s “Doug Loves Movies” podcast, first featuring guests Anthony Jeselnik, Kevin Pollak and Dave Foley. In...

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A glance back at the South Beach Comedy Festival; Wanda Sykes, Adam Carolla and more

By | March 7, 2011 at 7:07 pm | One comment

Comedy Central’s South Beach Comedy Festival recently hit lower Miami Beach like an entertainment hurricane, providing a new nightlife option for local residents bored to tears with the 85 degree winters, golden beaches and clubs full of physically perfect people. On...

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Portlandia season finale recap: “Baseball”

By | February 28, 2011 at 4:30 pm | One comment

Medium shot: a non-threatening clean-cut dude explains that Portland has a 12% unemployment rate. Cut to: a local couple continues his train of thought. Then--cut--a random woman continues their thought. Cut. Some other dude takes it from there, then--cut!—yet another picks...

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30 Rock recap: TGS Hates Women

By | February 25, 2011 at 1:31 pm | No comments

Episode : “TGS Hates Women” Liz Lemon's opinions as a feminist have been no secret on 30 Rock over the last five seasons. Sidenotes about Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Anna Howard Shaw and, of course, the Sugarbaker women, have crept up over the years to indicate Liz's love of...

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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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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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