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Stephen Colbert has his doubts about the new multi-racial Spider-Man (Video)

Stephen Colbert has his doubts about the new multi-racial Spider-Man (Video)

By | August 6, 2011 at 8:45 am | No comments

Peter Parker has been placed in a pine box - or maybe not, but isn't alliteration fun? Anyway, Parker has indeed kicked the can and the choice to replace him is causing quite a nerd stir on the Interwebs. A new half-Hispanic, half-Black Spider-Man makes his debut in the...

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Donald Glover is the inspiration behind the new Spider-Man

Donald Glover is the inspiration behind the new Spider-Man

By | August 3, 2011 at 3:13 pm | One comment

We all know and love Donald Glover for kicking musical ass as rapper Childish Gambino or kicking comedy ass as Community’s Troy (and as himself onstage). So, if you recall, it makes sense that tons of Twitterers would wage a campaign to help Glover score an audition to kick...

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Mike Birbiglia’s “My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend” off-Broadway run is extended

By | April 29, 2011 at 2:06 pm | No comments

Mike Birbiglia’s having much, much better luck onstage than the folks behind Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. The word from Playbill today is that Birbiglia’s new comedy, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend, written and starring the man himself, will be extended Off-Broadway at the...

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Wrap-up: Janeane Garofalo, Rob Riggle, Eugene Mirman at AltCom

By | May 11, 2009 at 8:56 am | 2 comments

Opening the second AltCom show on Friday night in Somerville -- that's in the Greater Boston area -- Eugene Mirman skewered the debate over what’s “alternative” perfectly as he read from a manifesto strictly defining the rules of alternative. The list included items like...

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