Tag: Comedy and Humor

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Takes Aim at Al Franken, an ‘S.N.L.’ Alumnus

Mr. Che continued: But Franken is a liberal and Trump and Moore are conservatives. And in this country,...

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Science Is Dry, Obscure, Complex? Well, It Makes for Great Comedy

“You’re the Expert” is among a new crop of comedy podcasts and live shows that are mining science...

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Review: ‘Jim & Andy,’ When Carrey Became Kaufman

Photo Blurred lines: Jim Carrey as Andy Kaufman in “Jim & Andy.” Credit Francois Duhamel/Netflix,VICE Documentary Films The...

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Review: ‘Rebels on Pointe,’ and in Tutus

Photo Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo in “Giselle” in the 1980s, from “Rebels on Pointe.” Credit Icarus...

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Louis C.K.’s Former Manager Apologizes for Not Confronting the Comedian

Photo Dave Becky, left, with Louis C.K. in 2013. Mr. Becky also represents Kevin Hart, Aziz Ansari and...

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Jon Stewart and Robert Smigel Craft a Comedy Benefit at a Polarized Moment

When did you two first meet?JON STEWART Hebrew school. ROBERT SMIGEL Summer camp. We were in “Godspell” together....

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For ‘Saturday Night Live,’ No Shortage of Targets, Including Louis C.K. and Roy Moore

Mr. Day protested, “The left-wing media loves to repeat these sexual harassment stories. There’s a new one every...

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Louis C.K. Responds to Accusations: ‘These Stories Are True’

Photo Louis C.K. in his 2017 Netflix comedy special. Several women stepped forward to describe upsetting incidents with...

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You Love ‘The Simpsons’? Then Let’s Talk About Apu

The piece touched a nerve with audiences, but it was the one-minute section about Apu that people most...

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Louis C.K.’s Movie Release Is Canceled

Photo The Paris Theater, with a marquee for “I Love You, Daddy.” The Louis C.K. movie’s premiere was...