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  • Jon Stewart raps his rage at Fox News over Common controversy

    Jon Stewart raps his rage at Fox News over Common controversy
    Jon Stewart unloaded on Fox News during Wednesday night’s “The Daily Show,” not only with satirical criticism of the network’s outrage over Chicago rapper Common visiting the White House, but with his own freestyle rap: “You...
  • Jon Stewart uses soul singer to mock 'friend' Anthony Weiner

    Jon Stewart uses soul singer to mock 'friend' Anthony Weiner
    After several nights of struggling with how to cover the so-called "Weinergate" scandal surrounding his friend U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), Jon Stewart finally broke down and did the bit properly.  Stewart and Weiner are old friends and even shared...
  • Stewart compliments Weiner, mocks Palin

    Stewart compliments Weiner, mocks Palin
    Last night, on "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart was forced to tackle an issue he hates to joke about: His friend U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-N.Y.) tweeting of his own penis.  Stewart and Weiner are old buddies and shared a beach house in Delaware in their...
  • Stewart apologizes for going easy on Weiner

    Stewart apologizes for going easy on Weiner
    After comedian Jon Stewart on Monday went too easy on his friend U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-N.Y.) penis tweeting, Stewart apologized on his show last night.  Assuming the role of Weiner during his now-infamous press conference, Stewart issued mea...
  • "The Ask" by Sam Lipsyte

    "The Ask" by Sam Lipsyte
    "The Ask" By Sam Lipsyte Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 296 pages,$25 It would be an inspired feat of academic guerilla terrorism to sabotage every American College Freshman Summer Reading Program by supplanting the usual earnest offerings with Sam Lipsyte's...
  • Class is in session: Towson professor picks June's best political comedy

    Class is in session: Towson professor picks June's best political comedy
    Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life.  She also studies public...
  • Jake, Elwood and Huggy, all singing the Euro blues

    Jake, Elwood and Huggy, all singing the Euro blues
    So at the Auditorium Theatre – the 3,929-seat Auditorium Theatre – one currently finds an Australian Elwood Blues, a British Jake Blues and aEuropean cover band, all working, along with a trio of women called the Bluettes, for Dutch producers....
  • 'District 9' director Neill Blomkamp says no to Hollywood: 'I don't want to do high-budget films'

     
    NEILL BLOMKAMP INTERVIEW: PART 1 The surprise film of 2009 was "District 9," the $30 million sci-fi tale that was directed by newcomer Neill Blomkamp, the Johannesburg native who celebrated his 30th birthday the month after the movie opened wide.......
  • Jon Stewart triumphs with jokes about Osama bin Laden coverage

     
    Jon Stewart reconfirmed his status as the funniest man on television with his remarks Monday night about the TV coverage of Osama bin Laden's death....
  • Operetta review: 'Moscow, Cherry Town' by Long Beach Opera

     
    Charles McNulty reviews "Moscow, Cherry Town," Dimitri Shostakovich's only operetta, at Center Theater in Long Beach....
  • About (Late) Last Night: John Lithgow recites Newt Gingrich's dramatic news release [Video]

     
    John Lithgow stages a dramatic reading of New Gingrich's "epic" press release on "The Colbert Report."...