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  • 'Modern Family' recap: 'It's not racist, it's satire'

     
    As anyone who's watched so much as five minutes of the show can tell you, "Modern Family" is no accident. The show's storylines revolve around minor domestic quibbles, like barking dogs and sullen teens. They're reassuring in their familiarity and,......
  • Funniest signs and images from the Jon Stewart / Stephen Colbert rally

     
    Comedian Jon Stewart, left, welcomes comedian Stephen Colbert to the Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear on Saturday afternoon on the National Mall. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Musicians (backed by funk group the Roots) and celebrities mocked a...
  • Goofy 'The Good Wife' slams Steppenwolf

     
    A screenshot of the performance by the ficitional Steppenwolf on "The Good Wife." (Courtesy of CBS) Despite its Chicago setting, the CBS political drama "The Good Wife" films in New York. Just as well. After Tuesday night's snobby and dazzlingly......
  • David Zucker's video satire of Barbara Boxer's 'Ma'am' demand: 'It's just a thing'

     
    Videos of Madam Senator's initial comment and the Hollywood producer's satirical version....
  • Stewart-Colbert rally: A nation of jokers lost in irony

     
    The more I hear Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert talking about their rally scheduled for Saturday on Washington's National Mall, the more I wonder if there is anything that is not a laughing matter in our national life any more.Actually, laughter might...
  • Jon Stewart tops the Oct. 10 L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c Daniel Okrent www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Rally to Restore Sanity This week, talk show host Jon Stewart and "The Daily Show" enter the nonfiction bestseller......
  • '1985' by Factory Theater: Chicago Bears satire '1985' is double-plus ungood

     
    THEATER REVIEW: "1985" ★½ Through Nov. 7 by Factory Theater at Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St.; Running time: 1 hour, 25 minutes; Tickets: $25 at 312-742-8497 or www.dcatheater.org If you're headed to an original comedy show about the fans......
  • 'The Dilemma' and the sudden dilemma over gay jokes in Hollywood

     
    There’s a maxim in show business that dying is easy, comedy is hard. And in comedy, nothing is harder to gauge than where to draw the fuzzy line between what’s outrageously funny and what’s deeply offensive. The latest film to......
  • 'South Park' creators' musical comedy 'Book of Mormon' gets Broadway dates

     
    Fans of "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone have a lot to look forward to in 2011. The 15th season of their hit Comedy Central series is scheduled to begin in the spring. And in a bit of......
  • David Markson's library for sale, and going fast

     
    When David Markson, author of the postmodern classic "Wittgenstein's Mistress," died in New York in June at age 82, he left behind a vast library of books. In the dissolution of Markson's worldly possessions, more than 50 cartons -- holding......
  • ISRAEL: Fight over Gaza flotilla narrative continues on YouTube

     
    Whether the Gaza Strip-bound flotilla hoped to deliver humanitarian aid, break the naval blockade, provoke Israel or a combination of the above, the incident has continued to roil diplomatic waters. Both sides have presented their versions of the event,...