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  • HBO's series 'VEEP' starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus begins production in Maryland

    HBO's series 'VEEP' starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus begins production in Maryland
    "VEEP," the HBO political satire starring Julia-Louis-Dreyfus, started production Monday on location in the Baltimore area, Gov. Martin O'Malley and the cable channel said. The Maryland Film Office estimates that the first season of the series will...
  • From Sun Magazine: First look -- 'VEEP' set visit

    From Sun Magazine: First look -- 'VEEP' set visit
    It's a cold, gray Friday afternoon in a dark and drafty concrete warehouse at an industrial park in Columbia. Not exactly the setting in which anyone would expect to find glamour, wit or the next big thing in pop culture. But through a series of doors...
  • What critics are saying about Baltimore-made 'VEEP'

    What critics are saying about Baltimore-made 'VEEP'
    From a Sunday magazine cover piece to Page One stories and blogs posts, I feel like I have been writing about the new HBO satire "VEEP" for at least a year. But the series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus  as Selina Meyer, a former senator who becomes vice...
  • Deadspin controversy: Channel 9’s treatment of Dwight Howard phone call was a disgrace to journalism

     
    Deadspin controversy: Channel 9 owes Dwight Howard, Bob Vander Weide an apology for presenting satire as fact...
  • “The Simpsons” at 500 — our favorite episodes

     
    The Simpsons airs its 500th episode Feb. 19 at 8pm ET/PT on FOX, as part of its 23rd season (and it will be running through at least Season 25, and Episode No. 559). By now, its longevity, and the numbers and records it keeps racking up year after year,...
  • Spaniards fail to see humor in French doping satire

     
    Not everyone is laughing at a series of satirical French videos that portray Spanish sports stars like Rafael Nadal as puppets who take drugs. Especially not Spaniards, and especially not this week....
  • Report: Community colleges increasingly featured in novels, film, satire

     
    Community colleges are increasingly making appearances in popular culture through film, novels and satire — a trend that is highlighted in a piece posted today on insidehighered.com. One example is NBC’s sitcom “Community,” about a...
  • Simon Beaufoy talks 'Salmon Fishing,' 'Hunger Games' sequel

     
    "Hunger Games" sequel screenwriter Simon Beaufoy talks about his script for the second film in Lionsgate's planned franchise and his current movie, "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen," which opened in theaters Friday....
  • Remembering Maurice Sendak through his Stephen Colbert interview

     
    Maurice Sendak died on Tuesday at age 83. One of Maurice Sendak's most memorable final interviews was with Stephen Colbert on "The Colbert Report."...
  • Best Movies About TV

     
    For no particular reason, I decided to make today’s movie list about the 10 Best Movies About Television. Understand, these aren’t movies based on TV shows, although a few of them grew out of things that really happened on television.......
  • Lots of local Orlando music for free on Fringe outdoor stage

     
    From singer Kaleigh Baker to gypsy-rock of The Getbye, there's plenty of local music on the Outdoor Stage on the Grande Green Lawn at this year's Orlando International Fringe Festival. And the music is all free admission. There's an extensive schedule,...