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  • Binders full of punch lines

    Binders full of punch lines
    Now that the election is really (really) over, the producers of Laffing Matterz can finalize their dinner-theater show. The revue opens its seventh season Thursday, Nov. 15, in the Abdo New River Room at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts with...
  • Yan Lianke satirizes contemporary China

    In 2010, before I visited my late father's native village in China's central province of Henan, a friend recommended that I read Yan Lianke's books to prepare for my trip. Yan, one of China's eminent and most controversial novelists and satirists —...
  • Faithful reading of hit 'Book of Mormon'

    “I'm about to do it for the first time,” chirps goofy Mormon missionary Elder Cunningham. “And I'm gonna do it with a girl!” The young man in a white shirt and tie isn't singing about a lusty encounter, but a holy rite of passage...
  • With new shows in the works, TV is awash in Washington

    With new shows in the works, TV is awash in Washington
    After weeks of partisan sniping, the public finally gets to judge HBO's Sarah Palin docudrama "Game Change" for itself this weekend. But the campaign for more politics as TV drama has only begun. Aaron Sorkin's"The West Wing"notwithstanding, prime-time...
  • 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...
  • Stephen Colbert tells ABC: I have a pretty good shot of being pope

     
    Colbert responded: "I am not calling anybody a serial killer. I can't tell Americans for a Better Tomorrow Tomorrow what to do. It's not my super PAC, George. It's the super PAC of, and I hope I'm pronouncing this correctly, Jon 'Stew-air'? I believe it's...
  • Late Night: Jon Stewart calls Newt Gingrich a 'pollutant'

     
    Newt Gingrich: Jon Stewart on New Gingrich's "open marriage"...
  • Late Night: Jon Stewart says SOPA would 'break the Internet'

     
    SOPA: Jon Stewart says SOPA has the potential to "break" the internet....
  • “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....
  • 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....