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  • Cartoon Network brings “Black Dynamite” animated series to Adult Swim

     
    By Matthew Grimm Cartoon Network’s late-night Adult Swim block goes into lulls where it seems to bide its time between cool new ‘toons, over-hyped one-season wonders and new seasons of its stately franchises (still waiting on Season 5 of One...
  • Raptors for Jesus

     
    By Megan Crepeau Nope, it's not the Pitchfork festival's hottest breakout star, it's a real, live Super PAC: Back in April, Stephen Colbert announced a new form of campaign finance reform satire -- DIY mockery of the Super PAC system.......
  • #MuslimRage met with Muslim satire

     
    The aggressive headline advertised the cover article by author Ayaan Hirsi Ali, itself a subject of furious debate over her take on Islam, extremism and free speech. Hirsi Ali, a Somali woman who fled an arranged marriage and became a forceful critic of...
  • 'Kony 2012' makers launch new video aimed at African warlord

     
    Invisible Children has a new video about African warlord Joseph Kony six months after Jason Russell, one of the group's leaders, had a very public meltdown....
  • Hobbit or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, Sean Astin is all in

     
    It’s almost hard to believe that the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise has been around as long as it has. In 1984, when the Turtles had their birth in what was intended to be a one-off comic book satirizing popular comic-book tropes of the day,...
  • “Reality Show” brings Adam Rifkin’s dark, satirical vision to Showtime

     
    Reality Show may be completely fictional, but Adam Rifkin would wager that it contains more truth than an actual, um, reality show. The writer/producer/director/star (no word on whether he did the catering as well) of the eight-part Showtime series &#...
  • Tim Donnelly exploring run for California governor

     
    The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive It looks as if at least one Republican is getting ready to take on Gov. Jerry Brown. Conservative Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (R-Hesperia), a vehement...
  • Tracing the showbiz roots of James O'Keefe's NPR sting

     
    The news media haven’t figured out what label to pin on James O’Keefe, the wily troublemaker whose hidden-camera sting could be the smoking gun that leads to a cutoff of further federal funding from NPR. The press has resorted to......
  • Theater review: 'The Book of Mormon' at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre

     
    Though "The Book of Mormon," which opened Thursday at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, is boisterously outrageous, it relies on humor that is nostalgic, harking back to classic routines refurbished with more daring expletives....
  • From the Stacks -- 'City of Angels'

     
    Rupert Hughes’ “City of Angels,” 1941. How much of a book must one read before deciding that it’s going to be a dog? Does an author deserve a running start of the first chapter? Can one truly tell that a......
  • About (Late) Last Night: Watch James Franco geek out with Stephen Colbert

     
    The Colbert Report Mon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Renaissance Nemesis - Frank Jameso www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog Video Archive For the last week, James Franco has dutifully been making the late-night...