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  • Puddles: Sad clown, big voice

    Puddles: Sad clown, big voice
    Even if you don't already have a fear of clowns, the sight of the singer-performer who goes by the name Puddles can be unsettling. Just shy of 7 feet tall, Puddles the clown doesn't speak or smile and seems haunted by an air of melancholy. His costume,...
  • Review: 'Man Seeking Woman'

    Review: 'Man Seeking Woman'
    Mashing up Terry Gilliam-like fantasy with early Woody Allen, "Man Seeking Woman" uses the tagline "Love is strange," and as created by Simon Rich based on his short stories, this FXX comedy is indeed that. Starring Jay Baruchel as the lovelorn...
  • Adult Swim gives a series to insult puppet and Jack McBrayer of '30 Rock'

    Triumph the Insult Comic Dog is getting his own sitcom, and he'll have former "30 Rock" actor Jack McBrayer to "poop on" on a regular basis. Adult Swim, the late-night, adult-oriented arm of the Cartoon Network, said Saturday it will air "The Jack and...
  • Tomorrow Never Knows a sonic smorgasbord

    Tomorrow Never Knows a sonic smorgasbord
    Historically, the Tomorrow Never Knows festival, which takes place Wednesday through Sunday in venues throughout the city, has not been Chicago's most eclectic: Most of its acts skew toward garage rock, indie rock, other kinds of indie rock and indie pop....
  • Black Dynamite takes on police brutality

    Black Dynamite takes on police brutality
    Adult Swim jumps into the center of the national debate about race and police brutality Saturday when it premieres the animated musical "The Wizard of Watts." Not that Cartoon Network's after-hours animation block hasn't been in this position before....
  • Tyler, the Creator and Chance the Rapper voice 'Black Dynamite' finale

    Tyler, the Creator and Chance the Rapper voice 'Black Dynamite' finale
    The conversation in hip hop about police brutality is usually incredibly serious. The finale of Adult Swim's animated series "Black Dynamite" is taking a more absurdist - but no less vivid - approach. The current season of the series, a loving and...
  • FXX to launch late-night animation block

    FXX is moving into latenight with an original animation block anchored by "Lucas Bros. Moving Co." and "Stone Quackers." The latenight initiative will launch on Jan. 1 following a daylong "Simpsons" marathon. The block will settle into its regular...
  • Smaller Internet gems reign supreme in the year on TV

    Smaller Internet gems reign supreme in the year on TV
    In this year of television I found myself often excited by small things — some new, some new to me, perhaps having earlier escaped my notice by virtue of their very smallness. Some were small in the sense that they did not take up much time,...
  • Robert Lloyd's best TV shows of 2014

    Robert Lloyd's best TV shows of 2014
    Here is Robert Lloyd’s look at the best of 2014 in television. "Broad City" (Comedy Central). Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's glassy-eyed aspirational comedy of friendship and survival feels like the future. "Jane the Virgin" (CW). A delicate...
  • TV picks for the week of Jan. 4-10

    Remember those shows you used to watch before the holidays? A lot of them are returning with new episodes this week. Here's what else caught my eye: Sunday: "Galavant," 7 p.m., ABC: The Middle Ages get the song and dance treatment in this amusing, over-...
  • Adult Swim renews 'Mike Tyson Mysteries,' 'Black Jesus,' 'Mr. Pickles'

    Adult Swim renews 'Mike Tyson Mysteries,' 'Black Jesus,' 'Mr. Pickles'
    Cartoon Network's edgy Adult Swim network has ordered up second seasons of some of its most popular freshmen series, including "Mike Tyson Mysteries," "Black Jesus" and "Mr. Pickles." The animated "Mike Tyson Mysteries," featuring an investigative...