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  • Tello Films incubates web series

    Tello Films incubates web series
    Midway through its second season, Comedy Central's "Broad City" has made its mark not only for being funny and audacious, but also because the show's central dynamic is one that rarely anchors a sitcom anymore — that of a deep and abiding friendship...
  • Beck Bennett's calling answered with AT&T ads

    Beck Bennett's calling answered with AT&T ads
    It probably still happens the old-fashioned way: a beautiful face spotted sipping a milkshake at Schwab's, a screen test and stardom. But you get the feeling that Beck Bennett's Hollywood story is more typical in the new millennium — you know, 30...
  • 'Broad City' takes the Troubadour

    'Broad City' takes the Troubadour
    Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, the stars and perpetrators of the Comedy Central series "Broad City," brought their road show to the Troubadour in West Hollywood on Saturday night. ("Doug Weston's Troubadour," they knew to say.) The pair have been out...
  • Forget NBC, the NHL is perfect for Comedy Central

    Welcome to the NHL Yuk-Yuk Lounge, and remember, there’s a two-drink minimum for customers --- a six-pack minimum for referees. We’ve got a great show planned, but there are always some surprises. You just never know how many Brendan...
  • Ron Paul, aka the invisible candidate

    A moment ago, I Googled "Ron Paul ignored by media" and came up with 9,222 links. That's a lot of stories about someone being ignored. Here's what happened. In last weekend's Iowa Straw Poll of GOP presidential candidates, the Texas congressman had an...
  • Daum: Christopher Hitchens gets the last laugh

    Daum: Christopher Hitchens gets the last laugh
    As fans of the late Christopher Hitchens cycle through the five stages of grief, it's interesting to see which of his opinions can still inspire the kind of anger that is unlikely to ever fade into acceptance. There are, of course, the obvious candidates:...
  • A little advice turns into Seinfeld directing for 'Colin Quinn: Long Story Short'

    A little advice turns into Seinfeld directing for 'Colin Quinn: Long Story Short'
    Jerry Seinfeld and Colin Quinn seem like comedic opposites. Seinfeld is primarily observational; Quinn is primarily analytical. Seinfeld is disciplined and intense; Quinn is easygoing and meandering. Seinfeld is absurdist; Quinn is satirical. On his...
  • 'MasterChef' auditions coming to Chicago, 'House Hunters' hits Lou Malnati's, Common cast in indie film

    'MasterChef' auditions coming to Chicago, 'House Hunters' hits Lou Malnati's, Common cast in indie film
    If you’re a great cook and wouldn’t mind getting screamed at by a guy who looks like a Scottish Nick Nolte, the casting directors of Fox’s “MasterChef” want to talk to you. The Gordon Ramsay-hosted reality show will hold...
  • Interview: Shaq roasting The Hoff? Diesel says it almost happened

    Interview: Shaq roasting The Hoff? Diesel says it almost happened
    Which nickname is future NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal going by now that’s he’s retired? Big Daddy? Superman? Shaq Fu? The Big Aristotle? Nope. Diesel. I know this because that’s how he introduced himself when I answered...
  • Interview: Comedian Gabriel Iglesias is fluffy, and piping hot

    Interview: Comedian Gabriel Iglesias is fluffy, and piping hot
    Most stand-up comedians dream of following in the foot steps of Bill Cosby, Jerry Seinfeld, Bernie Mac and Louis C.K. and having their own sitcoms. Not Gabriel Iglesias. At least, not right now. Iglesis – who describes himself as “fluffy&...
  • My favorite moments of 2012

    My favorite moments of 2012
    Years ago when I was a student at Northwestern University, a handful of executives at America Online came to my class and explained that you, I and everyone we know would soon find ourselves pleasantly stranded on "information islands." We nodded,...