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  • 'John Oliver bounce' benefits Chicago-based women's engineering group

    'John Oliver bounce' benefits Chicago-based women's engineering group
    Call it the power of investigative comedy. Or, as the Chicago-based Society of Women Engineers refers to it, "the John Oliver bounce."
  • Digital Audience Ratings: YouTube Breathes New Life Into 'A.F.V.', @SportsCenter Goes Long on Twitter

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to TV shows (see the film version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what...

    Digital Audience Ratings: Post-Apocalyptic Programming Comes to Life

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to TV shows (see the film version here). Provided by ListenFirst...

    Mike Sacks' 'Poking a Dead Frog' cracks the comedy code

    "Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today's Top Comedy Writers" by Mike Sacks; Penguin (480 pages, $18) Comedy is having a moment. You can't really talk about the vaunted New Golden Platinum Age of Television without reference to Louis C.K., Amy...

    Russian space sex lizards have died; does John Oliver know?

    A group of geckos shot into space by Russia to monitor their sex habits in zero gravity have died. The geckos, made famous largely by a segment during "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver," were found dead inside a capsule when the Foton-M satellite...