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  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agent Carter' on ABC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 11 - 17, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------     SERIES Restaurant Startup In the season...
  • Jon Stewart discovers the secret of Sarah Palin's mangled syntax

    Jon Stewart discovers the secret of Sarah Palin's mangled syntax
    To the untrained ear, Sarah Palin's speeches can often sound like a garbled word salad of slogans and buzz words stitched together in the outline of a coherent thought. But on Monday's "Daily Show" Jon Stewart got to the bottom of why the former Alaskan...
  • TCA 2015: Larry Wilmore launches on a special holiday

    TCA 2015: Larry Wilmore launches on a special holiday
    Larry Wilmore says we shouldn’t read too much into the launch date for his new Comedy Central program "The Nightly Show." The comic will be the sole African American late-night comedy host when "The Nightly Show" airs at 11:30 p.m., following...
  • An angry Lewis Black, coming to Rialto Square Theatre

    An angry Lewis Black, coming to Rialto Square Theatre
    The terrible events in Paris this month may suggest social satirists who roast religious figures must fear for their lives. But Lewis Black, the veteran stand-up comedian who once declared God's creating the Earth in seven days a myth because "I have...
  • Recent attacks could blow a fiscal chill across satire

    Recent attacks could blow a fiscal chill across satire
    Read enough First Amendment cases and you become familiar with the concept of a "chilling effect," which refers to how placing restrictions on speech can lead to self-censorship. In the wake of Sony's trouble-plagued release of "The Interview" and the...
  • TV Picks: 'Nightly Show,' 'Half Like Me,' 'Nova,' 'The Fall,' more

    TV Picks: 'Nightly Show,' 'Half Like Me,' 'Nova,' 'The Fall,' more
    "The Nightly Show" (Comedy Central, weeknights beginning Monday); "Al Madrigal: Half Like Me" (Hulu now; Fusion, Thursday). This week Larry Wilmore, former Senior Black Correspondent for "The Daily Show," which is a fake news title -- moves into the...
  • GOP tries a local yokel approach

    GOP tries a local yokel approach
    During her live, nationally televised Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, inserted a cute story from her childhood that seemed to offer everything a homespun narrative should offer &#...
  • Top 3 pop releases: 'Backstrom' on Fox, 'Strange Magic' film and Larry Wilmore's TV show

    'BACKSTROM' PREMIERES THURSDAY ON FOX 1 Dwight from NBC's "The Office" was an arrogant and obnoxious paper salesman/beet farmer. Turn him into a drunk, put him into a raincoat and make him a detective and you get Everett Backstrom. Rainn Wilson...
  • Monday's TV highlights: 'A Path Appears' and more

    Monday's TV highlights: 'A Path Appears' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 25 - 31, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Strange Inheritance Cousins find a cache of...
  • Comic Paul Mecurio bringing wicked smarts to Delray Beach

    Comic Paul Mecurio bringing wicked smarts to Delray Beach
    The Laugh at the Library fundraiser in Delray Beach on Friday is a study in contrasts, illustrated by its headliner, literate funnyman Paul Mecurio. Beginning at 9 p.m. (doors open at 7:30) at the Delray Beach Marriott, the evening will offer...
  • Anti-Semitism: A plea for zero tolerance: New Voices

    It has been more than two weeks since a wave of terror swept through Paris, claiming 17 innocent lives. Millions watched in horror as images of the killings were displayed on television screens across the globe. The journalists at Charlie Hebdo magazine...