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  • 'SNL' history book 'Live from New York' revised

    'SNL' history book 'Live from New York' revised
    Forty seasons into "Saturday Night Live" and you just don't hear the old criticisms so much anymore: "It's not as edgy as it was in the 1970s …" "This new cast is not as funny as that previous cast …" "It's such a boy's club …"...
  • Review: 'Andy Kaufman' by Bob Zmuda and Lynne Margulies

    If we are to believe Bob Zmuda, and why not, since to believe him makes for more fun than not, then the comic Andy Kaufman did not die of cancer at the age of 35 at 6:20 p.m. on May 16, 1984, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. If we are to...
  • 'SNL' rips NFL, Roger Goodell

    The National Football League may be having big troubles these days, but the league really helped "Saturday Night Live" start its 40th season this weekend. You know the routine: Hand "SNL" a public-relations disaster and watch the show rip the hypocrisy....
  • 'Friends' at 20: Actors who didn't get the parts

    'Friends' at 20: Actors who didn't get the parts
    The sitcom 'Friends' is celebrating 20 years.  If you are a fan of the show, it might be hard to picture anyone else in the roles of Ross, Rachel, Joey, Chandler, Monica and Phoebe, but some other well known actors and actresses auditioned to be part of...
  • Pro Musica Rara opens 40th season with plucky Italian program

    Pro Musica Rara opens 40th season with plucky Italian program
    As cellist Allen Whear pointed out during his typically droll welcome to the audience Sunday afternoon at Towson University's Center for the Arts, there are two big 40th anniversary seasons this year: "Saturday Night Live" and Pro Musica Rara. The...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' satirizes Ravens as team of criminals

    If you are wondering how fallout from the Ray Rice elevator attack might affect the Ravens image, check out this "Saturday Night Live" skit depicting the team as criminals. The Carolina Panthers, the team the Ravens play Sunday, was satirized in the...
  • Larry David: 'I Haven't Given Up the Hope' for Another Season of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'

    There was no curbing the enthusiasm of audience members during the Q-and-A session portion of Sunday's Citi Presents Larry David and David Steinberg in Conversation. Some of the more cringe-worthy moments: three women begging for hugs from Mr. David after...
  • The real engine behind the arts? Teacher paychecks

    The real engine behind the arts? Teacher paychecks
    Without artists who teach, the cultural life of Chicago would effectively cease to exist. This is true in all artistic fields: dance, art, theater, comedy, poetry, music of all kinds. It is a national phenomenon; the money provided to the arts and...
  • Comedians lighten up the emotionally wrenching 'Skeleton Twins'

    After not speaking to each other for 10 years, twins Milo (Bill Hader) and Maggie (Kristen Wiig) reunite after Milo attempts suicide – a message Maggie coincidentally receives as she contemplates suicide herself. It's a very dark set-up, and only...
  • This Is 40? 'SNL' Revives 'Weekend Update' And Starts Celebrating Four Decades On Air

    "Saturday Night Live" returned for its landmark fortieth season with a new announcer, a revived "Weekend Update" and a couple of digs at the National Football League. But the show continued to serve up something it largely avoided when it launched way...
  • 'Criminal Minds,' 'Castle,' 'NCIS: LA' return

    The broadcast networks proved last week that they can draw big audiences to series premieres. This week, they'll see if they can keep them. CBS' "Scorpion" debuted to 13.8 million viewers at 9 p.m. last Monday. With Live + 3 Day ratings figured in,...