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We the Internet Shreds ‘Truth to Power’ Liberal Comics
9 months ago

We the Internet Shreds ‘Truth to Power’ Liberal Comics

Today’s comedians often set the jokes aside during their monologues.

We saw it over the weekend during Michelle Wolf’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner act. It’s more commonly seen on late …
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Leftists Try to Crush Trump-Friendly Comic’s Career
1 year ago

Leftists Try to Crush Trump-Friendly Comic’s Career

Conservative comic Steve McGrew knows what it’s like to lose gigs because of his political views.

During the 1990s McGrew says a potential HBO stand-up special got nixed because of …
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Why RiotLA Isn’t Like Any Other Comedy Fest
2 years ago

Why RiotLA Isn’t Like Any Other Comedy Fest

Los Angeles may be the showbiz capital of the world, but it never had a comedy festival of its own until a former Chicagoan made it happen.

Abbey Londer’s bold …
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How Heather McDonald Scores All That Good Gossip
2 years ago

How Heather McDonald Scores All That Good Gossip

Impressively, she’s managed to keep growing in popularity since leaving the show.

She penned two New York Times best-sellers (“You’ll Never Blue Ball in This Town Again: One Woman’s Painfully …
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Trump Impersonator: ‘He’s Not Going Anywhere’
2 years ago

Trump Impersonator: ‘He’s Not Going Anywhere’

“That was a good month run,” Di Domenico says of his reaction to the first of many Trump gaffes.

Instead, the Trump Train kept on rolling.

Suddenly, Di Domenico was …
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Chuck Asay: Cartoonist, Christian, Happy Warrior
3 years ago

Chuck Asay: Cartoonist, Christian, Happy Warrior

Asay, a conservative editorial cartoonist, recalls reading the magazine while an impressionable teen.

“The satire is what caught my eye. They could get away with just about anything and make …
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Revealed: Stone Phillips’ Essential ‘Daily Show’ Ties
3 years ago

Revealed: Stone Phillips’ Essential ‘Daily Show’ Ties

The show’s name, chosen by network executives at Comedy Central, was intended to be a place-holder until they could come up with a better title. That’s according to show co-creator Madeleine …
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Comic Mocks Late Night Satirists’ Faux Outrage
3 years ago

Comic Mocks Late Night Satirists’ Faux Outrage

As one of the first correspondents on “The Daily Show,” performing that role throughout the Craig Kilborn years, he helped revolutionize how news and satire intersected.

Since leaving “The Daily …
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Why Bobby Lee Is Done with ‘MADtv’
3 years ago

Why Bobby Lee Is Done with ‘MADtv’

He was one of the breakout performers on Fox’s “MADtv” during his eight-year run. Lee parlayed that show’s hit status into a thriving career as a nationally-touring standup comic and …
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‘Mudflap’ McGrew: PC Codes Divide Americans
3 years ago

‘Mudflap’ McGrew: PC Codes Divide Americans

The veteran stand-up worries it’s dividing Americans into groups based on age and ethnicity.

“America has gotten very ageist in their comedy,” McGrew says. “When I work in London, everybody’s …
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