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Were living through seismic shifts in the entertainment industry. And while many readers may not care about Producer X and Executive Y, tracking the latest industry shifts could very well impact the content entering your home in the near future.

Homophobic Slurs A-OK … If Trump Is the Target
2 months ago

Homophobic Slurs A-OK … If Trump Is the Target

Tom Arnold doesn’t come off well in a new video making the rounds on Twitter.

The clip finds the stand-up comic/actor addressing, what else, President Donald Trump.

Of all the …
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Roseanne’s Son Shreds Disney Over Huge Double Standard
3 months ago

Roseanne’s Son Shreds Disney Over Huge Double Standard

Jake Pentland has a vested interest in Roseanne Barr’s career.

Pentland is Barr’s son from the comic’s first marriage to Bill Pentland. Barr’s son has a smattering of IMDB.com credits, …
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‘Truth to Power’ Jordan Klepper Fawns Over Clintons
3 months ago

‘Truth to Power’ Jordan Klepper Fawns Over Clintons

Comedians, Jordan Klepper says in its his best “clown nose off” voice, can do more than tell jokes.

Donald Trump’s shocking electoral win means funny people can get dead serious. …
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Late Night Lies Are No Laughing Matter
3 months ago

Late Night Lies Are No Laughing Matter

Stephen Colbert couldn’t resist.

Former Vice President Joe Biden finally announced his 2020 presidential campaign last week. Biden joined a crush of fellow Democrats hoping to unseat President Donald Trump …
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How Today’s Comedy Ruined ‘In Living Color’s’ Legacy
3 months ago

How Today’s Comedy Ruined ‘In Living Color’s’ Legacy

“In Living Color” is taking a well-deserved victory lap.

Today, shows like “Key & Peele” and “Desus and Mero” are part of the cultural fabric. Black comedians frequently headline talk …
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‘Blockbuster’ Reveals That Fateful Spielberg-Lucas Bond
3 months ago

‘Blockbuster’ Reveals That Fateful Spielberg-Lucas Bond

In film school, one of the first things students learn is how art imitates life.

There‚Äôs no better example of this than the 1970s, which showed a bleak future for …
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Is Luminary the Netflix, or MSNBC, of Podcasting?
3 months ago

Is Luminary the Netflix, or MSNBC, of Podcasting?

The podcasting revolution rocked the culture again this week.

A new company flush with a $100 million booster pack offers a new way to enjoy podcasts. Luminary is dubbed the …
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Left Won’t Cede Pop Culture Without a (Nasty) Fight
3 months ago

Left Won’t Cede Pop Culture Without a (Nasty) Fight

To say the Left controls popular culture is an understatement.

Look around. TV shows aggressively promote progressive causes. Documentaries, by and large, do the same. Consider two high-profile examples: Netflix’s …
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How Tina Fey’s ’30 Rock’ Predicted Trump’s Rise
3 months ago

How Tina Fey’s ’30 Rock’ Predicted Trump’s Rise

Tina Fey isn’t in the Sarah Palin business anymore.

In fact, the former “Saturday Night Live” star would rather avoid political comedy entirely. It’s too ugly, too divisive. Fey may …
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Dennis Miller: Kinison Couldn’t Survive Our PC Age
3 months ago

Dennis Miller: Kinison Couldn’t Survive Our PC Age

Dennis Miller has heard ’em all.

The veteran funnyman spent the last 35 years in the comedy trenches. That means he’s been on the receiving end of plenty of gags …
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