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Flashback: Bill Maher Trashed Palin Clan as ‘Inbred Weirdos’
3 years ago

Flashback: Bill Maher Trashed Palin Clan as ‘Inbred Weirdos’

By  •  TV, Opinion

Most journalists, comics and media observers obey said rule. “Saturday Night Live” chose to mock Mitt Romney’s family during the 2012 presidential campaign, but at least the children in question …
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4 Lessons ‘Force Awakens’ Must Learn from ‘Empire Strikes Back’
3 years ago

4 Lessons ‘Force Awakens’ Must Learn from ‘Empire Strikes Back’

The next 12-plus months will feature more trailers, stills and interviews meant to whet the public’s appetite for a sequel 32 years in the making.

Let’s hope “The Force Awakens” …
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Three Reasons Conservatives Should Love ‘Justified’
3 years ago

Three Reasons Conservatives Should Love ‘Justified’

The FX series “Justified” kicks off its sixth and final season Jan. 20, 2015. Star Timothy Olyphant’s lawman will square off for the final time against Boyd Crowder (Walton Goggins) …
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‘Horrible Bosses 2’ Twitter Feed: ‘Plow’ Jennifer Aniston
3 years ago

‘Horrible Bosses 2’ Twitter Feed: ‘Plow’ Jennifer Aniston

The studio behind the film is extending that coarse brand to social media. The film’s official Twitter account sent out the following message this week:

 

WaPo Rushes to Obama’s Defense After ‘SNL’ Skit
3 years ago

WaPo Rushes to Obama’s Defense After ‘SNL’ Skit

By  •  TV, Opinion

The august newspaper rushed to fact check last night’s “Saturday Night Live” sketch skewering President Barack Obama’s executive order on illegal immigration.

It took nearly six years for the NBC …
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The HiT List: The Acca-Pitch Edition
3 years ago

The HiT List: The Acca-Pitch Edition

“Pitch Perfect 2,” which recently shot sequences in Baton Rouge, La., released its first trailer this week. Original co-star Elizabeth Banks is behind the camera for the update, which reteams …
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Bill Cosby Scandal a Sign of the Times
3 years ago

Bill Cosby Scandal a Sign of the Times

By  •  TV, Opinion

The rape allegations which convinced both Netflix and NBC to sever ties with the legendary star date back decades in some cases.

They only roared back after a relatively obscure comic, …
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Why PTC Was Wrong to Pick Fight with ‘Sons of Anarchy’
3 years ago

Why PTC Was Wrong to Pick Fight with ‘Sons of Anarchy’

By  •  TV, Opinion

The group’s mission, warning parents about vulgar and offensive television content, got more complicated when broadcast channels eagerly added adult material like fisting and anal sex into their mainstream programs.

Which …
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‘Rosewater’ Fails to Make Box Office Splash
3 years ago

‘Rosewater’ Fails to Make Box Office Splash

Stewart’s “Rosewater,” the true tale of the journalist detained by Iranian officials for 118 days for satirizing the country’s election, let the comic stretch beyond his “Daily Show” perch.

Stewart …
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The HiT List: The ‘Longmire’ Hail Mary Edition
3 years ago

The HiT List: The ‘Longmire’ Hail Mary Edition

“Longmire,” the A&E drama reportedly retired because its fan base sported crows’ feet and age spots, may be brought back by Netflix.

The streaming giant often ignores conventional wisdom, throwing …
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