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We’re living through another television “Golden Age,” from instant classics like “Breaking Bad” to traditional gems such as “Modern Family.” Hollywood in Toto watches the latest shows to help you decide what to binge watch and what to leave out of your Netflix queue.

Helms’ Apolitical ‘Fake News’ Can’t Help Bashing Guns
1 month ago

Helms’ Apolitical ‘Fake News’ Can’t Help Bashing Guns

By  •  Reviews, TV

The timing for Comedy Central’s newest faux news special couldn’t be better.

The past few days saw ABC News serve up a megaton retraction, followed closely by Reuters and CNN. It’s …
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The Very Best TV Shows of 2017 (With One Stipulation)
2 months ago

The Very Best TV Shows of 2017 (With One Stipulation)

By  •  Reviews, TV, Lists

Peak TV just keeps rolling along, and this year was no exception.

One begins to wonder how long this run of amazing television can last. For now, we’re golden. I’ll …
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The One Element ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Needs ASAP
2 months ago

The One Element ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Needs ASAP

“Star Trek: Discovery” is boldly going where virtually all of its predecessors have gone before.

The new series, available on the CBS All Access streaming service, just completed its fall …
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Jeff Ross’ Comedy Central ‘Roast’ Demands Open Borders
2 months ago

Jeff Ross’ Comedy Central ‘Roast’ Demands Open Borders

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Jeff Ross has a hard time keeping his immigration policies straight.

Compare these two comments made within a week of each other on Comedy Central.

Here’s Ross talking to Trevor …
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How Lynch’s ‘Twin Peaks’ Reinvented Television (Again)
4 months ago

How Lynch’s ‘Twin Peaks’ Reinvented Television (Again)

By  •  Reviews, TV

David Lynch’s “Twin Peaks: The Return” capped an extraordinary experiment.

A mystery that began decades ago, in which Special Agent Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) ascended to the town of Twin …
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The 1 Way ‘Laugh-In’ Crushes Today’s Political Humor
5 months ago

The 1 Way ‘Laugh-In’ Crushes Today’s Political Humor

By  •  Reviews, TV

Suffice to say “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In” would be problematic today.

The kitchen sink comedy never held back on a joke. Politics. Religion. Sex. The merry pranksters summoned as many …
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‘Hap and Leonard’ Does Hollywood Diversity Right
5 months ago

‘Hap and Leonard’ Does Hollywood Diversity Right

There’s been a lot of talk about Hollywood diversity of late, with liberals demanding more roles for nonwhites, women and other under-represented groups.

The industry must make up for past …
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Comedy Central Airs Hour-Long Assault on NRA, 2A
7 months ago

Comedy Central Airs Hour-Long Assault on NRA, 2A

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Second Amendment supporters should give comic Jordan Klepper credit when it comes to the gun debate.

While some liberals insist they have no intention of taking away our guns, Klepper …
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The Best, and Worst, of ‘Bloodline’s Final Season
8 months ago

The Best, and Worst, of ‘Bloodline’s Final Season

By  •  Reviews, TV

Turns out we didn’t need Danny Rayburn after all.

Ben Mendelsohn’s mesmerizing turn as the Rayburn’s black sheep brother in “Bloodline” technically ended in season 1. The Netflix drama teased the actor’s …
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‘Jefferies Show’ Debut Calls President a Racist ‘Dick’
8 months ago

‘Jefferies Show’ Debut Calls President a Racist ‘Dick’

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Here comes the latest “fresh” voice from Comedy Central.

Stand-up comic Jim Jefferies joined the growing ranks of late night talkers Tuesday. “The Jim Jefferies Show” promises to add a …
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