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5 Reasons Comics Didn’t Lay a Glove on Obama
2 years ago

5 Reasons Comics Didn’t Lay a Glove on Obama

President Barack Obama will leave office later this month with nary a scratch on him from the comedy community.

There’s no iconic “Saturday Night Live” sketch that will haunt him …
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New Podcast Vows to Defend Free Speech
3 years ago

New Podcast Vows to Defend Free Speech

“You do have a vocal minority in Hollywood who go to bat for free speech,” Perrino says. “It would really help if we could get more of them [to speak …
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Did Black Comics Fail Obama?
3 years ago

Did Black Comics Fail Obama?

Journalists were quick to condemn the term of endearment, a word loaded with cultural weight.

That criticism ignores a bigger concern that starts, but hardly ends, with Wilmore. Black comics …
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Meet Bono’s Comedy Warriors Against ISIS
3 years ago

Meet Bono’s Comedy Warriors Against ISIS

Bono told a Senate subcommittee Tuesday that the western world should use famous comedians, not bombs, against the ISIS terror network.

The U2 singer wasn’t joking.

“Don’t laugh. I …
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HiT’s 2016 Live Oscar Blog
3 years ago

HiT’s 2016 Live Oscar Blog

The 2016 Oscars ceremony is about to start, and HiT will be there every agonizing step of the way. The jokes. The surprises. And, most likely, the guilt-ridden nods to …
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10 Reasons the Oscars Will Bore Us to Tears
3 years ago

10 Reasons the Oscars Will Bore Us to Tears

Each year, movie fans gather to watch the film industry’s most star-studded night. And, three-plus hours later, they regret not watching Netflix instead.

This year could make past telecasts feel downright …
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Whoopi Goldberg: Boycott Movies with All-White Casts
3 years ago

Whoopi Goldberg: Boycott Movies with All-White Casts

The same goes for “Room,” “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “Brooklyn,” all celebrated films with realistic Oscar dreams.

Why? #OscarsSoWhite, that’s why.

Celebrities like Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith …
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