Articles tagged al franken

Political Humor and Its Diss Contents

Political humor brings a lot of joy and laughter into our often humdrum lives, but is our national laugh fest a good thing for the nation at large?

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8 Feb 2010 // 5:44 AM

WASHINGTON — Former comedian and current U.S. Sen. Al Franken on Thursday offered sharp criticism of the proposed $30 billion merger between Comcast Corp. and NBC

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23 Oct 2008 // 5:27 AM

After a lifetime of laughs, Al Franken’s on a serious mission

When Al Franken produced a 1992 “Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash,” he fired off a letter to a man he’d been skewering for years -

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Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism (FOX Attacks Special Edition)

This is America these days: you’re either with something, or you’re against it, and never the twain shall meet. Just try democracy under those conditions.

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Al Franken - God Spoke (2005)

Franken is a smart and engaging companion, pleasant enough to be around for an hour-and-a-half.

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23 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Outfoxed (2004)

Outfoxed makes the case that Fox News is the video component of the Republican National Committee.

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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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