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Wednesday, June 12 2013

The Lonely Island: The Wack Album

Through comedy, the members of the Lonely Island provide another direct criticism on American subcultures and flaunt their knowledge and reverence of rap and hip hop with The Wack Album.


Thursday, May 2 2013

Comics-in-Chief: Laughing With (and At) the Presidents—The Scathing Slice of the Satirical Edge

When America chose Nixon over Paulsen at the polls, it ushered in a president that many consider one of the most humor-challenged in modern history.


Sunday, October 14 2012

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?


Thursday, October 14 2010

‘Saturday Night Live: The Best of Eddie Murphy’ Brings on Bursts of Genius

The umpteenth rerelease of Eddie Murphy's best SNL skits is still pure comedy gold.


Tuesday, July 27 2010

‘Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell’—Inching Toward Potential

Despite their longevity, the SNL home video producers have never quite taken full advantage of the of the DVD format.


Wednesday, July 14 2010

‘Saturday Night Live: The Best of Tracy Morgan’ Does Nothing to Alleviate Some Fears About Morgan

This collection showcases an outdated show's attempts to effectively utilize a "crazy black guy" to produce laughs, and proves that 30 Rock is far more suitable for the task.


Thursday, June 17 2010

Wait, Wait, Wait… Betty White Is Old…AND She Can Act?

Television viewers root for performers like Gabourey Sidibe and Betty White, of course. How could they not? And that is the point. They can’t not root for them, even if "rooting" for a performer gets in the way of being entertained.


Tuesday, May 11 2010

Betty White Is a Metal Goddess, Yes! (video)


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