Articles tagged lucille ball

In Defense of Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Other Women Who Make Us Laugh

The recent surge in popularity of women as comedy contenders doesn't just highlight the fact that girls are typically funnier than boys.

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4 Aug 2011 // 9:30 AM

Tributes abound as Lucille Ball’s centennial approaches

LOS ANGELES — Lucille Ball would have turned 100 on Aug. 6, and it would seem that Americans have loved her for nearly that long. But in fact,

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7 Oct 2007 // 11:01 PM

Part 1 - All Time Classics

Where it all began... how TV became the cultural icon it is today, and the seminal shows that offered audiences a glimpse into the medium’s artistic potential.

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I Love Lucy - The Complete Seasons 7-9

General wisdom suggests that all sitcoms run out of creative steam long before season seven. But this set of later-period I Love Lucy episodes proves such a theory wrong.

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I Love Lucy: The Complete Sixth Season

In the end, the grind was just too great, though I Love Lucy was still the number one show when it closed up shop.

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20 Feb 2006 // 3:00 PM

The Dick Cavett Show: Comic Legends

While he never developed a singular performing presence, Cavett is a skilled comic technician whose sense of timing and punchline set-ups pays off in playing straight man to his guests.

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I Love Lucy: The Complete Fourth Season (2004)

I Love Lucy was one of the few sitcoms that knew how to manage its guest stars, either in wonderful character bits or as themselves.

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Call for Papers: Do You Believe in Life After Auto-Tune?

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"Which is better, Cher’s voice before or after Auto-Tune?

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