Horrible Histories

What's Been So Funny This Year? | 17 Dec 2012 // 4:59 PM

Despite a few imperfections, this month's British Comedy Awards highlighted the best of British television comedy.


Horrible Histories: Or, How Children's TV Grew Up in a Hurry | 10 Nov 2011 // 12:10 AM

Nominally a kiddie series, the TV adaptation of Horrible Histories has a sharp comic intelligence. It might just be one of the most successful original comedy shows to appear in years.

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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