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Haven't You Learned How to Take a Joke? The Comedy-on-Campus Debates

The college comedy deficit means that we are neither taught how to take a joke nor how to interpret one.

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Dane Cook: Rough Around the Edges

Dane Cook's third album of no-brow frat comedy is a monument to Cook's enormous ego, willful ignorance, and mob mentality. Don't confuse hype for talent.

Filmore Mescalito Holmes
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Super Duper Bad: The Worst Films of 2007

From Good Luck Chuck to Julie Taymor's ill-advised Beatlesque '60s tribute Across the Universe, PopMatters presents the dreck of 2007.

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Dan in Real Life

Dan's behavior is increasingly creepy -- possessive, obsessive, and utterly self-centered.

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Good Luck Chuck

Who are these people? It's hard to look at the cavorting and cruelty in Good Luck Chuck and not wonder whether you've dropped into an alternate universe.

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Mr. Brooks (2007)

Even as you're wondering just how tedious the movie might get, William Hurt pops up to offer his snarky, sniffy version of "advice," and Mr. Brooks turns into something else.

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Monkey Business (Part 2: June)

Apparently, as the sun's strongest rays finally settle over the movie going public, sequels are the remedy to cool down an overheated demographic. This month alone holds five examples of such redux refreshment. The rest of the choices are a variety pack of genres, ideas and possibilities.

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Windy City Heat (2006)

Perry boasts a killer DeNiro impression, insisting that "people magnetize towards my look." That look? Balding, overweight, fanny-packed with questionable hygiene.

Daynah Burnett
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Dave Attell's Insomniac Tour Presents: Sean Rouse, Greg Giraldo and Dane Cook

Sean Rouse's jokes hit on themes the others will echo: drinking is fun; crystal meth is fun to joke about; masturbation is always on a man's mind; the existence of God is doubtful.

Daniel Carlson (Rating: 6; Extras: 3)

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