Don Rickles will get the Don Rickles treatment from fellow comedians on May 28 on Spike TV during One Night Only: an All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles with David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Jimmy Kimmel and Bob Newhart entertaining and celebrating the comedy icon. The only thing not announced is how quickly the […]
Every week, Wired takes a look at the latest episode of Mad Men through the lens of the latest media campaign of advertising agency Sterling Cooper & Partners. Image: AMC “Are you ready? Because I want you to pay attention. This is the beginning of something. Do you have time to improve your life? Do […]
The George W. Bush Presidential Center sits idly on the campus of Southern Methodist University, overlooking a deeply rutted practice field, a few tennis courts and a boulevard lined with frat houses.Like its namesake, the building seems to pride itself in being almost aggressively average; a stack of bricks and square windows periodically interrupted by […]
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A cartoon Ethan Berlin and I drew a few years back…
Don’t know about you, but when I need medical advice the first person I turn to is a former Playboy Playmate.
Pamela Druckerman is living in France and wrote this for the New York Times about the current state of French comedy. I watched French comics dabble in self-mockery, then switch back to mocking others. Often these attacks aren’t politically correct. At one show, two comedians in a row made fun of dwarves (one joke involved […]
Chris Christie Is Toast – Jeff Smith – POLITICO Magazine.
NC billboards suggest Jesus wants ‘holy war’ with gays over ‘sexual perversion’ (via Raw Story ) Billboards in one small western North Carolina town have residents asking if Jesus wants a “holy war” against LGBT people because of their “sexual perversion.” WLOS reported that residents of Clyde began noticing the bright red and white billboards…
Here’s your guide to every major 2016 presidential contender (via PBS News Hour) 2014 is a year of auditioning, positioning, networking and just plain hard work for people who might run for president in 2016. There’s plenty to do, and the pace has quickened since The Associated Press last took a broad look at preparations […]
‘Noah’ showing in England canceled by flood (via PBS News Hour) Moviegoers who attempted to flood the Vue Cinema in Exeter, England to watch an afternoon showing of the movie “Noah” — based on the biblical story of Noah and the great Ark — got to witness a piece of the movie come to life. […]