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'SNL' Review: Andrew Garfield Couldn't Save the Day

When I started reviewing SNL three years ago, I was proud to consider myself a defender of the show. Of course, not that the mainstream pop culture institution needed any defending. My frustration was with the show's cynical viewers — online critics, comedy nerds, pretty much everyone in my hometown — who had jumped on the hip bandwagon of dismissing SNL as "not as funny as it used to be." It didn't matter to them that the show is broadcasted live, with each episode written and produced in less than six days. Even if SNL managed to pull off a handful of good sketches week after week, that wasn't good [...]

Stewart, Colbert & Russell Brand Will Kick Off First U.S. Secret Policeman's Ball

Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Russell Brand, and Reggie Watts will be among the performers at the first ever American version of the Secret Policeman's Ball on March 4 to benefit Amnesty International. Coldplay and Mumford & Sons will also be in attendance. The event, a long-running British tradition, has been transported to the New World by former Daily Show producer David Javerbaum, who says to expect two hours of music, standup, sketches and “wild fun and games in the audiences." Take that, England; we're gonna take your awesome ideas and make them our own! That's what you get for pulling that taxation without representation shit back in [...]

Coldplay Will Debut New Song on Colbert

Coldplay will take the stage at The Colbert Report this Thursday for the first time, and they'll play a never-before-heard song from their upcoming album. So, it's pretty probable that the song is a gentle love ballad about Stephen Colbert, right?