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On SNL Recap: Lindsay Lohan is Comedy Poison

@jduncanhansen@twitter.com Agreed. Romney has a barely suppressed rage that they thusfar haven't tapped into.

Posted on March 5, 2012 at 2:30 pm 0

On SNL Recap: Lindsay Lohan is Comedy Poison

Add the SNL writers and cast to the list of people burned out on coddling Lohan.

Posted on March 5, 2012 at 10:57 am 0

On That Wacky Foreigner Said WHAT? The Comedy of Culture Clash

@6 100 Failed joke. Never mind.

Posted on March 2, 2012 at 5:40 pm 0

On Rich, Beautiful and Surprisingly Virtuous: A Whit Stillman Primer

I'll give Stillman credit for doing something interesting with his class prejudices. I still find his stilted dialogue, his reflexive patrician conservatism and every single one of his characters excruciating. Noah Baumbach hits the same themes with a lot more depth.

Posted on February 29, 2012 at 12:40 pm 0

On What Non-Comedy Songs Make You Laugh?

Rap lyrics in general tend to be heavily comedic. I feel a bit sorry for anyone who can listen to all that boasting and shit-talk and not giggle.

Posted on February 29, 2012 at 12:24 pm 1

On Why Whitney is the Best New Network Sitcom of 2011-2012

D'Elia and Cummings are both great stand-ups. It didn't have to be this way.

Posted on February 29, 2012 at 12:18 pm 0

On Is the Comedy Podcast Scene Too Incestuous?

All kidding aside, comedy is about as incestuous as the Mamas and the Papas. My dream podcast would feature three incredible comics I'd never heard of.

Posted on February 8, 2012 at 12:15 pm 0

On Wayne White Is Worth Admiring In the Beauty Is Embarrassing Documentary

The trailer looks a mite cheeseball, but I'll watch anything about the guy who created those Lambchop album covers.

Posted on February 7, 2012 at 12:44 pm 0

On All Dogs Go On Tour: Hitting the Road with Everything is Terrible

Man, I love me some EIT. And I hate it when their work gets pulled down for copyright infringement. Livin' on the edge!

Posted on February 7, 2012 at 12:30 pm 0

On Wayne White Is Worth Admiring In the Beauty Is Embarrassing Documentary

One of my heroes. His anthology Maybe Now I'll Get The Respect I So Richly Deserve is way more lucidly written than most "artist books."

Posted on February 7, 2012 at 12:26 pm 0