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  • 'Sleeping giant' glacier may lift seas two metres: study

    05/18/2016 5:31:55 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 122 replies
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 5/18/16 | Marlowe Hood
    Paris (AFP) - A rapidly melting glacier atop East Antarctica is on track to lift oceans at least two metres, and could soon pass a "tipping point" of no return, researchers said Wednesday. To date, scientists have mostly worried about the Greenland and West Antarctic ice sheets as dangerous drivers of sea level rise. But the new study, following up on earlier work by the same team, has identified a third major threat to hundreds of millions of people living in coastal areas around the world. "I predict that before the end of the century the great global cities of...
  • Jon Stewart says "Man Baby" Donald Trump is Ineligible to be President

    05/11/2016 6:28:50 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 61 replies
    decider.com ^ | 5/10/16 | Meghan O'Keefe
    When Jon Stewart left The Daily Show last year he left a major void in the late night television landscape. Not only was Stewart considered one of the most sharp political satirists on television, but he also hates Donald Trump. The two have a long-standing rivalry.... Look I dont even know if Donald Trump is eligible to be President thats not a birther thing, Stewart said. Im not a constitutional scholar so I cant necessarily say, but are you eligible to run if you are a man-baby or a baby man?
  • On SNL Dana Carveys Church Lady Returns To Interview Trump and Cruz

    05/08/2016 8:14:13 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 21 replies
    youtube.com ^ | 05/07/2016
    just for laughs...
  • Bush chief of staff: A Trump presidency scares me

    05/06/2016 7:22:58 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 148 replies
    CBS News ^ | May 6, 2016 | Reena Flores
    Andy Card, who served as chief of staff to President George W. Bush, said on "CBS This Morning" Friday that the idea of Donald Trump as president worries him, citing the billionaire's "emotional" reactions as cause for concern. "Yes, he scared me," Card said. "I will admit, when Donald Trump entered the race, I didn't think he had a chance." "I want him to succeed, but he's gotta make the move to show me that he's worthy of my support, worthy of my vote," he added. "I will vote for a candidate -- right now I will probably write in...
  • WILL FERRELL TO PLAY RONALD REAGAN IN NEW FILM [Making Fun of his dementia]

    04/28/2016 6:07:09 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 75 replies
    ign.com ^ | 4/27/16 | Alex Osborn
    ...Ferrell will both star in and produce the film, aptly titled Reagan. The project has yet to find a director.... The film takes place during the former president's second term as he begins to suffer from dementia, at which point an intern is tasked with convincing Reagan he's an actor portraying the president in a film.
  • Pat Boone Accuses 'SNL' of Anti-Christian Bias After 'God's Not Dead 2' Parody

    04/18/2016 4:04:57 PM PDT · by napscoordinator · 43 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 18 April 2016 | Paul Bond
    This skit was outright sacrilege. They know if they did this to Muslims theyd have to be put into the witness protection program, the singer-actor said. Pat Boone is calling out NBC and Saturday Night Live for allegedly being anti-Semitic, anti-Christian, cowardly, diabolical and even demonic for a skit over the weekend that parodied Gods Not Dead 2, the actor-singers latest movie. In Gods Not Dead 2, Melissa Joan Hart plays a public school teacher who is persecuted for answering a students question about Jesus. In the SNL skit, a trailer for a movie called God is a Boob Man...
  • Bono: 'Send Amy Schumer and Chris Rock to fight Islamic State'

    04/13/2016 8:12:12 AM PDT · by rktman · 56 replies
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | 4/13/2016 | unknown
    U2 frontman Bono brought his star power to Capitol Hill on Tuesday as he called on members of Congress to take swift action to deal with the global refugee crisis and violent extremism. Before a Senate subcommittee, one of Bono's suggestions was to use comedy to fight extremist groups. "It's like, you speak violence, you speak their language. But you laugh at them when they are goose-stepping down the street and it takes away their power," he said. "So I am suggesting that the Senate send in Amy Schumer and Chris Rock and Sacha Baron Cohen, thank you."
  • How Ted Cruz could capture the presidency

    04/08/2016 1:48:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 148 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | April 7, 2016 | Philip Klein
    The operating assumption for political observers going into the 2016 election has been that Sen. Ted Cruz doesn't stand a chance to win a general election. But now that the odds have increased of him actually being the Republican nominee, it's worth revisiting that assumption. There are no doubt a number of good arguments as to why Cruz would be too polarizing to win a general election, particularly given how the nation's demographic trends favor Democrats. There's a reason why the smart money would be betting against him. But let's entertain an alternate possibility. To start, of all the Republicans,...
  • Rob Ford, Ted Cruz, And The Zodiac Killer Connection

    03/25/2016 8:38:25 AM PDT · by LesDowrey · 31 replies
    Explodeded.com ^ | 03/25/2016 | JC King
    With the sad news of Toronto Mayor and City Councilman Rob Fords passing due to cancer many are speculating about the actual cause of his death. What they are missing is a connection so dark and so deep it goes back to his birth in Canada. Heres what we know: THE FACTS: -Both Rob Ford and Ted Cruz were born in Canada in the 1960s -Born only one year apart, they both lived in Canada at the same time during their early childhood years. -Ted Cruz left Canada in 1974, the same year the San Francisco Chronicle received 3 different...
  • 40 American comedians ranked by the political slant of their fans using Google search volumes

    03/23/2016 6:49:28 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 40 replies
    Twitter ^ | 3-23-2016 | Evan Soltas
    Evan Soltas @esoltas I ranked 40 American comedians by the political slant of their fans using Google search volumes and state-level PVI. pic.twitter.com/d4KS91oHTs 6:37 PM - 23 Mar 2016
  • Mike Huckabees Tweet about Trumps Chicago Rally and Hillary Clinton is Spot On

    03/13/2016 7:27:38 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 26 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | 3/13/2016 | John S. Roberts
    How can you not love former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee after a tweet like this Gov. Mike Huckabee @GovMikeHuckabee: "Trump says the chaos in Chicago was a planned attack. But Hillary insists it was a spontaneous reaction to an internet video." This is clever. This joke is simple and yet you didnt think of it, now did ya? Obviously Huckabee is referring to Hillarys depiction of the attack on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi that left four Americans dead, while also talking about the rally Trump had to cancel in Chicago this past Friday due to Leftists gone crazy....
  • Hillary says she speaks to God daily, but wont reveal her fee (Late Night Political Jokes)

    03/08/2016 1:23:16 PM PST · by PROCON · 22 replies
    investors.com ^ | March 8, 2016 | Andrew Malcolm
    Yes, yes, it feels like the countrys been in a mess. So, every week we publish a collection of some late-night jokes for fun. Imagine that in a presidential election cycle! Meyers: An Ohio farm has NO TRUMP written so large in cow manure that it can be seen by planes overhead. The crazy part is no one asked the cow to do that. Conan: Five months until the Rio Olympics. Brazilian organizers are having some trouble selling tickets though. Their promotional offer: Your Second Bout of Zika Is Free.
  • Triumph the Insult Comic Dog at the Democratic Debate

    02/27/2016 1:42:49 PM PST · by southern rock · 17 replies
    Triumph on Hulu ^ | 02/04/16 | youtube
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mY8tVeR5m4s
  • Jackie Gleason’s Centennial: How the Comedian Became ‘Mr. Saturday Night’

    02/26/2016 11:41:53 AM PST · by Borges · 79 replies
    Time ^ | 2/26/2016 | Eliza Berman
    Born 100 years ago (today), Jackie Gleason rose to the top of comedy thanks to his larger than life personality and rigorous work ethic. The mood of the photo essay is a strange one: Jackie Gleason’s soon-to-be hit show The Honeymooners was about to hit the airwaves, but the star’s look in the pages of that 1955 issue of LIFE was melancholy. The entertainer, as the magazine explained, had “just become, by financial standards at least, history’s greatest comedian.” He was raking in millions between his weekly Jackie Gleason Show and new contracts with Buick and CBS for The Honeymooners....
  • NYC Comedy Fest Charges Straight White Men More In Push For Gender Equality

    02/25/2016 8:24:01 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    WCBS-TV ^ | February 25, 2016
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Organizers of an upcoming comedy festival in New York City are telling straight men to move over with a submission policy that takes a stance on gender equality issues. The upcoming Cinder Block Comedy Festival is currently only accepting submissions from women, non-white applicants and members of the LGBTQ community — a move they say is an effort to curate a diverse lineup of performers....
  • British Comedy

    02/25/2016 5:15:42 PM PST · by chasio649 · 274 replies
    me | 2/25/16 | Me
    I have watched many older British comedies..."Are You Being Served", "Good Neighbors", "Red Dwarf" and "Vicar of Dibley"...But is there something great i am missing? Let's talk about it....
  • If Cruz and Trump Sold Cars

    02/25/2016 5:17:05 AM PST · by Brooklyn Attitude · 111 replies
    February 25, 2016 | Brooklyn Attitude
    Ted Cruz is in the showroom talking to customers looking to buy a car when Trump walks in.
  • ARABIC VERSION OF SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE HITS THE MIDDLE EAST

    02/19/2016 12:15:29 PM PST · by PROCON · 14 replies
    AP ^ | Feb. 19, 2016 | MARAM MAZEN
    CAIRO (AP) -- "From Cairo...it's Saturday Night!" An Arabic version of Saturday Night Live is airing across the Arab world for the first time this weekend, offering a Middle Eastern twist on the hit U.S. comedy show. In a newly renovated theatre in the Egyptian capital, the live audience laughed their way through the shooting of the first episode on Tuesday.
  • How Conservative Comedian Evan Sayet Competes With the Top Comedians

    02/16/2016 2:23:25 PM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 16, 2016 | Rachel Alexander
    Conservative comedian Evan Sayet is proving that conservatives can be successful in entertainment. Somehow he figured it out despite intense opposition toward conservatives in Hollywood. Last year, Evan Sayet started a national tour of his long running comedy show, The Right to Laugh, which did so well he's now embarking on a return tour. I attended his show last year when he came to Scottsdale, Arizona, and have never laughed so hard. Dennis Prager calls him "The funniest man in America." Warning: I do not recommend bringing a progressive to his show if they don't have a really good sense...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - Topper (1937)

    02/12/2016 7:57:32 PM PST · by DemforBush · 34 replies
    Youtube ^ | N/A | N/A
    George (Cary Grant) and Marion (Constance Bennett) Kerby are as rich as they are irresponsible. When George wrecks their classy sports car, they wake up from the accident as ghosts. Realizing they aren’t in heaven or hell because they’ve never been responsible enough to do good deeds or bad ones, they decide that freeing their old friend Cosmo Topper (Roland Young) from his regimented lifestyle will be their ticket into heaven. (wikipedia) Co-starring Billie Burke.
  • No, Ted Cruz Doesn’t Want Federal Regulation of Home Schooling

    02/11/2016 9:27:07 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 20 replies
    The Resurgent ^ | February 11, 2016 | Brian Sikma
    Contrary to what some bloggers (many of whom support Donald Trump’s presidential campaign) and the Internet rumor mill have been saying, Sen. Ted Cruz does not support federal regulation of home schooling.The source of the myth is Cruz’s co-sponsorship of S.306, a bill introduced during this session of Congress by Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT). Some form of the bill has been introduced since 2000, but the measure has never been controversial until presidential campaign politics intervened. What the measure does is expand who can use Coverdell education savings accounts by clarifying that for the purpose of Coverdell expenses only, the...
  • U.N. Security Council members push Russia to stop Aleppo bombing

    02/10/2016 9:41:55 PM PST · by Mariner · 11 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 10th, 2016 | By Michelle Nichols
    Several United Nations Security Council members pressed Russia on Wednesday to stop bombing around Syria's Aleppo in support of a Syrian military offensive and allow humanitarian access ahead of a crucial meeting of major powers in Germany on the conflict. The 15-member Security Council met behind closed doors to discuss the situation after the U.N. warned that hundreds of thousands of civilians could be cut off from food if Syrian government forces encircle rebel-held parts of Aleppo. "Russia's air strikes have been a direct cause of this crisis around Aleppo," New Zealand's U.N. Ambassador Gerard van Bohemen told reporters after...
  • The Ugly 'SNL' Joke You Missed While Chuckling at 'Bernie Sanderswitzky'

    02/09/2016 10:09:21 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    Forward ^ | February 8, 2016 | J.J. Goldberg
    his one went by so fast that most of us seem to have missed it. This past weekend’s Saturday Night Live had not one but two Jewish jokes. One was moderately funny, notable mainly for the fact that it came from the mouth of Senator Bernie Sanders, during a back-and-forth with his doppelganger Larry David. The other, delivered by Weekend Update fake news co-anchor Michael Che, was far more pointed and may just have crossed a line. Here’s Che’s bit: “On his first visit to a U.S. mosque, President Obama called on U.S. television producers to create characters that are...
  • SNL Mocks Ted Cruz's 5-Year-Old Daughter

    02/07/2016 5:30:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 65 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | February 7, 2016 | Daniel Halper
    Saturday Night Live did not just take aim at Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz. The NBC comedy show also mocked his daughter, Catherine. (VIDEO-AT-LINK) In last night's cold open skit last night, an actor playing Cruz said, "First, my family, I would be nothing without the love and support of my incredible family like my daughter Catherine here." "Come here, sweetie," says the fake Cruz. "How about a hug for daddy?" "No," says the actress, clearly much older than the real life Catherine Cruz. "Come on, now, give daddy a hug for the camera?" "No." "Come here, sweetie. How about...
  • The 100 Jokes That Shaped Modern Comedy

    02/07/2016 5:38:17 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 68 replies
    Vulture.com ^ | Jan, 2016 | Jesse David Fox
    From the Marx Brothers to The Simpsons, Richard Pryor to Amy Schumer: 100 bits, sketches, and one-liners that changed humor forever.
  • Airplane!’s Creators Reveal the Origins of ‘Don’t Call Me Shirley’

    02/01/2016 1:40:02 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 132 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 2/1 | Abraham Riesman
    There are few movies as quotable as the 1980 disaster-movie parody Airplane! — and of the movie's many memorable gags, arguably the most enduring is the moment when reluctant pilot Ted Striker (Robert Hays) tells Dr. Rumack (Leslie Nielsen), “Surely you can’t be serious,” and Rumack replies, “I am serious — and don’t call me Shirley.” As part of our weeklong 100 Jokes That Shaped Comedy series, we dug into the origins and execution of that exchange — as well as the overall comedic mechanics of Airplane! — with the trio who wrote and directed the film, Jim Abrahams, David...
  • Range 15 trailer! (A comedy that features combat vets!) VIDEO

    01/26/2016 9:42:11 AM PST · by Marie · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 26, 2016 | MaxBest
    Fantastic trailer! (Warning - harsh language. This is a movie made by real combat vets, featuring real combat vets) Featuring marcus luttrell!! VIDEO AT THE LINK
  • The FRiday Night Movie - Champagne for Caesar (1950)

    01/22/2016 8:02:53 PM PST · by DemforBush · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | N/A | N/A
    Ronald Colman stars in this madcap comedy about an eccentric genius named Beauregard Bottomley (Colman), whose intellect has often been more hindrance than help in securing steady employment. After a particularly dismissive interview with the scheming and vain soap industry magnate Burnbridge Waters(Vincent Price), Bottomley decides to get satisfaction by going on the company's sponsored game show with the intent of bankrupting Waters... Co-starring Celeste Holm, Barbara Britton, and Art Linkletter.
  • Baskets Series Premiere Recap: Bakersfield Blues

    01/22/2016 4:53:00 AM PST · by Bender2 · 18 replies
    Baskets Series Premiere Recap: Bakersfield Blues By Andrew Lapin Feel that dry heat in the air? Alt comedians are having a moment with Bakersfield, California. Situated midway between L.A. and the Bay Area, the inland desert region is the setting for Rick Alverson's Entertainment, a horrifying feature that follows an obnoxious comic as he performs his gimmicky stand-up act to indifferent crowds. (I liked it, but it isn't an easy sit.) Now the new FX series Baskets charts a similar character — a pretentious aspiring clown who takes a job entertaining indifferent crowds at the local rodeo. Not since Five...
  • Laurel and Hardy: it's still comedy genius

    01/18/2016 1:04:21 PM PST · by PROCON · 66 replies
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | Jan. 18, 2016 | Martin Chilton
    Frank Skinner once admitted that new girlfriends were always "subjected to the Laurel and Hardy test", when he would play a video of the Laurel and Hardy dance sequence from Way Out West. "If she didn't laugh, I instantly wrote her off as a future companion," said Skinner, conceding that this wasn't exactly rational behaviour. Perhaps we can all be divided by that Laurel and Hardy test. Those who love the Way Out West dance, which captures perfectly the charm and on-screen chemistry of the comedy duo, will already have been delighted by the news that the BBC1 is...
  • Old-time radio, 24 December: 'Tis the night before Christmas . . .

    12/24/2015 4:15:09 AM PST · by BluesDuke · 20 replies
    Kallman's Alley ^ | 24 December 2015 | Yours truly
    Columbia Workshop: The Plot to Overthrow Christmas (CBS, 24 December 1942)One or another way, Christmas Eve broadcasts over classic (1927-62) network radio will survive to be heard by generations who weren't alive when radio was the world's primary conductor of home entertainment. These can be considered some of the finest gifts the era bequeathed, even unto generations jaded enough by video and cinematic excess and ubiquity that you fear their inability to appreciate what one radio show's customary introduction called "the theater of the mind." The offerings range from the sublime to the ridiculous and back to the absurd and...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - McLintock! (1963)

    12/11/2015 8:45:01 PM PST · by DemforBush · 25 replies
    Youtube ^ | N/A | N/A
    John Wayne brings us plenty of action, and plenty of laughs in this classic western comedy. Co-starring Maureen O'Hara, Yvonne De Carlo,
  • The South Park Gun Episode that Liberals Didn't Want to See

    12/10/2015 5:37:53 AM PST · by rktman · 14 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 12/10/2015 | Alexa Mouteveli...
    Liberals must be so disappointed with the much-hyped "gun control episode" of South Park. There was a big build up that the show’s season 19 finale, “PC Principal Final Justice,” would see every South Park citizen arm themselves and lead to an explosive conclusion, but that never happened, much to their chagrin. In anticipation of the episode, Crissy Milazzo from Complex.com noted, “Interestingly enough, the Southpark creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone aren't really pro-gun control… Maybe ten or so mass shootings have changed their minds?” And Natasha Noman on Mic said of a preview clip, “The show's writers have...
  • All in the Family The Little Atheist

    11/25/2015 9:21:54 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 11 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 24, 1975 | Norman Lear; Lou Derman
    All in the Family revolved around the life of a working class bigot named Archie Bunker and his family. The show set new broadcast standards by tackling issues previously considered unsuitable for U.S. network television comedy, such as racism, homosexuality, women's liberation, rape, miscarriage, abortion, breast cancer, and the Vietnam War. Throughout the 70's the series became one of television's most influential comic programs, as it interlaced radical issues of the day with the live audience sitcom format. In this episode, Its Thanksgiving and Archie decides its time to make sure that his future grandson is not raised an Atheist....
  • Blazing Saddles Movie

    11/12/2015 6:20:34 PM PST · by nevergore · 188 replies
    self ^ | 11/10/2015 | nevergore
    Could this movie be made today? Mel Brooks doesn't think so..... Could the kids at our universities watch it without turning into quivering masses of protoplasam?
  • My Top-10 Sitcoms of The Last 50 Years

    10/22/2015 10:00:32 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 320 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 22 October 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    Newhart (1982-1990)-Please forgive me but I actually like Bob Newhart's second major sitcom series -at the Stratford Inn in Vermont- more than the first 'shrink' series with Mary Tyler Moore, as good asthat one was. In fact I think the 80s series Newhart is one of the mostunderrated comedy shows ever- watched it every week with friends when they were new, too funny. Interestingly, all 184 shows are -here- on this YouTube playlist. Cheers -This would probably make everybody's list, but honestly I never go back and watch them anymore... too much saturation I guess, and it just doesn't...
  • 'Bern Your Enthusiasm' Video Turns Bernie Sanders Into Larry David

    10/16/2015 3:15:06 PM PDT · by 100American · 3 replies
    /www.yahoo.com ^ | October 15, 2015 | Ethan Alter
    "Hear us out a minute: What if Bernie Sanderss whole Presidential campaign is just fodder for a new season of Larry Davids beloved HBO series, Curb Your Enthusiasm? A new viral video created by editor Dominick Nero provides plenty of evidence for that interpretation. Using footage from the recent Democratic Party debate, Nero re-edited Sanders exchanges into vintage David freak-outs, underscored by the shows famous theme song, Frolic, by Luciano Michelini. Even the reaction shots are classic Curb; Hilary Clinton comes across like the Jeff to Sanders David, while gangly Martin OMalley is the resident Marty Funkhouser."
  • Jimmy Kimmel punks Hillary supporters by reading them parts of Trump's tax plan ...

    09/30/2015 11:27:16 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 11 replies
    Donald Trump's tax plan is so friendly to low-income Americans that even Hillary Clinton fans can be tricked into supporting it, comedian Jimmy Kimmel discovered this week. The Jimmy Kimmel Live host decided to punk a group of Hillary voters, walking the streets of Hollywood, by sending out a staffer and having him list off parts of Trump's tax plan but say it was Clinton's instead. Kimmel's guy ticked off parts of the plan liberal-friendly items like no taxes for low-income workers, and conservative red meat like killing off the death tax and received a chorus of...
  • Trump vs. FoxNews (vanity)

    09/25/2015 4:22:25 AM PDT · by Ge0ffrey · 68 replies
    9/25/2015 | Ge0ffrey
    Trump is a faux conservative. Trump is a faux Republican. Trump is taking on FoxNews because hes really a liberal Democrat, who is anti life and anti property and a massive arrogant narcissist. Hes just like all Democrats who hate FoxNews and bash it daily. Roger Ailes is a Ronald Reagan movement conservative. Trump is not. FoxNews is the only mainstream news organization that doesnt follow the lead of The New York Times. Trumps war on FoxNews makes me distrust him even more.
  • Donald Trump on Colbert [Live Thread?]

    09/22/2015 7:02:05 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 90 replies
    September 23, 2015 | Self
    In about 90 minutes, Donald Trump will be devastating SeeBS idiot Stephen Colbert. Normally the little weasel's "Late Show" is must-not-watch-teevee but tonight's offering ought to be great as Mr. Trump plays 3-dimensional chess against a leftist peanut brain. Colbert is still mewing and puking from Ted Cruz's jujitsu moves on him last night. Senator Cruz brought a gun to a knife fight but all Colbert had was a spork. This thread ought to be as good of a place as any for FReepers to comment on the unraveling of an unfunny, unintelligent, unhinged leftist by a true zen master,...
  • Judy Carne, Rowan and Martin Laugh-in's "sock it to me" girl, has died at aged 76.

    09/07/2015 12:08:40 PM PDT · by PallMal · 57 replies
    The Telegraph Online ^ | Sept 7, 2015 | Obituary
    Judy Carne, who has died aged 76, was a bouncy, auburn-haired British actress who won overnight fame in the 1960s as the Sock It To Me girl...
  • Bad Lip Reading Makes First GOP Debate Even More Insane (video - hilarious)

    08/19/2015 2:00:30 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 12 replies
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  • Bud Yorkin, Jeffersons and All in the Family Director-Producer, Dies at 89

    08/19/2015 10:06:58 AM PDT · by Borges · 17 replies
    Variety ^ | 8/19/2015 | Pat Saperstein
    Bud Yorkin, director of influential 1970s TV shows including All In The Family, Maude, The Jeffersons, Sanford and Sons and Diffrent Strokes, died Aug. 18 of natural causes at his home in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles. He was 89. Yorkin played a pivotal role in developing some of the most popular series of the 1970s in partnership with Norman Lear at Tandem Productions. He was nominated for three Emmys and worked on TV series that won 25 Emmys and 10 Golden Globes. His feature film directing credits included Love Hurts, Twice In A Lifetime, Arthur 2: On...
  • Asian Movie for a Sunday Evening

    08/01/2015 10:44:14 PM PDT · by Fai Mao · 16 replies
    You Tube, Golden Harvest ^ | 1994 | Stephen Chow
    I'd like to start a ping list for Bolliwood and Hong Kong Movies. Often these are low budget by US standards but can be really funny and lack the PC nonsense in Hollywood productions. This one is a spoof of James Bond, Peter Gun, Get Smart, Die Hard, and Lethal Weapon and several Bruce Lee Films. It is low brow humor very bloody and a tremendous amount of fun. See how many parodies you can identify. Enjoy
  • OFFENSIVE PARODY VIDEO: 'Caitlyn' Jenner Wins The 1976 Olympics!

    07/21/2015 4:31:56 PM PDT · by StevenCrowder · 30 replies
    LouderWithCrowder.com ^ | 07/21/2015 | Steven Crowder
    Unless you live on the moon, youre well aware of Caitlyn Jenner winning an ESPY award. Heres the crazy thing Caitlyn Jenner has the exact same amount of olympic medals as you or I do. At least thats what I thought. Until we un-earthed this video that seems to prove, beyond all shadow of a doubt, that yes. Caitlyn Jenner, a woman, won the mens decathlon at the 1976 Olympics. What a broad! CHOKING HAZARD AND LANGUAGE WARNING.
  • Actor and comedian Rick Ducommun, known for 'The 'Burbs', dies at age 62

    06/18/2015 10:56:47 PM PDT · by rikkir · 19 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | June 18, 2015
    Actor and comedian Rick Ducommun, known for his role in the 1989 film "The 'Burbs," has died at age 62, his family said Thursday. Peter Ducommun said his brother died on June 12 at a Vancouver, British Columbia, hospital after suffering from complications due to diabetes.
  • Evan Sayet -- Conservative Comedian Takes Conservative Values Back Into The Comedy Clubs

    06/11/2015 5:54:24 AM PDT · by cob201 · 2 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | June 10, 2015 | Mark Tapson
    Conservative political comedian Evan Sayet brings conservative values to comedy clubs in the bluest of blue cities....and rocks em!
  • Ted Cruz is finished

    06/10/2015 3:24:43 PM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 2 replies
    Salon ^ | 6/10/15 | Simon Maloy
    Its sometimes easy to forget that Ted Cruz is running for president. While other 2016 Republican candidates are out giving big speeches and attaching themselves to causes and making trips to Europe, Cruz has stayed relatively quiet, which is strange given that his animating purpose up to this point has been to loudly remind you that Ted Cruz exists. The biggest headlines Cruz has earned for himself lately were for a dumb joke he told about Joe Biden just after the vice presidents son died (Cruz quickly apologized). Thats not to say he hasnt been busy, though. Despite middling poll...
  • Jerry Seinfeld: Politically correct college students 'don't know WTF they're talking about'

    06/08/2015 9:23:20 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 14 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | 6/8/2015 | DANA ROSE FALCONE
    Like Chris Rock and Larry the Cable Guy, Jerry Seinfeld avoids doing shows on college campuses. And while talking with ESPNs Colin Cowherd on Thursday, the comedian revealed why: College kids today are too politically correct. I hear that all the time, Seinfeld said on The Herd with Colin Cowherd. I dont play colleges, but I hear a lot of people tell me, Dont go near colleges. Theyre so PC. Seinfeld says teens and college-aged kids dont understand what it means to throw around certain politically-correct terms. They just want to use these words: Thats racist; Thats sexist; Thats prejudice,...
  • Coldplay's Game of Thrones: The Musical (Full 12-minute version)

    05/22/2015 9:00:53 PM PDT · by Utilizer · 8 replies
    Youtube ^ | May 21, 2015 | Coldplay Official
    Game of Thrones: The Musical. For Red Nose Day on NBC, Coldplay and the cast of Game of Thrones join forces for the band's most important project yet: a musical for HBOs Game of Thrones.