TV COMEDY

Stewart Continues On The Serious

January 11, 2011

I have to admit I was curious how Jon and crew were going to handle the events of this weekend especially in light of last week’s podcast.  Would he show clip after clip of people being assholes? Would he join in on the finger pointing at Palin?  Would he point out that John Boehner cried […]

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$#*! My Dad Says Wins People’s Choice

January 6, 2011

Apparently it was us… $#*! My Dad Says won the People’s Choice for best new comedy.  Admittedly the competition was not great (I’m looking at you “Better With You” that no one ever heard of) but really?  Normally I could blame industry insiders, the press or the Illuminati* but this is the people.  The people […]

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Is Jon Stewart Really The New Edward R. Murrow?

January 3, 2011
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Some in the media have called Jon Stewart the next Edward R. Murrow. Some people find this comparison apt. While others say “Seriously? Are you kidding me? You’re really saying that? Really? This is a thing that’s really happening? Really? Oh brother!” On this week’s episode, we discuss whether a comedian can and/or should step […]

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A Very Special Episode About Very Special Episodes

November 29, 2010

“Tonight on a very special “Blossom”…” This week we look at the strange, and largely forgotten, art of the “very special episode”. It’s simple. Take a light-hearted sitcom, awkwardly inject some grim real-world problem, make lame jokes about or around said problem, spend the next thirty years being beloved by a cynical, irony-loving generation. Dudley […]

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Community – You Are My Christmas Gift

November 24, 2010

Screw you old times.  My generation is getting an animated Christmas classic.  So put that in your Model T Ford and smoke it!  I haven’t seen yet but I already know that this is going to be my time’s Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer only with a lot more pop culture references, much darker humor and […]

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What We’re Thankful For & Maybe It’s Us

November 22, 2010
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In this week’s episode, in honor of Thanksgiving we talk about what we are thankful for in the realm of comedy. And even though it wasn’t a competition, Dustin somehow wins. But before that, we introduce a new segment called “Maybe It’s Us”, where we take a look at things we think we won’t like, […]

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Crankin’ It Up To 11 on NBC Thursday

November 15, 2010

I don’t want to say it was specifically because of this week’s podcast on The Legacy of Must See TV, although we all know it was, but NBC is crankin’ it up to 11pm on it’s Thursday night comedy block.  That means 3 hours of comedy on Thursday night and plenty of room for Parks […]

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