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How Long Should A Comedy Show Really Last?

October 10, 2011

The Simpsons just got renewed for two more years but should it have?  This week we look at when a beloved comedy should ride off into the sunset rather than just sort of hang out and get more and more annoying.  Was Seth McFarland right when he said Family Guy should have been cancelled a […]

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The Modern Family Awards & Daily Show Domination

September 19, 2011

The Emmys where yesterday and Modern Family won…almost everything!  In this week’s episode we talk about Modern Family’s sweep of everything they could possibly win, the awesomeness of the Leading Actress In Comedy nominees, and The Daily Show’s complete and total domination going on almost a decade. Plus: A real life Weekend At Bernie’s.  Proof […]

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So Much News, So Average Amount of Podcast

September 13, 2011

This week had so much comedy news that we had no choice but to do a full on comedy news-a-palooza. What will you learn in this episode? How about: Who’s the richest person in entertainment and what does it teach other performers? Why are there less women in today’s writer’s rooms? Why is Michael J […]

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When Is Dark Humor Too Dark?

September 5, 2011
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This Sunday is the tenth anniversary of 9/11. And the day after is the tenth anniversary of the first 9/11 joke. This week we talk about about black comedy and gallows humor. Is there any value in joking about things that will upset some people. Are there guidelines about what you can joke about and […]

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Selling A Screen Play According To (Part of) The State

July 27, 2011

Someone once said that show business is a Hideous Bitch Goddess. I believe it was George Burns. Oh, also everyone who has ever tried to make it in Hollywood. This week, we discuss some of the details of the great new book “Writing Movies For Fun And Profit“, by Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon. […]

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The 2011 Emmy Nominations In Comedy and Our Outrage Over Who Was Snubbed

July 18, 2011
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This week, we discuss the Emmy nominations. Regular cast members nominated as guest stars. A handful of shows nominated again and again. Glee is apparently a thing that is currently happening. It’s a bit of a mess. We go over who got the nod, who got snubbed (RON SWANSON!!!!!) and some thoughts on how to […]

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Jon Stewart on Fox News – Watch This Now

June 20, 2011

If you heart Jon Stewart like I do you will heart this.  You will probably heart him even more now.  (Fun Fact: I have never written “heart” anything before.  This will be the first and last time.  You just read history people.) Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

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