| Sep 21, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Well, folks, first, let me apologize in advance: I'm having DVR troubles, so I missed the beginning of the episode, and it won't record, so my pausing abilities are limited. So what I'm saying is this might be a little......
| Mar 8, 2011
| 4:45 AM
DOWNLOAD: Childish Gambino, EP (2011, Internet)
A fair question: Is Donald Glover too talented for his own good? The 27-year-old actor plays Troy on arguably NBC’s best comedy, “Community.” His sketch comedy group Derrick Comedy is a...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 11:53 AM
About the blogger: Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life. She...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 1:01 PM
Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life. She also studies public...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 8:24 AM
A couple weeks back, Obama impersonator Reggie Brown was given the boot from a Republican conference after he apparently offended organizers by using racial humor.
On HBO this weekend, liberal comedian Bill Maher contended that Brown's act was halted...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 11:54 AM
If there's one thing local news tends to be good at, it's scaring people.
And if the coverage of this weekend's temporary closure of a 10-mile stretch of a Los Angeles highway is any indication, the news is still doing what it does best.
| Jul 28, 2011
| 11:37 AM
Sex columnist Dan Savage has ruined GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum's last name on Google. And now, he says, he might target the former senator's first name.
This internet war began in 2003, when Santorum compared gay sex to beastiality, and,...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 8:35 AM
Comedian Jon Stewart appeared on Fox News Sunday yesterday and participated in a somewhat heated (but relatively polite) exchange with host Chris Wallace.
It was a pretty good debate (The Sun's venerated TV critic David Zurawik even got a shout-out) but...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 2:06 PM
If there's any team in sports that deserves to be mocked, it's the Miami Heat.
The temptation to dig into the Heat's NBA championship loss to the Dallas Mavericks -- and star Lebron James' arrogant behavior afterward -- proved too much last night for...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:24 AM
In a special guest appearance on "The Daily Show," legendary comedian Jerry Seinfeld had some help for Jon Stewart.
Stewart, you see, was trying to overcome his more juvenile self -- which wanted to accuse GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann's...
| Apr 30, 2011
| 6:50 AM
Donald Trump unveiled a new strategy recently in a speech in Las Vegas. He's abandoned birtherism and is now embracing profanity-laced stand-up comedy.
During his speech to a Vegas crowd that laughed uproariously at his jokes (or political positions?...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 1:00 AM
Most of us with a sense of tact know you don't joke about real, genuine human tragedy. You don't make light of a murder. You don't crack on someone who just got diagnosed with cancer. You generally don't say mean, nasty things about the dead or suffering....