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  • Arsenio wants to remind Brian Williams that he has a show too

    Arsenio wants to remind Brian Williams that he has a show too
    Arsenio Hall has been hosting his revived late-night show since last fall, but no one told the staff at "NBC Nightly News," it seems. During a recent report on Jimmy Fallon taking over "The Tonight Show," producers filled the screen with nine headshots of...
  • Woody Allen and the Media's Mob Hysteria

    What's my favorite Woody Allen movie? When I was asked, along with several other Variety staffers, to answer that question -- long before Dylan Farrow posed it rhetorically to the world -- for a 2013 sidebar to my own Allen interview, I picked "Husbands...
  • 'Luv' warps the mind a little

    'Luv' warps the mind a little
    "Luv," the comedy now at the Plaza Theatre in Manalapan, isn't a many-splendored thing, but it's a pretty funny thing. At least, it's funny in fits. And for that, we can thank the cast, adept at mining laughs out of the tiniest throwaway line or the...
  • Theater review: 'November' is out of touch this election season

    Theater review: 'November' is out of touch this election season
    Charles Smith is just your average, bumbling occupant of the Oval Office. Up for reelection, he doesn't stand much of a chance of gaining a second term. His wife is already asking whether she can take one of the White House couches she had reupholstered...
  • Sam Denoff dies at 83; Emmy-winning writer

    Sam Denoff dies at 83; Emmy-winning writer
    Sam Denoff, an Emmy-winning writer on the classic sitcom "The Dick Van Dyke Show" who helped create the Marlo Thomas comedy "That Girl," has died. He was 83. Denoff, who had Alzheimer's disease, died Friday at his home in Brentwood, said his son,...
  • Around Town: 'Mad, Mad World' and other comedy classics

     
    The American Cinematheque is ringing in the New Year with some wild and crazy comedy classics...
  • My feud with Oscar host Billy Crystal: It's time to bury the hatchet

     
    Is it time for me to bury the hatchet with Oscar host Billy Crystal?...
  • Matt Weinstock, Nov. 17, 1960

     
    Nov. 17, 1960: Matt Weinstock discovers “2,000 Years With Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks.” “A wildly creative ad-libber who wrote for Sid Caesar for 10 years, Brooks could well become the hottest satirist in town,” Weinstock says. DEAR ABBY: The......
  • Theater review: 'Goodbye, Louie...Hello!' at Theatre West

     
    David C. Nichols reviews Allan Manings' "Goodbye, Louie...Hello!" at Theatre West...
  • 'Primetime Propaganda' expose says Hollywood is a 'leftist oligarchy'

     
    Liberal Hollywood has been taking a beating in recent days, thanks to the fallout from a provocative new expose called “Primetime Propaganda: The True Hollywood Story Of How the Left Took Over Your TV.” Written by Ben Shapiro, a 27-year-old......
  • 'Primetime Propaganda': Does it matter that most Hollywood liberals are Jews?

     
    I've been working on a column--which should be up here on the blog soon--about Ben Shapiro, who's caused a big stink with his new expose, "Primetime Propaganda: The True Hollywood Story of How the Left Took Over Your TV." The......
  • What's up, Doc?: 'A Doctor In Spite of Himself' Running at Yale Rep until Dec. 17

    What's up, Doc?:  'A Doctor In Spite of Himself' Running at Yale Rep until Dec. 17
    A Doctor In Spite of Himself Ends Dec. 17. Yale Rep, 1120 Chapel St. (203) 432-1234, yalerep.org.   All we have for sure is pleasure," Jacqueline (Julie Briskman), a housemaid says to Sgnarelle (Steven Epp), a rather dim wood-cutter masquerading...