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RIP – Penny Marshall Passes Away at 75

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 9:00am 12/19/2018 at 9:00am
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TV star turned film director Penny Marshall passed away on Tuesday at 75 due to complications from diabetes. As a performer, she was a natural in comedy, as a director she enjoyed even more success, and her career spanned decades.

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University in UK Wants Comedian to Sign ‘Safe Space’ Contract for Performance

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 14, 2018 at 8:00am 12/14/2018 at 8:00am

The left seems intent on ruining comedy and college campuses are ground zero. This isn’t even a paying gig, it’s for charity.

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Comedian Nimesh Patel Responds to Being Pulled Off Stage at Columbia

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 10:00am 12/11/2018 at 10:00am
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You can read the full backstory about Patel’s performance here. He has responded by writing a column for the New York Times:

I Was Kicked Off Stage by College Students. Did I Deserve It?

I’ve experienced a lot of strange things while performing comedy: Rosario Dawson made fun of me while I was...

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Nazi Imagery in Production of ‘The Sound of Music’ at Performing Arts School Causes Furor

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 9:30am 12/9/2018 at 9:30am

It’s not as if you can skip on that. It’s a central part of the story. You would think people knew this.

The New York Daily News reports:

Furor over Nazi symbols in ‘Sound of Music’ play at NYC’s elite ‘Fame’ performing arts high school

The hills are alive … with the sound of...

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Columbia University Students Kick Saturday Night Live Comedian Off Stage for ‘Offensive’ Jokes

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 9:00am 12/5/2018 at 9:00am
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Last week at Columbia University, the school’s Asian American Alliance held a fundraising event called “CultureSHOCK:Reclaim” and invited comedian and SNL alum Nimesh Patel to perform. Halfway through his performance, student organizers walked on stage, took his microphone and told him to wrap it up.

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The Simpsons Reportedly Dropping ‘Apu’ Character for being a ‘Stereotype’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 10:00am 10/28/2018 at 10:00am
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The long-running animated comedy series ‘The Simpsons’ is preparing to drop the character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, the Indian-American owner of the ‘Kwik-E-Mart’ due to political correctness.

This became an issue when comedian Hari Kondabolu made a documentary film called “The Problem With Apu” which was released last year.

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Purdue Blocks Access to Streaming Sites Like Hulu and Netflix in Lecture Halls

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/19/2018 at 12:00pm

This is perfectly reasonable. No one needs to be watching TV shows during a lecture.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Purdue blocks Netflix, Hulu, and other sites from lecture halls

Gone are the days when you could stream an episode of “Game of Thrones” or “Better Call Saul” during a boring lecture at Purdue University.

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Comedian’s Performance Triggers Hysterical Students at George Washington U.

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/11/2018 at 12:00pm

Some major comedians like Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock will no longer play colleges and this is why.

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George Washington U. event proves yet again why comedians should avoid colleges

Sooner or later no comedian will agree to a performance at a university because the hypersensitive politically correct “offense meters”...

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Anti-Trump “Comedian” Michelle Wolf’s Netflix Show Cancelled

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 2:00pm 8/18/2018 at 2:00pm
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Only a few months ago, “comedian” Michelle Wolf gave a cringe-worthy performance at the annual White House Correspondents’ dinner.  During that disastrous bit, Wolf crossed several lines of decency, particularly in her personal attacks on White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee...

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Hilarious Satirical Interview of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Triggers Liberals

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 9:00am 7/25/2018 at 9:00am
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Who says conservatives can’t do comedy? Allie Beth Stuckey of CRTV took the footage of the recent Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez interview on Firing Line and spliced in her own questions. She also manipulated the responses from Cortez to hilarious results.

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ABC Announces Plan for Pointless Roseanne Without Roseanne Spinoff

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 22, 2018 at 11:00am 6/22/2018 at 11:00am
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I recently wrote about the dumb idea ABC executives had to reintroduce the rebooted Roseanne show without Roseanne Barr. They acted so swiftly after her stupid tweet that they didn’t consider the fact that they were throwing away a hit show.

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My Column About a Conservative ‘Saturday Night Live’ Provoked Quite a Reaction

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 10:00am 6/9/2018 at 10:00am

As someone who has worked in professional theater, I am bothered by the nearly monolithic liberal views presented by the entertainment industry. I also find it troubling that Saturday Night Live has become more of a political weapon for the left than a comedy show.

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So Dumb: ABC Considers Bringing Back Roseanne Without Roseanne

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 9:00pm 6/7/2018 at 9:00pm
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ABC seems to be realizing that they may have acted too quickly in cancelling the rebooted Roseanne series after the star published an indefensible tweet, despite her apology. The network was praised for acting swiftly but now the cost of the decision is dawning on them.

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Sherlock Star Benedict Cumberbatch Saves Cyclist From Four Muggers

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 5:30pm 6/2/2018 at 5:30pm
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I’m a fan of most things Sherlock Holmes, including as he was portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch in the BBC’s Sherlock.  This story caught my eye because of him, and at first I wasn’t sure it was real, but it appears that the actor really did leap out of a car and...

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Roseanne revival remains strong in second week

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 12:00pm 4/7/2018 at 12:00pm
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Last week, I noted the epic ratings that the comedy series Roseanne received after its revival with the lead actress and her character both being supporters of President Trump.

Everyone agreed that the following...

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No, Jimmy Kimmel, Trump Did Not Make It Easier For the Mentally Ill To Buy Guns

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 1:00pm 2/17/2018 at 1:00pm
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Remember when late night hosts did comedy? Jimmy Kimmel doesn’t. He has made it his mission to use his platform to bash Trump and Republicans whenever the opportunity presents itself. The shooting in Parkland, Florida was horrific, no one disputes that. No one expects Kimmel to make jokes about...

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Bill Murray Rejects Identity Politics: ‘What if I spoke to everyone?’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 7:00am 2/13/2018 at 7:00am
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During a recent interview on CNBC, actor and comedian Bill Murray proved that he understands the harm done by identity politics. It began with questions about the #MeToo movement and Hollywood, but quickly veered into political correctness, comedy and politics.

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