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V.24 No.5 | 1/29/2015

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Anchor, Baby

“The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore” on Comedy Central

Larry Wilmore joins TV’s elite squad of fake newscasters with “The Nightly Show” on Comedy Central.
V.23 No.13 | 3/27/2014

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Cartoons in Your Head

“TripTank” on Comedy Central

As expected, “Trip Tank” is rude and irreverent. Blood, cursing and masturbation jokes abound. Not a bad way to spend a Wednesday night.
V.22 No.46 | 11/14/2013

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Points!

“@midnight” on Comedy Central

Combining the talents of “RENO 911!” alumni Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant, the popular website Funny or Die and “nerdist” comedian Chris Hardwick would seem like a no-lose prospect. Turns out it’s not. If you’re looking for late-night laughs, Comedy Central’s all-star jam “@midnight” is a cult hit in the making.

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V.22 No.27 | 7/4/2013

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Lincoln, Lincoln, I’ve Been Thinkin’. What the Hell Have You Been Drinkin’?

“Drunk History” on Comedy Central

Get schooled with Comedy Central’s hilarious “Drunk History”
V.21 No.36 |

News

The Daily Word in (teacher and air) strikes, debates and calming propaganda

The Daily Word

Teachers are striking in Chicago.

"A significant accomplishment for the Obama administration and a sign of how far the markets have come."

Peace mission to Syria struggles in the midst of raging conflict.

Yemeni military says their forces have killed the second-highest ranking leader of Al Qaeda.

Romney's shifting health care reform rhetoric.

Gov. Martinez is soon to appoint a new person to the Bernalillo County Commission.

Congressional District 1 candidates Janice Arnold-Jones and Michelle Lujan Grisham held their first debate yesterday.

Chamomile Tea Party propaganda.

Hipster.gov

A case for atomic-based environmentalism.

Rooftop tigers.

Red wine might be better for you if there weren't alcohol in it. Ugh.

Such a douchebag.

V.20 No.46 | 11/17/2011
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All Grow’d Up

“Donald Glover: Weirdo” on Comedy Central

Donald Glover isn’t exactly a household name, but he damn well should be. Glover is best known as the character Troy on NBC’s Thursday-night sitcom “Community.” He first achieved cult notoriety, though, as a member of the Internet-famous sketch comedy troupe Derrick Comedy. (If you haven’t seen their 2009 feature Mystery Team, you’re missing out.) He’s written for “The Daily Show” and “30 Rock,” and he just released another rootsy rap album under the stage name Childish Gambino. (It’s witty, wonderful stuff, check it out.) Now, Comedy Central is gifting this underrated entertainer with a much-deserved stand-up comedy special.

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V.20 No.3 | 1/20/2011

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Mock On!

“Onion SportsDome” on Comedy Central

Trendy, franchised joke newspaper The Onion hit the big time with the book Our Dumb Century, a best-selling compilation of fake headlines and made-up news articles published in 1999. That was followed by the 2008 direct-to-video comedy feature The Onion Movie, which did nobody any good. Things are on the upswing again, though, with the debut of “Onion SportsDome” on Comedy Central and the soon-to-debut “Onion News Network” on IFC.

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