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Op-ed: The joke's on us

...remember Mort Sahl. Sahl became one of the 1960s' first insult comedians, who would trash just about anyone and everything. He was...and are distant cousins. I should point out that Al was a comedian then, and in fact has abandoned being funny since he took...
Reeling it in: 'Rogue Nation,' 'Vacation' beat expectations

...misses. Yes, many of the jokes in this film don't land, but many more do. The film is packed with cameos, with varied comedians from Keegan Michael Key to Charlie Day as a despondent river raft guide in one of the films funniest scenes. Also great is...
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Bird Homestead golf report: Juniors headline the day

...Little man" Ferreira was always fun to be around at the golf course. Not only did he improve tremendously, he was always a comedian on the course, there was never a dull moment around Little Man. Makayla "6-iron" Raemaker went from having a hockey swing...
Cal Thomas: Another signpost on the road to destruction

...making far too much of matters ever less consequential, the private lives of actors and singers, musicians and authors, comedians and athletes, heirs and heiresses, perpetrators and victims, millionaires and billionaires, and, later, disgraced public...
No more green and white happening to this country. Comedian Jerry Seinfeld tells a story about...ESPN's Colin Cowherd..., the comedian revealed why: College kids today...politically correct."I'm no comedian, but I would imagine it's nearly...
Walt Disney's surrealistic friend

...he first came to California in 1937, Dali sought out another artist whom he considered to be a master in surrealism - the comedian Harpo Marx. He also saw surrealistic undertones in the work of Disney and filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille.Disney had become...
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Inside out color coated memories

...Disgust, Bill Hader and Mindy Kaling both virtually disappear, but they are still very funny and play their parts to a tee. Comedian Lewis Black is very good as Anger, but the two stand-outs are definitely Amy Poehler as Joy and Phyllis Smith as Sadness...
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Reeling it in: McCarthy grabs spotlight in 'Spy'

...liked enough to rewatch twice, treats her like a joke. It was especially interesting getting to watch McCarthy, a talented comedian, play the straight man to the likes of Jason Statham, who is by far the funniest part of the movie. Statham manages to send...
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Reader: Movie review is off base

...newspaper. Chris Jenness, the author, is a self-proclaimed Obaminite, who should restrict his critiques to stand-up comedians because his movie review was a joke. He outright tells us he is "primed" to disagree with any Obama negativity, and that...
'Schmucks' leaves viewers' appetite unsated

...little odd on paper, though the end results were mostly right on the money. That, perhaps, explains why these two smart comedians took a chance on an American remake of a French farce, the erratic hit and miss mess that is "Dinner for Schmucks." I...


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