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all the news that’s shit to print

I know I’ve been citing The New York Times an awful lot lately. I’ve grown up believing the paper to be a highly reputable source of information (my Mom’s fault, I swear). I am generally impressed by the immense amount of content churned out by

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Top Tens of 2007

It is commonplace to spend the month of December reflecting on the year that has passed. This year (at least when it comes to reflecting on the liberal/independent media) Alternet has done that reflection for you. Check out their Top 10 Best Environment Stories, Top

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What Would Jesus Buy?

We’re in the eye of the storm. Channukah just ended, and X-mas is right around the corner. It’s a beautiful time for the many products of intermarriage. For some help getting through the season, check out these public service announcements on stuff and buying stuff,

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A Picture Worth 1,000 Words

I feel compelled to update my post from yesterday, Governer Carcieri <3 Our Troops, with this photo. How could I let this slide? It’s too good to be true. Thanks to William Pierce for slammin’ this baby up on the Facebook.

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Pee-Wee’s Big Return? Oh, Hells Yeah!

In an interview with MTV News, Paul Reubens discusses plans for not one, but two new Pee-Wee feature films. “I get mail that just says, ‘Pee Wee Herman, Hollywood.’ It’s like ‘Miracle on 34th Street,’ ” (MTV News)

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The 9 Most Racist Disney Characters

There’s always something amusing about going back to TV shows, movies and books from childhood and reexamining them from your new position of uber-liberal enlightenment. You’re bound to find some strange racist and sexist undertones in what you once considered innocent child entertainment. Cracked.com recognizes

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Rudolph the brown-nosed Prosecutor…

We all know about Rudy’s stint as a prosecutor, but at this holiday season, I’d like to remember all the good he did. Check out Michael Powell in the NYTimes. Mr. Giuliani, who was 38 when he became United States attorney in 1983, threatened his

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Led Zep Resurrection

Not that I was ever a die-hard fan, but someone’s gotta give ’em props for their Energizer-Bunny-like stamina. Ben Ratliff reports in the NYTimes: LONDON, Dec. 10 — Some rock bands accelerate their tempos when they play their old songs decades after the fact. Playing

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What In The Wide Wide World Of Sports…

I have a feeling today is going to be a good day. So with that in mind, sit back and enjoy the first 6 minutes of the funniest movie ever made. Definitely NSFW Blazing Saddles

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In House Freestyle!

Can a local comedy group change the world? Tuesday at 6pm at the Black Rep: Greetings RI…We have had the privilege and the pleasure of meeting a good deal of you over our last four-years as a community-based, social-change comedic troupe. Some of you have

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Salt-n-Pepa Reunion

Okay. I’m still thankful for Obama, but OH MY GAWD this is even bigger. Salt-n-Pepa are a team again????!!!?? Maybe we’re living under a rock over on Congdon Street without cable, but I had no idea that S-n-P had reunited for a Vh1 series–The Salt-n-Pepa

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Huffington Post’s New Humor Site Not Funny. Not At All.

About a week ago, the Huffington Post, long an intelligent bastion of well informed and unapologetically left-leaning news about everything from politics to business to the media itself, launched their new “humor” site, the very weakly named 23/6. Their slogan: “Some of the News, Most

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Friday Night Live!

FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE! November 9 @ 7pm SPONSORED BY THE ESPOSITO FAMILY! Hilarious Improv Comedy featuring live music from Bertrand Laurence! All Ages Show! Families always welcome!!! Get beside yourself with FNL’s interactive scenes and on-the-spot musicals, featuring improvised song, dance, and skits! Performances are