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Hannah Gadsby Just Killed Comedy As We Know It

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First she shows how her jokes work. Then you're left appalled at why you laughed in the first place.
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‘Westworld’ Mesmerizes — and Makes No Effen Sense

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HBO's metaphor for the abuses of power may be abusing its power over viewers.

Barr None: Crotch-Grabbing Comic Sabotages Stupid Sitcom

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Next time, ABC, if you don't want to put the "big" back into bigotry, don't green-light a bigot.

My Lunch Also Rises: NBC’s Nauseating Vision of High School Theater

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"Rise" twists itself in knots to position Mr. Mazzu as a hero. In fact, he's a giant ass.

Why Hate ‘Roseanne’ When You Can Fall for ‘Barry’?

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Hit-man by day, acting student by night -- and distinctly apolitical.

On TV, It’s Raining Men: An Alienist and a Versace

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Two recent shows were grim and stomach-turning. Why am I bored and ambivalent?

Crystal-Gazing Arts-Politics: What Do Psychics See for 2018?

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"Trump will be ousted from office by a woman with a brilliant man taking over." And other juicy bits.

The “Black Gown” Golden Globes Inspired Only the Stars Wearing Them

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Spare us the delusional white liberal feminist who takes a woman of colour to the Golden Globes red carpet like a Swarovski clutch.

No, Claire Berlinski: #MeToo Isn’t Going Too Far

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Not when there are restaurant rape rooms and Louis C.K. is just fine.

All Hail “The Crown” (and the Queen)

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Peter Morgan's Netflix series offers catharsis for uneasy times.

How Kids TV Made Playwright Matt Hoverman a Star

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Broadway producers disappointed him twice. Winning an Emmy for "Arthur" let his spirits rise again.

8 Situations When You May Show Coworkers Your Penis

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Navigating a post-#MeToo workplace can be confusing. Fortunately, the CFR is here to help.

Challenging Theater to Treat Children as Intelligent Beings

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I used to roll my eyes at theme park shows. Then I saw the merit is in their theatricality.

Gay Representation: Rising on TV, Not Musical Theater?

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You can usually spot them a mile off, good for only quick quips and a "sashay away."

With “Vacationland,” Comic Liar John Hodgman Spills Truth

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The onetime "Daily Show" player turns serious in a new collection of personal essays.

In “Bulldozer,” Constantine Maroulis Brings Rock to Urban Planning

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The "American Idol" and Broadway vet discusses playing NYC's notorious master builder in a new Off-Broadway musical.

When Will Janet Jackson Get The Respect She Deserves?

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A sincere apology to Janet Jackson would be a step in the right direction and a move towards righting a wrong that should never have occurred.

“Downton Abbey” Star Does Double Time on Broadway

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The playwright bounces time on his knee.
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