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Music, All Shook Down Mariah Carey's Obama Song Sounds More Like a Disaster Fundraiser

Mariah Carey's Obama Song Sounds More Like a Disaster Fundraiser

If you were glued to the television on election night last Tuesday, then you probably saw that glorious moment when Barack Obama embraced victory for the second time, made his inspiring address, then got showered, alongside his family and colleagues,…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Tracy Morgan Talks About Suffering for Comedy -- and Telephonic Impregnation

Tracy Morgan Talks About Suffering for Comedy -- and Telephonic Impregnation

NBC recently announced that the next (and seventh) season of its marquee sitcom 30 Rock will be the series' swan song, which will effectively set Tracy Morgan loose into an even wilder wild. But Jordan didn't want to talk about…
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Calendar, Night&Day Shaken, Stirred, and Kicked

Shaken, Stirred, and Kicked

NBC recently announced that the next (and seventh) season of its marquee sitcom 30 Rock will be the series’ swan song, which will effectively set Tracy Morgan loose into an even wilder wild. For Morgan, who came to household attention…
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Music, All Shook Down How to Get Backstage After the Show

How to Get Backstage After the Show

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Calendar, Night&Day Not Like “Duress”

Not Like “Duress”

You know how in the ’80s there were a bunch of big-time comedians whose style consisted of rapid-fire one- or two-liners thrown out in such power-joshing fashion, you could barely laugh lest you miss another sexist joke? That was fine.…
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Dining, SFoodie Top 10 Fictional Foodies of All Time

Top 10 Fictional Foodies of All Time

Foodies may be a relatively new term, but they have long played a role in our TV, movie, and book enjoyment. From the cookie-loving Marcel Proust and his madeleine-sparked remembrances to Cookie Monster on Sesame Street, food lovin' is all…
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Calendar, Night&Day The Heff

The Heff

Being your stereotypically effete, latte-swilling elites, we’re not usually fans of broad, populist comedy: Our tastes run more toward David Cross than Jeff Dunham; 30 Rock rather than Two and a Half Men. If there aren’t jokes about the impending…
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Calendar, Night&Day "Ask My Permission Before You Quote Me, Kenneth!

"Ask My Permission Before You Quote Me, Kenneth!

The writers of 30 Rock had Tracy Morgan say this: "You're going to sue me? Who do you think you are, the San Diego Zoo?" And this: "I watched Boston Legal nine times before I realized it wasn't a new…
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Calendar, Night&Day Bringing Funny Back

Bringing Funny Back

Maybe it feels terrible to be in a recession and maybe when we’re hurting, we get funny. A "clowns-from-our-tears" effect. There are so many good comedies on the telly right now (30 Rock! Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!,…
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Calendar, Night&Day On the Good Foot

On the Good Foot

Normally, we don’t endorse auditions. As 30 Rock reminded us recently, they can easily manifest as parades of human misery — and you can just go to the gym or watch CNN for that, or do both at the same…
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