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News, The Snitch Pandora Hits Your Funny Bone, Adds Comedy to Genome

Pandora Hits Your Funny Bone, Adds Comedy to Genome

What's even better than personalizing your music taste is blending jokes by comedic icons like Chris Rock and Richard Pryor to give you the deepest belly laugh. Per many, many users' request, Pandora, the Oakland-based Internet music company, has now…
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Calendar, Night&Day Paul’s House

Paul’s House

At first glance, Paul Mooney appears far too serious to be one of America’s most incisive comedic wits. Some of his favorite topics are politics and, in his words, the “illusion of inclusion,” and these can be grave subjects. But…
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Calendar, Night&Day The Cho-sen

The Cho-sen

Margaret Cho will be the first to let you know that she's had a long path to success. After the demise of her 1994 ABC sitcom All-American Girl, which lampooned her real-life Korean-American family, the comedienne turned to drugs and…
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Calendar, Night&Day Saturday Night Jive

Saturday Night Jive

I was once convinced that Eddie Murphy was the new Richard Pryor. I didn't have much basis for my reasoning; I was an eighth-grader whose principal exposure to the art of stand-up comedy was a handful of well-worn, frequently swapped…
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Film, Going Perm

Going Perm

In the new low-budget indie comedy Haiku Tunnel, former temporary office worker Josh Kornbluth plays "Josh Kornbluth," a temporary office worker who, early in the film, faces a premature midlife crisis -- whether to stay a temp or "go perm."…
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Music, House of Tudor House Of Tudor

House Of Tudor

On the opening song of his eighth album, Scar, Joe Henry hunches down into the cool, dark, atmospheric jazz soundtrack like an inconsolable man looking for relief in the quiet nod of his favorite barman. He takes his time, nursing…
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Eddie, Steady, Go!

The Eddie Izzard you see in the upcoming remake of The Avengers won't be the Eddie Izzard you see doing stand-up in his one-man show Dress to Kill, which the British comic will finally perform on the West Coast, thanks…
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