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Comedy Greats I Have Seen Live

I’ve been in comedy for a minute, and I’ve seen some truly great comedians emerge and find themselves. Every morning when I check the mirror, heh heh heh. 1,047 more words

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California Suite (1978)

I must say that with a cast like the one that turned up for this Neil Simon screenplay the laughs don’t come nearly as often as I would have liked though Walter Matthau delivered the goods in a slapstick performance. 599 more words

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Identity Matters

For the last couple of weeks there’s been a lot about identity in the news, especially concerning the racial identity of Rachel Dolezal, who recently resigned as President of the Spokane, Washington branch of the NAACP after it was revealed that though she had been presenting herself as ‘black,’ she is, in fact, biologically caucasian.   1,331 more words

TELL YOUR FRIENDS! THE CONCERT FILM!: Appendix

Here’s the trailer for the movie that Victor put together that got us into the 2011 SXSW Film Festival:

The movies that I used as a template when explaining what I wanted in terms of the look and feel of a classic concert film: 31 more words

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Thoughts on Lee Daniels' Richard Pryor Biopic

For several years, there were talks of a biopic focusing on the late great comedian Richard Pryor. Attempts were made, projects fell through, and nothing seemed to stick. 488 more words

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