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Brooke Shields To Join 'Army Wives'

Posted 01.24.2013 | TV

Brooke Shields will join Lifetime's "Army Wives" for Season 7, the network announced Thursday. She'll star alongside other new faces for the upcomi...

Theater: Disgraced Tries to Provoke But Only Puzzles

Michael Giltz | Posted 04.17.2013 | Arts
Michael Giltz

t's when the playwright tries to push our buttons too readily that the show goes off the rails. It's easy to disguise a person's prejudice with social niceties and then reveal with coded words and increasingly brutal language the prejudice that simmers underneath.

WATCH: 'The Daily Show' Explains Every Political Speech

Posted 09.10.2012 | Comedy

Now that the conventions are over it's time for the candidates to take their messages of "hope and change" or "other hope and change" directly to the ...

Critical Musings on the RNC From a Tampa Resident

Gary Stein | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Gary Stein

The buses have finally left, the barricades are being sent to wherever they came from, and Tampa is getting back to normal, whatever that is. I took ...

Daily Show Comedian Offers RNC Advice

Creative Loafing Tampa Bay | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

BY ARIELLE STEVENSON, CREATIVE LOAFING TAMPA BAY The last time I saw The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi in Tampa Bay, he was losing miserably in a wing-...

Popcorn Preview: Dark Horse

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.12.2012 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

This isn't just a story about a couple of misfits who find happiness by finding each other. Deep down, Abe -- and Miranda, for that matter -- have issues that can't be resolved by finding love.

WATCH: Aasif Mandvi Talks Being The Daily Show's Senior Muslim Correspondent

Posted 04.20.2012 | Comedy

"The Daily Show's" Senior Muslim Correspondent, Aasif Mandvi, talks his role on the show and how he uses humor to open minds....

Rick Scott Asked To Pee In Cup During Budget Presentation

Posted 02.06.2012 | Miami

Florida Governor Rick Scott just can't catch a break. As if asking for $1 billion more in education funding while trying to close a $2 billion budget ...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Cautions GOP Candidates Against Facts, Sanity

Posted 11.15.2011 | Comedy

Jon Stewart was taken aback during the latest GOP debate when Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorum & Jon Huntsman seemed to display a few sane ideas. With ...

WATCH: 'The Daily Show' Explains The Tea Party

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 10.24.2011 | Comedy

While "The Daily Show" is on hiatus this week, the "Best F#@king News Team Ever" is providing us with some hilarious looks at American politics via a ...

WATCH: A Muslim 'Cosby Show?'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

UPDATE: Scroll down for the full pilot! Could a lovable Muslim sit-com family change America's perception of Muslims? Perhaps, but probably not the...

The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi Opens Up On Sanity, Specials, And Stewart

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dan Lybarger

On August 9, 2006, actor-comic Aasif Mandvi started a job that he had auditioned for only five hours before. It was the first of the New York performe...

Aasif Mandvi: From Daily Show to Today's Special

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

"They did not know what to make of me in Tampa," Aasif Mandvi says. Small wonder. Mandvi, the cowriter and star of Today's Special, moved to Florida with his family from India when he was a teen. "Talk about being an outsider."

HuffPost Review: Today's Special

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's not a lot new about David Kaplan's Today's Special -- yet this comedy, from a script by Aasif Mandvi and Jonathan Bines, finds ways to take an old formula and give it new life.

A Chaotic Cornucopia of Culinary Cinema (VIDEOS)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

The connection between food and passion finds its way into all kinds of movies: Robert Morley, George Segal, and Jacqueline Bisset starred in 1978's ...

'The Daily Show' Takes On O'Donnell's 'Not A Witch' Ad & Delaware's North Vs. South Battle (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Last night on "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart and Aasif Mandvi continued their midterm election coverage by weighing the Democrats' chances of losing th...

Jon Stewart Takes On The G-20 Summit (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

With so many world leaders in one place, Jon Stewart had some fun breaking down the key moments of the G-20 summit. Acknowledging the presence of swin...

Jason Linkins

Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi Tossed From AHIP Conference, Returns As Batman (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Last week, our own Sam Stein reported that a crew from "The Daily Show" was out at the Ritz Carlton hotel, interviewing attendees of last week's AHIP ...

'Daily Show' Destroys CNN For Fact-Checking 'SNL' Instead Of Their Guests (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Jon Stewart began his show last night by skewering CNN for fact-checking a "Saturday Night Live" skit in which Fred Armisen (playing Barack Obama) cla...

Nipple Clamps, Sodomy, and Breakfast: Daily Show Correspondents Admit To Hazing (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

While "The Daily Show" is on vacation, here's a little nugget from all of the correspondents, who are filling the void by answering questions posted b...

Jon Stewart Revels In Inane Election Coverage (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The 2009 elections that have been dominating cable news coverage of late consisted of two gubernatorial races and two congressional seats. Of course, ...

'Daily Show' Correspondents Talk Kids, Restraining Orders (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

While "The Daily Show" is on vacation, here's a little nugget from all of the correspondents, who are filling the void by answering questions posted b...

The Daily Show's 'Our Dead Planet' Shows Aasif Mandvi Battling The Earth (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

On Wednesday night, The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi explored ways to kill the planet in his hilarious war with Mother Earth. The Daily Show With Jon St...

Jon Stewart Vs. Town Hall Crazies (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

If you're taking a break from crazy this August and refuse to watch cable news, you may have missed some town hall kerfuffles lead by the least-inform...

"Daily Show" On And In Iran: Stewart Takes On American Media And Iranian Leaders, Jason Jones Reports From Tehran (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Jon Stewart devoted the bulk of his show to Iran last night, first mocking American talking heads for repeatedly asking if Obama was doing enough. "So...