Below are my picks for the Top 5 Funniest shows of the year. The show that stands out this year for being the most consistently original and intelligent is Dan Harmon's meta-sitcom about the gang from Greendale.
A few hours before the rally, the general manager of a Hampton Inn kicked me out of his hotel. Walking into a hotel for a business meeting is such a common occurrence it never dawned on me to be on guard.
Returning to TV/the internet this week was Steve Coogan's classic character Alan Partridge. I can't think of a more perfectly awkward clip than this one to re-introduce the talk radio host to the world.
The vision for the Rally to Restore Sanity was put out their by Jon Stewart, picked up and run with by the Huffington Post, and validated and reinforced by hundreds of thousands in attendance that day in DC.
Stewart and Colbert exploded the absurd in our political discourse so that a satirical generation can take the future of our country seriously. If we were to explode the absurd in religion, would the same kind of sincerity emerge from our irony?