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Companies are beginning to produce XXX parodies of popular sitcoms. Here's my problem. It's one thing to ask these porn "stars" to do degrading acts like have sex with five guys. It's quite another to ask them to be funny.
Twenty-five years ago--a passage of time that is painful to acknowledge--I wrote an article about Bob Newhart for my college newspaper. Newhart had be...
The show completely neuters and desexualizes its gay couple. Sure, they never kiss, but they also never even make innuendo or refer to any kind of sexual relationship between the two of them.
In the world of new media, for all the developments it has brought about, there are no new techniques for humor, only a refinement of the old ones.
Here's a little tip: chicks dig risotto. Most recently, I recommended the dish as foolproof first date fare.
Every show has its "blind spot," the thing they never mention, because if you did, the show wouldn't work anymore.
ABC announced recently that they've canceled "Hank," Kelsey Grammar's second flop in three years. "Back to You" at least lasted a season, but "Hank" b...
Based on the reaction from the packed crowd at The New York Television Festival's screening,
The Cleveland Show will be a welcome in many homes.
Gelbart, who wrote Tootsie and many of the early episodes of M*A*S*H, spent years rejecting the industry's efforts to manipulate TV-watchers into emitting less-than-sincere laughs.
A bouquet of eulogies for the playwright and actor, George Furth, who died at 75 last week. These titles are simply the way George would surely introduce us to each other.
Turn on the sitcom that is the hottest television show in Russia, and it all seems so familiar. Moored to his living room couch is a shoe salesman who...
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