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  1. When He Doesn't Know What 'No' MeansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Refinery 29

    What do you do when your friend says he considers "no" to be an act of foreplay rather than a lack of consent? One of my former good friends, Matt, truly believed this. He wasn't joking, nor was he discussing Louis CK's social commentary on Louie .

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  2. Tom Hanks film 'Big' to be adapted as TV seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | UPI

    The comedy will be loosely based on 1988 film Big , which starred Tom Hanks as Josh Baskin. The character transforms from a 12-year-old boy into a 30-year-old man after wishing to be "big," and the TV adaptation will explore "what it means to be an adult and what it means to be a kid, and how in today's world those two things are more confused than ever."

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  3. What's so funny about Kansas City?Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    A day or two after legendary comedian Joan Rivers died last month an old quote of hers surfaced in Kansas City newspapers and online blogs: "I just played Kansas Citya The only time you want to visit there is if you're going to make an emergency landing in a plane crash. They are really dumb there.

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  4. ABC's smart and funny 'Black-ish' premieresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Philly.com

    TV writers writing what they knew rather than what they'd already seen on television have brought us comedies like "Everybody Loves Raymond," "Everybody Hates Chris," "The Goldbergs" and even "Louie," where Louis C.K.'s picture of divorced parenthood has added nuance to that old "dads who date" genre. Which brings us to "Black-ish," the newest addition to ABC's Wednesday nights and one of several new shows the network's English-born entertainment chief, Paul Lee, sees as part of his mission to "reflect America."

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  5. Oddball Comedy & Curiosity FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Houston Press

    Returning to Houston for a second time, Funny or Die's Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival -delivers the funniest faces from television and film.

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  6. Here's Why Louis CK's Kids Are White But Their Mother Is Black In 'Louie'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Genesee Country Express

    While Louie's ex-wife "Janet" is played by black, Jamaican actress Susan Kelechi Watson , his two daughters are very white, very blonde little girls. Despite leaving viewers guessing about the backstory of the relationships, the race issue has never been fully explained on the show We play around with ethnicities.

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  7. Early Louis C.K., Chris Rock, Jon Stewart Stand-Up SurfacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | RollingStone

    For nearly three decades, Montreal's Just for Laughs Festival has been the annual marquee event in the comedy world, as every comedian who has ever hit it big once paid their dues at the Quebec fest. Comic greats like Chris Rock, Bill Hicks and Mitch Hedburg all clutched the mic and delivered a stand up routine early in their careers at JFL, and now, for the first time, those performances and hundreds more will available to the masses thanks to Just for Laughs' new YouTube channel , the AV Club reports .

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  8. 5 funny folks to watch at Oddball comedy fest in Dallas on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Dallas Morning News

    Stand-up shows typically involve small rooms, two-drink minimums and the potential for disturbances from indiscriminate hecklers. But the conventions of live comedy don't apply to superstars Louis C.K. and Sarah Silverman, especially since the two talents are co-headliners on the traveling tour called Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival.

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  9. Comedian Steven Wright calls himself a 'professional rememberer,' says Louis C.K. is geniusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | NJ.com

    Steven Wright views himself as neither. To the Massachusetts native, he is just a guy with a really good memory.

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  10. Hell in a Handbasket: Sidewalk "Phone Lanes" for People Who Can't Stop Walking and TextingRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | Core77 design blog

    As Louis C.K. sits in a coffee shop, a millennial staring into a smartphone bumps into him. Instead of looking up or apologizing, the kid keeps his eyes glued to the phone and bumps into him repeatedly, like a fly at a window.

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  11. 'Poking a Dead Frog' cracks the comedy codeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Comedy is having a moment. You can't really talk about the vaunted New Golden Platinum Age of Television without reference to Louis C.K., Amy Schumer or Amy Poehler.

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  12. Review: 'Poking a Dead Frog' cracks the comedy codeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | St. Petersburg Times

    Comedy is having a moment. You can't really talk about the vaunted New Golden Platinum Age of Television without reference to Louis C.K., Amy Schumer or Amy Poehler.

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  13. Top 10 episodes of 'Louie' season fourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | TheCelebrityCafe

    After attempting to make a name for himself for 20 years, C.K.'s reputation as both a comedian and filmmaker are bigger and better than ever. In addition to have a hit show on FX, the comedian has found himself making acclaim turns in movies like Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine and David O. Russell's American Hustle .

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  14. 'Please Like Me's' Josh Thomas on coming out, Lena Dunham comparisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Los Angeles Times

    Josh Thomas is the writer, creator and star of the Australian comedy "Please Like Me," currently in its second season on Pivot. Josh Thomas is the writer, creator and star of the Australian comedy "Please Like Me," currently in its second season on Pivot.

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  15. Steven Wright's long, funny career path loops back on itselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Denver Post

    Longtime stand-up Steven Wright has influenced countless others in his decades-long career -- all of it unintentionally, of course. (The Denver Post Show-business compliments tend to flow into channels carved by age and prominence, as older, more decorated performers continually receive tribute from younger, less famous ones.

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  16. I Have Never Seen Annie HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Film School Rejects

    Ashe never got to see a ton of modern classics from his youth, so we're making him watch them all as a nostalgia-less adult. Check out the inaugural article for more info .

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  17. Required Reading: Robert De Niro's Face and Al Pacino's ErasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Film School Rejects

    " Robert De Niro and the origin of 'The Face' " - Scott Tobias at The Dissolve winces to remember a time when his heroes let him down, but takes comfort in knowing that a cliche was born as a sincere comic move. " The Death of Adulthood in American Culture " - A.O. Scott at The New York Times Magazine adds to the conversation about maturity in our popular art .

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  18. Steven Wright makes you think, then he makes you laughRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | ReporterHerald.com

    Steven Wright, who gained national prominence in the 1980s and influenced a whole generation of comedians, brings his stand-up show to Boulder on Saturday.

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  19. Howard Stern opens up about delivering Joan Rivers' eulogyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Evil Beet Gossip

    Howard Stern was invited to delivery the eulogy at Joan Rivers ' funeral, and he couldn't have been a more perfect fit. The pair had been friends for years, and Stern was able to bring levity to a very sad situation .

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  20. Howard Stern was 'in tears' during Joan Rivers funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | New York Daily News

    The shock jock remembered is friend Joan Rivers, and gave details about his part in the funeral, during his radio show Monday. The shock jock talked about his emotional experience honoring his funny friend at her memorial service Sunday, as he was asked to deliver a eulogy by Rivers' daughter.

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