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Gore Vidal was impossible to categorize, which was exactly the way he liked it. The reading public knew him as a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels —from the historical "Lincoln" to the satirical "Myra Breckinridge" — and volumes of...
-------------------- Lionel Asbo State of England Martin Amis Alfred A. Knopf: 256 pp., $25.95 -------------------- He was born Lionel Pepperdine but changed his name to "Asbo" for England's commonly known Anti-Social Behaviour Order, which targets...
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Change of SubjectBy Megan Crepeau Nope, it's not the Pitchfork festival's hottest breakout star, it's a real, live Super PAC: Back in April, Stephen Colbert announced a new form of campaign finance reform satire -- DIY mockery of the Super PAC system.......
Channel Guide MagazineBy Matthew Grimm Cartoon Network’s late-night Adult Swim block goes into lulls where it seems to bide its time between cool new ‘toons, over-hyped one-season wonders and new seasons of its stately franchises (still waiting on Season 5 of One...
-------------------- The McSweeney's Book of Politics & Musicals Edited by Christopher Monks Vintage: 347 pp., $14.95 paper -------------------- Forget the theatrical success of "The Book of Mormon." What about "Palin! The Musical"? You can't help...
It's not exactly true that "Ruthless," the current production at Laguna Beach's No Square Theatre, is the musical version of "The Bad Seed," but there are enough references to that play to cause eyebrow raising among the most casual theatergoers. For...
The popularity of musical theater in the middle part of the past century brought with it a few gentle spoofs of the genre — "Little Mary Sunshine" and "Dames at Sea" among the most notable. The satirical art also flowered in England, where...
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Bruce Norris' "Clybourne Park," a sharp-toothed satirical drama about the vagaries of race and real estate, won for best play, and "Once," a starry-eyed romance centered on an Irish street musician and a Czech immigrant flower seller, topped the best...
Show TrackerAccording to Jon Stewart, "A socialist is someone who wants to spend government money on things you don’t like."...
In 2006, Greta Gerwig was living in Logan Square, making her first movie (Joe Swanberg’s “LOL”) and fighting off a heat wave. “We didn’t have air conditioning,” she recalls, “so we had to just put a bowl of ice...
It's a cold, gray Friday afternoon in a dark and drafty concrete warehouse at an industrial park in Columbia. Not exactly the setting in which anyone would expect to find glamour, wit or the next big thing in pop culture. But through a series of doors...
The Baltimore SunFrom a Sunday magazine cover piece to Page One stories and blogs posts, I feel like I have been writing about the new HBO satire "VEEP" for at least a year. But the series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer, a former senator who becomes vice...
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