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No laughing matter: How late-night comedy swayed the election

We live in an age during which tousling someone’s (questionable) hair becomes a national point of controversy. When the tousler is the beloved host of an NBC comedy institution and the hair being tousled belongs to a “tax-cheating, investor-swindling, worker-shafting, dictator-loving, pathologically lying, attorney’s general-bribing, philandering, mobbed-up narcissistic serial con
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Joel McHale channels signature snark at Nourse Theater

Joel McHale’s finally cashing in on the celebrity memoir fad. Anna Kendrick has a new book out, apparently Naya Rivera (plus everyone else from “Glee”) has put out a memoir and Zayn Malik gathered enough One Direction gossip to get a book deal. It’s about time that our favorite “Community”
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‘Bubblegum Garbage Party’ is as wild as it sounds

The phrase “Bubblegum Garbage Party” came to Bay Area-based comedian Thomas Bridgman during a feverish, Nyquil-infused sick day off from work. Naturally, he then used it in a one-off tweet in which he joked that the term was his Burning Man nickname. The silly string of words means absolutely nothing:
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The Barbary tent plays 2nd banana at Outside Lands

The Barbary at Outside Lands isn’t exactly the place for conventionally “cool” festival attendees, the ones raising meme-bearing poles and sweatily sharing blunts at Major Lazer. The comedy tent, which was curated in conjunction with SF Sketchfest, brings together the folks who discuss the Broadway transfer of “Oh, Hello” and
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