How comedy in the Trump era is complicit in administration’s rise and rhetoric

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0534 -- Pictured: (l-r) Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on September 15, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0534 -- Pictured: (l-r) Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on September 15, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Yes, a literal caricature runs this country and fodder for jokes is plentiful, but just because a joke is easy does not mean it is best. This is not a joke.
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Grow up already (or don’t)

It was cool at the time

Growing up is about falling deeply, passionately in love with a dream and then changing your mind about it a year later. You’re ever-evolving.
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Berkeley: A new haven for cinephiles

When people think of cities with vibrant film cultures, only two places tend to come to mind: Los Angeles and New York. Which, to be fair, is expected. There’s Los Angeles — the home of Disney, Warner Brothers Studios and almost all other major studios. It’s arguably the entertainment capital
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Tunesday: Genre-bending Covers

There are covers, and then there are genre-bending covers, in which artists take a piece of popular culture and reimagine it into a completely different style (whether that style is their own or a totally separate one). These covers can often be as compelling or interesting as the originals and
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Read Rosemarie: Persevering with Grace

I met Grace Helbig in 2011. She was sitting on a raggedy couch, showing off the Reeboks her mom had bought her for her birthday. She decided that she was going to teach me how to tie my shoes, and she tugged at the laces in preparation for tying the
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Berkeley’s finest: campus inspired ice cream flavors

In honor of Jimmy Fallon’s new Ben and Jerry’s ice cream flavor, The Tonight Dough, we at the Clog have decided to imagine up some UC Berkeley inspired ice cream flavors. With creativity reaching every corner of our beautiful campus, maybe Ben and Jerry’s will decide to start a university
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Tom Hanks Tuesday: October Surprise

It’s been too long, my fellow Hanksians. I’ve been remiss, nay, neglectful in my lack of Tom Hanks updates. I thought, mistakenly, that this man did not require frequent updates, that there was simply not enough news about the star of my favorite detective/dog flick (“Turner and Hooch”). Well, I
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TV Land: Late night snack

He has the finest alabaster skin, a mane of lush crimson locks and blue eyes that pierce the soul like a red hot poker to the heart. He entices the senses with his Irish pixie looks and devilishly smooth dance moves. He’s the perfect man aside from former U.S. Treasury
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