| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:55 AM
Just when you thought the project was already pretty interesting....Joyce DeWitt, the actress best known for the '70s sitcom "Three's Comedy," will star in the new play by "The Simpsons" writer Mike Reiss which will receive its world premiere in...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 12:35 PM
"VEEP," the HBO political satire starring Julia-Louis-Dreyfus, started production Monday on location in the Baltimore area, Gov. Martin O'Malley and the cable channel said.
The Maryland Film Office estimates that the first season of the series will...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 6:08 AM
The Auburn football pay-for-play scandal may turn college football on its ear and lead to heavy NCAA punishment.
But this latest Auburn football scandal will also provide plenty of fodder for satire and humor. Just ask Orlando Sentinel political...
| May 12, 2011
| 8:52 AM
Jon Stewart unloaded on Fox News during Wednesday night’s “The Daily Show,” not only with satirical criticism of the network’s outrage over Chicago rapper Common visiting the White House, but with his own freestyle rap:
| May 18, 2011
| 1:58 AM
Bill O’Reilly is not a stupid man, but he often plays one on TV.
Last week O’Reilly, on his program on Faux News, dealt with the nonissue of the rapper Common doing a poetry reading at the White House. Following the designated GOP ceaseless...
| Jul 8, 2011
So at the Auditorium Theatre – the 3,929-seat Auditorium Theatre – one currently finds an Australian Elwood Blues, a British Jake Blues and aEuropean cover band, all working, along with a trio of women called the Bluettes, for Dutch producers....
| Sep 6, 2011
| 3:07 PM
Olivia Clemens, Mark Twain's wife, once tried to shock her husband out of his habit of profane tirades by repeating one to him verbatim. Bemused, he replied that he hoped he didn't sound like that because, "You got the words right, Livy, but you don't...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 5:31 AM
Things are about to get political – and seriously funny – when "The Capitol Steps: Desperate Housemembers" is performed at the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Cente on the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown campus Nov. 18.
The tagline for...
| Nov 11, 2011
At the age of 16, a French villager named Jeanne d'Arc responded to what she said were the voices of saints, exhorting her to take up arms against English invaders. Dressed in male clothing, she led troops to victory in battle after battle before being...
| Nov 12, 2011
Lewis Black, the politically sharp comedian and famously grumpy commentator, figures most people have him pegged as an incurable lefty.
Not so, he says. And that goes for his fans, too.
"Oddly enough, I've got a big audience in the military," said...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 1:12 PM
The Capitol Steps will be making a return appearance at the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh, in Johnstown at 7:30 p.m. Friday. It is a show that will truly offend someone, said Michael L. Bodolosky, the...