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TV Picks: 'Drunk History,' 'William Shatner's Brown Bag Wine'
TV Picks: 'Drunk History,' 'William Shatner's Brown Bag Wine'

"Drunk History" (Comedy Central, Tuesdays). Derek Waters and Jeremy Konners' anthology comedy, Internet-born and cable-polished, returns for a second season on Comedy Central. The premise is a process and the process is this: A person, typically a professionally funny person -- but not in this case trying to be funny -- deeply versed in the particulars of a historical event or personage, gets drunk, really drunk, and tells the story; the story is then staged and filmed, with actors lip-syncing the storyteller's dialogue. All the comedy, which is ample, is generated by the intersection of historical momentousness and alcohol-inspired colloquialism; and in the tension...

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