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  • David Mitchell on autism, expectations and 'The Reason I Jump'

    David Mitchell on autism, expectations and 'The Reason I Jump'
    David Mitchell, whose complex novel “Cloud Atlas” was adapted into a film last year, has quietly hit bestseller lists again as one of three authors of “The Reason I Jump.” He shares credit with KA Yoshida and young Japanese...
  • Pete Holmes turns to his old boss, Jon Stewart, in show debut

    Pete Holmes turns to his old boss, Jon Stewart, in show debut
    Once upon a time, stand-up comedian Pete Holmes had a job as the warm-up guy for "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." Now, he's the host of his own basic-cable comedy show, "The Pete Holmes Show," which debuted Monday night on TBS after "Conan." So it...
  • '@midnight' opens a new frontier for Comedy Central

    '@midnight' opens a new frontier for Comedy Central
    Comedy Central has been doing quite well for itself for a while now in late night with the one-two punch of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. But increasingly, it looks as if Chris Hardwick might be part of that regular lineup, based on the straight out of...
  • John Oliver leaving 'The Daily Show' for his own comedy series at HBO

    John Oliver leaving 'The Daily Show' for his own comedy series at HBO
    John Oliver, who won praise for his stint as Jon Stewart's temporary replacement this summer on "The Daily Show," will be getting his own topical series on HBO beginning in 2014, the network announced today. “We weren’t otherwise searching...
  • 'Thor' will roar. Comcast to sell movies. John Oliver jumps to HBO.

    'Thor' will roar. Comcast to sell movies. John Oliver jumps to HBO.
     After the coffee. Before figuring out this whole life thing. The Skinny: Thursday I worked from 5:30 a.m. until about 8:10 p.m. and unfortunately I won't be able to mail it in today. But to paraphrase Hyman Roth, this is the life I have chosen. Friday'...
  • Comedy Central renews '@midnight' for 2014

    Comedy Central renews '@midnight' for 2014
    All those hashtag games have paid off for Comedy Central. The network announced on Friday that it's renewing its new late-night show, "@midnight," for another year. The comedy game show hosted by Chris Hardwick, in which three comedians compete for...
  • Jon Stewart plays 'Racist or Not Racist' with Key and Peele

    Jon Stewart plays 'Racist or Not Racist' with Key and Peele
    Was that kid in a Ku Klux Klan outfit at Halloween racist or not racist? What about that Washington Post column by Richard Cohen talking about people with "conventional views" suppressing the urge to vomit when they see New York Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio...
  • Rob Ford timeline: What the Toronto mayor has been up to since May

    Rob Ford timeline: What the Toronto mayor has been up to since May
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has provided a steady stream of shock, controversy and dismay over the last six months. With his admissions of drug use, his off-the-cuff foul language and a stubborn refusal to quit his job, he's kept his name in headlines.  On...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is Canada's gift to the news cycle

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is Canada's gift to the news cycle
    Toronto’s bombastic, bulbous, booze-swilling, crack-smoking Mayor Rob Ford is a national embarrassment to many Canadians, but the man might be doing his country a small favor. Wildly entertaining news stories about Ford have streamed out of Canada...
  • Maria Bartiromo and the problem with CNBC

    Maria Bartiromo and the problem with CNBC
    You would have thought news was slow on Wall Street last week, when the hottest item on the ticker was that television personality Maria Bartiromo was jumping from CNBC, her onscreen home for two decades, to the Fox Business Channel. Financial and media...
  • Kathleen Sebelius defends Obamacare on 'Daily Show with Jon Stewart'

    When the first thing Jon Stewart brought up was the technical problems that have bedeviled the rollout of Obamacare, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius should have known the interview wasn't going to be a walk in the park. Sebelius...