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“Crashing” Departs from the Typical Comedy

“Crashing” Departs from the Typical Comedy

By Anubhuti Kumar, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

In a refreshing break from political satire and tiring cynicism, Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes' new HBO series "Crashing" takes a silly, candid look at the trials and tribulations of a comedian.

Sarah Silverman surprises in lackluster drama

Sarah Silverman surprises in lackluster drama

By Kat Fadrillan, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Though more familiar with comedy, Sarah Silverman's superb dramatic portrayal of a pill-addicted housewife outshines a hackneyed plot in "I Smile Back."

Cannibals gorge themselves in ‘Gravy’

Cannibals gorge themselves in ‘Gravy’

By Ramsee Chand, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Cannibals manipulate and feast on human mind and flesh in the humorous psycho-horror film "Gravy."

Joan Rivers’ feminist legacy still felt today

Joan Rivers’ feminist legacy still felt today

By Sean Hickey, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Joan Rivers paved the way for female comedians to start exploring feminist issues

In Remembrance: Joan Rivers’ life and comedic contributions

In Remembrance: Joan Rivers’ life and comedic contributions

By Mary Ann Odete, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2014


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The late Joan Rivers was a multi-talented professional, a pioneer, and truly original comedic voice.