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The Day the Clown Cried: The Unseen Movie That Refuses to Die

“It’s either better than Citizen Kane, or the worst piece of shit anyone ever loaded on the projector” – Jerry Lewis to Entertainment Weekly… 1,152 more words

CoS Exclusive Features

Simpsons Did It!: "There's No Disgrace Like Home"

One of the ongoing themes of The Simpsons is the idea of one of the members of the family being ashamed or some behavior and wanting to make the rest of the clan more…normal for lack of a better word. 449 more words

Movies & TV

Happy Birthday Harry Shearer!

Today is the 72 birthday of creative force, and Simpsons cornerstone Harry Shearer!

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There’s obviously lots of reasons to love his Simpsons work, but even just looking at his broader actor career, Shearer has contributed so much to modern media and comedy.   114 more words

Cultural Impact

This is Spinal Tap (1984)


Put simply, This is Spinal Tap remains one of the laugh-out loud funniest, most engrossing, and most quotable comedies of all time. The trick? Roger Ebert once wrote of another great comedy, … 104 more words

Film Reviews

A Mighty Wind (2003)

Mockumentary captures the reunion of 1960s folk trio the Folksmen as they prepare for a show at The Town Hall to memorialize a recently deceased concert promoter. 78 more words

Harry Shearer Joins Cast Of Comedy Feature 'Bastards'

Harry Shearer, who is probably best known for voicing a total of 23 characters on The Simpsons for over two decades (including Mr. Burns and Ned Flanders) has just joined the cast of the feature comedy… 236 more words

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Misery Loves Comedy (2015) - reviewed by George

This documentary, directed by Kevin Pollak, consists of interviews with 56 stand-up comedians, comic actors, comedy directors, and comedy writers, all trying to answer the question: does comedy (especially stand-up) come out of angst and depression and misery. 290 more words