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Aziz Anzari: "Turns Out, The Indian Guy in Short Circuit 2 Was a White Guy in Brownface"

If you simply know Aziz Anzari as Tom Haverford on Parks & Recreation and/or for any of his guest appearances on other comedies in which he usually plays a variation of Tom Haverford you might have been caught completely off guard when Anzari seemed to suddenly emerge as the angry voice of the Indian-American in Hollywood. 1,299 more words

Film News

The Colbert Report, VI: Settling into the Hot Seat

By Ryan Matera

Last week on the Late Show showed Colbert finding comfort in his desk as he probed a Governor on the legalization of marijuana and got silly with Bryan Cranston. 464 more words


Metro Vancouver man skewers local news in Stephen Colbert style

A Metro Vancouver man is trying his hand at a satire news segment that gives B.C. news the Stephen Colbert treatment.

John Kerrigan, a long-time Global News staffer, first pitched the idea of a B.C.-centric satire segment in the spring when station managers were looking for a way to bridge the gap between the late news broadcast and evening programming. 377 more words


Is the New Late Show the Old Colbert Report?

Is it all in the host?

I have had no problem accepting The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. On the other hand, I continue to struggle with The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. 301 more words

Television Entertainment

The Colbert Report, V: The Late Show Gets Spooky

By Ryan Matera

Colbert came back blazing from his week off, improvising and dancing to a crowd that very clearly missed his presence. In the week’s opener we were brought up to speed with another classic edition of “The Hungry for Power Games,” wonderfully interrupted by the original Caesar Flickerman, who criticized Colbert’s impression (of his brother) and forced him to adopt a new persona, Julius Trinket, the brother of Elizabeth Banks’ Hunger Games character. 392 more words


The Most Effective Use of PowerPoint.

What Stephen Colbert Teaches Us About Effective Presentations, by Tom DeRosa, Teaching Community


Although Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report has run its course and is no longer on the air, I have always thought that “ 121 more words

Legal Technology

Don’t let the facts get in the way of (your) truth

A old friend of mine—a friend from way way back, I mean; I’m actually older—recently published a nice piece in which he argues for all of us to expand the sources of news and information we regularly sample and to rediscover the ability and the inclination to think critically. 484 more words

Intellectual Dishonesty