Lansing State Journal

TV Monday: 'Jane' has laughs and warmth
Lansing State Journal
Now, surprisingly, this second episode is even better than the first. It still has laughs – including tonight's final line – but it also adds warmth and depth. Led by the remarkable Gina Rodriguez as Jane, we see people with real layers and humanity ...
Sheldon, Raj duplicate salt mine on Bang'The Salinas Californian

Chappelle residency at Rococo begins with big laughs
Lincoln Journal Star
The line to get into the first of comedian Dave Chappelle's eight performances in Lincoln this week began to snake around the outside of the Rococo Theatre well over an hour before show began Sunday evening. When the headliner took the stage, ripping ...

Festival Supreme brings laughs -- and terror -- to The Shrine
LA Daily News
Festival Supreme, the daylong live comedy celebration presented by Tenacious D Jack Black and Kyle Gass, returns to Los Angeles for its second year, this time with a Halloween-themed night expected to make fans laugh and scream. Boasting dozens of ...

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No laughs, but fine acting abounds in TNT's evening of Tennessee Williams
The Birmingham News -
Before now, it would have been a safe bet that any show featuring Cari Gisler Oliver, Debbie Smith, Saxon Murrell and Melissa Bush, and directed by Carl Stewart, would have laughs aplenty. But that's before Tennessee Williams got a hold of these four ...

personal remarks': SC gags Coalgate court
Hindustan Times
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the special court dealing with coal blocks allocation cases not to make any personal remarks against the officers probing the scam and stick to the point of law. A bench, headed by justice MB Lokur, passed the order ...

Girls and their gags
Irish Times
Girls and their gags. So, women aren funny, eh? We talk to four funny females playing the Vodafone Comedy Carnival to get their take on that lazy trope. Previous Image Next Image. Previous Images More Images. Lauren Murphy. Topics: Culture · Stage ...

Chaser team attacked for IS gags
The Chaser team have been labelled wonders" for making jokes about the Islamic State terrorist group on their comedy show. Columnist and TV host Andrew Bolt also took the team to task for mocking Catholics, Jews and Prime Minister Tony Abbott ...

Belfast Telegraph

Assembly 'gags' TUV leader Jim Allister for one month
Belfast Telegraph
Mr Allister blamed the latest gag on deputy principal Speaker Mitchel McLaughlin, after he reminded MLAs on Monday that the Sinn Fein member had claimed in 2005 that the IRA murder of Belfast woman Jean McConville was not a crime. Mr McLaughlin ...

The Guardian

Pay-per-laugh: the comedy club that charges punters having fun
The Guardian
This pay-per-laugh wheeze draws on facial recognition technology. A tablet is fitted to the back of each seat, which reads audience members' facial expressions and runs up a tab of smirks, chuckles and belly laughs. Each laugh (the BBC tells us) is ...
Comedy club uses iPad facial recognition to charge by the laughCNET
'Pay Per Laugh': Comedy club uses facial recognition software to charge ...The Post-Standard -
The comedy club using facial recognition software to charge per laugh, not per ...The Independent
Washington Post (blog) -The InquisitrThe Verge
'Simpsons' Couch Gag Inspired by Cat Stevens' 'Tea for the Tillerman' - Ultimate Classic Rock
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'Simpsons' Couch Gag Inspired by Cat Stevens' 'Tea for the Tillerman'
Ultimate Classic Rock
'The Simpsons' has aired hundreds of couch gags over its years on the air (seriously, just look at them all), establishing a rich tradition that includes some of the most memorable show openers in TV history — and one that, as of the show's Oct. 12 ...
Cat Stevens 'Tea for the Tillerman' Replaces Normal 'Simpsons' Couch GagSPIN

Here What Happens When You Play Every Simpsons Couch Gag at the Same ...
Slate Magazine (blog)
The second is that it reveals that Simpsons couch gags have gotten longer, especially as the show has turned the couch gag over to directors like Don Hertzfeldt (whose gag seems to be the longest in Simpsons history). The third is that it's weirdly ...
554 Simpsons couch gags in one video is really too much to takeThe Independent
The Horror Of 554 Simpsons Couch Gags All Going Off At OnceKotaku
WATCH: 25 years of The Simpsons couch gags in a 1-minute videoGMA News
Mashable -Tech TimesDigital Spy


The 5 Artiest Simpsons Couch Gags
So it would follow that the list of collaborators on Simpsons couch gags is heavy on high-art cartoonists, animators and, uh, whatever you want to call Banksy. Mind you, Groening's guest directors come in all cultural shapes and sizes—there's a great ...
Watch: Season 26 Premiere Offers One of the Craziest Couch Gags YetVariety
Simpsons' And The Art Of The Couch GagNeon Tommy
What You Need to Know About Don Hertzfeldt, the Animator Behind that Brilliant ...Indie Wire (blog)
Tech Times -BuzzFeed