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28 March 2016

The Best TV Season

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The first few months of the new year are the best. The temperature drops below -40°, the ice makes dog walking nearly impossible, and the best holiday is again almost …

15 March 2016

DVD Update: March

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It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Paramount Home Distribution and Elevation Pictures. Paramount Home Distribution The Paramount haul this month is pretty light, including new …

16 January 2016

DVD Update: December & January

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It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Paramount Home Distribution, Elevation Pictures and more!.  TV Inside Amy Schumer: Season Three This show was great in seasons …

19 November 2015

The Daily Show with… Trevor Noah

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I am finally read to say it: I love Trevor Noah. The most remarkable part of all this is that The Daily Show, with its new host, remains The Daily …

28 April 2015

DVD Update: April

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It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Paramount and Elevation Pictures. The Imitation Game (Elevation Pictures, March 31) The re-watch value on this Oscar-winning WWII thriller …

24 December 2014

TV on DVD: Paramount in November & December

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It’s time, once again, for the TV on DVD series featuring new releases from Paramount (not technically limited to TV): Hercules Because the world Definitely needed a version of Hercules starring …

19 June 2014

TV on DVD: Paramount in June

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TV on DVD is one of my favourite things. Long before Netflix, it revolutionized the way we consume television and, for the first time ever, made it possible for a …

03 May 2014

Review Review

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The first time I was able to put the name to Andy Daly’s pasty visage, which had been appearing in guest bits as the earnest comedic foil for over a …

27 March 2014

Obsession: Key & Peele

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Key & Peele on Comedy Central is a best-of-all-worlds take on your standard sketch show. It’s like SNL with higher production standards and no boring musical guest, or MADtv if …

28 June 2013

Comedy Central News (with John Oliver?)

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Last week, Stephen Colbert came back on the air after a one week hiatus and spent the first five minutes of his show in uncharacteristically honest form. With the exception …

20 March 2013

Pilot Watch: The Ben Show/Nathan For You

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“It’s a crack house… so it’s quiet”. Comedy Central is really on a roll this year. After using the return of the popular (and hilarious) Key and Peele as a …

28 February 2013

Pilot Watch: Kroll Show

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We’re in a comedy boom right now. Louis CK has helped to bring standup to a level of prominence not seen since the late 80’s, podcasts and websites like FunnyOrDie …

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