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Fall 2012 TV Preview

Stay tuned for "Sports Yell"
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By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  September 07, 2012
Backtalk: RiffTrax

Interview: The RiffTrax crew revisit another 'classic'

MST3K took its curtain call in 1999 after 10 years on cable, but the show's end ultimately liberated host Mike Nelson and the revolving cast of cinematic satirists.
MST3K forever!
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  August 10, 2012
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Review: Casa de Mi Padre

Will Ferrell is the macho ranchero with a heart of gold in Matt Piedmont's parody.
Matt Piedmont's spoof of Mexican cinema
By MONICA CASTILLO  |  March 16, 2012
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Barfield and friends

Further adventures of Barfield and friends.
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By KARL STEVENS  |  November 18, 2011
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Barfield

Any resemblance to real cartoon cats, living or dead, is purely coincidental.
Failure
By KARL STEVENS  |  November 11, 2011
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Review: Duke Nukem Forever

The wait is over: Duke Nukem Forever is finally here!
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By MITCH KRPATA  |  July 01, 2011


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Review: Duke Nukem Forever

The wait is over: Duke Nukem Forever is finally here!
Unfrozen caveman video game
By MITCH KRPATA  |  July 01, 2011
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Centrified funny pages

Comics for the partly affluent.
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By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  June 24, 2011
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Revenge of the Blockbuster

You can rewind, but you won't survive.
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By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  May 27, 2011
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Review: Scream 4

This movie is going to have more than its fair share of detractors. I'm not one of them.
Self-aware to the brink of absurdity
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  April 22, 2011
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Review: Your Highness

The magnificent Danny McBride (HBO's Eastbound and Down ) co-wrote and stars in this clever spoof that reveals the human frailties beneath all those sword 'n' sorcery clichés.
Clever spoof of sword ’n’ sorcery clichés
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  April 15, 2011


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Gaga's eau de bloody load, Diddy exposed as 9/11 mastermind, and other music news in brief

Smell ya, shouldn't have to tell ya!
The Big Hurt
By DAVID THORPE  |  February 11, 2011
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Review: Queen of the Lot

Josef von Sternberg had Marlene Dietrich. George Cukor had Katharine Hepburn. Henry Jaglom has, uh, Tanna Frederick.
Tanna Frederick not so irritating this time
By GERALD PEARY  |  December 10, 2010
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Monty Python takes the stage at MSMT

"Adult Situations," a sign in the theater lobby promises, though as my companion eagerly commented pre-curtain, the disclaimer should perhaps also include a warning of "Childish Situations."
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By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  August 20, 2010

Death of Parody at Harvard Law: A follow-up


            My Freedom Watch column on the death of parody on American college campuses, which appears in the Boston Phoenix ’s August 1st...
By Harvey Silvergate  |  August 04, 2008
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Well shut my mouth!

Are today’s college students thinner-skinned than were previous generations?
Tufts and Brandeis muzzle student newspapers — at students’ urging
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE AND JAN WOLFE  |  May 16, 2007