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HBO's Veep needs more mean

Reality, right now, is so absurd that almost everyone has already adopted a "laugh-to-keep-from-crying" approach to the news. We don't need someone to tell us how truly horrifying our political landscape is. So what's a satirist to do?
Soft serve
By RYAN STEWART  |  April 20, 2012

Loop dreams

After laughing at the benighted morals and intelligence and the mordant wit of the reprehensible politicos of In the Loop , I had to ask myself, why now? Wouldn't this film have made more of an impact, both politically and commercially, if it had been
Iannucci and the future of political comedy
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 24, 2009