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REVIEW: ‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ makes tacky the new black

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer February 15, 2021

Hollywood comedies are a dime a dozen: very few of them go out of their way to dispense their humor in ways that challenge film form and introduce new ideas to the genre. For every “Palm Springs”,...

The best comedy specials to watch on Netflix

The best comedy specials to watch on Netflix

Meredith Stogner, Contributing Writer October 26, 2020
I think I have earned the title of “Netflix Comedy Special Aficionado” and I feel the world deserves to benefit from this knowledge. After all, shouldn’t something other than my much-improved sense of humor and ability to reference any comedy sketch come from all of those hours of binging comedy specials? I think so.
REVIEW: UNCW’s “Evening with Eric Andre”

REVIEW: UNCW’s “Evening with Eric Andre”

William Becker, Staff Writer September 6, 2020
If there’s something to be said about “An Evening With Eric Andre,” it felt like a really bad episode of the Joe Rogan Podcast and I mean that deeply and passionately. DJ Douggpound served as something of a moderator and sampler, while Eric Andre lazily answered questions from students asking for advice about how to deal with the stresses of COVID and becoming an entertainer.
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Adam Sandler in a new role in “Uncut Gems”

William Becker, Staff Writer January 2, 2020

Adam Sandler might be one of the most hated actors of all time. Sure, Sandler has starred in some classic comedies and the occasional “dramatic comedy,” with movies like “Punch-Drunk Love,” the...

Rick and Morty

“Rick and Morty” season 4 is off to a hilarious start with a promising pattern

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor November 20, 2019

Over two years after the conclusion of its third season, “Rick and Morty” returned to Adult Swim on Nov. 10, 2019, with not only five new episodes to round out the year, but also tons of hype. Between...

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The Book vs. The Movie: “A Simple Favor”

Brenna Flanagan, Contributing Writer October 16, 2018

The simple favor turns out to be not so simple in this eagerly anticipated adaptation of Darcey Bell’s “A Simple Favor” starring two of the most beloved young actresses in Hollywood, Blake Lively...

Amy Schumer’s “fight” for wage gap?

Veronica Wernicke, Contributing Writer September 2, 2017

Where is comedian Amy Schumer right now? Probably somewhere coming up with bits about her weight as it’s what she usually jokes about at her shows. Now where are fellow comedians Dave Chappelle and Chris...

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