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27 min ago | Arab Times

'Impressive roster of helmers, thesps'

TORONTO, Aug 20, : The 39th Toronto International Film Festival will feature a host of Hollywood favorites when it opens next month, with actors including Robert Downey Jr. and Al Pacino expected to attend.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Movies

Wed Aug 20, 2014

PanArmenian Network

Toronto Film Festival announces finalized roster

PanARMENIAN.Net - Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Binoche, Steve Carell, Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Diane Keaton, Melissa Leo, Bill Murray, Bill Nighy, Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, Adam Sandler, John Travolta and Kristen Wiig are among the array of stars expected to alight on the red carpet of the 2014 Toronto Film ... (more)

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Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment, Comedy, Television, Celebrities, Melissa Leo, Prison, Montana

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Jon Stewart on directing 'Rosewater': 'I didn't know what I didn't know'

Jon Stewart's directing debut is not a comedy. In fact, it's about as far from funny as he could get.

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On Social Marketing and Social Change

John Oliver

PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Drama

Brandon Sun

Bill Murray, Al Pacino, Steve Carell, Reese Witherspoon bound for TIFF

American actor Bill Murray poses for photographers on the red carpet in Pioltello, near Milan, Italy, Feb. 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Italy, World News, Celebrities, Denzel Washington

Mon Aug 18, 2014

ContactMusic.com

John Oliver Goes After Ferguson Cops, "The Police Are Not Soldiers"

John Oliver delivered a scathing takedown of the on-going turmoil in Ferguson, Missouri, reminding authorities, "Police are not soldiers".

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, John Oliver, Ferguson, MO, Prison, St Louis County, MO

The Modesto Bee

Mo Rocca films show with Minnesota grandmothers

More than 15 family members, various friends, neighbors, two dogs and a camera crew were crammed into the cozy living room and kitchen of a Hastings home to watch an 87-year-old chef slice into Mo Rocca.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Mo Rocca, Recipes

Sun Aug 17, 2014

DNA India

Politicians are too pompous for their own good

It was surprising to learn about Jaya Bachchan's recent comment in Parliament. She turned her ire on Radio Jockeys who crack jokes at the expense of MPs.

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Sys-Con Media

Why Your Reference Letters are Worthless

The two are accused of accepting gifts from Jonnie R. Williams Sr., a well-to-do businessman, in exchange for promoting Williams' dietary supplement, Anatabloc.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

TV Blog Buzz: Fans have correctly guessed 'Game of Thrones' ending, says Martin

George R. R. Martin, creator of the drama series Game of Thrones, speaks at the 14th edition of the Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival, NIFF, in front of fans during a lecture at the Theatre du Passage in Neuchatel, Switzerland, Thursday, July 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Children TV, Saved by the Bell, Drama

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Dallas Morning News

'Let's Be Cops' stars talk about the work of 'serving the comedy'

It's been said more than once : Maybe this wasn't the best week to open Let's Be Cops , which, from the looks of Metacritic , really didn't need that extra steel-tipped kick to the junk.

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Related Topix: Jake Johnson, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, The Other Guys

Wed Aug 13, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

John Oliver to Headline Seattle's Paramount Theatre, 11/23

John Olive r , comedian and host of HBO's new hit show Last Week Tonight, will appear at the Paramount Theatre on November 23, 2014 at 7:00PM.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Emmy Awards

Star Tribune

Mo Rocco films show with Minnesota grandmothers

Above, Aslaug Warmboe chatted with Mo Rocca about her life as they peeled potatoes for her creamed potato dish in an episode of “My Grandmother's Ravioli.” More than 15 family members, various friends, neighbors, two dogs and a camera crew were crammed into the cozy living room and kitchen of a Hastings home to watch an 87-year-old ... (more)

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Mo Rocca, Recipes

Forward

Maggie Gyllenhaal's 'Honorable' New Show

On the Daily Show , Maggie Gyllenhaal told Jon Stewart that she has not received any backlash about the politics of "The Honorable Woman," the new show that she stars in.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Palestinian Territories

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Berry Patch gets 'Daily Show' mention

Courtesy of Comedy Central"The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart mentioned the town of Ellerbe on Aug. 7, featuring a picture of The Berry Patch.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ellerbe, NC, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

WHTC

After 23 million rides, no deaths in U.S. bike sha...

Yanking a bicycle from the docking station outside New York's Grand Central Terminal, a helmetless rider slung a golf bag full of clubs over his shoulder and, along with another rider wearing headphones but no helmet, merged into rush hour traffic.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn (Portland, OR), Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Westchester County, NY, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Salon

Hear the inside story about "The Daily Show's"...

If you've ever wondered how "The Daily Show" turns dark subjects like sexual assault on college campuses into biting comedy segments, listen to the new "Daily Show" podcast, recently launched online by head writer Elliott Kalan and correspondent Jessica Williams.

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Sys-Con Media

John Oliver, Emmy Award-Winning Comedian and Host of HBO's New...

On his occasional breaks from television, John returns to his first love of stand-up and plays to sold-out venues across the US.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, John Oliver

The Chronicle Herald

Tuned in: Last Week Tonight right on the money

John Oliver, known for his appearances on The Daily Show, debuts his own comedic news-commentary show, Last Week Tonight.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

More than a penny for their thoughts

After all, the authors of Clash of the Financial Pundits: How the Media Influences Your Investment Decisions for Better or Worse work in the industry themselves.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Fast Money, Mad Money, Comedy

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