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'Silicon Valley' Asks: Is Your Startup Really 'Making The World Better'?

Mike Judge is no stranger to workplace comedy - back in 1999, he wrote and directed the cult classic Office Space, which poked fun at desk job-induced ennui in a 1990s software company.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Cincinnati CityBeat

'Silicon Valley' Delivers Smart Nerd Humor

Move over, Sheldon. The Big Bang Theory may have helped popularize or mainstream "nerd culture," but Silicon Valley keeps it real with sharp wit, spot-on tech references and just a touch of social awkwardness - the makings of any true geek.

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TechCrunch

Mike Judge And The Stars Of HBO's 'Silicon Valley' Will Join Us At Disrupt NY

It was just a few months ago that Mike Judge and a team of writers working on the storyline for his then-upcoming Silicon Valley TV show sat backstage with members of the TechCrunch team at Disrupt SF.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, Beavis and Butt-head, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Albuquerque, NM

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Daily Campus

California tech comedy a hit

I'm pretty sure no one was predicting that the acclaimed creator of the animated comedies "Beavis and Butthead" and "King of the Hill" would follow up on his prior accomplishments with a live action sitcom about the Silicon Valley tech industry, but thats exactly what Mike Judge has done.

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Brandon Sun

TV Blog Buzz: Jessica Pare does Funny or Die; what it's like to see 'SNL' live

Jessica Pare arrives at PALEYFEST 2014 - "Mad Men" on Friday, March 21, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

MTV

'Silicon Valley' Star Thomas Middleditch Explains That Kid Rock Cameo

Mike Judge may have made his name with two of the "coolest" dudes ever with " Beavis and Butt-head ," but he's found his nadir by celebrating nerdity in all its many forms.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Video: Sneak Peek - Check Out Next Episode of Hbo's Silicon Valley

Below, get a sneak peek at the next episode of HBO 's new series SILICON VALLEY , airing Sunday, April 13th at 10PM on HBO .

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Michael Moore Among Presenters for 25TH Annual Dusty Awards

The School of Visual Arts , celebrating its 25th Annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival and Awards, taking place May 10-13, 2014, culminates with an awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 13 at 6:30pm at the SVA Theatre and features a full roster of names from the world of film and animation.

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Examiner.com

HBO scores big with fresh new comedy series Silicon Valley

Mike Judge scores again with his fresh and hilarious new HBO series Silicon Valley .

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

USA Today

Silicon Valley reacts to HBO's sly 'Silicon Valley'

The tech world is buzzing about HBO's new comedy series, 'Silicon Valley,' with most feeling like creator Mike Judge takes too many liberties in skewering their world while others are glad he did Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.

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Nashville Scene

Just Announced: Watch Me Move Animation Show Opens June 6 at The Frist

Attention friends of Beavis and Butthead, the Triplets of Belleville and Fritz the Cat: The Frist Center is inviting some of your favorite cartoon characters - as well as their lesser known, more obscure family members - to Nashville to participate in an art exhibit about the history of animation.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Mother Jones

How Mike Judge & Co. Are Turning HBO's "Silicon Valley" Into the Next "This Is Spinal Tap"

"Silicon Valley is populated by extremely comic characters and it hasn't really been mined at all before," says producer and writer Dan O'Keefe.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Refinery 29

Silicon Valley Might Be The Best Portrayal Of The Tech Industry Yet

For those of us who've endured watching trivial tales of the tech world that remind us more of booze-fueled frat shenanigans than accurate depictions of an industry, HBO's version finally feels like someone gets it - and isn't afraid to poke fun at it.

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Food & Wine

How Wylie Dufresne Would Really Make the Liquid Shrimp from HBO's Silicon Valley

In last night's series premier of HBO's Silicon Valley , the show's promising young programmers find themselves at a crazy party where Kid Rock is the entertainment and Wylie Dufresne of New York's WD-50 is the caterer.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Washington Post

HBO's - Silicon Valley' Duels - Game of Thrones' for Geeks

As the much-anticipated HBO comedy "Silicon Valley" debuts tonight, some of the real technorati are more interested in one of the network's other shows: "Game of Thrones."

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Zap2it.com

'Silicon Valley' creator Mike Judge: 'YouTube, for me, is a double-edged sword'

TV fans know Mike Judge as the creator and animator of "Beavis and Butt-head," "King of the Hill," and "The Goode Family," along with such films as "Office Space" and "Idiocracy."

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OregonLive.com

TV This Week: 'Game of Thrones' returns; 'Silicon...

Once again, the week is front-loaded with a batch of high-profile shows on Sunday night, though the week also brings us the series finale of Syfy's "Being Human" on Monday, the Season 5 finale of "Justified" on Tuesday, a touching "Nature" episode called "My Bionic Pet," and new episodes of "Portlandia" and "Grimm."

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Being Human, Television, Justified, Drama, Nature, Blake Shelton, Country, Beavis and Butt-head, Animated TV, Movies

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Star Tribune

TV picks for April 6-10: - "Silicon Valley," "Veep," "The Dave Clark Five," Mila Kunis

Anyone who has seen "Office Space" knows director Mike Judge can mine great laughs out of workplace politics.

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Patch.com

What Critics Are Saying - So Far - About 'Our' Comedy! 'Silicon Valley' Airs Sunday on HBO

Silicon Valley, an HBO comedy that delves into the lives of six programmers trying to make it big in Silicon Valley, premieres Sunday April 6 The first season is eight episodes, and, so far, critics and reviewers are liking it.

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HeraldNet

Mike Judge lampoons 'Silicon Valley' in return to TV

The writer-director, best known for creating MTV's "Beavis and Butthead," first thought of a TV series about the digital world in 1999.

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