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Deconstructing Comedy: Teach Me How to Understand Christmas

Full disclosure: I am a big nerd about comedy. I love watching it, I love creating it, and I love sharing it with people. Comedy can be really funny if it is only taken at face value, but my favorite kind of comedy can also be deeply funny–funny in a complex and nuanced way that […]

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Raising Hope: ‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the season for church nativity scenes, over-priced black market toys, and time for looking back on holidays past. In this episode of Raising Hope, you got all that and some much more. This week we learn that Virginia (played by Martha Plimpton) is a bit of an actress and likes to get in character […]