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Patience proves key for lonely hearts


Every now and then, an inspirational quote comes along and knocks your socks right off. Trying to find some inspiration and guidance in my life, I googled “quotes about love” and this Dr. Seuss gem popped up: “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” […]

Presidential parodies prove more entertaining than actual debates


This past week, the most talked about television moments didn’t come from Glee’s multiple, melodramatic breakups or the much anticipated return of 30 Rock. On Wednesday night, it was President Barack Obama and his opponent Governor Mitt Romney who captivated audiences everywhere during the first of three presidential election debates. Nearly 67.2 million people tuned in to […]

A transition to television grows in appeal for film stars


“Do TV and no one will ever take you seriously again.” If viewers were asked to explain why they laughed at this line, spoken by ultra conservative network executive Jack Donaghy on 30 Rock, the most common response would likely be along the lines of: “Because it’s true.” Context certainly plays a role in understanding […]

Bridesmaids can help change female comedy


Tina Fey has taken over. With the release of her critically lauded memoir Bossypants, Fey has officially become the queen of comedy. Fey established herself as a comedic voice for women with her Saturday Night Live career beginning in 1997 and led to her being the show’s first female head writer. But it wasn’t until […]