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OPINION | Freedom of Speech, of the Press…and of Comedy?

BY MOLLIE SIMON In the upcoming fall television season, South Africa native Trevor Noah[1] will take the stage to replace Jon Stewart as the host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. If he survives trial-by-Twitter that is. Right after his promotion to the gloried ranks of “hosthood” were announced, the Internet exploded with criticism over… Continue reading OPINION | Freedom of Speech, of the Press…and of Comedy?

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REVIEW | Two Broads: Bridging Gender Gaps of Humor, Culture and Success

BY CONNER BRYAN “Broad City”: A Bed Bath & Beyond-obsessed illustrator who works as a cleaner in a gym and a frenetic frizz-haired weed smoker who stores pot in her “nature’s pocket.” Drop these two women in New York City and you have the formula of Comedy Central’s new show, which is now in its… Continue reading REVIEW | Two Broads: Bridging Gender Gaps of Humor, Culture and Success