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Fallout over Fallon’s interview with Trump indicates lack of political comedy available to viewers
Election 2016, Opinion, The Maturity Column

Fallout over Fallon’s interview with Trump indicates lack of political comedy available to viewers

When you pair the most hated man in America with the most beloved guy on television, something interesting is bound to happen. Ever since Jimmy Fallon ruffled Republican nominee Donald Trump’s hair on “The Tonight Show,”  waves of critics have lashed out against how easy he went on the Great Bambino of Bankruptcy. In fact,…

Grandma Shalala: mixture of intelligence, kindness, awesomeness
Opinion, Shalala, The Maturity Column

Grandma Shalala: mixture of intelligence, kindness, awesomeness

President Donna E. Shalala may be known for being our coveted Dumbledore, guiding us all with her strength and composure, but we students have never had the privilege of witnessing the sensitive, wants-to-spoil-you-with-sweets side that is characteristic of the grandfatherly headmaster. However, this doesn’t mean that we can’t indulge our imaginations with what kind of grandma Shalala would be. ​Personally, I had the pleasure…

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Off the Wire comedy show hosts ‘Top Chef’ finalist

Only in the School of Communication’s Studio C on select Thursday nights can a student host, a UM alumnus and a celebrity chef convene for an old-fashioned “cook-off” on Off the Wire, UM’s late-night comedy show. A sector of UMTV, Off the Wire calls itself “a social experiment in late-night comedy” and is a hybrid…

Comedic actors take on more serious roles
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Comedic actors take on more serious roles

Ed Helms and Jason Segel have gone to some extremes to get a laugh. From marrying a hooker in Vegas to stripping down in front of the camera, it seems like they’ve done it all. However, the comedic actors recently threw their fans a curveball and teamed up for a more serious film, “Jeff Who…

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