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Tina Fey

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2014

    Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Mara Wiles

    #50: Mara Wiles Mara Wiles broke into comedy doing improv with Denver's Impulse Theater, but soon made the shift to standup, becoming an integral member of the comedy scene and a regular attraction at local clubs and comedy nights. As a testament to her collaborative spark and likability, you'd be ... More >>

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    May 29, 2014
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    March 20, 2014
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    September 12, 2013
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    September 10, 2013

    Mean Girls: The ten most quotable one-liners

    Keith Garcia, programming director for the Alamo Drafthouse, thinks that Mean Girls is the perfect, quotable high-school movie -- hence the Mean Girls Quote-Along event taking place Friday, September 13, and Sunday, September 15. "Tina Fey did such an amazing job of writing that screenplay that ther ... More >>

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    July 17, 2013

    Keith Garcia's top five picks for the Cinema Q Film Festival

    Last Summer, one of more than a dozen films playing at this year's Cinema Q Film Festival.Over the past five years, the Cinema Q Film Festival has grown from a handful of queer-centric films to a full-on weekend showcase of up-and-coming GLBTQ cinema. Keith Garcia, program director for the Sie Film ... More >>

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    June 11, 2013

    Tracy Morgan on drugs, Richard Pryor and the stigma of TV comedy

    While he may be world-famous and seven years sober, the streets of Bed-Stuy Brooklyn still ring in the voice of Tracy Morgan. Coming from a childhood of poverty and crack-dealing, Morgan built a respectable career in standup, performing on HBO's Def Comedy Jam before reaching TV mega-stardom on Satu ... More >>

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    June 6, 2012

    Second City alums Frank Caeti and Matt Craig on satire, cold medicine and Tebow

    Second City Chicago is this country's Mecca of funny. Among its famous alumni are John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Steve Carrell and Tina Fey. It also happens to be the place where Frank Caeti, formerly of MadTV, and Matt Craig, a former Saturday Night Live writer, first met and performed together, crea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Leap day: Everything you didn't know you wanted to know about it

    For the majority of the population, leap year, and subsequently leap day, isn't given a second thought. But for a tiny sliver of the world called "leaplings," or people who's birthdays fall on February 29, leap day is a big deal. And, as it turns out, there's a lot more to leap day than just an extr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Denver author Ryan Moehring's Fried Twinkie Manifesto makes the Amazon top ten

    The Fried Twinkie Manifesto was never expected to hit the big-time. Its author, Denver local Ryan Moehring, wrote it in his spare time (concurrently holding down a day-job as a government employee), found an editor on Craigslist, got a friend to design the cover and put up the cash to publish it him ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Sarah Palin vs. Lady Gaga: Battle of the attention-grabbing sideshows

    Flickr photo​Flickr photo​Sarah Palin: You Betcha!, Brit filmmaker Nick Broomfield's documentary-slash-hatchet job, opens today at the Denver Film Center. In the film, Palin is seen as a polarizing, sideshow personality in the world of politics -- the equivalent of Lady Gaga in the rea ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011
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    May 25, 2011

    OMG, Guys: Lauren Conrad has a book club

    ​It is true. Thanks to Lauren Conrad's tweet about her new fave dessert recipe "Blueberry Boy Bait," we were intrigued enough to take a jaunt over to Laurenconrad.com, where we discovered that she's starting a book club. And what's even better about this whole books n' LC thing? She's taking o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    The Rock knew early about bin Laden's death; hey, at least it wasn't Charlie Sheen

    For The Rock's eyes only.​Last week, we got the news that Osama bin Laden had been killed and shortly thereafter, we learned that the news had leaked to a couple of people -- including actor/professional wrestler The Rock -- before the White House informed the press and public. Today, the maj ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Apparently Tina Fey wrote a book and other new release surprises this week, April 4, 2011

    ​Generally speaking, when a celebrity writes a book, we shrug and feel sorry for everyone who purchases it. That's because celebrity books are usually egocentric cash-ins trying to make it seem like these characters on TV are less one-dimensional than we think. That said, Tina Fey's book migh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Comedy Central's Comedy Awards: Due recognition or sideshow?

    ​Comedy Central announced an awards show devoted to comedy today. It will be called The Comedy Awards and will air simultaneously on Comedy Central, VH1, Spike, TV Land and Nick at Night on March 26. On one hand, comedy does tend to get boned in the other major awards, particularly the Oscars ... More >>

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    May 20, 2010
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    April 8, 2010
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    January 14, 2010

    Like Conan's Tonight, 10 TV shows that got screwed

    Word of an Arrested movie can't quell our depression.​Television, as Conan O'Brien will tell you, is a fickle business. They build you up, they use you up, they toss you aside. And sometimes the powers that be don't even wait to use you up -- they just decide that you're done, for reasons tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Q&A flashback with The Daily Show's John Oliver

    Razr photo by Michael RobertsJohn Oliver in a giant queue, as he would call it. 'Cause his British, you see. John Oliver, who headlines at Comedy Works South tonight and tomorrow, returns to Denver after spending a week here in August making the Democratic National Convention funnier along with his ... More >>

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    May 4, 2009

    Geeks Who Drink: trivia for anti-social critics

    Because of the peculiarities of this gig, I've crossed paths quite a few times over the past few years with the Geeks Who Drink, an enterprise profiled in this Westword cover story.  Most often, these run-ins have taken the form of me walking in the door of some tap-shack or restauran ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    We're the butt of jokes on 30 Rock

    On last night's episode of 30 Rock, the funniest sitcom on network television by a very wide margin, our fair state was the target of two surreal yet amusing zingers. Early on, NBC page Kenneth (Jack McBrayer, to the right of the attached photo) is trying to convince cluelessly vain comic Tracy Jor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2009

    Q&A with Adele

    British singer-songwriter Adele Adkins, who's in town for a sold-out show at the Bluebird Theater tonight, is having a moment. She's been nominated for four Grammy awards, including Song of the Year and Best New Artist, in conjunction with 19, an album named for her age upon the time of its release. ... More >>

  • Music

    November 13, 2008

    Portugal. The Man

    Friday, November 14, Marquis Theater, 303-292-0805.

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2008
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    October 7, 2008

    Denver misses out on Travis Henry trial

    Travis Henry, Montana-bound. It's been too long since we've had a good celebrity trial in Colorado. The various Joe Nacchio hearings don't really count -- just because his photo's on lots of dart boards owned by former Qwest employees and investors doesn't make him a star -- and the Kobe Bryant ca ... More >>

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    September 19, 2008
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    August 27, 2008

    The sign squad

    Signs of the times. After a roof-raising speech by Montana governor Brian Schweitzer, whose charm and effectiveness undoubtedly reenforced his reputation as a rising Democratic star, the Pepsi Center's lights dimmed for a Hillary Clinton tribute video -- an odd mix of elements that featured two cl ... More >>

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    August 27, 2008
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    June 25, 2008

    Q&A With 30 Rock's Judah Friedlander

    Judah Friedlander shows viewers the funny in plenty of different venues, including the laugh-inducing NBC sitcom 30 Rock and movies such as the upcoming Eddie Murphy vehicle Meet Dave, not to mention stand-up gigs like his impending four-night run at the Denver Improv (get details here). He ties all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2008
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    May 5, 2008
  • Film

    April 24, 2008

    Baby Mama

    Neither Tina Fey nor Amy Poehler seem the least bit invested in their surrogate-mommy comedy.

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    March 25, 2008
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    March 19, 2008

    Q&A With The Daily Show's John Oliver

    When transcribing interviews, it's often helpful to the reader to note when either the inquisitor or the person answering the questions laughs - but not in the case of this Q&A with John Oliver, a British-born correspondent for The Daily Show, who visits Denver for two nights worth of standup gigs; ... More >>

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    March 19, 2008
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    December 28, 2007
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    October 26, 2007

    Pamela Mackey's Latest Celebrity Client: Don Vito

    Were we not presently in an all-Rockies, all-the-time zone, the local media would no doubt be paying more attention to the trial of Vincent Margera, known to MTV viewers as Don Vito, the bulbous uncle of wild man Bam Margera on the series Viva La Bam. As noted in this Rocky Mountain News account, wh ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    September 6, 2007
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    June 14, 2007
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    January 26, 2007

    More Messages: Subliminal Imagery

    Here's how cool I am. Last night, I was at home with my family, watching 30 Rock, Tina Fey's amusing sitcom (Alec Baldwin rules), on Channel 9. Suddenly, in the middle of the broadcast, my son, Nick, noticed something flash in the middle of the screen. Shortly thereafter, the rest of us caught simil ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 10, 2005

    Dubya Loves Martha

    Karen Finley doesn't beat around the Bush.

  • Film

    April 29, 2004

    Teen Spleen

    Talking smack wreaks high school havoc in Mean Girls.

  • News

    October 23, 2003

    The Message

    Ike-Witness to History

  • News

    October 16, 2003

    Off Limits

    Net change

  • Culture

    February 27, 2003

    Steal This Movie

    Studios don't get the Upright Citizens, which isn't funny at all

  • Culture

    August 22, 2002

    Fallon Fast

    Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen

  • Culture

    January 3, 2002

    Rescue 9/11

    This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter.

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