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Philippine comedy after Dolphy

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DOLPHY chose an inviting, inveigling approach,  establishing a smiling, “winking” camaraderie with audiences.

King comic Dolphy is being lovingly remembered on his birth and death anniversaries this month, so he may no longer be with us—but, what do you know, he’s still very much around!

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New Cosby show could debut as soon as next summer

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby could be returning to the NBC network with a new comedy as soon as next summer.

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Brainiac blunders and breakthroughs abound in new show ‘Silicon Valley’

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THE CAST (from left): Kumail Nanjiani, Martin Starr, Thomas Middleditch, Zach Woods and TJ Miller. A “Silicon Valley” marathon airs July 20, starting at 12 noon.

Lewd and lowbrow elements often make up most of Mike Judge’s humor, but the “Beavis and Butthead” creator’s new HBO comedy series “Silicon Valley” is primarily smart and geeky, although it can still be crude and downright silly at times.

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North Korea’s take on new US comedy: ‘Act of war’

In this July 27, 2013 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un leans over a balcony and waves to Korean War veterans cheering below at the end of a mass military parade on Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang to mark the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice. North Korea is warning that the release of a new American comedy about a plot to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un would be an "act of war." If the U.S. government doesn't block the movie's release, it will face "stern" and "merciless" retaliation, an unidentified spokesman for North Korea's Foreign Ministry said in state media Wednesday, June 25, 2014.  AP

North Korea is warning that the release of a new American comedy about a plot to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un would be an “act of war.”

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More hits than misses

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HILL (LEFT) AND TATUM. Their comic zingers are right on the money

The movie “22 Jump Street” sticks closely to its predecessor’s frothy comedic formula—but, while it feels thematically slight and repetitive on the surface, it nonetheless brims with the kind of winking wit and irreverent humor that makes for a fun time at the movies.

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