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  • Don’t Think Twice Film

    By Joy Bennett

    July 30, 2016 | 10:18 pm

    Last night I went to see the charming film about improv comedy and comedians Don't Think Twice.  It's a fresh, funny and ironically somewhat sad look at the inside world of their art.  Their camaraderie and joy in making the film were evident. 

    It's a fine film about a group of comics, and what happens when one breaks out, leaving the others behind. The repercussions and dynamics of this high-wire act of performing are beautifully told.

  • My evening at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honoring “Hot in Cleveland”

    By Julia Bendis

    March 31, 2011 | 6:04 pm

    Last night I was at the Academy of Television’s event honoring the TV sitcom ‘Hot in Cleveland’.  They often have these events for up and coming shows, mainly as a panel Q and A and a celebrity host/moderator.  This time it was the legendary Larry King moderating, asking questions...

  • Funny, They Don’t Sound Jewish

    By Rachel Brand

    September 18, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Laura Bush on Howard Stern; J. Lo waking up with a pimple on her nose; Homer Simpson running for governor of California. No, it's not a slow day on "Live on E!" It's a game of "Scenes from a Hat" -- one of 40 interactive games that improv comedy troupe ¡The Los Hombres! has in its...