Archive for the ‘comedy’ Category

Bon Appétit Thinks Millennials Spend $96 Billion on Food (And They’re Probably Right)

Posted by melissa kandel on September 19, 2017 in comedy | No Comments

We’ve all had those nights when our eyelids droop heavily, fingers sluggish across backlit keyboards and yet, work must get done, we must say awake. Except for most of us, these wakeful nights don’t include 2.9 million people ready to meme our very next word. Such was the fate of one sleep-deprived Bon Appétit editor […]

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South Park Season 21 Is a Go

Posted by melissa kandel on August 31, 2017 in comedy | No Comments

If you’re doing anything Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 10 p.m., cancel your plans because that’s exactly when season 21 of South Park will drop on Comedy Central. 

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Amy Schumer Calls Anne Hathaway ‘Perfect’ for Barbie

Posted by melissa kandel on July 27, 2017 in comedy, entertainment, Film, Instagram | No Comments

Oh, Hollywood. It’s so hard to tell whether Amy Schumer is being genuinely supportive of Anne Hathaway, front runner for the live-action Barbie movie set to hit theaters June 29, 2018, or else there’s something a little, err, plastic in her response.

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The Simpsons’ Matt Groening Masterminds New Netflix Series

Described as an “epic fantasy,” Disenchantment, the new animated series by The Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening, is set to hit Netflix in two, 10-episode batches next year. As with Groening’s other cartoon triumphs, this one is aimed at adults and will feature his characteristic off-kilter humor, a mix of optimistic petulance and satire-infused […]

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An Interview Near Signal Street

Posted by melissa kandel on February 9, 2017 in comedy, Fiction | 1 Comment

By Melissa Kandel The subway car came to an abrupt halt. “Signal Street!” With a polite nod to the plumpish redhead whose morose stares he had endured for the larger part of his 57-minute trip from Eagleshead to Signal Street—“So sorry miss, didn’t mean to bump you there,”—Daniel Plinkers departed the car, feeling confident and […]

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Night Flight of The Sheep

Posted by melissa kandel on February 7, 2017 in art, comedy, creativity, Fiction | No Comments

“ … and, should the symptoms of sleeplessness persist, a patient may attempt any number of psychologically soothing exercises … lulling the mind to a more restful state of being … the most popular and effective of these called ‘counting sheep,’ wherein the patient, with eyes closed, begins enumerating sheep as if the beasts were […]

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Mary Tyler Moore: No Ordinary Person

I never personally knew Mary Tyler Moore but from a very early age, always felt like I did. Leaping off the glazed expanse of my television screen, hair perfectly coiffed, smile bright and genuine, she had the kind of vivaciousness that could inspire not only this young girl but also an entire generation of TV-watchers […]

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Comedy Central and Barstool Sports Make A Play for Pro Football

// Image via Comedy Central® “Some of my best life decisions have been made while sitting on a barstool,” said Kent Alterman, president of Comedy Central. “I’m hoping this is one of them.” Alterman’s network announced today it will air “The Barstool Rundown: Live from Houston,” a four-part comedy series kicking off Jan. 30 at […]

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The Top Ten Posts of 2016

On the eve eve of a brand-new year, I thought it might be kind of cool/sweet/fun/weird to take a look back at the top 10 posts on littlewordstudio.com in 2016. (My conclusion after perusing the list: You guys are all about J.K. Rowling, Disney movies and food, so yes, I’m stoked we’re on the same […]

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Underrated Christmas Movies: Five Films To Watch Today

Classic Christmas flicks are like the gingerbread cookies of Yuletide cinema: comforting, dependable and a safe bet to please. But you know what else is comforting, dependable and a safe bet to please? An open bar holiday party at your office. And nobody thinks that’s a good idea three hours deep into the festivities when the IT guy […]

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