If SNL’s writers are capable of crafting a sketch that embodies the best of political satire, why do they refuse to apply that skill to the cold open and the Trump administration?
‘Fleabag’ was the story of the night, taking home the award for Outstanding Comedy Series over stiff competition from ‘Veep’ and ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.’
In an era where comedy has been neutered in the name of political correctness, ‘Veep’ remained wholly unconcerned with who it might offend.
In an era when even comedians question the value of comedy, ‘Veep’ proved the enduring value of sharp edges.
Ultimately, ‘Axe’ is a testament to the quality of ‘Veep’s’ satire, which is rooted in so accurate an understanding of Washington that it mocked Joe Donnelly’s ad years before someone ever conceived of it.
It’s time for HBO’s ‘Veep’ to dive into the substance of its surroundings.
If Barack Obama wants to kick back, put his feet up, and smoke a cigarette after a long day of being terrible at his job, who are we to judge?
Maryland’s film tax credits benefit rich Hollywood out-of-staters such as those producing ‘House of Cards.’ Research shows these credits don’t benefit local taxpayers one bit.
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