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Janeane Garofalo is a tiny thing, but the air around her crackles

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I think about all Garofalos combined experience on screen and stage, and smile at how lucky I am to have seen her in the flesh One of my favourite romantic comedies was released all the way back in 1996, and while it rarely makes it on to the best-of lists, trust me, Janeane Garofalo. As ateen and even now Iconnected instinctively and intensely with hercharacter: acharming, funny, insecure feministradio host. Ihave followed Garofalos career ever since, but herlower profile in recent years means …

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Jon Hamm: Therapy is like going to the dentist

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Jon Hamms life seemed to come apart just as his fame peaked. With Mad Men finished, he split with his partner and went into rehab. Now hes back as a thief in Baby Driver. Sanjiv Bhattacharya joins him for lunch Jon Hamm and I are at lunch to discuss his latest movie, Baby Driver, from the director Mad Men. Jennifer Westfeldt) and he went to rehab for drinking. It looked like things were unravelling. That his success might even be a little bittersweet. I can see why people would think that, he …

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Veep stars respond to Australian MP who knocked himself out laughing at episode

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus tells Labor MP Graham Perrett to be careful after mishap leaves him with black eye and stitches Writers and stars of Veep have responded incredulously to the news an Australian politician required stitches after knocking himself unconscious while laughing at the new season. Graham Perrett, a federal Labor MP in Queensland, was eating sushi while watching the US political satire on Sunday night when some of the rice went down the wrong way, causing him to fall and knock …

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Saturday Night Live: Jeff Sessions as Forrest Gump and those Russia connections

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Kate McKinnon as the attorney general eats through a box of chocolates at a bus stop and a very special pie served by The Helps Octavia Spencer In so many ways Saturday Night Live is a tradition-based show it very rarely breaks format, mixes live and pre-taped elements, or toys with meta comedy. But this week, the show played with expectations and people who only watch sketches on YouTube by inserting Kate McKinnon as Kellyanne Conway into the mid-commercial live-shots, where viewers get a …

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Best TV of the week: Atlanta, One Mississippi and Oprahs latest drama

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A hip-hop comedy, a sugar-cane family epic, a bitcoin thriller. This is a busy and diverse week Premieres Queen Sugar based on the book of the same name, Queen Sugar follows estranged sisters Nova (True Bloods Rutina Wesley) and Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) as they move to rural Louisiana to run the sugar plantation their father left them. Can these womens complicated pasts be resolved so that they can find a future for the family business? Were going to love finding out. OWN, Tuesday 6 …

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The five best Nickelodeon shows: from SpongeBob SquarePants to Doug

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This month sees the 25th anniversary of Nicktoons, an offshoot of Nickelodeon that delivered kids TV and changed the way we think about animation itself an incubator for talented, eccentric artists who had gross, heartwarming or just plain weird ideas about what would make good kids TV. In 2002, Nicktoons became its own channel. This month, that incubator celebrates its 25th anniversary. Some of its ideas were very good and some were too strange to live for very long, and sometimes they were …

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Preacher recap: season one, episode six Sundowner

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Things are getting complicated for Jesse Custer as the angels wreak havoc, Genesis is revealed, and he forms a love triangle with Tulip and Cassidy Shes got an axe! Finally, we know what the entity inside Jesse is. (If youve read the comics, you can skip this bit.) Its called Genesis and according to the angels (DeBlanc and Fiore), its a mistake. An angel and a demon had a love affair, and somehow gave birth to the most powerful entity in existence (including God, it seems like). This also …

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