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Comedian Amy Schumer
Comedian Amy Schumer writes, directs and stars in "Inside Amy Schumer" on Comedy Central. It recently began its second season. Prior to that, she starred in the Comedy Central special "Mostly Sex Stuff." She's also guest starred on "Girls," "Louie," "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "30 Rock." She made her network debut in 2007 on NBC's "Last Comic Standing."

Fri, Apr 18, 2014 -- 1:00pm


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Apr 17, 2014
A Duo's Debut Album: A Collaboration From 'The Both'

Aimee Mann and Ted Leo began performing together in 2012, when Leo was Mann's opening act. Mann began joining Leo onstage during his set. Their debut album is "The Both."

Apr 17, 2014
'Silicon Valley' Asks: Is Your Startup Really Making The World Better?

Mike Judge's HBO sitcom pokes fun at programmers hoping to hit it rich. It's not the first time Judge has satirized the workplace: His 1999 cult film Office Space explored desk-job-induced ennui.

Apr 17, 2014
'Bintel Brief' And 'Hellfighters': American Stories, Powerfully Illustrated

Critic Maureen Corrigan recommends two graphic novels — one about a Yiddish advice column in the early 1900s and another about a regiment of African-American soldiers who fought during World War I.

Apr 16, 2014
Edward Snowden: From 'Geeky' Dropout To NSA Leaker

What motivated the former NSA contractor to divulge carefully guarded NSA secrets? A new Vanity Fair article takes a look back at the "kid from the Maryland suburbs."

Apr 16, 2014
Exploring Life's Incurable Soiledness With The Father Of Italian Noir

A crackling new translation of Giorgio Scerbanenco's crime novel Private Venus has just been released. Critic John Powers read it in a single sitting.

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