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Tig Notaro’s Louis C.K.-Produced ‘One Mississippi’ Is Brilliant Enough to Be Amazon’s Next ‘Transparent’

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The question of what truly makes a television comedy a comedy is one that can never be answered. We’ve tried, twisting the regulations at the Emmys or adhering to the general rule that half-hour episodes make a comedy while hourlong episodes signal a drama. It’s the streaming services that seem most likely to stump us: Orange Is the New Black and Transparent often elegantly blur the line between the two genres, seamlessly skipping from one to another from scene to scene. Amazon’s One Mississippi is perhaps the newest, best example. 
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Jen Kirkman Clarifies Comments That May or May Not Have Been About Louis C.K.

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Comedian Jen Kirkman attracted attention from the blogosphere — first Death and Taxes, then Jezebel — for posting and subsequently deleting an episode of her podcast I Seem Fun in which she describes declining to go on tour with a “very famous comic” and “known perv… because I knew if I did, I’d be getting more of the same weird treatment I’d been getting from him.” At the time, it seemed fairly obvious she was talking about Louis C.K.; she references the comedian’s habit of releasing “new material every year” and describes him as “basically a French filmmaker,” which many interpreted as a reference to C.K.’s critically lauded series Louie.
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Jon Stewart Announces the Guests Leading Up to His ‘Daily Show’ Finale

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Though days will continue to be days, and daily shows will continue to be daily shows, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart will cease to be The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, and the impending August 6 end-of-days(ly Show With Jon Stewart) seems to have people sitting shiva with their foreseeably Stewart-hollowed TV sets. And, to accompany them, the show’s funeral guest list, so to speak, was announced during last night’s episode.
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