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Yvonne Craig was introduced at the start of the 1967-68 ABC season as Batgirl on Batman. I would have been 10, so I would still probably have been more excited to meet Adam West, but Lordy, Craig helped rush a lot of us through puberty. The actress died Monday at her home in Pacific Palisades, Calif., from

If you saw Jon Stewart’s final Daily Show Thursday night you already know he went out with warmth, class and laughs—but then you knew that before you saw it. Stephen Colbert’s off-the-cuff remarks were the high point for me (although Springsteen was pretty cool. What—that guy never ages?). Colbert was right to credit Stewart with teaching

The pressure was on Trevor Noah to live up to the advance hype this summer at North America’s ultimate comedy summit, Just for Laughs. Noah, as everybody knows by now, takes over from Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show (Monday, Sept. 28, Comedy Central/CTV). Those are big shoes to fill and the 31-year-old

MONTREAL, P.Q.–It’s been quite a few years since I last attended Just for Laughs. Twenty-five to be exact. It was so long ago they were honoring Milton Berle…but that’s a whole other story. For years, Montreal’s annual comedy festival has clashed with the summer TCA press tour. It was an easy choice for me this

This week, AM900CHML’s Scott Thompson gets into this latest Trevor Noah controversy: that he is a joke stealer. Leading this charge is Brampton’s own Russell Peters, who claims Noah swiped some of his stand up material. Wow–bitter stand-up comedians, who’d a thunk it? Comics are a sensitive lot when it comes to their material, so there

Trevor Noah–how long can you tread water? If I had tweeted that, there might be pushback. Do I have something against South Africans and swimming? Am I trying to link Noah with a man who many years ago made famous fun of the Biblical Noah–Bill Cosby? Am I mocking the current curfew on water usage