It was created by Josh Abramson and Ricky Van Veen in 1999. CollegeHumor is operated by Electus Digital, which operates Dorkly.com and Watchloud.com in addition to CollegeHumor. CHMedia is also a partner of the website BustedTees, an online clothing website. Many of its staff also operate the sister website Dorkly, centering on fandoms and video game parodies in the vein of CollegeHumor. The site was created in December 1999 by Josh Abramson and Ricky Van Veen, with help from web developer Jakob Lodwick. Abramson and Van Veen were high school friends from Baltimore, Maryland. The site traffic reaches approximately 30,000 monthly American users, according to Quantcast direct measurement.
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In 2003, while a sophomore at Berkeley, Blumenfeld began writing articles for the comedy website CollegeHumor after he emailed its co-founder Ricky Van Veen ideas, which Van Veen found funny and posted on the website. When Blumenfeld graduated in 2005, CollegeHumor hired him and Streeter Seidell full-time to write The CollegeHumor Guide to College —a humorous book presented as a guide to university education—and he moved to New York City aged 22. He later moved to writing original videos for CollegeHumor with Dan Gurewitch, and has acted in CH Originals, as well as the series Hardly Working.
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Some of the package's contents were shown, albeit copied from the originals and edited for profanity, on the April 18 edition of NBC Nightly News, with anchor Brian Williams and NBC chief justice correspondent Pete Williams (no relation to Brian) examining the package's contents in the opening moments of the broadcast. On November 29, 2011, a fire alarm went off in the studio a few seconds into the Nightly News Eastern Time Zone broadcast. Despite the false alarm, Brian Williams continued to anchor throughout the entire broadcast. Once the alarm had been turned off, Williams redid the broadcast for the Mountain and Pacific Time Zones, and other select stations.
The lead actors, Daniel Kaluuya and Allison Williams, were cast in November 2015, with other roles cast between December 2015 and February 2016. Kaluuya was cast based on the strength of his performance in Black Mirror episode "Fifteen Million Merits". "That party sequence is why I really wanted to do this film, because I've been to that party," Kaluuya told The Los Angeles Times. "He [Chris] feels like an everyman. He's kind of like J. Cole. Chris is that guy that everyone knows, who has been in everyone's class at school. That good guy from around the area." Williams said she was cast by Peele as a sneaky gambit to disorient audiences.
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Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet, Adam Driver and Alex Karpovsky co-star as Hannah's circle of friends. Lena Dunham's 2010 second feature, Tiny Furniture—which she wrote, directed and starred in—received positive reviews at festivals as well as awards attention, including Best Narrative Feature at South by Southwest and Best First Screenplay at the 2010 Independent Spirit Awards. The independent film's success earned her the opportunity to collaborate with Judd Apatow for an HBO pilot. Judd Apatow said he was drawn to Dunham's imagination after watching Tiny Furniture, and added that Girls would provide men with an insight into "realistic females."
Beginning in 2009, he was in a relationship with Bee Shaffer, the daughter of the English fashion journalist Anna Wintour, whom he met after Shaffer became CollegeHumor co-founder Ricky Van Veen's assistant. The two attended the Webby Awards in 2010, where Hurwitz was awarded for his acting work. They moved to Los Angeles together in 2011, and split up in May 2012. Since around 2013, he has been in a long-term relationship with Jillian Vogel whom he married in August 2018 He has cited the television series Arrested Development and comedian Mitch Hedberg as major influences in his comedy styling.
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Notable NBC News productions past and present include Today, NBC Nightly News (and its immediate predecessor, the Huntley-Brinkley Report), Meet the Press (which has the distinction of the longest continuously running program in the history of American television), Dateline NBC, Early Today, NBC News at Sunrise, NBC Nightside and Rock Center with Brian Williams. In 1989, the news division began its expansion to cable with the launch of business news channel CNBC.
Allison Williams, star of the HBO series Girls and daughter of NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams, was cast as Peter Pan, continuing an established tradition of females portraying the title character of the musical. Actor Christopher Walken was cast as Captain Hook; Walken showed uncertainty for his role in the production due to its unique format, noting that "when you do a [stage] show, even if it isn’t a hit, you’re in previews for a few weeks and you get comfortable in the role. This is rehearsed as a stage show, but then the cameras are there. I’m never even sure when the camera is on me."
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Allison Williams – 3. George Basil – 2. Megan Batoon – 2. Grace Helbig – 2. Lauren Lapkus – 2. Jake Weisman – 2.
Schneider attended Wake Forest University—as did CollegeHumor co-founder Ricky Van Veen, although they did not know one another—where she was a member of the University's "Lilting Banshees" student comedy troupe. A mutual friend recommended Schneider to Van Veen, who hired her as a freelance writer in May 2005 to work on the book The CollegeHumor Guide To College. From there she became a full-time writer and the first female permanent employee.
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In his book The Mason Williams FCC Rapport, author Mason Williams states that he pitched an idea to CBS for a television program that featured "video-radio", where disc jockeys would play avant-garde art pieces set to music. CBS rejected the idea, but Williams premiered his own musical composition "Classical Gas" on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, where he was head writer. In 1970, Philadelphia-based disc jockey Bob Whitney created The Now Explosion, a television series filmed in Atlanta and broadcast in syndication to other local television stations throughout the United States.
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Home Box Office (HBO) is an American premium cable and satellite television network that is owned by the namesake unit Home Box Office, Inc., a division of AT&T's WarnerMedia. The program which featured on the network consists primarily of theatrically released motion pictures and original television shows, along with made-for-cable movies, documentaries and occasional comedy and concert specials.
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New Canaan came to be the locus of the modern movement's experimentation in materials, construction methods, space, and form", according to an online description of The Harvard Five in New Canaan: Mid-Century Modern Houses, by William D. Earls. Some other New Canaan architects designing modern homes were Victor Christ-Janer, John Black Lee, Allan Gelbin, and Hugh Smallen. The film The Ice Storm (1997) shows many of New Canaan's modern houses, both inside and out. The film (and Rick Moody's novel of the same name, upon which it's based) takes place in New Canaan; a mostly glass house situated on Laurel Road is prominently featured. In 2017, the mill rate of New Canaan was 16.669.
Jake and Amir is an American comedy duo made up of podcasters and former CollegeHumor writers Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld. Jake and Amir came into prominence in 2007 when they began writing and starring in their own Jake and Amir web series, hosted on their personal website. The program would later be picked up and produced by CollegeHumor; it portrays humorous versions of Hurwitz and Blumenfeld, where Hurwitz is usually depicted as a sensible "regular guy" and Blumenfeld as his annoying co-worker.
William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway and John Steinbeck are often named among the most influential writers of the 20th century. Popular literary genres such as the Western and hardboiled crime fiction developed in the United States. The Beat Generation writers opened up new literary approaches, as have postmodernist authors such as John Barth, Thomas Pynchon, and Don DeLillo. The transcendentalists, led by Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson, established the first major American philosophical movement. After the Civil War, Charles Sanders Peirce and then William James and John Dewey were leaders in the development of pragmatism. In the 20th century, the work of W. V. O.
IAC (InterActiveCorp) is an American holding company, that owns over 150 brands across 100 countries, mostly in media and Internet headquartered in New York City. Joey Levin, who previously led the company's Search & Applications segment, has been the company's Chief Executive Officer since June 2015.
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Several prominent American literary figures lived in New York during the 1830s and 1840s, including William Cullen Bryant, Washington Irving, Herman Melville, Rufus Wilmot Griswold, John Keese, Nathaniel Parker Willis, and Edgar Allan Poe. Public-minded members of the contemporaneous business elite lobbied for the establishment of Central Park, which in 1857 became the first landscaped park in an American city. The Great Irish Famine brought a large influx of Irish immigrants, of whom over 200,000 were living in New York by 1860, upwards of a quarter of the city's population.
Brian Williams (sportscaster) (born 1946), Canadian sportscaster. Brian Williams (footballer, born 1955), English former footballer. Brian Williams (illustrator) (1956–2010), illustrator of the later Lone Wolf gamebooks. Brian Williams (born 1959), American news reporter for NBC. Brian Williams (rugby union) (1962–2007), former Welsh rugby player. Brian Williams (center) (born 1966), former American football center. Bison Dele (1969–2002), American basketball player born Brian Williams and known by that name until 1998. Brian Williams (baseball) (born 1969), former American baseball pitcher. Brian Williams (linebacker) (born 1972), former American football linebacker.
Allison Williams, actress, Girls. Liona Boyd, classical guitarist and composer; resident. Edie Brickell, singer, wife of Paul Simon. Harry Connick Jr., singer; resident. Stephen Jenks (1772–1856), composer, teacher, and tunebook compiler; lived in town for a time. Douglas Marland, soap opera writer. Christopher "Mad Dog" Russo, sports talk-show personality on WFAN radio; resident. Paul Simon, singer and songwriter, husband of Edie Brickell; resident. Dave Eichelberger, Jr. (born 1943), professional golfer; former resident. Terry Hanratty, NFL quarterback 1969–1976 for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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This is a list of Live! with Regis and Kelly and Live! with Kelly episodes which were broadcast during the show's 24th season. The list is ordered by air date.
She also took shots at the US Secret Service, host location the Washington Hilton, Brian Williams, Sarah Koenig and the state of Indiana. In 2016, she appeared in a commercial for Old Navy, alongside other SNL cast members Nasim Pedrad and Jay Pharoah. That year, Strong also joined the climate change documentary show Years of Living Dangerously as a celebrity correspondent. In 2016, she guest starred as Samantha Stevens in TBS's Angie Tribeca and Catherine Hobart in Fox's Scream Queens. She appeared in a series of commercials for Triscuit in 2017. * Official SNL cast biography
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The 11th Hour with Brian Williams is a one-hour nightly news and politics television program airing weeknights at 11:00 pm ET on MSNBC that premiered on September 6, 2016 as the network's flagship evening newscast. It is hosted by Brian Williams, the network's chief anchor and former host of NBC Nightly News. The show launched on September 6, 2016, as a temporary program wrapping up the election news of the day, while previewing stories that will be top-ticket news items the next morning. It replaced a rerun of All In with Chris Hayes.
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Brian Williams – MSNBC Breaking News anchor & anchor of The 11th Hour with Brian Williams (1993–present). Pete Williams – Chief Justice correspondent (1993–present). Alex Witt – MSNBC Live weekend anchor & NBC News correspondent. Elie Abel (State Department Correspondent) (1961-1970). Bob Abernethy (1952-1994) – now at PBS. Dan Abrams (Chief Legal Analyst) – now at ABC News. Martin Agronsky (Foreign Correspondent). Jodi Applegate (Anchor, MSNBC and Weekend Today). Jim Avila (Correspondent) – now with ABC News. Martin Bashir (later MSNBC's Martin Bashir anchor & Dateline NBC correspondent). Robert Bazell (Chief Science & Health Correspondent) – retired. Lynn Berry – now at HLN.
The News with Brian Williams (later known as The News on CNBC) was an American news program that premiered on July 15, 1996, MSNBC's first day on the air. It was the first flagship signature news broadcast on both MSNBC and CNBC. The show was hosted by Brian Williams. The News was a broadcast designed mainly for primetime viewers who might have missed that night's NBC Nightly News. The News was originally shown at 9:00pm ET on MSNBC until July 6, 2001. It was moved to the 8pm time slot on July 9, 2001. During the United States presidential election, 2000, The News was the main program for MSNBC's coverage.