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Charlie Chaplin

  1. vulture lists
    12 Great Movies Just Added to the Public DomainCharlie Chaplin, Cecil B. DeMile, and more.
  2. There’s Never Been a Better Time to Watch Charlie Chaplin’s ‘The Great […]As the ugliness of the Trump administration’s nationalism and hate has roared into office in the last six weeks, it’s drawn more than one […]
  3. The ‘I Love Lucy’ Chocolates Scene Is the Most Apt Possible Metaphor for […] Trawling YouTube is a weekly look at one interesting story or oddity from YouTube. You ever go down a YouTube rabbit hole and suddenly you’ve […]
  4. museums
    Swiss Museum Honoring Charlie Chaplin Hopes to Keep the Auteur’s Legacy AliveChaplin was terrified of being forgotten; this museum wants to make sure that never happens.
  5. 100 jokes
    The 100 Jokes That Shaped Modern ComedyFrom the Marx Brothers to ​The Simpsons​, Richard Pryor to Amy Schumer: 100 bits, sketches, and one-liners that changed humor forever.
  6. The 100 Jokes That Shaped Modern ComedyFrom the Marx Brothers to ​The Simpsons, Richard Pryor to Amy Schumer: 100 bits, sketches, and one-liners that changed humor forever.
  7. Fred Armisen Announces the Charlie Chaplin Photo Awareness Festival on […]During last night’s Late Night, Seth Meyers checked in with band leader Fred Armisen to ask about his latest project “Charlie Fest,” an all-day […]
  8. history
    The Complicated Tale of Chaplin’s Great DictatorUnlike The Interview, Chaplin was trying to make a social and political statement.
  9. How the Visual Direction of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton Inform […]Many of those with whom I interact on the internet have sent me this fantastic video essay by Tony Zhou in which he eviscerates the experience […]
  10. Charlie Chaplin’s Only Book to Be Published This YearA lot of great writers don’t get discovered until after their death, and in the case of Charlie Chaplin, some writers don’t even get published […]
  11. Sacha Baron Cohen Pretended to Kill an Old Lady While Receiving an Award […] Sacha Baron Cohen was award the Charlie Chaplin Award For Excellence In Comedy over the weekend at the annual BAFTA LA Britannia Awards, and […]
  12. tales from tinseltown
    Rachel Shukert on the 5 Things About Old Hollywood She Wants To ForgetSo that’s why Vivien Leigh always had her head thrown back in Gone With the Wind?
  13. charlie chaplin
    Charlie Chaplin Gets Auto-TunedWait, Chaplin’s in the Black Eyed Peas?
  14. stage dive
    Theater Review: Chaplin: The Musical“Earnest, on-the-nose, and exhaustively idiot-proofed.”
  15. the dictator
    See a Comprehensive Illustration of Onscreen DictatorsIdi Amin > General Aladeen?
  16. The Dictator, Great and Otherwise: Is Sacha Baron Cohen the Modern Charlie […] The Guardian’s Phil Hoad points out that, not only do Sacha Baron Cohen’s The Dictator and Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator seem cut from […]
  17. perfectly reasonable explanations
    The Charlie Chaplin Time Traveler Video Gets a Plausible ExplanationThe internet’s outlandish theories were all for naught.
  18. clickables
    Did a Time Traveler Crash Charlie Chaplin’s 1928 Movie Premiere?Behind-the-scenes footage sparks a not-at-all-fanciful debate.
  19. the list
    Tina Fey, ‘W.,’ and the Ten Funniest Political Impressions of All Time
  20. agenda
    In Bass Baritone’s Warm Memoir, It’s the Story That SingsThomas Quasthoff now stands at just four feet tall, with severely underdeveloped legs and arms — and having fashioned himself one of the great bass baritones of the age.