Tag: COMEDY CENTRAL

Arturo Castro Tells Us About Busting Stereotypes And Wearing Bad Wigs On Comedy Central’s ‘Alternatino’

Comedy Central Broad City breakout Arturo Castro is readying to launch his own Comedy Central sketch show, Alternatino with Arturo Castro, later this month. Seeing your name in bright lights is surreal for any actor in Hollywood, but it’s especially strange for Castro, the Guatemalan-born funny-man who moved to the U.S. as a teenager and […]

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Can a Single TV Show Influence a Presidential Election?

We know from past social psychology research that television shows can and do have an impact on voter attitudes. Research conducted in 2005 by Matthew Baum and another study conducted in 2010 (Parkin, 2010) demonstrated that “when presidential candidates appear on televised comedy shows, they are able to have an unusual impact on otherwise disengaged […]

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