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  • n  a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations
  • n  mixture of ground raw chicken and mushrooms with pistachios and truffles and onions and parsley and lots of butter and bound with eggs
  • v  fill with a stuffing while cooking

  • Director Frank Oz has made an insanely funny, slightly out-of-control farce that crosses the line just once or twice.
  • Why Bother to Knock is a glib, mildly titillating Hollywood-style sex farce.
  • PARDON MON AFFAIRE Directed by YVES ROBERT Screenplay by JEAN-LOUP DABADIE Pardon Mon Affaire is one of those sex farces that the French seem to be able to.
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  • Adam Sandler to Comically Fail to Kill Himself
    The Hollywood Reporter reports that Adam Sandler is going to star in Hello Ghost, a hilarious farce about a regular guy who tries to commit suicide and, after multiple failed attempts, is haunted by four ghosts. They won't leave Sandler alone until he helps them fix their past wrongs. Based ... More »
    June 14, 2013 - Vulture
  • Driftwood Players stage classic British farce
    Noises Off: This is your quintessential frantic, door-slamming British farce.If you've recently had...
    June 13, 2013 - Everett Herald
  • Theatre UCF opens bedroom farce 'Boeing Boeing'
    Theatre UCF's summer season opens with the bedroom farce "Boeing Boeing," running from June 13-July 20 in the Black Box theater.        
    June 11, 2013 - Orlando Sentinel

  • Clive Stafford Smith in USA Today
    Far from being a victory for Mr. Mohamed in his long-running struggle for justice, this is more of the same farce that is Guantanamo,Stafford Smith said. "The military has informed us that they plan to charge him again within a month,...
  • Garry Kasparov in 940 News
    It's not an election; it's a farce. Its results were known long ago,Kasparov said Saturday after handing in a petition denouncing the vote at the election commission's headquarters in Moscow.
  • James Madison in The Nation.
    No less a figure than James Madison warned that, "A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy or perhaps both."

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