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James Corden - how far can a candy bar thief go?

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+ The Late Late Show on CBS debuted a totally different erm...show just last night. Until he got the chocolate bar that fell off Chelsea Handlers' hands, you had no idea who this guy was. From the kind of response one of my Facebook updates received earlier today (" I have just watched a short excerpt of the James Corden Late Late Show. Is it just me or is James Corden a bit of a wet fart? Also, who is James Corden?"), I had resigned myself to the fact that if 90% of my dirty Brit mates thought that James Corden was an 'embarrassment', an absolute 'bell end', a talentless rotund 'wanker', an overrated 'tit', a total 'tool' and utter 'shit', I would most probably feel the same. Once upon a time, there was a road named after James Corden. In High Wycombe. So, when I chose to watch the show in order to find extra ammunition to mock it, I ended up feeling like a bit of a knob myself as I was swept up by the party a

Do you really have to be blond and white to get anywhere?

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Kimmy sees everything like it's the first time... NETFLIX has done it again. After 'House Of Cards' and 'Orange Is The New Black', the video streaming-turned-television network has hit the laughing pot with 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'. Written by Tina Fey (SNL, 30 Rock, Mean Girls) and Robert Carlock (SNL, Friends, 30 Rock), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt appears to have one clear mission statement: all that is dark shall be turned into light. It is that simple. Turn the switch on and face the music instead of covering your eyes and being riled by shame. Vilifying the show for being offensive and racist is merely s-kimmy-ing around the surface and totally missing the point. So, let’s breakdown the list of characters and peel the layers off to get to the essence of this. Titus and Kimmy in Times Square... When rescued from an Indiana bunker after a 15-year imprisonment at the hands of a messianic cult leader, Kimmy Schmidt decides to turn a new le