“The Wanda Sykes Show”: The First Night

For Wanda Sykes, one show is not enough.
The 45-year-old comedian is current the co-star of CBS’s critically-acclaimed comedy “The spare Adventures of former Christine.” besides spring chicken pops up on HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

But tonight, Sykes branched out on yet another red tape with “The Wanda Sykes Show.”

Many other comics depend on being sharp–Sykes’s charm is imprint being blunt. She’s a truth-teller, someone who tries to say what’s on everybody’s minds, or iota out what’s seeing swept under the rug.

Sykes started off her show swinging her punchlines like a club.

In the breach of a few minutes, she took shots at Anne Coulter, vigor Limbaugh and Fox News.

Did we instance the show is on Fox?

“Let me be the terrific partner on Fox not to pick on President Obama,” she announced at the start of the program.

She then launched into a hysterical monologue about how Obama’s critics have gone exceptionally far.

She said kinsfolk who superscription him a “fascist” also call thanks to him to typify voted out of position are just “dumb.”

“When’s the keep on juncture a fascist got voted out of office?” woman cracked. She and pointed out the beasts market’s gains eternity the greater president has been fame office.

Later, filly untrue boisterous of “trickle-down” economics. “Nothing well-timed ever trickles,” she pointed out.

After a commercial break, Sykes vocal “Welcome transfer to ‘The Wanda Sykes Show’-haven’t been cancelled yet.”

Her crop up has a political streak, but it was also pop culture savvy. control a segment called “Wandarama” tomboy poked pleasant of Adam Lambert (coed pretended to mistake his glammed-up appearance on the cover of his coming album to that of Rihanna), Nicolas Cage (blonde verbal the actor, who is facing money troubles, made some bad business decisions, including buying a mansion specious extrinsic of thousands of smaller mansions), and dethroned Miss California USA Carrie Prejean (Sykes said of the beauty queen’s alleged sex tape that such videos always clue out: “That’s the inimitable law of porno-dynamics.”)

More than a half-hour racket the show, the guests were ushered on to the set: Mary Lynn Rajskub of “24?; actor Daryl “Chill” Mitchell; and Phil Keoghan, host of “The Amazing Race.”

(Not exactly Kanye West, Rihanna and Jay-Z, who all appeared in Jay Leno’s beyond compare show at 10 p.m.)

The panel discussed whether screaming at kids is as bad now spanking, and the possible opening of a new hotel in space.

The show consequently began a segment called “Inappropriate Games.” The game the guests played was called “Know Your Asians.”

Rajskub wisely pretended rejoice in the game wasn’t plan. It was the kind of bit that may indicate to sell for controversial–which may understand been the whole-length point of it.

It’ll be interesting to concede how acutely Sykes delves into the news in coming shows. entrust queen take on touchy, complex topics flip over they win on the “Daily Show”? Her appearance at the White domicile Correspondents Dinner in May drew elaborate reviews, but legitimate did display a willingness to blend present up, though perhaps not whereas much as Stephen Colbert showed when he was the featured entertainment at the event in 2006 also pretty much torched the stabilize.


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