Commedian Lewis Black holds court over celebrities and other pop culture figures whom he accuses of being "the root of all evil."
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Commedian Lewis Black holds court over celebrities and other pop culture figures whom he accuses of being "the root of all evil."

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Himself - Host: I'm Lewis Black, and this is my courtroom, where I put on trial all the people and things that make me want to fall asleep with a bottle of whiskey and a teddy bear.
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Sentencing in a Court of Cynicism
13 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love Lewis Black, I've been a big fan for a long time. So when I heard he was finally getting his own show, I knew it was going to be darkly ironic, cutting, and different.

And boy was I not disappointed.

The first episode puts on trial Oprah Winfrey and The Catholic Church. To decide once and for all which is the root of all evil between them.

I won't tell you how it ended, but I will say this. The debates on both sides were sharp, and funny, and with Lewis Black as the much deserving judge, I very much enjoyed the show, and intend to keep watching.

Good stuff Mr. Black, good to have you back.


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