By giving his political rhetoric a previously unknown face for his fans to punch at, ostensibly in the name of comedy, Oliver creates more internet hostility than any other host.
It’s just so heartwarming that groundbreakers like George Carlin and Lenny Bruce were arrested for words so today’s soft comedians could talk about comedy being problematic in prison-like safe spaces.
If ’empowerment’ means ‘entitlement’ and feeling justified when you make consistently irresponsible decisions, Hulu’s new show ‘Shrill’ is very empowering.
Jay Leno theorized on Wednesday that viewers in the Trump era seem to want politics from late-night television.
The answer is all of them, and also none of them. It’s satire designed to poke fun at people like Michael Scott and Dwight Schrute, after all.
Tina Fey, who created ‘Kimmy Schmidt,’ enjoys mining partisan politics for laughs, and she’s capable of doing it without using comedy as a thin pretense for DNC propaganda. Hers is a rare approach.
Because laughter is an easy and enjoyable reaction, it usually provides ideas told in a funny way more accessibility and acceptability.
In practice, the much-hyped changes Conan made to his show actually feel more like tweaks than disruptions. But they work well enough for him.
This country needs someone like him, not in a political office or to hang our hopes on, but to relax with, share a laugh with, and be reminded of the common humanity and strength of our culture.
The most important answer to Hannah Gadsby’s groundbreaking ‘Nanette’ came quietly from Ellen DeGeneres in ‘Relatable,’ the comedian’s new stand-up special.
‘If you are not agreeing with them, then they are offended — and that is not what so many great men and women fought for.’
On Wednesday, streaming service Hulu announced that they were cancelling their only political talk show, ‘I Love You America with Sarah Silverman,’ after one season.
Andrew Heaton joins the Federalist Radio Hour to recap 2018, and make predictions for what this year’s political and cultural conversations will hold.
Netflix’s new ‘The Fix’ is an utterly pointless waste of a comedian as funny as Jimmy Carr, who doesn’t give a hoot about political correctness or solving world problems.
While I’d never heard of Louis C.K. before yesterday and am still unclear as to who he might be, there’s no doubt that his so-called humor inflames me to the point of angina.
In season two, ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ improves markedly on its first ten-episode run. But the show’s future still looks bleak.
Following Kevin Hart’s departure, many names have surfaced as possible replacements, but let me save the Academy time and show why they are disqualified as not politically correct enough.
Kevin Hart should be hosting the Oscars. But now he won’t, because of homosexuality-related jokes he made a decade ago.
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