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.
Sometimes you reach a point—usually when you have something to promote—when what you once thought no longer is what you think now.
In comedy, self-deprecation is a key byproduct of self-awareness. But there is virtually no serious self-deprecation in partisan politics, because self-deprecation cedes points to your opponent.
Three decades after its debut, MST3k has legions of fans around the world, has spawned innumerable imitators and successors, and its legacy is showing no sign of slowing down.
It’s rare that a Hollywood comedy brings on subject matter consultants to get details right— and then still manages to be funny.
Raging at culture is the best way for conservatives to get shut out of it. Dan Crenshaw gets it.
The segment draws laughs partly because sexism, misogyny, and objectifying women generally have a long, undignified tradition in hip-hop.
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