‘Wine Country’ is outright cringe-inducing from start to finish, save for a merciful flash of comedy every 20 minutes or so. Not even a bottle of cab can dull the pain.
In an era where comedy has been neutered in the name of political correctness, ‘Veep’ remained wholly unconcerned with who it might offend.
In an era when even comedians question the value of comedy, ‘Veep’ proved the enduring value of sharp edges.
Here’s why it’s possible that Anthony Jeselnik’s latest special engages in some subtle trolling of his ex-girlfriend Amy Schumer.
Anthony Jeselnik’s new 15-minute joke about abortion is something of a statement on both his deadpan act and the issue itself.
Laziness is the central characteristic of the age of infotainment. Conflating news and entertainment means less effort goes into reporting and humor.
Ben Domenech interviews Canadian Comedian Sugar Sammy on the Federalist Radio Hour.
A conversation with humorist MADEbyJIMBOB (@madebyjimbob) on content suppression, late-night comedy, and the importance of satire in our political moment.
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.’
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