Armando Ianucci

The Sneaky Feminism of 'Veep'
April 29, 2013

Selina Meyer and the problem with female characters in political comedies.

How 'Veep' Misses the Tragedy and Comedy of Liberal Politics
May 14, 2012

I love politics, and I have a sense of humor, but comedic takes on politics usually leave me cold. If there’s an exception, it’s the work of the Scottish director Armando Ianucci. His 2007 film In the Loop, while full of absurdity, captured the spirit of decision-making leading up to the Iraq War, in both the U.S. and the U.K., as effectively as any journalistic account.