Comedy

Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That
June 30, 2015

Amy Schumer and modern comedy’s victimhood complex.

Don't Forget What Richard Pryor Taught Us: Offensive Comedy Can Be Liberating
April 13, 2015

Keep this in mind the next time someone tries to police the borders of comedy.

What Happened to the Weird 'Louie' of Last Season?
April 08, 2015

If the first four episodes of the new season of “Louie” are any indication, C.K. has lost his appetite for controversy.

Your Sense of Humor Doesn't Have to Match Your Politics
April 06, 2015

It’s possible to laugh and squirm—or to laugh and disapprove—at the same time.

Anti-Jewish Jokes Don't Get a Pass Anymore
March 31, 2015

Trevor Noah and Lena Dunham learned that lesson the hard way.

Trevor Noah Is the Latest Sign of Late Night's International Wave
March 30, 2015

The South African comic can bring "The Daily Show" fresher targets than Fox News.

Netflix's 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Is an Instant Sitcom Classic
March 08, 2015

The Tina Fey-produced series is less cynical than "30 Rock," but also darker.

Jon Stewart Made America More Cynical
February 13, 2015

Watching just eight minutes of “The Daily Show” left viewers across the political spectrum feeling much more negative about the whole political system.

How Many White People Does It Take to Ruin a Good Joke?
February 05, 2015

The gentrification of racial humor.

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