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.
Modern Racism Can Be So Hilarious
November 06, 2014
Heard any smart racial jokes lately? You will here.
"Selfie" Has—Despite All Odds—Become A Good Show
November 04, 2014
Its terrible title isn't going anywhere, though.
How Female Comedians Went from Self-Hating to the Self-Help Shelf
October 29, 2014
Her new book is self-help—and it's fabulous
This video shows just how spooky "Key and Peele" can be.
Instead, it shaped the way we live now.
Joan Rivers Didn't Care If You Liked It
September 05, 2014
Her feminism and misogyny were impossible for young women to reconcile.
Robin Williams' Death Is a Wakeup Call for Mental Illness
August 12, 2014
The mentally ill still lack the health-care coverage and treatment they need.