Comedy

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.

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

Jordan Peele Is Making a Horror Movie About "Being a Black Man Today"
October 29, 2014

This video shows just how spooky "Key and Peele" can be.

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.

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