“It’s the American view that everything has to keep climbing: productivity, profits, even comedy. No time for reflection. No time to contract before another expansion. No time to grow up. No time to fuck up. No time to learn from your mistakes. But that notion goes against nature, which is cyclical.”
A roundtable on sexism in Hollywood and comedy.
“Russian humor is slapstick, only you actually die.”
On Brent White, the joke whisperer who edits the largely improvisational comedies of Paul Feig, Judd Apatow and Adam McKay.
A portrait of a comedian in the moment just before he becomes huge.
Long a cult favorite in comedy, Bob Odenkirk has finally found wider recognition—and respect—through a shady character named Saul.
On Ferguson, Cosby, and what ‘racial progress’ really means.