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Post Comedy

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    What I’ve Learned Performing Comedy at Over 50 College Campuses“When I started touring universities, my first impression was not Wow, these softies can’t take a joke! It was Oh dear God, they are so young!
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    Why Are So Many TV Comedies Pondering the Meaning of Life?The existential comedy has officially arrived.
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    21 Times Our Favorite Comedy Podcasts Got DarkFrom Beautiful/Anonymous to My Favorite Murder.
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    Comedians Share the Jokes They Most Regret“We all make mistakes, and sometimes I did things I shouldn’t have done. And sometimes you have to call yourself out on it.”
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    The Rise of the Murder-ComWhy do so many recent TV comedies involve killing?
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    8 Signs You’re Watching a Post-Comedy ComedyThere are now enough of these types of comedies that you can start to see patterns in how they work.
  7. this week in web videos
    Depressed: Proof Sadness Can Be Funny, Never CoolNadia Osman’s series is more than funny — it’s real and affecting.
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    How the Nontraditional Stand-up Special Took Over ComedyThese comedians are changing our expectations of what a stand-up special can be.
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    How BoJack Horseman Got MadeAn oral history of TV’s favorite alcoholic, narcissistic, self-destructive talking horse.
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    Does Atlanta Have a Shot at the Outstanding Comedy Emmy?If it wins, it will be the rare instance of a victory for a more experimental comedy.
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    How Funny Does Comedy Need to Be?With Nanette, Atlanta, Eighth Grade, Drew Michael, and other similar serious comedies, are we entering the era of post-comedy?