The comedian has made a career playing endearingly foolish characters. But in the acclaimed new crime drama, he tries something far riskier: depicting an unlovable schmuck hellbent on self-destruction.
The fascinating, flawed Judd Apatow film, which came out 10 years ago, exists in a landscape before #MeToo and Netflix fundamentally rewrote the rules of stand-up
Why are juvenile ’90s flicks like ‘Billy Madison’ still so funny? Here’s a theory: Because they challenge the grim authority and corruption of American empire