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‘Funny People’ Depicts a Comedy World That No Longer Exists

About midway through Funny People, a comedy about comedians, George Simmons is giving a toast at a Thanksgiving dinner that’s being held at the apartment…

The Anti-Capitalist Brilliance of Early Adam Sandler

Ryan and I were 10 years old, and we could barely catch our breath from laughing so hard. We were at a sleepover in the…

Mathematically Parsing Adam Sandler’s Empire of Shit

Political philosopher Karl Marx, in his 1843 manuscript Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right, famously concluded that “religion is the opiate of the masses.” But…