comedy

Can Rape Jokes Ever Be Funny? One Woman’s Quest to Find Out

Vanessa Place is a writer, artist and appellate attorney whose new book, You Had to Be There: Rape Jokes, contains 71 uninterrupted pages of the…

The Wrinkly, Decrepit History of the Geezer Buddy Comedy

In the early 1970s, Neil Simon was revisiting several ideas for plays that he had started only to abandon. One of them seemed to have…

How Maine’s Queen of ‘Moose Tirds’ Became an Internet Sensation

Mary Winchenbach wants to talk to the people in charge of the dictionary. No, she needs to talk to them. She has a problem with…

Why Can’t We Just Let Aquaman Shit Like a Whale?

In news surely troubling to anybody concerned about the future of the DC cinematic universe, Jason Momoa revealed this week that he finds it hard…