An Oral History of The Onion’s 9/11 Issue
Immediately after 9/11, humorists struggled with what many called ‘the death of irony.’ Then ‘The Onion’ returned and showed everyone the way
Jerry Stiller Was the Funniest Guy in the Room
The actor lifted sitcoms with his perfect spin on cranky old dads
How Did ‘Fat Guy Plus Thin Guy’ Become a Big Comedy Trope?
From Laurel & Hardy to ‘fat guy in a little coat,’ a physical mismatch works on so many levels
The Stupidest Fucking Dumbass Movies Guaranteed to Make You Laugh During This Catastrophe
Who needs a plot right now? Let’s just slap some jokes in our faces instead