It’s no secret that sometimes comedy is taken a bit too seriously. Comedy obsessives love not just the jokes, but the mechanics and emotions of the comedy world. There are a raft of comedy documentaries exploring comedy and comedians, but do they really have anything significant to add to the discussion? This series looks at comedy documentaries and whether they’re interesting, insightful, and possibly even…funny?
Comedy and politics have always circled one another. Political cartoons have poked fun at politics for centuries, while politicians have increasingly needed to possess a sense of humor about themselves and their parties. But it’s rare for a comedian to get as immersed as [...]