Wednesday, October 10 2012
The recent surge in popularity of women as comedy contenders doesn't just highlight the fact that girls are typically funnier than boys, but it also illustrates how far we still have to go as a human race when it comes to matters of sexism.
Tuesday, April 19 2011
Wednesday, January 14 2009
There aren’t many DVDs that can offer such a variety of established comics doing what they do best.
Monday, October 13 2008
Day Two - A demanding Decalogue overflowing with everything: from fascinating international fare, misbegotten masterworks, some out of the blue bafflers, and that seminal show about “nothing”.
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Cable created supply where there was little or no demand. Out of the myriad of subject specific programming, a few gemstones managed to shine.
Friday, June 1 2007
Season 8 of Seinfeld plays like a natural progression into not only the show's endpoint a year later, but the future absurdism of shows like Arrested Development and 30 Rock.
Tuesday, November 21 2006
Season 7 of Seinfeld ties every extraneous idea to the rest, and weaves a tapestry of empty detail. The result: something fabulous made of nothing.
Monday, March 13 2006
What Susan Faludi has called the 'backlash' against women is still in full effect, if not even Julia Louis-Dreyfus can get a character on air who even tries to break free.
Sunday, January 1 1995
And now that I'm used to the neck-snappin', speed-skatin' lifestyle this Ellie leads, I'm looking to wash up in Lake Guffaw, to take a dive into the deep end of the Funny Pool.