Articles tagged stand-up comedy

George Carlin: Philosopher, Poet, Preacher

Few comedians have aimed for the mind over the funny bone (while still reaching both) quite like George Carlin has.

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Can I Say That? Stand-Up Comedy in the Age of Political Correctness

For all the alarmist propaganda about political correctness in the US, insensitive speech is still protected by the First Amendment. The complaints about PC are BS.

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Kathy Griffin’s ‘Life on the D-List’ begins new season

PASADENA, Calif.—You’d think that someone with a reality show wouldn’t have much to hide. Not so with standup comic Kathy Griffin. Griffin

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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