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Saturday, June 06, 2015

Comedy is finally good

Amy Schumer, Amy Schumer, Amy Schumer!
Megan Garber, who wrote the article in the Atlantic ("How Comedians Became Public Intellectuals")about comedians being the new intellectuals was interviewed today on the radio.  First of all, she doesn't really commit to anything.

Also, just so know comedians are now talking about politics. The author pointed out that comedy addresses politics now unlike the comedy of the 90's. Forgetting that Chris Rock put out "Bigger and Blacker," Bill Maher had "Politically Incorrect," George Carlin was still touring, Dennis Miller had a show too... 

At one point Garber describes a bit from Amy Schumer they just played as "Not fun or entertaining... but important." That's what Paul Mooney has been doing since the 70's. I want Paul mooney to be the new Amy Schumer.


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