What’s in a joke? Jim Holt finds out.
How comedians of the 1960s and ’70s revolutionized stand-up
How a filmmaker turned his movie flop into a groundbreaking book
Rattled by a sudden lack of indifference
Daily Show writer Rob Kutner started putting on an annual Purimspiel five years ago. He discusses his rowdy and popular parody with Sara Ivry.
What’s more unlikely than a romantic comedy
Adventures at a Woody Allen film festival
On Aaron Sorkin’s new show, the banter is flying and the Christian right is raging
Dani Levy on his groundbreaking comedy that swept the German Oscars
A comedienne’s special kind of holiday cheer
From the archives: Jackie Hoffman tells two stories about Jews and Jesus