Facing protests, Mel Brooks’ ‘The Producers’ reminds us that the art of a good joke is all about context
Scholar Ruth Wisse likes to laugh as much anyone, but also sees peril when Jews can’t seem to quit clowning around. In ‘No Joke’ she explains why.
A pretty funny one, too!
We know she has some; tell us what they are!
How Sarah Silverman finally won me over
An old non-Jew tells a joke
A collection of old world Jewish jokes feels a little funny
What’s in a joke? Jim Holt finds out.