Don’t Forget To Laugh
Facing protests, Mel Brooks’ ‘The Producers’ reminds us that the art of a good joke is all about context
· July 24, 2015
Jewish Comedy Has Earned Big Praise, But Is It Time to Stop the Joke-Telling?
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.
· June 17, 2013
Apple Briefly Bans App Over Jewish Joke
A pretty funny one, too!
· July 12, 2010
Elena Kagan’s Jewish Jokes
We know she has some; tell us what they are!
· June 24, 2010
How Sarah Silverman finally won me over
· April 29, 2010
Jones Apologizes for Controversial Humor
An old non-Jew tells a joke
· April 26, 2010
A collection of old world Jewish jokes feels a little funny
· December 15, 2009
What’s in a joke? Jim Holt finds out.
· July 14, 2008