The host of the late-night satire "Redacted Tonight" responds to a National Public Radio segment that ponders whether his show is Russian propaganda.
In a discussion with Truthdig, the political commentator and comedian argued that “brilliant comedians” are becoming establishment mouthpieces.
The comedian and political commentator discusses the intersection of humor and politics in the age of Trump.
The latest episode of Joshua Scheer's podcast explores three subjects: what Trump's drone program may look like, the 50th anniversary of the comedy group, Firesign Theatre, and the outlook of one immigrant preparing to find work under the Trump administration.
The renowned comedian and author, who died Monday at the age of 83, appeared in politically progressive films and advocated for stem cell research.
"We can pretend that [political correctness will] make a better world because we’ll all be pleasant with each other, but if you don’t know about the Nazis and who they are, then they become the hidden enemy," says Kelly Carlin (shown), daughter of the late comedian.
"Groucho and his brothers are outlaws, outcasts, and singular reproaches to society's injustices and hypocrisies with deep roots in Jewish forms of irony and dissent,” author Lee Siegel writes The famous dance sequence with Harpo leading a troupe of black children and adults, often dismissed as “another instance of Hollywood racism, is, on the contrary, as strong a statement of racial equality as you can find on the world of film”.
"Maggie’s Plan" marks Rebecca Miller's rowdy comedic debut, and it's so sharp about modern dating and mating that you could dice an onion with it. "Maggie’s Plan" marks Rebecca Miller's rowdy comedic debut, and it's so sharp about modern dating and mating that you could dice an onion with it.