Comedy

It’s shocking how many Michael Jackson fans are still determined to take his side

March 14, 2019 10:12 am

Leaving Neverland and After Life reviewed

Why don’t you know about Lavell Crawford?

January 30, 2019 9:54 am

Is it because he is black?

Why has comedy got so much worse in the Trump era?

January 15, 2019 9:05 am

Comics should stop trying to be activists, and commentators, and philosophers

Let’s admit that comedy is problematic

December 15, 2018 11:08 am

Godfrey Elfwick is deeply troubled by Konstantin Kisin’s reaction to a London university’s perfectly reasonable request

Self-Help goes mainstream – can Marianne Power survive her own quest?

September 27, 2018 7:47 am

Help Me! One Woman’s Quest to Find Out if Self-Help Really Can Change Her Life by Marianne Power reviewed

Sacha Baron Cohen isn’t funny – especially when he’s mocking the powerless

July 26, 2018 10:02 am

I am troubled by the misuse to which he puts his considerable acting skills, quick brain and undoubted ballsiness.