The History of Comedy Poster

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Season 2

15 Jul. 2018
Carnal Knowledge
How sexual humor, one of the oldest forms of comedy, pushes the limits of both comfort and political correctness.
22 Jul. 2018
Sketch & Improv
Exploring the history of sketch and improv comedy and how it evolved into a significant part of comedic talent today.
29 Jul. 2018
Drawn To Be Funny
The history of humor in animated cartoons, their writers, directors, animators and voice actors.
5 Aug. 2018
Gone Too Soon
It's always tragic when people die before their time, but what is it about comedians that makes the public feel a special kind of loss when they are suddenly gone, even if they were well into their old age.
12 Aug. 2018
In It Together
Comedy teams and duos were always one of comedy staples, but what made the best of them so great and why aren't there more of them today?
19 Aug. 2018
Going Clean/Flipping Funny
Famous comedians debate what are the differences between, qualities of and reasons for going off-color or keeping one's act clean, what makes a filthy joke work, and why some famously clean comedians will never take the R route.

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