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Arts & Entertainment with Chris & Randall

May 20, 2021

Chris and Randall discuss the changes or progress in TV and movie comedy since 2000.

Topics discussed include:

critically acclaimed vs. popular comedies
Knives Out (2019)
Parasite (2019)
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)
Jojo Rabbit (2019)
The Farewell (2019)
Thor Ragnarok (2017)
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Deadpool (2016)
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)
Action genre
What gets greenlit in Hollywood?
Is there a lack of conedic talent?
Where does new talent come from?
Did the Chinese market kill comedy?
family comedies
What is comedy?
the role of the jester
the politics of modern comedy

recorded March 30, 2021

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