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Making Them Laugh: Comedy and Politics

Comedy has long been an avenue for people to express their personal and political beliefs. The rise of late-night comedy shows that deal with political issues reflects our nation’s widespread engagement with politics. Political comedy can be interpreted in two ways: as making light of a serious situation or illustrating[Read More…]

Comedy Legends Mulaney, Kroll Return to Hilltop

Nationally acclaimed comedians Nick Kroll (COL ’01) and John Mulaney (COL ’04) spoke in Gaston Hall on Tuesday morning about their experiences as part of Georgetown’s comedy scene, their advice for aspiring comedians and their most memorable stories about vomiting at Georgetown. “I was leaving [Lauinger] and I was on[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Fanatically Fun Show Makes Light of Darker Skin

Fanatically Fun Show Makes Light of Darker Skin

On Thursday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m., five comedians will perform at the Arlington Drafthouse. Their show, “Funatical,” will dispel “stereotypes about ‘brown people’ of various cultures and religions,” according to a press release. Comedian Ahmed Ahmed, who has been featured on Comedy Central, Showtime and the “Tonight Show with[Read More…]

by April 8, 2011 0 comments The Guide