The Role of Jewish Americans in Comedy

The Role of Jewish Americans in Comedy With Hanukkah right around the corner, it’s time to take a look back at how Jewish Americans shaped stand up comedy into what it is today. Upstate New York’s Catskill Mountains in the 1930s had vacation resorts that provided an escape for many Jewish-Americans living in New York […]

Things Just Got DARK

Ahh, dark humor–everyone’s go-to for cordial conference room banter before the big meeting, or a safe ice-breaker at a meet-the-parents dinner. Yeah, no. Dark jokes can be pretty nerve-wracking to deliver and even more-so to take in as an audience if they go wrong. Whether they’re not executed well or just miss the mark completely, […]