Worth a Rewatch: Samantha Bee’s ‘Full Frontal’ Interview with Masha Gessen
Right before Trump’s inauguration, Full Frontal aired a fantastic segment where Samantha Bee sat down with author, journalist, and Russian dissident Masha Gessen, who fled her home country and now lives in the States. During the interview, Gessen offered some helpful advice for how to eff... [Read More]
Is it Possible to Be Funny in North Korea?
Trawling YouTube is a weekly look at one interesting story or oddity from YouTube. You ever go down a YouTube rabbit hole and suddenly you’ve wasted five hours watching every Madonna video? This is about those rabbit holes, but the comedy-related ones. Michealangelo Matos is a music critic who... [Read More]
Sony Is Making Alterations to Seth Rogen's 'The Interview' Before Its Christmas Release
by Megh Wright It turns out that North Korea's missiles and complaints about Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's newest assassination comedy The Interview being "an act of war" that "shows the desperation of the US government and American society" have been taken seriously by Sony, because THR reports to... [Read More]
Did North Korea Launch Three Missiles Because of Seth Rogen?
by Adam Frucci Yesterday, North Korea said that the upcoming Rogen/Franco comedy The Interview, in which the two plan to secretly assassinate Kim Jung-Un, was an "act of war." Just a bunch of bluster from a famously blustery country, right? Uh, well…North Korea fired three short-range project... [Read More]
North Korea Declares Seth Rogen and James Franco's 'The Interview' an "Act of War"
by Bradford Evans North Korea is growing more and more upset over Seth Rogen and James Franco's new movie The Interview, which stars the duo as a talk show host and his sidekick who are tasked with assassinating Kim Jong-un (played by Korean-American actor Randall Park). A spokesperson for North Kor... [Read More]
North Korea Declares Seth Rogen and James Franco's 'The Interview' an "Act of War"
by Bradford Evans North Korea is growing more and more upset over Seth Rogen and James Franco's new movie The Interview, which stars the duo as a talk show host and his sidekick who are tasked with assassinating Kim Jong-un (played by Korean-American actor Randall Park). A spokesperson for North Kor... [Read More]
North Korea Condemns Rogen/Franco Movie 'The Interview' But Kim Jong-un Will Probably Watch It Anyway
by Megh Wright The recently released trailer for Seth Rogen's new movie The Interview (due out October 10th) has already made waves with its main plot and joke target North Korea in the form of an official condemnation of the film. According to Variety, the executive director of the Centre for North... [Read More]
Comedy about Dennis Rodman and North Korea dictator Kim Jong Un is happening, because what’s funnier than human rights violations?
What’s funnier than a dictator-led country, whose government enslaves hundreds of thousands of its citizens in labor camps – children included! – publicly executes people for owning a Bible and maintains no freedom of the press? Well, Tim Story, director of such hits like Ride Alon... [Read More]
Being a Comedian in North Korea Is Terrible
by Bradford Evans North Korean comedian Lee Choon Hong was sentenced to hard labor in a coal mine after she made a "slip of the tongue" on a "sensitive issue" while performing standup for workers at a government work site. 0 Comments... [Read More]