Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

A few weeks ago, I recommended Nell Scovell’s book “Just The Funny Parts,” in which she not only writes about her career as a TV (mostly comedy) writer, but also about the sexism she encountered both on the job and while looking for more...
Concert Review: Trevor Noah

Concert Review: Trevor Noah

My wife and I went to see the first of Trevor Noah’s two sold-out shows at The Peabody on Friday night, and we had a great time. Noah, who has really grown into his role as host of “The Daily Show,” did about 70 minutes of standup while moving about...
What Michelle Wolf Should Say Now

What Michelle Wolf Should Say Now

It seems like we go through this every year. The White House Correspondents Association hires a topical comedian to headline their annual event in Washington, and afterwards, the usual humorless blowhards come out of the woodwork to decry that comedian’s...
No Longer Conflicted About Cosby

No Longer Conflicted About Cosby

For several years, I was conflicted about Bill Cosby. It started, of course, when women by the dozens began coming forward with stories about how he had drugged, sexually assaulted, and raped them. While the #MeToo movement has taken off since the claims against...