John Mulaney must be a timeless wizard of comedy, bending time and space to make us laugh.
It’s illegal in some countries.
It’s like if you make pie and fill it with things that individually taste good, then mix them all together in a dough of weak plot and flimsy characters.
The wealth of archival footage is astounding and disturbing. Much of the footage from the Warsaw Ghetto depicts starving bodies piled like logs along the streets, shells of human beings deprived of the most basic of human needs.
You name your record player. The name of your record player is Madam Spinster. You and Madam Spinster spend many evenings cuddled together alongside Ella Fitzgerald and Julian Casablancas.
But as much as I love the character of Midge, I have to remind myself that she is not real.
Podcasts have most certainly declared themselves the second golden age of radio and more importantly, I would say, the second golden age of radio comedy.
Women are funny because funny isn’t gendered. Women are funny because jokes should rely on one’s wit and talent not on what is between one’s legs.
While the film attempts to create a conversation between father and son, sponsor and addict, it sometimes falls short, making it feel more like a monologue than a dialogue.
If fear can be cured by laughter, then the only option in fearful times like these is to laugh.