Comedy

Controversial comedy brings laughter to suffering
By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP Humor is something that seems omnipresent in teenage lives. Often we can be intently serious one moment and laughing hysterically the next. As the Internet and social media-sharing platforms have made comedy more accessible, the amount of comedy produced has grown dramatically. Many people have successfully made livings off comedy channels, especially on platforms like YouTube. But as the field of comedic content rapidly…
Costly comedy cast shadow over issues in Congress

By Brian D. Brannon ’11
THE ROUNDUP

The doors of Congress opened Sept. 24 to Stephen Colbert, a major comedian on Comedy Central.

Colbert testified on the current situation of migrant farmers, and how our economy can’t survive without them.

“I don’t want a tomato picked by a Mexican. I want it picked by an American. And sliced by a Guatemalan, and served by a Venezuelan, in a spa, where a Chilean gives me a Brazilian wax. ” Joked Colbert as he pointed out how integrated migrant workers are in our society.