Wed, Apr 6, 2016, 4:43am
Against all threats of political correctness destroying comedy on college campuses, it continues to evolve and thrive. The comedy being made here at Columbia is inextricably of here and now—telling a story about the campus and itself as an artform.
Sat, Dec 5, 2015, 3:07pm
Rick Alverson’s Entertainment is at once cynical, melancholy, and exquisitely still.
Thu, Apr 16, 2015, 3:51am
Comedian Grace Parra, CC'06, spoke with Spectator about her experiences in comedy and improv, what drew her to talk show hosting, and the lack of diversity in late night television.
Tue, Apr 14, 2015, 2:54pm
At Columbia, we work hard and stuff, etc. But MORE IMPORTANTLY: we procrastinate hard. We arrive in Butler, put down our stuff, open a Microsoft Word document (sample title: “really cool paper”), and, with unique collegiate determination, proceed to avoid our work.
Thu, Jan 29, 2015, 3:05am
Brooks Wheelan has covered a lot of ground in the past year and a half. The Iowa native and comedian leapt from working a job at a biomedical engineering lab in Los Angeles into a gig across the country, writing and performing on the 39th season of “Saturday Night Live” (“SNL”).
Sat, Dec 13, 2014, 11:58pm
Humor gives relief and promotes conversation, and Orgo Night can deliver both if the band punches up.
Thu, Dec 4, 2014, 2:33am
Chris Rock explains the moviemaking process and the ideas behind his new movie, “Top Five,” which follows a stand-up comedian’s attempt to be taken seriously as an actor.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014, 12:36am
The Daily Show is no longer the alternative media source it once was.
Thu, Nov 13, 2014, 12:05am
In this week's lead story, Mariah Gladstone looks at how marginalized communities use humor to resist oppression.
Wed, Oct 8, 2014, 11:55pm
Veteran comedian Wyatt Cenac’s second comedy special, “Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn” will be released Oct. 21 by Netflix.