What about the black political variety on U.S. television? To whom have Richard Pryor and Dick Gregory passed the baton of African American comedic observation?
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The best comedy will shine a light on politics while holding up a magnifying glass until politics tries to run away or catches on fire. Metaphorically speaking.
Since the dawn of time, man has yearned to hold a Writers Guild of America, East event at Washington, D.C.'s Newseum examining the relationship betwee...
We thought folks inside the Beltway might benefit from a little writerly enlightenment, so we have organized an event at Newseum including a panel discussion of politics, comedy and the news (and various combinations thereof).
Can blogs, Jon Stewart, news consolidators, Saturday Night Live, Youtube, Facebook and Twitter replace "real" journalism? Not if our lives depend on it.
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