In the most recent era of SNL (I am no SNL scholar, so that era is completely made up based on my own perceptions), Weekend Update (a satirical news segment, if you live under a rock) has generally been hosted by two anchors.
I think it’s one of the most common and seemingly innocuous myths about women; they’re not funny.
Now you can disagree with me on this, but I think that the accusation that women aren’t funny is really just a veiled way of saying women aren’t smart. Comedy – excuse me, most comedy – requires some brains to pull off. Fortunately, the idea that women aren’t funny is just baseless. Here’s just seven reasons why:
I’ve seen The LEGO Movie twice now – it was that great. A super sharp, witty, and self-referential comedy, The LEGO Movie is a fantastic ninety minutes.
It’s got one flaw.
Today at brunch my roommate told a story I could hardly believe, though I suppose I shouldn’t really be surprised at this point. Apparently family friends took their young son to see Disney’s Frozen, but walked out of the movie within the first fifteen minutes or so. What prompted this family to leave the theater?