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Comedy

US comedian Tim Robinson is changing comedy – a few minutes at a time

By Olivia Rodrigues

For all the camp and capering, Eddie and Patsy’s antics also have a plaintive, even existential tinge

By Matthew McLean

Is 2018 the year that we abandon an outdated form of stand-up comedy?

By Olivia Rodrigues

Two comedies from the recent Toronto International Film Festival highlight the relationship change between TV and cinema

By Bert Rebhandl

Dave Chappelle's comedy of discomfort 

By Lynne Tillman

Fact checking Trump and New York gallery roster demographics: what to read this weekend

What can the grotesque teach us about absurdity in life and art?

By Daniel Baumann

The importance of satire in an era of Trump

By Patrick Langley

The books that have influenced the publishing collective ATLAS Projectos

By ATLAS Projectos
Ben Wheatley, High-Rise, 2015, film still. Courtesy: StudioCanal

Ben Wheatley’s new J.G. Ballard adaptation continues his exploration of genre, class, comedy and violence

By Dan Fox
Michael Portnoy, 27 Gnosis, (2012-13). Performance still. (Photo by Paula Court, courtesy of The Kitchen)

The ‘laugh-out-loud’ appeal of Michael Portnoy’s theatre production, first staged at dOCUMENTA 13, Kassel

By Dan Fox

A short story

By Bedwyr Williams