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The Absurd Mayorship of Jón Gnarr, Iceland’s Comedian Politician

What is the deal with international comedy? Join me each week to ask that very question in Comedy Tourism as I explore different trends and traditions of how the rest of the world makes funny in their respective native tongues. Don’t forget [...]

By Laura Turner Garrison

When Comedians Go Into Politics

Employment opportunities for comedians, once they get tired of the rat race of shows and pilots and tours, are wide-ranging: novelist, skull vodka retailer, insurance company spokesman, disgraced ex-insurance company spokesman, etc.

By Roxanne Palmer