From the Desk of Bob Mankoff…

March 2, 2012 in Good Reads









Date Comedy

Posted by Robert Mankoff

Tad Friend writes this week about Anna Faris. His article is called “Funny Like a Guy,” and it discusses whether Faris’s style of humor can succeed in a movie industry that caters to adolescent males.

There is no doubt that there is a gender gap in humor—whether in Hollywood, standup, or cartooning. Our regular contributors include Roz Chast, Barbara Smaller, Kim Warp, Liza Donnelly, Victoria Roberts, Carolita Johnson, and Emily Flake, a newcomer who has a great cartoon in this issue:

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