But Is It Funny?

Comedy Podcasts, Satire, and Fandom

October 06, 2021 Counterpoints Arts Season 1 Episode 3
But Is It Funny?
Comedy Podcasts, Satire, and Fandom
Show Notes

Suchandrika Chakrabarti offers a guide to comedy podcast types and tropes, as well as selecting some of her favourites. But are comedy podcasts more than just chat?

Brian Logan reflects on the new TV series from Jon Stewart as well as the return of the Daily Mash. In a post-Trump world, is topical satire still able to deliver?

Jamal Khadar speaks up for fans-as-critics - the people who know a show best can sometimes offer the most telling insights. Should fans be given more respect?