But Is It Funny?

Things We Used To Love, What Is "Funny"?, Sex Unzipped

November 09, 2021 Season 1 Episode 8
But Is It Funny?
Things We Used To Love, What Is "Funny"?, Sex Unzipped
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With Jamal Khadar, Brian Logan and Suchandrika Chakrabarti

Revisiting comedy we used to love - with reference to shows including Sex & The City, Seinfeld, Bill Hicks

Digging deeper into the question: But Is It Funny? - do we need a better language for reviewing comedy?

Reference:


Sex Unzipped on Netflix  - does it really deserve zero stars?

References

https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2021/oct/26/sex-unzipped-review-perverse-sesame-street-is-a-tv-disgrace

https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2021/11/sex-love-and-goop-sex-education-netflix-sex-positivity/620588/

Shout outs

For Quantum Leopard @2Northdown @LucyMangan and the Romesh Ranganathan puppet

Things We Used To Love
What is "Funny"?
Sex Unzipped