Keyword: comedy

Bill Maher Wants Obama to Show More Audacity When It Comes to Challenging the Status Quo

Using comic relief to speak truth to power, Bill Maher cuts to the chase in this hilarious, but scathing critique of the Obama presidency, highlighting critical issues not being addressed sufficiently by the most popular president in the world - healthcare reform, climate change, the banking system - all come under the spotlight in this hugely entertaining clip. "Barack Obama needs to start putting it on the line in fights against the banks, the energy companies and the health care...

Dealing With Racism Through Comedy

Every art-form has the potential to influence people. Can comedy create social change? No, says comedian Hari Kondabolu, but it can open some thought. Kondabolu and Ahamefule Oluo talk about how comedy, as an art-form, can be used to deal with the issue of racism in this short documentary produced by Colours North West.