“Actual comedy, the good kind, comes from truth telling, from skewering the status quo, from pointing out hypocrisy, and from a place where the butt of the joke is the powerful, or the comic themselves.”
– Metafilter user SassHat
(full comment. It’s a totally different context, but.)
For that reason, please go see Hong Kong Dinosaur at the Yale Cabaret this weekend. It’s by my friend Amelia, and it’s fabulous.
I laughed so hard, and damn, did I need to laugh. I cried. Go do the same.