Friday, January 06, 2012
For almost as long as there have been comedies on television there's been that old Pavlovian insurance–the laugh track. But does it work? Are producers just scared that without prompting we won't know what's funny? New York Magazine's Joe Adalian tells Bob that a new generation of sitcoms highlights the pros and cons of canned laughter.
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- The Mystery of Childish Gambino
- Speaking in Tongues
- Confession and Suppression
- House of Cards Recap: What Would Jesus Do?