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‘I, Tonya’ blends humor and pathos at TIFF premiere with Margot Robbie as Tonya Harding

Among the most anticipated premieres of the Toronto International Film Festival’s first weekend was Craig Gillespie’s “I, Tonya,” starring Margot Robbie as notorious figure skater Tonya Harding. In part the anticipation was so high simply because few people knew what to expect from the movie: Would it be a satirical farce about tabloid-sordid events or […]


Hurricane Irma: Social media users try to find brings humor in storm

Miami-Dade County broke records Saturday, housing more residents in hurricane shelters than at any time in its storm-ravaged history. About 29,000 people desperately scurried to 42 shelters, heeding the advice of state and local officials — the monster storm was coming and Miami would be at its center. Run while you can. That changed quickly. […]


Humour, satire light up kavi sammelan

ChandigarhPosted at: Sep 10, 2017, 2:28 AM; last updated: Sep 10, 2017, 2:28 AM (IST)ART & CULTURE Artistes perform a Haryanavi dance during the 9th Chandigarh Arts and Heritage Festival in Chandigarh on Saturday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: RAVI KUMAR SD Sharma Chandigarh, September 9 Humour and satire — laced with words of wisdom and didacticism — […]


US violinist praises T&T for “amazing sense of humor”

Rhett Price, the US violinist who accused a Trinidadian man of taking his music and passing it off as his own had high praise of Trinbagonians in the wake of the drama. Price posted a status to Facebook late on Friday lauding Trinbagonians for their “amazing sense of humor”. The ongoing saga began on September […]


Humour and protest can be subtle: Kiku Sharda

By: IANS | Mumbai | Updated: September 9, 2017 8:10 pm Kiku Sharda said, “I think humour and protest can be subtle, instead of loud and going to the level of violence.” Comedian Kiku Sharda says instead of taking the path of violence or bullying, one should be more subtle to express humour and anger. […]


‘Insecure’ navigates workplace with style, humor

CLOSE Yvonne Orji of HBO’s ‘Insecure’ talks worst dates and the brilliant thinking behind a ‘foodie call.’ USA TODAY “I think that’s where I get to have a lot of fun with Issa’s character … I get to put together things that I never would have thought to put together,” costume designer Ayanna James says.(Photo: […]


Red, White, and Blue All Over? Humor Across the Pond | Agency News: Viewpoint

We all know the differences, don’t we? We call them chips, they call them fries. We call it football, they call it soccer. We call them workmates, they call them friends. Americans are direct, optimistic and patriotic, whilst the tea-sipping British are (too) polite, self-deprecating, and far more likely to endure a terrible meal without […]


[Humour Desk] Candyman : La revanche du bonbon à la menthe

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Humour and protest can be subtle, says Kiku Sharda

Mumbai: Comedian Kiku Sharda says instead of taking the path of violence or bullying, one should be more subtle to express humour and anger. Kiku, who was seen in the ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’, was taken into custody in January 2016 after he took a dig at rape convict and Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet […]