In A Funk? Physical Comedy Feels Good If Too Sedentary.

In “Jour de Fete” (1949) French comic Jacques Tati dances funny as a small town postman inspired by his sense of patriotism to emulate the hyper efficient US Postal Service.  Enjoy this sweet vignette of Tati’s classy style of physical … Continue reading

Outrageous Humor Can Tickle Funny Bone.

More then forty years before yesterday’s post, “What’s So Funny About That”, Mel Brooks’ 1968 original movie of “The Producers” rocked the boat of humor conventions.  In fact we might never have seen it except for a weird twist of … Continue reading