Top Influential Comedians Are Social Critics

by bxrtley

There are amateur comedians and professional comedians. Both are people pleasers, but the professional transitions from people pleasing to people “teasing”. They aren’t striving to hit a funny bone, but to strike the marrow of truth. And they’ve mastered the art of teasing so as not to overwhelm the audience with what might be a depressing narrative. And if it happens to be hilarious, that’s a bonus. Notice how they “graduate” from superficial observational material to political, social and economic issues. They mature from comedian to social critic. Examples of Top Comedians: