Tag: black comedy

‘Black Dynamite’s’ Carl Jones on the state of Black comedy on TV

Shows like The Boondocks and Black Dynamite have been hits on Adult Swim because of their brash approach to race, politics and sex—but also because they’re just very, very funny. One of the minds behind the R-rated humor and biting social commentary is Carl Jones.

Jerry Seinfeld’s comments: Black comedy and white privilege

Seinfeld came under scrutiny recently for his web series “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee.” Currently in its third run, the show has noticeably focused on white males in terms of who has been featured. During a recent interview with Buzzfeed on “CBS This Morning,” the comedian snapped at the interviewer after he was asked about the lack of diversity amongst his chosen interviewees.

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