The Guilfordian

Comedians should establish boundaries

Comedians should establish boundaries

Max Elkan, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

In the world of comedy, it seems that the topics that comedians choose to talk about are discussed more so than anything else. Political correctness has defined the conversation about comedians in the recent years, particularly comedians whose content focuses on rather touchy subjects. The subjects ...

“Dear White People” discusses racial divide

Nakiya Parker, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

“Dear White People” is a 2014 comedic drama, co-produced, directed and written by Justin Simien. Simien is an author and filmmaker who received critical acclaim for the film at its release. According to Samantha White, the film’s protagonist, there are three types of ways for black people to...

Students unleash their inner comedians with Squirrel!

Banning Watson, Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

“It’s not about the audience,” said junior and member of Squirrel! Improv Lee Sisson. “It’s about the rehearsal process. It’s about being together as a community.” Former CCE student Sarah Dreier-Kasik ’13 launched Squirrel! Improv in the fall of 2013 as place for students, faculty,...

Colbert crowned new king of Late Night, hilarity ensues

Allie Baddley, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014

“Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to go grind a gap in my front teeth,” Stephen Colbert said, regarding his replacement of David Letterman on the Late Show. After 32 years of being a late-night television host, Letterman has decided to retire next year. One week after his announcement, CBS ...