The Elephant in the Comedy Club
A troupe of popular young comics avoids mixing humor and politics in Rwanda.
An Alternative White House Correspondents Dinner for an Era of Alternative Facts
Comedians and journalists peer through the looking glass, darkly.
Laughing All the Way to Autocracy
Jokes can stop a society’s slide into dictatorship — but not if they focus on the vanities and quirks of the would-be dictators.
Meet the Comedian Making Saudis Laugh About Driving Laws
Fahad Albutairi is revolutionizing Saudi Arabia's comedy scene. This month, he sat down with FP to talk about launching his career on YouTube, going to school in Texas, and walking the fine line of funny and political.
5 Foreign-Policy Interviews That Will Most Make Us Miss Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart is ending a strong run of foreign-policy interviews.