Comedy , as a popular meaning, is any humorous discourse or work generally intended to amuse by creating laughter, especially in television, film, and stand-up comedy. This must be carefully distinguished from its academic definition, namely the comic theatre, whose Western origins are found in Ancient Greece. In the Athenian democracy, the public opinion of voters was remarkably influenced by the political satire performed by the comic poets at the theaters. The theatrical genre can be simply described as a dramatic performance which pits two societies against each other in an amusing agon or conflict. Northrop Frye famously depicted these two opposing sides as a "Society of Youth" and a "Society of the Old", but this dichotomy is seldom described as an entirely satisfactory explanation. A later view characterizes the essential agon of comedy as a struggle between a relatively powerless youth and the societal conventions that pose obstacles to his...
Sanjay Sahu started the Discussion
on Apr 18, 2013 , 03:07 pm
Srinu vaitla Baadshah is Copy of Dookudu
Srinuvaitla copy scenes ones own films make same comedy scenes since from ready. May be it is getting accepted but it only makes next flop to him.At starting of his career copied from hindi films like Dil chata hai now he is doing his own. where more »
Neelam Nath reported the Street Journo
on Apr 12, 2013 , 02:39 pm
Super Duper Learned People,Debate on TV,Why Should Anchor Interrupt them?
It is Not Sorry for the Interruption..Rukavat ke liye khed hai..Anchors Interrupt at the Most Crucial Speaking Time,when The Learned Person is About to Make His/Her Point..Point to be Noted..A point Which is Of some National Importance..may be more »
Was Sudesh Lehri a better comedian in Laughter Challenge?
I have been watching Sudesh Lehri in Comedy Circus. I feel he was way better in laughter Challenge. Anyone here agrees? more »