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Ep. 1: The War on Comedy
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Comedy today is under siege. The force of digital umbrage and the belief that words can be violence has made it very hard for those who tell jokes for a living. On the first installment of The Re-Education, Eli Lake examines Lenny Bruce's legacy and the new war on comedy.


  • 00:04 - Segment: Introduction
  • 00:26 - Segment: Monologue
  • 14:36 - Segment: Interview with John Viener