Recommending comedy is always a risky business. A comedy that might leave one person rolling on the floor in a puddle of laughing tears may leave the other person stone cold. But I’m willing to take that risk. I can’t guarantee you’ll find these three recommendations funny, but if you don’t, well, that’s your loss.
It seems to me there is a great movie in the Sam Simon story. I never met the man–one of the three credited creators of The Simpsons–but he appears to evoke a passionate response with people who did know him (including comedy writer Ken Levine; check his terrific blog in the coming days for a promised