Woke Comedy in the Age of Trump: A survey of current liberal humor, and the intersection of woke culture and comedy.

Roome, Anne R.


  • An examination of the intersection of "woke-ness" and political comedy surrounding the election of Trump. This analytical paper explores just a handful of the many social justice oriented comedians who have created shows and other work in resistance to Trump. It works to answer questions about whether comedy can be truly politically correct and only every 'punch up' or 'punch sideways', but more t... read more
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