Com­edy is dead

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Or, at least, it doesn’t have a place at the White House Cor­re­spon­dents’ din­ner any­more. Fol­low­ing Michelle Wolf’s bit­ing rou­tine last year, the White House Cor­re­spon­dents’ As­so­ci­a­tion an­nounced that bi­og­ra­pher and his­to­rian Ron Ch­er­now will be the fea­tured speaker this spring. The din­ner has fea­tured a co­me­dian since the early 1980s, but this change feels fit­ting, since ev­ery­thing is ter­ri­ble and noth­ing is funny any­more.

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Michelle Wolf.

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