5Q9—SKETCH COMEDY AFTER CHAPPELLE
- In "Key & Peele's Edgeless, Post-Racial Lie," Kartina Richardson writes Key & Peele is rather simplistic sketch comedy: "it's less about the complexities of navigating the often tricky multi-racial road, and more about the cheap humor of 'White people talk like this' and 'Black people talk like this'—with black characters deciding whether they’ll talk white or black in a given situation." Does she have a point here, based on what we watched last week?
- Or is there more going on underneath these sketches for which she's not giving credit?
- From "Postmodern Authenticity and the Hipster Identity," summarize the binaries that characterize hipsters.
- How did Portandia take advantage of the synergy between TV and new media like videos and clips?