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The Whiplash Decade

The Decade Political Comedy Stopped Being Funny

Remember when you could actually laugh at a president?

Illustration: Brennon Leman

This piece is part of the The Whiplash Decade, a package on the wild ride that was the 2010s.

TThe 2010s was the decade political comedy became unwatchable. I turned it off, not as a conscious decision, but as…




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Eve Peyser

Eve Peyser

nyc native living in reno. read my writing in the new york times, nymag, vice, and more.

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