"It’s not about what he says. I don’t care what he says. He can say anything he wants."

A bit about the club.

I’ve been reading Don’t Applaud. Either Laugh or Don’t., the journalist Andrew Hankinson’s forthcoming oral history of the Comedy Cellar. It’s an interesting, frustrating book that intersects with many of our recurring themes: the outsize cultural influence of a few conservative comedy club owners, comedy’s persistent structural inequalities, the bizarr…

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