black comedy

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Noun1.black comedy - comedy that uses black humor
comedy - light and humorous drama with a happy ending
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Suzy Spitfire Kills Everybody is a smash-bang science fiction adventure filled with action, intrigue, and a dose of dark humor.
This representation of British dark humor was originally posted by Twitter user Howard Mannella (@hmannella).
Her essay, "You May Want to Marry My Husband," combines pathos and dark humor, and tells of a familial love that dreams are made of.
In Dark Humor and the Tradition of Humor in American Fiction, Su links the theory of the aesthetics of the comic with textual criticism.
Crafted with equal measures of dark humor, allegory, and historical remembrance.
Those who enjoy dark humor with a dose of sado-masochistic sexual fantasy will take pleasure in his spare prose and ability to spear a thought on first strike.
Coup Today, Gone Tomorrow' and Other Hilarious #FakeArabProverbs Echoing the dark humor of the #PalestinianPickUpLines of last year, #FakeArabProverbs broadened its range to include lighter topics as well, such as marriage, food, family and the usual stereotypes associated with the Middle East and North Africa.
His recent exhibit at the Vinyl on Vinyl art gallery at The Collective in Makati City, "Play With Us Or Else," featured cutesy cartoonish paintings and sketches, an impish play on mystical creatures, vintage elements, and even literature, as Baseman wanted to convey "wide-eyed creatures and childlike fantasies dressed in dark humor and adorned in devious smiles and mischievous giggles" rendered in sweet, saccharine colors.
The 200-page read contains some dark humor and is an imaginative and haunting tale that is intriguing to fans and early readers.
It grew out of a panel on dark humor at the 2010 Cinema and Media Studies conference, and so is an anthology of film analysis by professors of film studies for academics in film studies.
Readers of the Guardian and the New York Times Magazine may recognize the dark humor of Tom Gauld, whose sizable new collection of cartoons pokes fun at literature of all stripes--putting a Beckettian spin on Tintin, for instance, and imagining a Bronte sisters video game--not to mention futurism, religion, modern art, and human hubris and frivolity.
28: ERIC POWELL uses an in-depth interview and artwork from Powell's published and unpublished files to provide a fine review of the comic artist and his dark humor.