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It has been told that laughter is a cure. Even if that statement is inaccurate one can argue that no harm did ever come from it either. The cause of laughter is mostly recognized as the comedy. The term itself, by contemporary definition, is any discourse or work generally intended to be humorous or to amuse by inducing laughter. The roots of comedy, however, date back to the ancient Greece. Since its origin, comedy has evolved in various directions, from an academic form to the present day genres such as stand up or slapstick comedy.

In this category we have compiled for you countless hours of video materials with a single purpose of making you laugh and see the bright side of life. Discover what happens at the hilarious beard and mustache word championship, a bi-annual, established on the 1990. With an amazing seven seasons behind them, the ever skeptical duo Penn and Teller are back.

See what they have prepared for the viewers in the latest season of the longest running series on Show Time. If life did not play out the way you wanted and all of your TV inspired expectations failed miserably, than you should probably have a look at what Charlie Brooker has to say on the subject. Using a series of sketches, he explains to you how TV ruined your life. Have a chance to see how the humorous entertainment is viewed in Asian culture and discover the controversies revolving around it. Watch the documentary on these issues written and directed by Faiza Ahmad Khan in June 2012 and see the satirical way in which he addresses the issues at hand.

Enjoy these documentaries and video materials. Discover how the art of making people laugh is viewed across the world and how the very notion of comedy is being interpreted.

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Latest Documentaries in Comedy

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Bill Burr: Why Do I Do This
Bill Burr: Why Do I Do This

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William "Bill" Burr is born on June 10, 1968 in Canton, Massachusetts, USA. He is a comedian and writer, known for “Date Night”, “Stand Up Guys” and “The Heat”. Burr is married to Nia Renee Hill.We bring you an excerpt from Burr`s biography taken from his official website www.billburr.com. “Before this Bio begins, I would like to say “What’s up!” to all the morning DJs glancing at this page as I sit across from you, pretending to be down to Earth.I am a stand-up comedian. It’s very important to me. One of my goals in life is to be able to go to the movies whenever the f**k I want to. I don’t want some douche telling me when I can go to lunch or even worse, when I have to be back. “I’ll be back when I’m done eating, you hypothetical c**t.”The closing statement in his bio is a brief: “That’s it. Go f**k yourself.”Ladies and gentleman we bring you Bill Burr`s “Why Do I Do This”.Enjoy!

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Fully Funcional
Fully Funcional

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Geoff James Nugent or professionally called Jim Jefferies is an Australian stand-up comedian, actor and writer. He does lots of different genres of comedy like insult comedy, black comedy, blue comedy and observational comedy. His popularity on the international scene he achieved at the Manchester Comedy Store after he was attacked onstage because of his insulting jokes. The main subjects, he uses to create his jokes are alcoholism, religion, sex, celebrities and recreational drug use. The debut stand-up special on HBO made him well known in the US.Jim released several stand-up comedy DVDs, like “Contraband” in 2008 which was a limited edition of 5000 copies, after that he did “I Swear to God” in 2009, “Alcoholocaust” was released in 2010 by Comedy Central UK, 2012 the “Fully Functional” DVD was released and the last stand-up show was “Bare” in 2014 by Netflix.He did also a lot of TV appearances in various shows and interviews. Today he is considered as one of the funniest comedians of all time with others like Louie CK, Bill Burr, Jimmy Carr, Frankie Boyle, Chris Rock and lots of others.This is the Fully Functional stand-up show hope you enjoy it.

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Frankie Boyle: Referendum
Frankie Boyle: Referendum

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Francis Martin Patrick “Frankie” Boyle was born in 1972, he’s a Scottish comedian and writer. He became famous for his pessimistic and controversial humor. His big breakthrough was after performing at The Stand Comedy Club in Edinburgh. His performance made a huge impact on television comedy and he did three stand-up comedy shows and released three DVDs of live shows.This show is about the Scottish Independence with a mix of stand-up, review and discussion with the audience with some high profile comedians to challenge Boyle's opinion. And the BBC has chosen Frankie to create this because he is considered as one the leading voices in modern satire. Through the show, he is showing people the reactions of England and trying to set a point on the relationship between these two countries.The thing about this show is that it was filmed only moments after the referendum votes on September 18th in front of a live audience and he was actually asking the people in the show to give their votes. He received a lot of critics for this show and people think that his arguments were bad and not viable, but he puts his opinion out there and you can judge it by yourself.

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Charlie Brooker’s Screenwipe
Charlie Brooker’s Screenwipe

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"Screenwipe is a television show, delivered by comic Charlie Brooker, which reexamines other British TV program by having a vitriolic and humorous tone of voice.Brooker analyses particular broadcasts and genres on a regular basis making jests about how programs are meant, and criticizing what he submits is the pecking order behind program-making.Brooker often gives recognition to more vague transmissions channel on satellite, Free view and cable, as well as those committed to gambling, window shopping, horoscopes and erotica.He researches the in all probability consequences of TV on modern society and how broadcasts can often produce within the witness opinions of deficiency, clinical depression, fright and worry.To equilibrate things, one section of each show is often committed to reviews that are positive, with analytic thinking on why the manner and substance are so riveting.Much of the broadcast is taken in Brookers’ sitting room, with scenes of him near his TELEVISION (and laptop computer) with remote controlled at bay lecture photographic camera, at times bawling abuses or cynical remarks at whatever happens to be indicated at the, interspersed with shootings of TV program."

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Charlie Brooker's Newswipe
Charlie Brooker's Newswipe

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"After the achievement of Charlie Brooker’s Screenwipe, BBC Four has commissioned Zeppotron to produce a brand new series – Charlie Brooker’s Newswipe.The aim of Charlie Brooker’s Newswipe is to unmask the internal mechanism of news media, just as Screenwipe does to TV in general. The program is funny, thoughtful and rough digest of recent news show events.Newswipe looks at the brilliant or preposterous way the news is presented to us. Besides, there are also experts on hand to apart particular reports and examine the news media’s fixations.Charlie Brooker remarks: This is novel terrain for me: I’m no contemporary affairs specialist. Just like, I am suspicious of, countless individuals, when I tune into the news I frequently have the impression I’ve meandered into episode 389 of the earth’s most complicated soap opera. Thus it’s additionally about me attempting to use common sense of a baffling and routinely bloody inane world."

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Charlie Brooker’s Gameswipe
Charlie Brooker’s Gameswipe

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Charlton "Charlie" Brooker (born 3 March 1971) is an English satirist and broadcaster. He has worked in television, radio, print and online media. In addition to writing credits for programmes such as "Brass Eye", "The 11 O'Clock Show" and "Nathan Barley", Brooker has presented a number of television shows, including Screenwipe, Gameswipe, Newswipe, Weekly Wipe, and 10 O'Clock Live.Brooker's style of humor is acerbic, savage, profane, and often controversial with surreal elements and a consistent satirical pessimism. In this short video Brooker gives us an insight into the world of video games. He delivers this presentation in a distinctive style, often joking at his own expense. This documentary provides a short history of video games and their development. It also deals with the growing issue of the explicit content in certain video games and the gamer profiles which such games attract.

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Barack Obama v Mitt Romney – It’s Rap
Barack Obama v Mitt Romney – It’s Rap

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With US General Elections looming this sideways look at the battle between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney is epitomised by this mickey take rap session loaded with political satire. Despite the nature of this unstuffy approach, it does attend to some of the key issues and thoughts of the “Common People”.You should watch the electoral debate (covered on Documentarytube) between these two and then this short video to see the parallel between the two.The manipulation and general policies are passed as challenges between the two mock candidates in this rap session…a fun worthwhile watch even if you are a “stiff shirt”.If you wish to know some of the facts and figures surrounding this lead up battle go to this site dedicated to the comparisons…go there and make your own decision…http://www.diffen.com/difference/Barack_Obama_vs_Mitt_Romney

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Girt By Beards
Girt By Beards

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"The World Beard and Moustache Championships is actually a bi-annual event that was founded in 1990. Contenders anywhere from the planet earth contend in what is named the Olympic Games of professional beard growing.The Beards absolutely are a South Aussie circle that alone compose and do songs about the significance of having a beard.In 2009, The Beards (and two gentleman bearded Aussies) travel to Anchorage, Alaska, for cash at and contend in the World Beard and Moustache Championships as the first-ever Australian squad.A fun-spirited docudrama is about one of the world’s most unknown bands at one of the world’s most unsung events. As they observe everything bearded, locate an odd metropolis and do in front of their pipe dream audience. It takes a satisfying look at the genuine characters behind the band, The Beards."

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Bill Hicks – Its Just A Ride
Bill Hicks – Its Just A Ride

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The life and times of Bill Hicks, the man behind the laughter and his political and world views that started a revolution of thinkers.

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How TV Ruined Your Life
How TV Ruined Your Life

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"How TV Ruined Your Life is a Comedy serial in which Charlie Brooker uses a mixture of sketches and jaw-dropping file footage to research a disengagement between real world and telecasting.Ever wondered why life doesn’t measure to those young grand anticipations? From passion and money to fright and advancement, Charlie Brooker researches a different general subject weekly as this six-part serial tries to explain where it all went wrong and the best way wildly the TELECASTING and flick idealistic disagrees from life’s grisly realness.Taging the purpose in which the excited daydreaming’s of TELECASTING and the sorry realism of real world collide, the serial utilizes a intermixture of archive footage, sketches and consultations which might have you wiping away teardrops of laughter while nodding in acknowledgement, this means that youll probably have your eye out if you’re not watchful."