Wednesday, March 28, 2007


Text: “A decade ago I used to say we really weren’t the comedy network. NBC was,” [Comedy Central president Doug] Herzog said. “They had all those great must-see comedies. But now I think we have the heavyweight crown in comedy. It’s ours to defend.” Subtext: The '90s was one corny-ass decade.

Ten years ago this was what made people laugh and what networks insisted was funny.

It took The Daily Show to make comedy smart again.

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