We have more than a sufficiency today of instance of domestic, national, and international tragedies. We have a serious dearth of comedy, so serious that we have to search long and hard and look to serio-comedy, a tragic-comedic blend, for some balance.
We are favored today with few if any true, individual tragedies since we are blessed with few if any, true heroic figures who are requisites for classical tragedy. As rare as comedy is, tragicomedies must be employed as another source to lighten the mood.
As a respite from the usual, we present a variety of current examples of … Read the rest