Hannah Gadsby's Nanette adds pathos to comedy


Say very quickly. If you haven't seen Hannah Gatsby a net, Annette flex, go watch it. Go check it out on admit, I put it on a week or so ago, watch the first five or ten minutes and then got caught up with work and wasn't feeling particularly compelled to come back to it just based on that opening. But then I kept reading. People were saying, including our own writers wired, you have to go watch this. You have to watch the so I finished it and to call it a comedy special is a little bit of a mischaracterization because it's not entirely comedy. It really has this amazing nuance and depth to it, and it really reaches this very emotional crescendo where. Gadsby really reveals a lot about some of the traumas it for past and speak openly about some of the basically like socio sort of political issues that we're all dealing with today and social issues really. And and it's just a, it's a, it's a heavy watch, but it's it's good. You should watch it. That's my watch comedians in cars, getting coffee, Jerry Seinfeld thing. I've seen a couple. I don't watch it regularly. There's an episode from this recent season where he, he's talking about young comics and young comment audiences. They want that peso's they want in in their comedy special. They want that sock in the gut, and he's like, but when you play the people who are like thirty five and older and they've got kids and you've got mortgages and they're on their second marriage, they're like, you know what? I'm fine the pay. Those just make me laugh. Yeah, I think it's it depends on what mood urine. Like if you might feel like watching Michelle wolf one night and then another night you're going to watch Ninette and it's going to be a totally different experience. But I actually think it's really wonderful that this comedy genre, especially this one hour special is being redefined in some

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