24 hours of inspiration: The Heat director Paul Feig talks us through some of his comedy favorites | Film | 24 Hours Of | The A.V. Club

Great stuff here on comedy from a prominent contemporary practitioners. His thoughts on physical comedy and silent comedy are, themselves, very grounded in honesty and humanism.

Also, in his bit about the Three Stooges, he taps into the real hunger, and thus the pragmatism, that is essential in Commedia dell'Arte. His thoughts on cussing are pretty deep, too. 

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