comedy that uses black humor
A film genre that uses black humor.
A black comedy, or dark comedy, is a comic work that employs black humor, which, in its most basic definition, is humor that makes light of otherwise solemn subject matter, or gallows humor. The definition of black humor is problematic; it has been argued that it corresponds to the earlier concept of gallows humor.
The numerical value of black comedy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of black comedy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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Richard basically blazed a trail for black comedy. He defined what it is, as a young black man he was saying what he felt -- and that was shocking.
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