Not all comedies are light hearted. This is the era of black comedy.
I include some of our faves.
I separated out Stand Up because you really have to be in the mood for some standup.
Just added this genre
Stand-up Comedy Recommendations
Seth Meyers Lobby Baby (Nov 5 2019, Minneapolis): Nice introduction to his family and lobby baby is a true story as evidenced by the photo at the end of the show.
Sarah Silverman, A Speck of Dust (2017): Standup. Some political commentary. Nominated for an Emmy
HBO Comedy Recommendations
Mrs. Fletcher (Oct 27, 2019): Newly divorced by her husband, 45 year old Eve (Katheryn Hahn), becomes fascinated with online porn. She works in an assisted living facility. Highly entertaining 30 minute episodes.
Silicon Valley (2019 ongoing, series ends with episode 7 in December)
Barry (Season 2 complete in 2019; Season 3 unknown)
VEEP (series ended in 2019)
Netflix Comedy Recommendations
Living with Yourself (October 18, 2019): starring Paul Rudd