Watching a sad movie? Why don’t you cry about it?

I have always hated the laugh track.  I find it to be wildly intrusive, often overused, and incredibly manipulative.  Oh, I get it.  Laughter is infectious, after all.  But does a truly funny joke really need cueing?  The laugh track is a crutch bad jokes can lean on and only distracts from the good ones.  … Continue reading