It’s sometimes avoided but religion has always played a role in comedy. Whether it being a comic discussing a religious upbringing, their questions of faith, or holiness of the subject matter being juxtaposed with a comical nature.
Religion works because it casts a large net by nature, offering common source material for many where a joke can be built on top of. This week alone late night television is addressing the resignation of The Pope. We ourselves just covered Trevor Moore’s religious spoof, we all know that Walter doesn’t roll on Shabbos (The Big Lebowski), while sketch comedy shows from MADtv, The State, and Saturday Night Live have all found humor in religion over the years.
In celebration of this, we provide you a diverse field of funny religious clips. Read the rest of this entry