Comedy Decentralized

“In a pattern familiar to all kinds of media, the era of huge mass-market tentpoles has given way to a seemingly limitless number of outlets — some well known, others almost secret-­society-like in their nicheness — in which performers can reach audiences directly.” Wired’s Brian Raftery on how HBO’s Silicon Valley represents a new comedy revolution. Getting a show used to mean you made it. Now it means it’s time to really get to work.

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