Russian Slapstick

April 24, 2015

“Russian humor is to ordinary humor what backwoods fundamentalist poisonous snake handling is to a petting zoo. Russian humor is slapstick, only you actually die.” Ian Frazier writes about the strange humor of Daniil Kharms for the New York Review of Books.

is a staff writer for The Millions. She lives in New York and every so often writes things at kaulielewis.wordpress.com.

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