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The Kindness of Comedians

I'm just now catching up with Vanity Fair's January special comedy issue guest-edited by Judd Apatow (props to VF for not using the word "curated"!). I'm somewhat bemused by Apatow's having assumed the position of comedy's capo di tutti capi; his funniest movie by far, in my thinking, is "Superbad," which wasn't even really his movie.