What is dumb comedy? It’s generally defined as comedy that is, well, kind of stupid but still funny if it’s done right..
YouTube essayist Patrick (H) Willems takes a look at someone he thinks is the best there is when it comes to that sort of thing: Adam McKay.
Who is Adam McKay? Well, he’s made some of the bigger comedy hits of the past decade or two, most of which feature his longtime partner Will Ferrell. Willems takes a look at how McKay crafts those movies, making them in his estimation very smart while appearing dumb. See his reasoning below.