Funny Business

Comedy Central's success is no laughing matter

It is often said that Comedy Central "invented" comedy. This view is, of course, an understatement; Comedy Central invented not only comedy, but laughing, tomfoolery, comedians, and fart jokes. (Though it should be noted that "humor" was invented, accidentally, in 1478 by Duke Knock of the Knock who was simply trying to inquire why doth chicken traversth ye thoroughfare.)

Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal.