New research on silent comedy has been on the rise in the past decade, and quite a bit of this is thanks to the tireless efforts of renowned historian Steve Massa. Silent-ology is very pleased to present this exclusive interview with Massa, where we discuss his very well-received new book Slapstick Divas: The Women of Silent Comedy.
For those readers who might not be familiar with your work, can you introduce yourself and talk a bit about your career?
I don’t know if I’d call it a career – it’s more of an obsession. Continue reading