I sometimes use excerpts from comedy routines or shows in my teaching. For example, when I teach Frankfurt’s On Bullshit in my contemporary moral problems course, I regularly use this segment from the Colbert Report:
And in my philosophy and the future course, when discussing perspective and biases, I use this appearance of Louis C.K. on Conan O’Brien’s show:
Do you make use of comedy clips in your teaching, or have ideas for good ones to use? Share links to them in the comments.