Comedian Jordan Peele's Get Out confused many film festival leaders and moviegoers. Was it a comedy, drama, or horror flick? Peele answered them that it was a documentary. For hundreds of years, satire has provided an honest critique on society, making the artful comedian someone to celebrate. This series provides insightful biographies of some of the most talented and influential comedians working today including Jordan Peele, Tiffany Haddish, and Trevor Noah. Each biography covers the comedian's childhood, how they became interested in making people laugh, and the steps they took to make a career out of comedy. Readers will learn about each comedian's rise to prominence and their influences on popular culture. Comedians are often walking a fine line between political correctness and a creative license that can offend, shock, or critique and challenge prevailing personal and social assumptions and orthodoxies, this series uniquely celebrates that fact. Features include: Timelines of each comedian's work. Samples from critical reviews. Presents sophisticated comedy, which is the medium through which teens view, interpret, experience, interrogate, and debate with the wider world and society. Sidebars and Further Information sections encourage further exploration.