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San Filippo on Rom-Coms: New York Times

Visual and Media Arts associate professor Maria San Filippo, editor of After ‘Happily Ever After’ : Romantic Comedy in the Post-Romantic Age, shared her perspective on the genre, which is doing well on streaming platforms, but not at the box office.

This article examines the romantic comedy as “Let’s Make a Rom-Com” podcast debuts for a second season, featuring three comedians who will write one, and who first attempted this with “Let’s Make a Sci-Fi.”

The best part of rom coms are the willingness to really seriously engage with questions of intimacy and relationship formation.

Read the New York Times piece.

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