Armando Iannucci

Has Donald Trump caused an existential crisis for political satire?

Armando Iannucci’s ‘Death of Stalin’ achieves the remarkable: hilariously skewering a murderous dictator. But even he thinks Trump may reveal comedy’s limits


When you fear the sound of your own voice

Armando Iannucci—writer of The Thick Of It, In The Loop and Veep—talks to Slate about the lives of politicians.


And now . . . a loopy Iraq war movie

In a profane new British comedy, the hawks aren’t bogged down with such things as truth