Review: Ilana Glazer, “The Planet Is Burning” on Amazon Prime

About that title. Ilana Glazer means it literally, telling the audience early in her first stand-up comedy special that The Planet Is Burning, adding: “and the mean dinosaurs in office just don’t seem to mind.” But that’s not the central message, nor the main focus of her solo hour. As I wrote in my review for Decider: Rather, Glazer looks to the future and sees hope in our youth, who don’t seem to buy into longstanding societal standards of gender existing as only two extremes of macho men and feminine ladies. “The whole thing’s a sham. A total lie.”...

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