FILM & TVPhotos: Adam McKay: Funny, with a Chance of PoliticsComedy king Adam McKay is not just in it for the laughs.by Lynn HirschbergJan. 6, 2016Photographer: Robert Maxwell1Photographer: Robert MaxwellAdam McKay, in Los Angeles, November 2015.Mckay wears Boss tuxedo jacket and shirt.2Ryan Gosling and McKay, on the set of The Big Short, 2015. Courtesy of Paramount Pictures.3Brad Pitt, in The Big Short. Courtesy of Paramount Pictures.4McKay, holding his daughter, Pearl, with Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly, on the set of Step Brothers, 2008. Mckay, Ferrell, and Reilly, and McKay and Ferrell: Courtesy of Adam McKay.5McKay with Baxter, on the set of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, 2013. Paramount Pictures/Courtesy of Everett Collection.6McKay and Ferrell, in Ireland, 1995. Courtesy of Adam McKay.