Rape, Nigger, Fag, Whore, Cunt, Kike, Wetback
Daniel Tosh is the latest comedian attacked by the internet for telling a offensive joke (HERE) . The internet is ready to be outraged and call someone misogynistic from behind their keyboard at a moments notice.
You go to a comedy club, you don’t like the comedian, you leave. That’s it. You don’t heckle. I’m sad to see Tosh have to apologize at all.
I’m not a big fan of rape on misogynistic jokes myself. I joined in the dogpile on comedian Colin Kane on Twitter last week..because his Twitter is mean and unfunny. It may work in a club, I have no idea because I will never go see him. But he should be allowed to say whatever he wants .. it’s called freedom of speech.
A working comedian shouldn’t have to worry about internet backlash from every controversial subject.
You don’t like Tosh? fine. Colin Kane is misogynistic? yup. Mad at Carolla because he thinks men are funnier than women? sure.
But are we really ready to tell comedians what subjects are OK to joke about?
” “you can’t joke about rape. Rape’s not funny.”
I say, “fuck you, I think it’s hilarious. How do you like that?”
I can prove to you that rape is funny. Picture Porky Pig raping Elmer Fudd.
See, hey why do you think they call him “Porky,” eh? I know what you’re going to say.
“Elmer was asking for it. Elmer was coming on to Porky.” - GEORGE CARLIN
“You wouldn’t even be alive if your mother hadn’t raped a homeless Chinese man”-LOUIS CK
“Uh-Oh, Spahgehttios..”—Pelician Bay inmate before he’s raped by his callmate “Spahgehttios DeCenzo”- Patton Oswalt
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- laurencesmb said: Re: your reblog, I think it’s dumb that she heckled him but he was dumber by basically saying, “HAHA I HOPE SHE GETS RAPED!!”. No one’s in the right but he is wrongerer.
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- jessicacabot said: I totally disagree. Part of a working comedian’s JOB is to deal with backlash. WE deal with backlash. He’s allowed to joke about whatever he wants, but we all face consequences for what we say, comedians or not.
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