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9 Brave Comedians Who Shun Woke Rules
3 months ago

9 Brave Comedians Who Shun Woke Rules

There’s little doubt where Lenny Bruce would stand on Louis C.K.’s recent kerfuffle.

Bruce would defend the disgraced comic to the bitter end, no matter if he “agreed” with the …
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The Fatal Flaw Behind Today’s Woke Comedy
7 months ago

The Fatal Flaw Behind Today’s Woke Comedy

Woke comedy tries to be didactic and fails because it has nothing profound or interesting to teach. But tons of real, good comedy is didactic.

Recently Robert Tracinski mistakenly argued …
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John Cleese Says South Not Ready for ‘Life of Brian’
1 year ago

John Cleese Says South Not Ready for ‘Life of Brian’

Don’t expect John Cleese to show up on a college campus anytime soon. Or, for that matter, the Deep South.

The Monty Python co-founder, known for his off-kilter and sometimes …
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Cleese Cool with Losing Half His Fans (If They Like Trump)
2 years ago

Cleese Cool with Losing Half His Fans (If They Like Trump)

John Cleese considers his Twitter account like a cyber Town Hall.

The Monty Python alum weighs in on the news, his recent activities and, more than some stars, responds to …
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Liberal Comic Defends PC Codes … to a Point
3 years ago

Liberal Comic Defends PC Codes … to a Point

Satirist Dylan Brody takes a different approach.

“PC is largely a label … created by people who want to say things that I find utterly reprehensible,” says Brody, a former …
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5 Liberal Comics Rebelling Against PC Handcuffs
3 years ago

5 Liberal Comics Rebelling Against PC Handcuffs

Seinfeld’s now-famous rant against that PC mindset started a wave of discontent among comedians. After all, they make their living by poking fun at our foibles. Audiences unwilling to be …
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