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  • Why Bill Burr’s Jokes Targeting Feminism Are Pro-Woman

    09/23/2019 8:37:29 AM PDT · by TomServo · 19 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 9/23/2019 | Ellie Bufkin
    Comedy specials have become a bugle call for herds of people looking for reasons to be offended and to demand the end of a celebrity’s career. They have also become a “safe space” for people who like to laugh at politically incorrect humor and provide relief from a life where saying what you really mean is incredibly risky. Bill Burr’s “Paper Tiger” is no exception, delivering a swift kick straight into the hornet’s nest of strident feminism. In his hour-long Netflix special, Burr is undaunted by the recent backlash against all forms of comedy by people who seem affronted by...
  • Judge refuses to dismiss Chicago's lawsuit against Jussie Smollett

    10/22/2019 9:15:33 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 22, 2019 | Justine Coleman
    A federal judge on Tuesday declined to dismiss the city of Chicago’s lawsuit against former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett. U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall rejected a motion filed by Smollett’s attorneys, The Associated Press reported. The lawyers argued in the motion, filed last month, that Smollett should not have to pay the city $130,000 because the actor did not know how much time and money would be dedicated to investigating his allegations that he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack. Smollett told police in January that two men attacked him and used racial and homophobic slurs as...
  • Dave Chappelle ‘Sticks & Stones’: Why I’m not allowed to say f*ggot but allowed to say N-word?

    09/04/2019 6:17:35 AM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 78 replies
    Stick and Stones Special
    So she sits me down. We have a nice conversation. She tells me, “Oh, the sketches are great.” I go, “Oh, fantastic. Well, then… well, then, why am I here?” She said, “Because, David, there’s no way… that you can ever say the word… “f*ggot” on our network. I didn’t know I did anything wrong. I didn’t try to defend myself. I said, “All right. F*** it, I’ll take it out. Have a good afternoon.” And as I was leaving, it occurred to me. “Hey. Hey, Renée, quick question. It’s just a question. Seriously, I wanna know. Like, wh-why is...