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Wed Jan 7, 2015, 10:02 PM

U.K.: Sue Perkins attacks rape joke comedians

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In an interview with Radio Times she has said that she is worried about the jokes made by some male comedians, including Dapper Laughs, real name Daniel O’Reilly, who was sacked by ITV last year after rape jokes made by him emerged online.

“It’s not all right to make rape jokes,” Perkins said. “I think comedy has become very tribal and worryingly sectarian."

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shenmue Jan 2015 OP
niyad Jan 2015 #1
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ismnotwasm Jan 2015 #3
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Response to shenmue (Original post)

Wed Jan 7, 2015, 10:13 PM

1. and waiting for the usual suspects in 3. . . 2. . . . 1. .

thank you for posting this.

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Response to niyad (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 7, 2015, 10:32 PM

2. You're welcome

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Response to shenmue (Original post)

Thu Jan 8, 2015, 09:10 AM

3. Good for her

Besides the obvious problems, rape jokes are a cheap shot, a replacment for talent. Even George Carlin couldn't make Rape jokes work-- he told cutesy little unfunny lame ones-- and there are few few comedians who have that level of talent.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Reply #3)

Thu Jan 8, 2015, 09:49 AM

4. Sarah Silverman has a few good ones

 

because of their satirical bite.

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