Misogyny affecting amateur Chicago comedy scene

By | July 24, 2008 at 5:57 pm | No comments | News

Timeout Chicago just did a feature on the city’s amateur comedy scene, describing is as misogynistic, often borderline-hateful environment. “…most comedians admit that the open-mike circuit is a breeding ground for the worst offenders: rape jokes, the casual use of derogatory terms and anti-feminist rants,” reads the article.
The boys’ club accusation definitely has merit, [...]

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