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Artie Lange apologizes to ESPN’s Cari Champion for slavery jokes, blames ‘these groups’ for getting booted from @Midnight

Artie Lange apologizes to ESPN’s Cari Champion for slavery jokes, blames ‘these groups’ for getting booted from @Midnight

By | November 5, 2014 at 3:44 pm | No comments

In a story that's still developing, Artie Lange claims he's not allowed to appear on @Midnight tonight due to a series of tweets/jokes he wrote about ESPN correspondent Cari Champion, in which he fantasized about her being a slave and having sex with her. Champion is black....

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Marlon Wayans insults Australian singer Delta Goodrem for being a terrible dancer, people lose their minds, Wayans tells people to suck it

Marlon Wayans insults Australian singer Delta Goodrem for being a terrible dancer, people lose their minds, Wayans tells people to suck it

By | August 4, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 4 comments

Marlon Wayans, host of TBS series Funniest Wins, poked fun at Australian singer Delta Goodrem last night at Beyonce and Jay Z's "On the Run" tour stop at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA. Snapping a photo of himself looking confused and a little frightened, he posted on Instagram...

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Watch Tracy Morgan tell Letterman gay rant was a misunderstanding

Watch Tracy Morgan tell Letterman gay rant was a misunderstanding

By | October 11, 2011 at 12:37 pm | One comment

Though Tracy Morgan has long since apologized -- in public, many times -- for his seemingly anti-gay rant he delivered at a stand-up show in Nashville on June 3, the comedian addressed the issue once again last night. Though, in his defense, it was only because David Letterman...

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Did supposedly “racist” comedy segment need to be pulled from Fox-owned Fuel TV?

Did supposedly “racist” comedy segment need to be pulled from Fox-owned Fuel TV?

By | September 8, 2011 at 11:17 pm | No comments

In another instance of political correctness in comedy being taken way too far, Fuel TV had to pull a sports segment due to offending the Asian American community. Comedian Bob Oschack went out as a "man on the street" to interview Asian college students at the University of...

Posted in: Opinion, TV/Movies

Punchline Mag analysis: Are comedians now destined to apologize forever?

By | July 5, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 9 comments

George Carlin famously said, "I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately." Most that read that quote don't realize there is a horrific dark side to that quote. Often when crossing the line, as a comedian, you can go to a...

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