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Laughspin Podcast episode 58: Kathy Griffin, Natasha Leggero, rape jokes

Laughspin Podcast episode 58: Kathy Griffin, Natasha Leggero, rape jokes

By | June 6, 2013 at 3:27 pm | No comments

On a new episode of the Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I chat about Kathy Griffin breaking a so-called comedy record. Spoiler alert: I take offense at a comment she made about George Carlin. We'll also get into the rape joke debate, reignited this time by a discussion between...

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Comedian Jim Norton talks about his debate on rape jokes and ‘rape culture’ with feminist writer Lindy West (Audio)

Comedian Jim Norton talks about his debate on rape jokes and ‘rape culture’ with feminist writer Lindy West (Audio)

By | June 3, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 3 comments

Starting at the 1:02 hour mark and ending at the 1:15 mark in the audio below, you can listen to comedian Jim Norton's summation of his recent debate about rape jokes and "rape culture" with feminist blogger Lindy West. The audio is from today's Opie & Anthony Show on SiriusXM....

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Feminist writer debates Jim Norton: calls comedy clubs ‘dark basements full of angry men,’ makes rape joke (Video)

Feminist writer debates Jim Norton: calls comedy clubs ‘dark basements full of angry men,’ makes rape joke (Video)

By | May 31, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 55 comments

Last night’s debate between comedian Jim Norton and Jezebel writer Lindy West on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell was moving swimmingly until the latter characterized comedy clubs as “dark basements full of angry men.” It was in response to Bell’s question, “Are...

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