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offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2021-11-19 03:32 [#02613950]
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"people of color spend an average of 64 more hours a year
on buses than white people" --NPR

peanut gallery: you wanted to sit on the bus so bad and
now that you have it you've lost interest


i guess i'd more call it a cruel irony. when i heard that
quote, i genuinely thought it was horrible, but i still
laughed aloud. that, i think, it's just the irony that
amuses me, because racist jokes usually don't


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2021-11-19 03:37 [#02613951]
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i guess it can be inclusive-or. something can be funny and
horrible simultaneously


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2021-11-19 03:42 [#02613952]
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here, i guess, as a trajectory, let's dial it down from
funny/horrible to funny/ethnic_joke

q: how many jewish mothers does it take to change a
lightbulb?
a: "...oh, that's alright....... i'll just sit here in the
dark"


 

online ijonspeches from 109P/Swift-Tuttle on 2021-11-21 09:17 [#02614072]
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a friend who studied pedagogic theatre showed me an example
of inclusive ethnic joke. but i cant remember it. it is
possible to make a joke and not make fun of somebody at the
same time.

for all those horrible jokes, i think its very subjective.
some get offended some dont. and let me get one thing
straight:
im really pissed off by the amount of shitstorming people
who arent personally affected. while, yes, it is good to
have a safe enviroment and society, but art is a whole other
beast.

also because secondly: many of those horrible jokes do have
a very effective way of pointing out grievances. the bus
joke is a perfect example.

now for my personal taste i prefer the grittiness of a sarah
silverman showing me the mirror (as a first world citizen),
than i enjoy dave chapelle, but i wouldnt say one is better
than the other.
what i really would like is to maintain a solid artistic
freedom and that we all dont take ourselves so seriously.
sometimes you just have to talk about that huge elephant in
the room. hopefully it takes the edge off for someone.

in short: let´s not have an art police


 

offline umbroman3 from United Kingdom on 2021-11-21 09:53 [#02614073]
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I've seen nudes of Sarah Silverman and Eva Green. Sarah is
minging


 

offline Hyperflake from Wirral (United Kingdom) on 2021-11-21 13:51 [#02614077]
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i saw them though she looked alright, Eva green is next
level though


 

offline marlowe from Antarctica on 2021-11-21 16:32 [#02614078]
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We know she hasn't seen nudes of you because she's still
alive.


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2021-11-22 05:53 [#02614085]
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the Most Sarah Silvermanmoment Ever is when she was cast in
a two-part star trek voyager episode set on earth in the
60's and she groundhogs out of the sunroof of a moving motor
car piloted by, i think tuvac, threatening: I'm
groundhogging out of the door. I'm going to scream. I'm
going to Scream. Really. Loud

terrifying


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2021-11-22 06:00 [#02614086]
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thank you for what is, i suppose, the closest thing to a
serious reply so far. an inclusive ethnic joke, seems very
fiddly, like a lady at the salon attempting to pry your
credit card off the formica with inch-long fingernail
extensions. however, this is not that.

i guess i can clarify my situation: i reflexively laughed
out loud at something, and was then confused why i did.
that, as before, in the same way i'm not a huge fan of fart
jokes, racist jokes bore me, actually, more than anything.
lazy shite. so i'm thinking about it and i realize it's the
irony, the role of busing in black history in america, now
it's a problem too many black people are on the bus

and if you can divorce the human tragedy from this, you have
to admit is pretty ironic and hilarious

how horrible on this is on a scale from The Weather Channel
to pewdiepie


 


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