Posts Tagged ‘jokes’

Explain the Hillary Clinton “Nutcracker” Joke

Wondering why anyone would buy the "Billary Clinton Kitchen Tool Combo Set," which includes a corkscrew in the likeness of Bill Clinton and a nutcracker made in the image of Hillary Clinton? Same!
"Novelty kitchen tool set includes Hillary Clinton nutcracker and Bill Clinton corkscrew," the product description on reads. "Corkscrew and nutcracker make a [...]

The Anatomy of a Tucker Max Joke

In a promotional blitz for his film, I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, Tucker Max has published a series of comedic "facts" to help publicize the IHTSBIH way of life. "Blind girls never see you coming," reads one insight; "The best thing about fat girls is heart disease," reads another. These "facts" have been [...]

Sarah Palin And the “Hypocrisy” Trap

It is a simple formula for both comedy and political commentary:
Take a public figure (Sarah Palin) who holds disagreeable views (abstinence-only education). Zero in on an aspect of her personal life counter to those views (her own teen daughter, Bristol Palin, becoming pregnant). Reveal the comedic irony and/or hypocrisy of the public/private contrast. Repeat ad [...]

Inappropriate Rape Joke Video Corner

Ha, ha, oh, women are always lying about being raped in order to get out of sticky situations. That's why the Office is a renowned, award-winning comedy program—because it's so true to life! But spoilsport Jessica Valenti over at Feministing didn't like the Office's recent rape joke. "I generally really love The Office and think [...]