Dr. Lerna Lott and her students:
I really enjoyed this, and you touched on my core comedic principle: “Only bullies make fun of people who are weaker than they are.” It’s why sexist, racist, or homophobic isn’t funny — not because of “political correctness” but because it’s bullying. If you’re exposing hypocrisy, then Marcus Bachmann is gay or Rush Limbaugh is fat jokes make sense.
Thank you Stephen! You understand exactly what I am saying here. Real comedians instinctively know that bully humor just isn’t funny.
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