I’m something of an expert when it comes to receiving a non-apology apology. For the uninitiated, the non-apology apology is the Pavlovian response that complainants receive when they question an editorial decision on ‘acceptable’ jokes and has risen with the tide of humour, which leaves its integrity at the door.
There has been a spate of celebrities defending rape jokes to the world and their fan base on Twitter recently.
A video getting some attention recently is a clip from the US sitcom Louie .The show, reminiscent of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm, features comedian Louis CK playing a loosely autobiographical, fictional version of himself. In the clip in question, the comedian and a group of his male friends (also comedians) crack wise while playing [...]
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