A potential enemy to comedians is lurking in comedy clubs and possibly threatening the livelihoods of stand-up comedians. No, it is not the drunk heckler yelling obscenities or the dead, awkward silence after an awful joke. It’s the smartphone, and since the dawn of YouTube it has caught comedians doing everything from making awful stolen [...]
Chick-Fil-A’s Gay Marriage Stance and Other Bad Jokes: Should Only Fans Be Able To Call Out YouTube Artists?
In a recent interview with The New York Times, comedian Chris Rock made his own opinions known about whether social media disasters like Chick-Fil-A’s opposition to gay marriage and the comedic failings of Daniel Tosh are relevant. He said, “We just live in a world where the audience gets a say now. My actual belief? [...]