Political Correctness in Comedy

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Comedy is at risk of becoming bland as more and more people ‘take offence’ even when if they listened properly to what the comic is saying they are usually using comedy to subvert ideas, point out hypocrisy and draw attention to injustice.

In this article Jack Dee highlights the issue.

Tomorrow night at OverTheLyne@Westlintongolfclub Bruce Fummey will be dealing with the very issue of what we should and should be offended by! Tickets still available from Over The Lyne or West Linton golf course.

https://www.standard.co.uk/comment/comment/matthew-dancona-political-correctness-is-rapidly-becoming-a-curse-on-democracy-a3634106.html

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