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Rosemary McCabe meets comedian Joanne McNally.

Rosemary writes:

I chat to comedian Joanne McNally about whether or not comedy should exist in a safe space, if cultural appropriation is something we really have to worry about and why her parents dressed her brother up as an SS officer….

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14 thoughts on “Jo Knows

  1. Jesús, María, and Josépha

    The Fash has obviously come off the Mob. Is this what people are reduced to now? Personal Journal podcasts?

    1. paul

      I read ‘The Fash’ and immediately thought “I wonder what John Fashanu is up to these days”. Not being fond of gay people and connecting with Scientology it seems.

  2. john f

    I am confident that people will snap out of this “self-censorship in the name of political correctness” fad.
    There seems to be ever-increasing animosity from the general public towards the “offended by everything” crowd……. and well they find this offensive, Jesus wept.

    1. paul

      “It’s now very common to hear people say, “I’m rather offended by that,” as if that gives them certain rights. It’s no more than a whine. It has no meaning, it has no purpose, it has no reason to be respected as a phrase.”

      Stephen Fry.

  3. Clampers Outside!

    ” Should comedy exist in a “safe space”? ”

    The question is even wrong. It should be, “can comedy exist in a ‘safe space’? ”

    And the answer is, no.

    I’ll stop now, with this… I’ve to get the dinner on :)
    “a joke isn’t a joke unless it’s at someone’s expense” Christopher Hitchens

      1. Clamper's Ma

        You say you were putting on the dinner but I could hear you up in the bathroom. I’m not completely deaf y’know. I know what you were doing.

        *What was that Hitchin’s quote again?

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