• Artie Lange apologizes to ESPN’s Cari Champion for slavery jokes, blames ‘these groups’ for getting booted from @Midnight

    In a story that’s still developing, Artie Lange claims he’s not allowed to appear on @Midnight tonight due to a series of tweets/jokes he wrote about ESPN correspondent Cari Champion, in which he fantasized about her being a slave and having sex with her. Champion is black. “They’re now telling me I can’t appear on @Midnight tonight because of the pressure they’re getting from these groups,” Lange tweeted. “But who

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    Marlon Wayans insults Australian singer Delta Goodrem for being a terrible dancer, people lose their minds, Wayans tells people to suck it

    Marlon Wayans, host of TBS series Funniest Wins, poked fun at Australian singer Delta Goodrem last night at Beyonce and Jay Z’s “On the Run” tour stop at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA. Snapping a photo of himself looking confused and a little frightened, he posted on Instagram the following message: “Man I got the most UNRHYTHMIC WHITE WOMAN dancing next to me at the jay and bay concert…this

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    Watch Tracy Morgan tell Letterman gay rant was a misunderstanding

    Though Tracy Morgan has long since apologized — in public, many times — for his seemingly anti-gay rant he delivered at a stand-up show in Nashville on June 3, the comedian addressed the issue once again last night. Though, in his defense, it was only because David Letterman asked him to do so. “I just think it was a misunderstanding,” Morgan told Letterman on Late Show. I was up there

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    Did supposedly “racist” comedy segment need to be pulled from Fox-owned Fuel TV?

    In another instance of political correctness in comedy being taken way too far, Fuel TV had to pull a sports segment due to offending the Asian American community. Comedian Bob Oschack went out as a “man on the street” to interview Asian college students at the University of Southern California about the new inclusion of Colorado and Utah into the newly formed PAC-12. None of the students seem to have

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    Punchline Mag analysis: Are comedians now destined to apologize forever?

    George Carlin famously said, “I think it’s the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.” Most that read that quote don’t realize there is a horrific dark side to that quote. Often when crossing the line, as a comedian, you can go to a place that is incredibly offensive to people and, most importantly, not funny. Yet, in 2011, we see

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