Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Must not joke about African names

As Steve Martin found:

Martin was joking with fans when a follower asked him, “Is this how you spell lasonia?” Martin replied: “It depends. Are you in an African-American neighborhood or at an Italian restaurant?”

He was joking about how similar the African name "lasonia" sounded to "lasagna"

He got into big trouble

Details here


Anonymous said...

Being "offended" has become a huge cottage industry for blacks and their self-loathing, guilt-ridden White liberal enablers. You can bet Steve Martin will have to submit to a shake-down (ie. $$$) over this.

Anonymous said...

It is easier to be offended than to let the truth convict you of your shortcomings.

Anonymous said...

I've always said I have the right to offend anyone I choose and if they want to offend me ...let them try

Anonymous said...

Being a comedian is more dangerous than ever.

Anonymous said...

The things and/words people find offensive change over time. I wonder who keeps the magic list and lets us know when it's time to be offended. Just my observation, but being appears to often be a choice made by the offended.