Tag Archives: Daniel Tosh

Sarah Silverman demonstrates how to make a rape joke

TweetOne of my favorite things about a lot of the feminist response to Daniel Tosh’s rape “joke” is the way it’s taken a nuanced approach to the issue instead of repeating the tired soundbite that no rape jokes are funny. As Maya said in the Weekly Feminist Reader: “If there’s one thing the Daniel Tosh [...]
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Daniel Tosh was heckled & that’s the real crime or how not to write a real headline

TweetDaniel Tosh’s comments to the woman he joked about being gang-raped did not constitute an apology but a “fauxpology,“  as Vanessa pointed out yesterday. Tosh uses some classic tricks to apologize, without really apologizing. Trick One: I was misquoted. Tosh seeks to relieve himself of any responsibility, since, hey, he didn’t even say it. Trick [...]
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Daniel Tosh “jokes” that woman in audience should be raped at stand-up show

Tweet As you might have heard, this happened:  So Tosh then starts making some very generalizing, declarative statements about rape jokes always being funny, how can a rape joke not be funny, rape is hilarious, etc. I don’t know why he was so repetitive about it but I felt provoked because I, for one, DON’T [...]
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