Tag Archives: Homophobia

Communication Breakdown

Homophobic Friends

Video editor Tijana Mamula has made a shocking discovery: Sitcoms are riddled with homophobia, especially the long-running, Emmy Award-winning Friends. In truth, of course, there’s no shock. If you’ve watched any sitcom in the last 30 years you’re familiar with the genre’s formulaic, lowest-common-denominator approach to humor. Cheap jokes, or laugh tracks instructing you when and where to chuckle,…

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Tracy Morgan’s Gay Problems

Tracy Morgan’s homophobia problem persists. Last Saturday he performed at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, and according to audience member Kevin Rogers, “the show was your typical hysterical dick, cum and pussy humor.” At least, until it wasn’t. “I figured at some point the gay jokes would fly and I’m well prepared for a good ribbing of straight gay humor,” Rogers writes.…

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