June 21, 2012
newyorker:

This cartoon recently sparked a lively debate on The New Yorker’s Facebook page between those who felt it slighted Italian heritage, and those who felt like cartoon editor Bob Mankoff, that it was “an adult appreciation of absurdity”.  
Click-through for more from Bob Mankoff on why we’re able to enjoy derogatory jokes and disparagement humor: http://nyr.kr/LCcAxJ

newyorker:

This cartoon recently sparked a lively debate on The New Yorker’s Facebook page between those who felt it slighted Italian heritage, and those who felt like cartoon editor Bob Mankoff, that it was “an adult appreciation of absurdity”.  

Click-through for more from Bob Mankoff on why we’re able to enjoy derogatory jokes and disparagement humor: http://nyr.kr/LCcAxJ

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  1. makruk1848 reblogged this from kryz
  2. crpleprone reblogged this from dont-get-it and added:
    I would imagine something something UNIONS something something ITALIANS
  3. loafman reblogged this from newyorker and added:
    Slight THIS!
  4. immortalnewsspork reblogged this from newyorker and added:
    I was reblogging this post anyways because I thought the cartoon was funny, but the humour discussion is very...
  5. taimeje reblogged this from newyorker
  6. dont-get-it reblogged this from newyorker and added:
    I Don’t Get It
  7. jackmalaka reblogged this from newyorker and added:
    uh….
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  13. insomniambulism reblogged this from newyorker and added:
    There is a difference between stereotypical and stereotyping. ;)
  14. ajoyner reblogged this from newyorker and added:
    Sorry, but this post at the New Yorker is wrapped up in a bunch of privilege. I don’t find this cartoon offensive, but...
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