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Seth Meyers: Liberals Are ‘More Sensitive’ About Jokes

2 years agoNews : Mediaite

The Cornell Sun published an interview with Seth Meyers on Friday, in which the SNL writer discussed his background in comedy and joking about politicians. Mentioning how jokes about the crop of GOP candidates seem to write themselves, Meyers then said liberals may be more sensitive to the jokes because the view the show as safe territory.
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WATCH: Seth Meyers’ Strangely Topical Osama Bin Laden Joke

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Best Week Ever (3 years ago)

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United States / Seattle : Slog (2 days ago)

The only thing worse than repeating a joke to death is pulling the joke apart in an attempt to figure out how it works. That’s probably why Mike Sacks named his book of interviews with comedy writers Poking a Dead Frog; to tempt fat... Read Post

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Entertainment : Speakeasy - WSJ.com (5 years ago)

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