Patton Oswalt: Daniel Tosh Criticism Can Be 'Dangerous'
There's no cheaper, more depressing sign of how quickly we're riding toward a future where even the most meaningful sentiments get stripped down to tiny strings of characters, writes Jesse Singal.
By now you're probably well aware of the person and incident at the center of the latest episode of the long-running pop culture series, "You're Not Allowed To Say That Because It'll Make Me Cry."
We've had a lot of conversation on this blog about the way Daniel Tosh handled a woman who told him rape jokes weren't funny at a recent show. There are a lot of threads to parse here—how people handle heckling (and how clubs should handle them)*,
It was a volatile week, so making a call is going to be tough.
Daniel Tosh, host of Comedy Central's "Tosh.0," tweeted an apology after a woman who attended one of his stand-up concerts blogged that the comedian was making jokes about rape.