Robin Williams’ 100 Greatest Jokes (Unabridged) – Player Publications

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Robin Williams’ 100 Greatest Jokes (Unabridged)

Player Publications

Genre: Comedy

Price: $ 3.95

Publish Date: December 17, 2014

© ℗ © 2014 Player Publications

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Best Jokes: Best Funny Jokes for Adults: Funny Jokes, Stories & Riddles, Book 2 (Unabridged) – Joe King

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Best Jokes: Best Funny Jokes for Adults: Funny Jokes, Stories & Riddles, Book 2 (Unabridged)

Joe King

Genre: Comedy

Price: $ 3.95

Publish Date: February 3, 2017

© ℗ © 2017 Joe King

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Kourtney Kardashian Jokes She’s The ‘Third Wheel’ As Khloé Kardashian & Tristan Thompson Pack On The PDA

Khloe Kardashian is feeling like the third wheel! The reality star shared a sweet and silly peek at Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson getting cozy on a night out together, but Tristan might have taken things a bit too far at the last second!


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Knock Knock Jokes for Kids (Unabridged) – Earl Edwards

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Knock Knock Jokes for Kids (Unabridged)

Earl Edwards

Genre: Comedy

Price: $ 3.95

Publish Date: September 6, 2013

© ℗ © 2013 Earl A Edwards

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The Encyclopedia of Bad Jokes (Unabridged) – Robert Hollenbach

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The Encyclopedia of Bad Jokes (Unabridged)

Robert Hollenbach

Genre: Comedy

Price: $ 5.95

Publish Date: August 18, 2009

© ℗ © 2009 Phoenix Books

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101+ Music Jokes – LOL Funny Jokes Club

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101+ Music Jokes

LOL Funny Jokes Club

Genre: Music

Publish Date: August 14, 2017

Publisher: Hey Sup Bye Publishing

Seller: Smashwords, Inc.


101+ Funny Music & Musician Jokes Did you know that laughing can have positive physical and mental effects on the body? Laughter can lower blood pressure, lighten tense situations, and help you bond with friends and family. Jokes, humor, and comedy come in many forms. Whether it is a few funny jokes, a silly joke book, or a funny movie, we can all benefit from the positive effects of comedy and humor! You'll love this hilarious joke book. Share a funny joke with a friend today! -101+ funny jokes for about music -Great to send as text messages to friends -Silly and hilarious jokes, comedy, and humor -Lots of funny jokes and entertainment With this MASSIVE collection of music and musician jokes you can make everyone laugh! This ebook full of funny jokes is perfect for any occasion. You and your friends will laugh for hours at this funny joke book. Uses for funny jokes… -Can aid in story-telling -Great for conversation starters and texts -Improves conversation and social skills -Can make others laugh, smile, and be more playful -Can lighten tense moods and create rapport with others -Funny Music and Musician Jokes! The LOL Funny Jokes Club is dedicated to comedy. We'll tickle your funny bone with our side-splitting jokes and humor. Whether it's funny and hilarious one-liners, dirty adult jokes, or laugh-out-loud rib tickling knee slappers, the LOL Funny Jokes Club does it all! Scroll up and click "buy" to start laughing now!

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Colin Jost on His Favorite SNL Jokes and Playing Football With Aaron Rodgers

Over the years, Saturday Night Live has earned a reputation for its cast and staff putting in long hours and grueling weeks to get a show on the air. From marathon sessions writing jokes, to starting from scratch on skits that aren’t working, it’s basically a six-day-a-week job during the season. As head writer and co-anchor of “Weekend Update” on SNL, Colin Jost knows this all too well.


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Jost has been working on the show for over a decade, having started back in 2005 as a writer before rising up to be one of the co-head writers. Over that time, Jost has figured out how to balance all his responsibilities to get things done. For all the craziness that can go on when you’re writing comedy for hours on end, Jost’s tips are pretty simple.

“It’s a little exercise and sleep,” Jost told Men’s Journal. “It’s crazy, because you do the show every week and then you kind of forget what you did last week, because you’re working on the current week, and on it goes. If I can do some kind of exercise three or four days a week, it helps keep me sane. And I know sleep is obvious, but it can really help things to wake up fresh and work more efficiently the next day, rather than stay up all night and work like I did back when I was like 22.”

Jost got to put some of those tips to work this summer while starring with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers on a new campaign for Izod. Jost gets pretty physical in the video, which he co-wrote and makes fun of some of the more traditional menswear ads and clichés of the past.

I became an expert with nunchucks, and now I have a pair in my office so I can try and intimidate young writers.

In the campaign, Jost and Rodgers teamed up to make some meta jokes about those traditional ads, and show off some of Jost’s other “skills” in the process—like playing ping-pong with nunchucks:

Jost spoke with Men’s Journal about his favorite Saturday Night Live skits he got to work on, his essential travel tips, playing football with Aaron Rodgers, and who he’s rooting for this NFL season.

What are some of your favorite jokes you’ve worked on for Weekend Update?

I really liked writing and working on the “Drunk Uncle” character that Bobby Moynihan would do was one I enjoyed, and he was just so good at it. I also really enjoyed the character Cecily Strong would do, the “Girl You Wish You Didn’t Start a Conversation With At a Party,” and writing for the David Ortiz “Big Papi” character that Kenan Thompson would do. The three of them are all such great performers and I enjoyed writing those characters and coming up with jokes for them. They’re all incredible actors so it’s crazy to have written some of them, and then be on “Weekend Update” alongside them as characters. It’s so fun to be out there with them and see how much the audience loves them. That’s a special thing I’m enjoying more now that I’m not constantly a ball of nerves out there so you can go out there and enjoy those moments and have fun.

What was it like working with Aaron Rodgers and getting to show off some of your football skills in the Izod video?

The whole crew was great for it and they made the experience really enjoyable, it felt like a vacation in that sense. Aaron was really funny in it, and he has a lot more experience at this point with commercials then I do, so it was fun to see him set the tone and be really funny by playing it straight and get the tone right.


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You got pretty acrobatic in the video. Was that you doing all your own stunts?

Absolutely, I do all my own stunts. Sometimes, the way I do them is so impressive that you have to get someone else to do them, but I attempt all my own stunts and sometimes someone else eventually has to get in there. I may not be successful, but I try. The crazy skills competition was funny and I did actually get to learn to use nunchucks a little bit. I became an expert with nunchucks, and now I have a pair in my office so I can try and intimidate young writers [laughs]. I’m not really a skilled ping-pong player, so I had to learn a little bit of that on the fly too.

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Izod

What was it like being able to show your personality in a different setting than SNL?

It was liberating and fun to do it. I don’t get to film a lot of things on the show because I usually have my hands full with “Weekend Update” and writing a lot of other sketches, so it was really a lot of fun to get to do it. Being on the set like that was some of the most fun I’ve had in the moment of shooting something and it was just a really cool experience. It was easy in that sense to be working with someone like Aaron on it.

You do shows around the country and travel a lot during the year. Do you have any travel tips or any essential gear you always try to bring with you?

These days, definitely a phone charger. I still manage to somehow forget it even when I remember it. Something essential I think is a good is having a pair of shoes you can wear for everything when you’re on your trip. If you can wear them most days, that’s pretty big because they can take up a lot in your bag, and if you could only wear one pair of shoes for a week and get away with it—I am always happy doing that. Having multiple shoes on a trip is a lot if you’re just taking one bag. At this point, I’ve really streamlined things and I’ve learned through experience what to bring and what not to bring. I keep it as simple as I can, basically, if I can wear most of my outfit for the week right on the plane I’m pretty happy.

With football season about to start, do you have a team you root for?

I am a big New York Giants fan. I’m excited for the season and to see what Saquon Barkley can do. I’ll admit I’m also a big Aaron Rodgers fan as a football player, so it was pretty cool to appear with him in a project like this. It’s pretty rare you get to do that with an athlete you watch play, so it was really cool to work with him.

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Clean Jokes, Inspirational Stories and More (Unabridged) – Ron Dykstra

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Clean Jokes, Inspirational Stories and More (Unabridged)

Ron Dykstra

Genre: Comedy

Price: $ 9.95

Publish Date: January 15, 2010

© ℗ © 2010 Tate Publishing

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Episode 183 Scott Adams: CIA Directors Who Can’t Recognize Jokes, RBS Scumbags

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  • Chuck Schumer agreed with future President Trump on immigration
  • African American support for President Trump now at 39%
  • Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) alleged fraud, Business Insider
  • John Brennan explains why he began the Trump/Russia investigation
  • Who you know is a gigantic advantage…
    • WhenHub Interface app can help, connects you with experts
  • Denial of Service (DOS) attack on Blight Authority website

 

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Azealia Banks Blasts Wild ‘N Out, Says She Was Ambushed By Colorism Jokes

Source: American rapper Azealia Banks performs at O2 Academy, Brixton Featuring: Azealia Banks Where: London, United Kingdom When: 19 Sep 2014 Credit: Carsten Windhorst/WENN.com 

Another day and Azealia Banks is complaining. This time the enigmatic artist is blasting Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘N Out for allegedly ambushing her with tasteless colorism jokes during a taping. 

Banks claim she had been invited just to perform and wasn’t supposed to participate in the freestyle battle portion where feelings are known to get hurt.

Instead, Banks claims she got hit with the jig, particularly with jokes about her brown skin and being called ugly, which caused her to cry.

“They planned this – hit me on short notice, told me I didn’t have to participate in the coon ass freestyle battles ,(not my style) and I was to sing my song and go home. I show up and some guy who’s darker than me starts calling me ugly and being colorist, then all of a sudden a choir of the most disgustingly basic, local, cattle call “urban” pseudo comedic “FAT BECause You sit in a chair all day” greasy soul food induced south of the mason Dixon ,self hatred,” read part of her message on Instagram.

She added, “Ass It#backwards, post-Jim crow , post traumatic slave disorder true self esteem less, Ward of the state CLOWNS with their low scale and highly UNimpressive resumes, start going off about how the beautiful Azealia Banks looks! I’ve never felt so much hate and rage for anyone else than I did in that moment.”

Due to Banks’ history, we gotta hear both sides. Also worth mentioning, Banks posted photos relaying she had a good time, including meeting Lil Yachty, at the taping.

Nick Cannon has responded (see on the flip).

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Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons (Unabridged) – Mike Reiss & Mathew Klickstein

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Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons (Unabridged)

Mike Reiss & Mathew Klickstein

Genre: Arts & Entertainment

Price: $ 22.95

Publish Date: June 12, 2018

© ℗ © 2018 HarperAudio

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Memorable Jokes – Jack Nothing

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Memorable Jokes

Jack Nothing

Genre: Graphic Novels

Publish Date: June 8, 2013

Publisher: Jack Nothing

Seller: Smashwords


Inspired by the success of Jane Parks’ 50 Best Jokes. But written in a totally different in taste and style, this-is another eBook to add to your jest-book collection. Five minutes of your time, or less, is all it asks of you. And I promise, you won’t be disappointed. Among the crazy character found in the eBook is Don Juan who says, in one of the joke: “My thinking of a wife at 40 is that her husband should be allowed to change her, like money, into …” You’ll have to read for yourself what Don Juan says women at 40 should be changed into. As for the other characters appearing in the book there’s Captain Reece, a stingy lawyer who appears, not once but thrice. If that’s enough to whet your appetite, then we should stop here. Otherwise read it for your self. Thanks again. Jack Nothing!

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Eminem Teases Crowd with Nicki Minaj Relationship Jokes

Eminem and Nicki Minaj aren’t dating … but they’re certainly having fun with the idea. The rapper was headlining the Boston Calling festival Sunday night when he addressed the rumors — in jest — asking the crowd for their approval of the hip hop…

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Chrissy Teigen Jokes About Her ‘Asian Pear Underwear’ In Topless Postpartum Photo

Chrissy Teigen is the queen of cracking jokes about the realities of motherhood. Days after the birth of her son, the “Lip Sync Battle” star posted a photo of herself wearing a pair of stretchy, post-birth underwear, referencing a funny bit by comedian and fellow mother of two Ali Wong. Check out Chrissy’s relatable snap.


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Episode 63: Scott Explains How Jokes Work Because Half the Country is Confused

Topics:

  • Whiteboard discussion
  • Party of Hate (POH) came after me yesterday
  • 30% of people lack a sense of humor
  • 2-of-6 Rule of Humor
  • Punching UP vs. Punching DOWN
  • Jokes that don’t work
  • “Uncanny Valley” concept

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Episode 59: Tasteless Jokes and Iran

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Dave Chappelle Shreds White House For Taking Offense At Michelle Wolf’s Jokes

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John Krasinski Jokes He Ended Up With Emily Blunt Because He ‘Couldn’t Get’ Anne Hathaway

John Krasinksi is lucky wife Emily Blunt has a similar sense of humor as his! The spouses and “A Quiet Place” co-stars joined “The Graham Norton Show” recently, and dished on John’s noted love for Emily’s 2006 classic “The Devil Wears Prada” – a film he’s seen so often, he joked that he originally wanted to end up with Emily’s castmate Anne Hathaway!


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Ryan Reynolds Jokes About Divorce Rumors — Again — With Help From His Mom

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Pregnant Khloé Kardashian Jokes She’s ‘Eating Like A Beast’ In Her Third Trimester

Khloé Kardashian is enjoying a whole new kind of beast mode! The pregnant reality star revealed on her website that she’s totally given in to her cravings – and joked that things have maybe gotten out of hand in her third trimester. But don’t think Khloé’s said goodbye to her “Revenge Body” for good!


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Good Natured Bible Jokes

Q. What kind of man was Boaz before he married?
A. Ruth-less.

Q. What do they call pastors in Germany?
A. German Shepherds.

Q. Who was the greatest financier in the Bible?
A. Noah. He was floating his stock while everyone else was in liquidation.

Q. What was the greatest female financier in the Bible?
A. Pharaoh’s daughter. She went down to the bank of the Nile and drew out a little prophet.

Q. What kind of motor vehicles are in the Bible?
A. Jehovah drove Adam and Eve out of the Garden in a Fury. David’s Triumph was heard throughout the land. Honda, because the apostles were all in one
Accord.

Q. Who was the greatest comedian in the Bible?
A. Samson. He brought the house down.

Q. What excuse did Adam give to his children as to why he no longer lived in Eden?
A. Your mother ate us out of house and home.

Q. Which servant of God was the most flagrant lawbreaker in the Bible?
A. Moses. He broke all 10 commandments at once.

Q. Which area of Palestine was especially wealthy?
A. The area around Jordan. The banks were always overflowing.

Q. Who is the greatest baby sitter mentioned in the Bible?
A. David. He rocked Goliath to a very deep sleep.

Q. Which Bible character had no parents?
A. Joshua, son of Nun.

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James Caan Jokes About Shaun White, Who Didn’t He Sexually Harass? (Except Me)

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Justin Timberlake (Kinda) Jokes About The Frigid Weather In Minnesota Ahead Of Super Bowl

Justin Timberlake is cracking jokes ahead of the Super Bowl this Sunday!


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The Little Scientist’s Got Jokes

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Yo Mama Jokes Bible: Funny & Hilarious Yo Mama Jokes – Johnny B. Laughing

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Yo Mama Jokes Bible: Funny & Hilarious Yo Mama Jokes

Johnny B. Laughing

Genre: Fiction & Literature

Publish Date: August 4, 2015

Publisher: Hey Sup Bye Publishing

Seller: Smashwords


Yo Mama Jokes Bible! 350+ Funny & Hilarious Yo Mama Jokes Yo mama is so fat… Yo mama is so skinny… Yo mama is so old… Yo mama is so tall… Yo mama is so short… Yo mama is so stupid… Yo mama is so poor… Yo mama is so ugly… Yo mama is so bald… Yo mama is so hairy… Yo mama is so lazy… Other Yo mama jokes… ALL NEW YO MAMA JOKES! Yo mama is so stupid… she thought Christmas wrap was Snoop Dogg’s new song! Yo mama is so fat… she posted a picture on Instagram and it crashed! Yo mama is so tall… Shaq looks up to her! Yo mama is so ugly… she looks like she has been bobbing for apples in hot grease! Yo mama is so skinny… when she wears skinny jeans, they look like bell-bottoms! Yo mama is so old… she has an autographed Bible! Yo mama is so short … you can see her feet on her driver’s license! Yo mama is so hairy… that Bigfoot tried to take her picture! Yo mama is so fat… she sat on an iPhone and turned it into an iPad! Yo mama is so stupid… she went to a dentist to fix her Bluetooth! Yo mama is so old… her memory is in black and white! Yo mama is so poor… she put a Happy Meal on layaway! Yo mama is so ugly… she’s the reason blind dates were invented! Yo mama is so short… she can use a sock for a sleeping bag! Yo mama is so bald… you can see what’s on her mind! Best-Selling Author ~ Johnny B. Laughing The Joke King is back with another hilarious joke book full of funny, laugh-out-loud, crazy comedy and MASSIVE assortment of yo mama jokes!

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Halloween Jokes (some pretty corny, some good)

Why do demons and ghouls hang out together?
Because demons are a ghouls best friend!

Why did the ghost go into the bar?
For the Boos.

Why did the game warden arrest the ghost?
He didn’t have a haunting license.

What do you get when you cross a vampire and a snowman?
Frostbite…

How do witches keep their hair in place while flying?
With scare spray…

What is a vampires least favorite food?
Steak.

What do they teach in witching school?
Spelling.

How did the ghost say goodbye to the vampire?
So long sucker!

Why don’t skeletons ever go trick or treating?
Because they don’t have any body to go out with…

What do you call someone who puts poison in a person’s corn flakes?
A cereal killer…

What does the papa ghost say to his family when driving?
Fasten your sheet belts…

Why was there no food left after the monster’s party?
Because everybody was a-goblin!

Why was the little ghost crying?
Because he had a BOO-BOO!

What’s a Vampire’s favorite fruit?
NECKtarine!

What do you call a ghost with a broken leg?
A Hoblin Goblin!

Why didn’t the skeleton cross the road?
He didn’t have the guts!

Why does a Mummy make a bad birthday gift?
Because he is too hard to unwrap!

What do goblins and ghosts drink when they’re hot and thirsty on Halloween?
Ghoul-aid!!!

What is a Mummy’s favorite type of music?
Wrap!!!!!

What happens when a ghost gets lost in the fog?
He is mist.

What are a ghost’s favorite kind of streets?
Dead ends.

What happens when two vampires meet?
It is love at first bite!

What do you call a little monsters parents?
Mummy and Deady.

What do you get when you cross a black cat with a lemon?
Sour-puss.

What’s it like to be kissed by a vampire?
It’s a pain in the neck.

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‘SNL’ Does Its Best To Catch Up On A Summer Of Trump Jokes

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Duchess Kate Jokes With Prince William About Having ‘More Babies’

The Duchess of Cambridge has joked to Prince William about having more children as she received teddy bears as gifts for Prince George and Princess Charlotte in Poland.


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Songs, Jokes, Sad Stories

Three men worked in the Empire State Building on the 102nd floor.

One day the elevator was out of service, so they had to walk up to their office. To pass the time, they decided that one would sing a song, one would
tell a joke, and the third would tell a sad story – each taking a turn every floor until they reached the top.

Finally, as they reached the 100th floor, one man sang his last song. As they reached the 101st floor, the second guy told his last joke. As they
ascended the flight to the 102nd floor, the third man said, “I forgot the key.”

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Songs, Jokes, Sad Stories

Three men worked in the Empire State Building on the 102nd floor.

One day the elevator was out of service, so they had to walk up to their office. To pass the time, they decided that one would sing a song, one would
tell a joke, and the third would tell a sad story – each taking a turn every floor until they reached the top.

Finally, as they reached the 100th floor, one man sang his last song. As they reached the 101st floor, the second guy told his last joke. As they
ascended the flight to the 102nd floor, the third man said, “I forgot the key.”

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Yo Mama Jama – Jokes For Kids – Peter Crumpton

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Yo Mama Jama – Jokes For Kids

Five

Peter Crumpton

Genre: Fiction & Literature

Publish Date: September 11, 2015

Publisher: PeteyRF Creative

Seller: PeteyRF Creative


Yo Mama Jama – Jokes For Kids 5 with added push and play laughter!

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51 Jokes For Kids – Peter Crumpton

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51 Jokes For Kids

Peter Crumpton

Genre: Fiction & Literature

Publish Date: July 7, 2015

Publisher: PeteyRF Creative

Seller: PeteyRF Creative


51 of the best jokes that will make you laugh so hard you may even poop a little. With added push and play laughter!

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Fart Jokes for the Ages (Unabridged) – Jeffrey Jeschke

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Fart Jokes for the Ages (Unabridged)

Jeffrey Jeschke

Genre: Comedy

Price: $ 3.95

Publish Date: August 24, 2015

© ℗ © 2015 Jeffrey Dale Jeschke

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36 Jokes About Ninjas, Because We Love You And We Also Love Ninjas

Not much explanation is needed here. Ninjas are cool. We all love them, even though they mean to kill us. And we all love laughing at jokes. So why not laugh at jokes about ninjas?

The logic is airtight. Please, enjoy these 36 jokes about ninjas.

 

If a ninja kills in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?
No, it makes a corpse!

 

How does a ninja deal with fear?
He gives it to others!

 

How many ninjas does it take to change a lightbul–

Where’d that lightbulb come from??

What’s a ninja’s favorite soda?
SLICE!

How do you wake a ninja?
You don’t! It’s a decoy! Your throat’s cut!

How does a ninja pick up women?
It’s easy once they’re lifeless!

What is a ninja’s favorite sound?
Does tempered steel on Adam’s apple count?!

If you could be any type of ninja, what type would you–
Too late! You’ve been killed by a real ninja!

Do ninjas believe in God?
The more important question is, DO YOU???

How do you give a ninja directions?
Don’t worry, he’ll find you!

 

What do you use to hunt a ninja?

Your life!

 

 

How will you know when you’ve met a ninja?

The grim reaper will tell you!
What’s a ninja’s favorite sport?

You and everyone you care about!

 

How does a ninja change a tire?
He waits for you to change yours, then your life and your car are his!

 

How much do you pay a ninja for a job–
Aaaaaaaand your money’s gone.

 

A ninja, a priest and a rabbi walk into a bar.
The bartender says, “Good to see you two!”

 

What’s a ninja’s favorite vacation spot?
Whatever yours was!

 

How many throwing stars does a ninja have on him?
None, they’re all on you!

 

How does a ninja celebrate your birthday?
Atop your grave!

 

What do you call a surprise party for a ninja?
A surprise mass funeral!

 

 

There are two kinds of ninjas in this world. 

The kind that’s right behind you, and–

 

If a ninja is on a train traveling 50 mph from Chicago to Denver, how long before you notice everyone on board is dead and you’re all alone?

 

Why can’t ninjas be traced?
Because it’s impossible for them to leave a trail!

 

How do you know when a ninja’s drunk?
He’ll kill both of you!

If a ninja has five apples and he gives one to Jim and one to Susie, how many apples does he have left?

Five. And two corpses.

 

What is a ninja’s favorite book?
The one you’re currently distracted by!

 

What is a ninja’s preferred airline?
SLICED AIRWAYS!

 

How many ninjas do you need for a band?
Just one, a ninja can easily kill a whole band!

 

Where does a ninja take someone on a first date?
Don’t you mean … A LAST DATE?!

 

 

What’s the first thing you do when you wake up after sleeping with a ninja?

Wake up?! Mwahahahaha!

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Johnny Depp Jokes About Resolving Australian Dog Deportation Drama: ”I Killed My Dogs and Ate Them”

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Yo Mama Jokes Bible: Funny & Hilarious Yo Mama Jokes – Johnny B. Laughing

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Yo Mama Jokes Bible: Funny & Hilarious Yo Mama Jokes

Johnny B. Laughing

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Publish Date: August 4, 2015

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Yo Mama Jokes Bible! 350+ Funny & Hilarious Yo Mama Jokes Yo mama is so fat… Yo mama is so skinny… Yo mama is so old… Yo mama is so tall… Yo mama is so short… Yo mama is so stupid… Yo mama is so poor… Yo mama is so ugly… Yo mama is so bald… Yo mama is so hairy… Yo mama is so lazy… Other Yo mama jokes… ALL NEW YO MAMA JOKES! Yo mama is so stupid… she thought Christmas wrap was Snoop Dogg’s new song! Yo mama is so fat… she posted a picture on Instagram and it crashed! Yo mama is so tall… Shaq looks up to her! Yo mama is so ugly… she looks like she has been bobbing for apples in hot grease! Yo mama is so skinny… when she wears skinny jeans, they look like bell-bottoms! Yo mama is so old… she has an autographed Bible! Yo mama is so short … you can see her feet on her driver’s license! Yo mama is so hairy… that Bigfoot tried to take her picture! Yo mama is so fat… she sat on an iPhone and turned it into an iPad! Yo mama is so stupid… she went to a dentist to fix her Bluetooth! Yo mama is so old… her memory is in black and white! Yo mama is so poor… she put a Happy Meal on layaway! Yo mama is so ugly… she’s the reason blind dates were invented! Yo mama is so short… she can use a sock for a sleeping bag! Yo mama is so bald… you can see what’s on her mind! Best-Selling Author ~ Johnny B. Laughing The Joke King is back with another hilarious joke book full of funny, laugh-out-loud, crazy comedy and MASSIVE assortment of yo mama jokes!

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A Very Pregnant Kim Kardashian Jokes About Getting ‘Lunch for 3′

Kim Kardashian may not be naked in these pics, but boy does her dress leave nothing to the imagination. 

 

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Alan Jackson Jokes About Latest Single: ‘Jim & Jack Have Definitely Been Good Friends to Me’

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One Direction Best Tweets – Jack Jokes

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“Ted 2” more than raunchy jokes says creator and director Seth MacFarlane

Ted, the talking teddy bear, returns to the big screen to deliver a mix of laughs and a message of equality. Jane Witherspoon reports.


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Firefly Crowd Reacts to Evacuation with Anger, Awe & ‘Game of Thrones’ Jokes

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Jon Stewart: ‘No jokes,’ ‘just sadness’

Jon Stewart dropped any pretense of humor at the beginning of the “Daily Show” on Thursday night, choosing instead to open his episode by addressing the tragic Charleston shootings with a solemn, critical monologue.


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“I got nothing for you in terms of jokes and sounds because of what happened in South Carolina,” Stewart told the audience at the beginning of the program.

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Jon Stewart Says He Can’t Tell Jokes After Charleston Church Shooting

Jon Stewart makes his living turning the news into jokes. But on the day after a racially motivated massacre left nine dead at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, Stewart said he had no jokes to tell.

“I have one job, and it’s a pretty simple job,” he said on “The Daily Show” on Thursday night. “I come in in the morning, and we look at the news and I write jokes about it.”

He continued:

“But I didn’t do my job today, so I apologize. I got nothing for you in terms of jokes and sounds, because of what happened in South Carolina. And maybe if I wasn’t near the end of the run, or this wasn’t such a common occurrence, maybe I could’ve pulled out of the spiral. But I didn’t. And so, I honestly have nothing other than just sadness once again that we have to peer into the abyss of the depraved violence that we do to each other and the nexus of a just gaping racial wound that will not heal yet we pretend doesn’t exist.”

But having been down this road too many times, he also knows what will happen next. Or, rather, what won’t happen next.

“By acknowledging it — by staring into that and seeing it for what it is — we still won’t do jackshit,” he said. “Yeah, that’s us. And that’s the part that blows my mind.”

Stewart ripped those who suggest this is one person who lost his mind rather than the product of that “gaping racial wound.”

“In South Carolina, the roads that black people drive on are named for Confederate generals who fought to keep black people from being able to drive freely on that road,” he said. “The Confederate flag flies over South Carolina, and the roads are named for Confederate generals. And the white guy’s the one who feels like his country’s being taken away from him.”

Stewart didn’t do any humor segments. Instead, he devoted the rest of the show to his interview with Malala Yousafzai, the teenager who won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

“I don’t think there’s anyone else in the world I’d rather talk to tonight,” he said.

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Dave Chappelle Won’t Be Making Jokes About Rachel Dolezal Anytime Soon. Here’s Why

Anyone who remembers great comedy from 2003-2006 remembers “Chappelle’s Show,” Dave Chappelle’s eponymous sketch program that aired for just over two glorious seasons on Comedy Central.

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‘Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals’: 10 Funniest Jokes From Comedy Central’s Prison Special


The roast master cracked jokes about Suge Knight, Bill Cosby and a number of the Brazos County inmates during his show from inside the prison.

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Funny Hipster Jokes – Peter Crumpton

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Witty Awesome Current Hipster Jokes! With added push and play Hipster Laughter!

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Presidential Hopeful Mike Huckabee Slammed For Transgender Jokes [Photos]

Former Governor of Arkansas and 2016 presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee has failed at becoming commander-in-chief once before and next year is already hinting at a bout of déjà vu.

His personal opinion doesn’t align with many of the nation’s liberal views and that usually means a nightmare for the polls. The 59-year-old politician was recently discovered to be making wisecracks about transgender people a day after the world rallied around Caitlyn Jenner.

While speaking at the 2015 National Religious Broadcasters Convention in Nashville, Tennessee this past February, Huckabee revealed he wished he could have been transgender–just to sneak in the girl’s bathroom in school.

“Now I wish that someone told me that when I was in high school that I could have felt like a woman when it came time to take showers in PE. I’m pretty sure that I would have found my feminine side and said, ‘Coach, I think I’d rather shower with the girls today,’ he said. “You’re laughing because it sounds so ridiculous doesn’t it?”

He then went on to explain why transgendered citizens shouldn’t be allowed to be in restrooms once they undergo surgery.

“For those who do not think that we are under threat, simply recognize that the fact that we are now in city after city watching ordinances say that your 7-year-old daughter, if she goes into the restroom cannot be offended and you can’t be offended if she’s greeted there by a 42-year-old man who feels more like a woman than he does a man.”

Naturally, he got his ass handed to him on Twitter.

Scroll through the gallery below to see the insight slander Mike Huckabee brought upon himself. Are we still talking about the White House at this point?


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50 Best Ever One-Liner Jokes – Mike Francis

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50 Best Ever One-Liner Jokes

Mike Francis

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Publish Date: January 18, 2014

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I have always found short one-liners the cleverest form of comedy; the way they can garner a laugh with just a few words inspires my untold admiration for those who make it an art form.

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Colbert jokes about Tumblr black dress, new job at Wake Forest

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Louis C.K. sparks uproar with ‘SNL’ jokes about ‘mild racism,’ pedophilia

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Obama Jokes That There Could Be Another ‘Pot Smoking Socialist’ In The White House

President Barack Obama joked on Saturday that one potential 2016 candidate for president could continue his legacy in the White House at the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday.

“Bernie Sanders might run. I like Bernie. Bernie’s an interesting guy. Apparently some folks want to see a pot-smoking socialist in the White House,” Obama said, referring to the Vermont senator’s interest in a campaign for the White House in 2016. “We could get a third Obama term after all. It could happen.”

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17 Jokes We’ll Never Forget From the Justin Bieber Roast

Justin Bieber, Comedy Central Roast Tonight was the big night—some of Hollywood’s funniest stars were going to go in on Justin Bieber. And that’s exactly what they did (as well as go in on each other!).

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The 5 Meanest (and Funniest) Jokes from Comedy Central’s Justin Bieber Roast

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As part of his 2015 public apology tour, Justin Bieber got in on the joke and agreed to be the target of Comedy Central’s latest celebrity roast. Hosted by Kevin Hart, celebrities like Hannibal Buress and Pete Davidson, Snoop Dogg, Shaquille O’Neal, even Martha Stewart showed up to give the 21-year-old pop star a piece of their mind, or, as Hart put it, “the ass-whooping he deserves.” Of course, Bieber has had a rough couple of years—the drag racing, the bar brawling, the egging of his neighbor’s home—so there was no shortage of material to choose from. Here, the five most outrageous jokes from tonight’s roast of Justin Bieber.​

 

Pete Davidson:

 

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Shaquille O’Neal:

 

Snoop Dogg:

 

Martha Stewart:

 

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Jeff Tweedy Melds Jams With Jokes at Los Angeles Solo Show: Concert Review


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Andy Cohen Jokes That Ryan Seacrest Had Former ‘American Idol’ Co-Host Brian Dunkleman Killed

On Thursday night’s episode of “Watch What Happens Live,” host Andy Cohen was trying to get Kelly Clarkson to Plead The Fifth when he joked:

“Kelly easily withstood the pressure-cooker that was ‘American Idol,’ before Ryan Seacrest had co-host Brian Dunkleman killed.”

Co-host? Dunkleman? We had to access the parts of our brains reserved for useless pop culture knowledge to vaguely recall that, oh yeah, there was another guy who held a microphone and used to stand on stage next to Seacrest during Season 1 of “American Idol.”

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That guy was Brian Dunkleman. He is alive and “still doing stuff,” as BuzzFeed put it last year.

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Bill Cosby Jokes About Sex Assault Allegations, Tells Woman “Be Careful Drinking Around Me”

A report from Bill Cosby’s show in London, Ontario tonight says that the embattled comedian made a joke about the sexual assault allegations against him. Cosby’s exact words to a woman in the audience were “be careful about drinking around me,” according to the National Post.

The drink joke happened in the middle of the show after a woman got up from her seat to get something to drink. Cosby played to a mostly receptive crowd who cheered at his quip, the National Post reports says.

However, two men were booted from the show after one of them heckled Cosby. The man screamed, “We don’t love you Bill” and “I’m being kicked out because you’re a rapist!” as he was removed.

Cosby has been accused of drugging more than two dozen women, many over 30 years ago. He has denied the allegations.

Co-star Phylicia Rashad recently came out in support of her former TV husband, pointing to a ploy to keep him off of television, and ruin his “legacy.”


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Bill Cosby Reportedly Jokes About Sexual Assault Allegations During Stand-Up Performance

Bill Cosby, who has been accused of sexual assault by more than two dozen women, told a woman attending his comedy show in Canada on Thursday night that “you have to be careful about drinking around me,” according to multiple people in the room.

The woman was reportedly getting up from her front-row seat at Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario, to get a drink when Cosby asked where she was going. She offered him a drink, according to National Post reporter Richard Warnica and others in attendance.

That’s when Cosby made the crack:

One of his accusers, Beverly Johnson, has claimed that Cosby placed a drug in her drink before allegedly assaulting her.

Depending on who did the tweeting, the reaction varied from groans to laughs to both gasps and applause.

The 77-year-old comic was occasionally interrupted by hecklers and protesters:

Few images have emerged as the arena was enforcing rules against recording the show. One reporter said he was ejected after trying to record video of a protester being led out by police.

Before the show, protesters braved freezing temperatures and snow outside the arena:

Afterward, Cosby released a statement through his publicist:

“Dear Fans: One outburst but over 2600 loyal, patient and courageous fans enjoyed the most wonderful medicine that exist for human-kind. Laughter. I thank you, the theatre staff (Budweiser Gardens), the event organizers and the London, ON Community for your continued honor and support. I’m Far From Finished.”

Cosby has not directly responded to any of the accusations.

The performance was the second of three concerts in Ontario, with the final event scheduled to be held Friday night in Hamilton. His next scheduled event after that is Jan. 17 in Denver.
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Avril Lavigne Slams “Hilarious” Rehab Rumors, Jokes Her Only Addiction Is to One Christmas Singer

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Morality, the Zeitgeist, and D**k Jokes: How Post-Carlin Comedians Like Louis C.K. Have Become This Generation's True Philosophers

They said it about Hicks, and they said it about Carlin: they were not only comedians, but great thinkers. They were cultural commentators, who just happen to pepper in some d**k jokes for good measure.

It is hard to imagine, in our snug seats in the theater of modernity, that “Philosopher,” with a capital P, was ever an occupation in its own right that could hold our attention. Philosophers (much like models and actors in LA) often have to make liberal use of slashes: actor/model/singer, Journalist/philosopher, neuroscientist/philosopher, author/philosopher. It seems that “philosopher” is just a title used to salt an existing mantle, to bolster the main occupation with a little intellectual flavor. Furthermore, in the age of proliferating woo-woo, new age bestsellers and self-help books, it seems that the word “philosopher” is slowly becoming more elastic, and just as homogeneous and vacuous as the title of “rock star,” for example: what was once a very specific title with rigorous standards can now be applied to anyone that kind of, sort of, smacks of the original flavor of the thing. Madonna is in the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame–my personal bias aside, be assured this isn’t a value judgment on her work. It’s simply a case of misfiling and mislabeling, like putting a peanut butter label on a jelly jar. It’s simply the wrong category, and no one seems to care very much. So it is with the term “philosopher”–pop psych has replaced psychology, teenage girls with motivational quotes are cornering the self-help market, and these things are sometimes called “philosophy.”

In comes the unlikely figure of the thoughtful stand-up comic. In a community in which taking oneself too seriously spells ridicule and death, stand-up comedy ironically lends itself well to serious philosophical inquiry–it is the place where intuitions, common sense, and the setting up of expectations are the only measuring sticks, and the ability to convince “the mob” is the only real testament to a successful bit. The axiom is the setup; the reductio ad absurdum is the punch line, and one finds oneself waxing existential without even really thinking about the word “existential.” To name one example, I defy you to watch Louis C.K.’s closing bit from his 2005 HBO special, and think about the barrage of questions that Socrates would subject unsuspecting citizens to in his trademark method in Plato’s dialogues, and not see the parallel.

Today we find ourselves in an age where many people actually do get their views–and even their news–from entertainers. The Daily Show simultaneously refuses to take itself seriously, all the while being taken more and more seriously by a slowly aging mob of young people. It is a clever and hilarious satire, but it is satire nonetheless. It is apparent that somewhere between access to information and the anarchist freedom of the Internet, there emerged a palpable sense that not only the current events of our time strange, but they’re kind of absurdly funny, too. And, perhaps, the only way to properly articulate absurdity is through sarcasm, satire, and comedy (even when that satire is misunderstood, as it was with the “Cancel Colbert” hashtag “controversy”). “The world is a comedy,” comedian Joe Rogan said, “get high and watch the news,”1 and even without the weed, perhaps he’s right. Strangeness is now a part of daily life, and every once in a while, someone looks up from their desk and says, “this is odd, isn’t it?” What is a comedian, or a philosopher for that matter, if not someone who does this for a living, in such a way that we cannot help but laugh? It seems it’s a golden age for stand-up comedy simply because the world is becoming more bizarre, in sometimes exciting, sometimes macabre ways. I would argue that, even more than author/philosophers or journalist/philosophers, comedian/philosophers are inadvertently becoming the more relevant social critics of our time.

There was a moment when it seemed that Carlin was the end of the line–his jokes were so well-crafted, his output so prolific, that there seemed to be nothing else left to say. The next superstars were pure entertainers, who stayed safely within the box of sex jokes, observational humor, and silliness. Most comedians kept their good hour of material for years, while Carlin would throw his away annually, and start fresh. Arguably, no one after him could quite compete, at least for a time.

However, Carlin accomplished something more than entertainment–he knew that if he could make people laugh at an argument, he could poke and prod at deeply cherished opinions that would otherwise be off the table. His legions of fans not only laughed at his jokes–they were convinced by his theses, moved by his reasoning. It was the sound of people acknowledging truths that they might not have admitted to in a serious context.

Carlin was not the first to notice this phenomenon–Sigmund Freud wrote “The Joke and Its Relation to the Unconscious” about it. He postulated that we laugh because our subconscious desires and unacknowledged intuitions are being verified and fulfilled.2 This makes Carlin more impressive, considering how far down the rabbit hole he goes. Only in the context of standup could a theater full of people be made to give an ovation for what is, essentially, a diatribe in support of humanity’s greatest fear: death, and the extinction of our species. A people-less earth was his grand vision for the finale of his 1992 special, Jammin’ in New York. He remarked, “I’m an entropy fan…I thought, what a wonderful thing! …there’s nothing wrong with the planet. The planet is fine. The people are f***ed… the planet isn’t going anywhere. We are. We’re going away. Pack your sh**, folks.”3 In any other context, suggesting that the extinction of all humanity just might be a good thing would, safe to say, probably not inspire applause. But somehow, Carlin made even this quite literally inhuman point of view–sub specie aeternitatis–not only palatable, but preferable. Through Carlin’s eyes, his fans became god-like observers of an inanimate and ego-less universe, and they weren’t depressed by it. On the contrary, the vision was serene. They were made to grapple with an instinct that rarely comes up in the daily humdrum of conversation: maybe all this wasn’t made just for us. Maybe we are not that important. This is one of the oldest revolutions in thought that we know of– we are not the center of the universe, nor are we the point of it all, and it’s kind of funny that we thought we were in the first place. Apparently if you take the heliocentric revelation of Galileo, and pepper in the word “f***,” it makes people laugh.

Even more modern thinkers have been forced to acknowledge the power of comedy to persuade. Neuroscientist, controversial philosopher, and all-around contrarian Sam Harris made a strangely random appearance on comedian Joe Rogan’s popular podcast “the Joe Rogan Experience” (he has since come back a second time). Harris, the lesser-known originator of the so-called “New Atheist” movement, has become somewhat of a spectacle on Youtube, with lively debates on topics that would otherwise be considered intellectual snore-fests by young people. Much to the consternation of “serious” academics, the wit, vitriol and courting of controversy that Harris (along with Hitchens and Dawkins) have embraced since at least 2009 have drawn in a new, younger audience. Whether that is a good or bad thing for the intellectual honesty of the discussion has yet to be seen (Youtube comments are not good evidence of the former, but then, they never are). However, while the marriage of the mild, soft-spoken yet exceedingly academic Harris and the wacky, stoner-conspiracy-theorist character of Rogan seems like an odd mix, their conversation reveals they share a deeper connection in their two “fields” than seems obvious at first glance. The persuasive power of comedy has bolstered both of their careers: “People are pretty good about not having epiphanies in real time, in front of you…” Harris remarks, of the formal debate format, with subtly visible frustration in his placid face. “It’s amazingly unsatisfying…It’s like fighting with fog. No one ever falls down… It’s amazing how invulnerable people’s prejudices and biases are to argument… nobody has any hope that either side is going to change their mind in the context of the debate.”

Rogan jumps in, then, and Harris seems surprised that he noticed: “Well you do it with comedy.”

Harris responds, “Well yeah, that is what is brilliant about pure comedy… if you make someone laugh at themself [sic], or at the idea that they would otherwise defend…that actually is a sign that you have made contact. And you don’t get that when you’re playing it totally straight. Comedy is very powerful.”4 Whatever one thinks of Harris’ views, he is a prolific debater and writer of short, scathingly argumentative books. In other words: he makes a living attempting to change people’s minds about things that people do not often change their minds about. With this in mind, it is significant what he must admit, here–with both a neuroscientist’s and debater’s expertise. That is, that the only strategy that seems to work, at least in real time, is to make his opponent, or the audience, laugh. It is involuntary, instantaneous, and the only reaction that ever reliably betrays one’s inner states to the world. This is what Freud was talking about; even if one is emotionally attached to defending their views, what’s funny is funny, even if what’s funny happens to be one’s own views. The next incarnation of Socratic dialogue may just have to be taught in an improv class in order to be truly effective.

In his crude, everyman way, Rogan’s fans seem to consider him a citizen philosopher in his own right. His standup is rife with reefer-fueled musings about our place in the universe, and while his “theories,” as he calls them, often go off the deep end into conspiracy (a la “Ancient Aliens”), absurdity, or both, there are grains of real philosophical ideas, if not rigor, there. He admits his own ignorance, stating over and over for the record that he’s “dumb”, before going on tangents. But he seems to succeed in getting his audience interested in the topics–and maybe that’s what people need, in a way. Bill Nye is not an evolutionary biologist, a chemist, or an astronomer–but he has arguably done more to increase the public’s interest in these topics, and science generally, than anyone since Carl Sagan. Perhaps there is office space for figures like Rogan in the Public Relations wing of philosophy. His childlike wonder and frothing enthusiasm is contagious, as he waxes ridiculous about the concept of an infinite universe: “above you is the craziest thing you could ever look at, and you hardly ever look at it… those aren’t light bulbs motherf***er, those are gigantic nuclear explosions billions of miles away! And it goes on forever! Do you know what forever means? That means this whole universe of hundreds of billions of galaxies… might just be a part of one atom, that’s in the cell, of the balls, of another guy, who lives in another universe, and it goes on, and on, and on, and on, and on, and there’s no end ever!”5 This is, clearly, less actual philosophy and more an expression of scientific and natural awe. With balls. Though he may not have the intellectual rigor to actually solve philosophical problems or articulate them seriously–and who would want that, in comedy?–simply bringing them up and stimulating interest is a triumph in an age that still suffers from the “anti-intellectualism” that Bill Hicks touched on years prior.6 With Rogan’s layman gusto, you can feel your own keenness to explore rising as you listen–this is not an act. He’s actually excited, he wants to get out there, and he expresses it with an academic appetite and energy that smacks of a weed smoking, UFC watching Neil Degrasse Tyson. To make intellectual curiosity welcome again, in an entertainment setting, is hard won–even if it does sometimes come mired in a little new age woo-woo. The truth is, we might need people like this–people who can make us excited about science, and critical thinking again. We may need citizen philosophers who are not afraid to be openly enthused about the vastness of the unknown, and the unknowable.

This point of Rogan proudly announcing his own “dumbness” shouldn’t go understated–it isn’t just a superficial foot-in-the-door, just in case he’s wrong. It brings to mind the vastly over-quoted Socratic paradox: that the wise man only knows that he knows nothing. For this purpose, Rogan goes to great lengths to describe his own ignorance: “I’m really terrified to have kids ’cause I’m dumb…. That’s what’s unique about me–I know I’m dumb. Most dumb people don’t have a clue.”7 Even if this humility of perspective is all that Rogan brings to the table, it seems necessary amidst the post-Facebook age of selfies and overblown egos, where young people my age truly do run their own fan pages, and are often encourage to do so by society at large. Someone needs to express doubt, and self-critical vigilance, and furthermore express these things in a format that is easily digested by the young audience that needs to hear it.

But still, what comic could go deeper, or be as honest, as Carlin? Rogan is all good fun, but Hicks and Carlin set the bar rather high. For a moment, it almost seemed like this was as deep as comedy could go, as a medium. The rest seemed to be lateral moves or simply joke-tellers, uninterested in ideology or making points. And comedy need not have a point–it is fine the way it is. But would there be another comic who would push his medium toward the thoughtful in this way?

In answer, Louis C.K. emerged from obscurity, as die-hard fans always hoped he would. While he may not have been the first to do what he did, his final triumph in standup, along with his FX show Louie (which The New Yorker called “a tribute to truth”8), has ushered in a new era of what comedy means to people–and, arguably, how television is made. Here was Carlin stripped of his Carlin cool. C.K. was a man mugged by his life, perpetually descending into a kind of Office Space/Fight Club nihilism, wherein ceasing to care about anything freed him to do (and say) anything. His wife had, in his own words, “assassinated his sexual identity.” His infant daughter, in his own words, “is an a**hole.” In the wreckage of his personal life, he discovered a kind of honesty that was so pure and unfiltered, so raw, that it sounded almost familiar. Vanity Fair said of Louie: “If you don’t find yourself nodding along with C.K. in fierce agreement, and even occasionally pumping the air with a raised fist salute, you’re either dead inside or a member of that “crappiest generation” C.K. was talking about.”9 It’s those thoughts people have that they simply don’t share–because they’re scatological, because they’re unethical, or because they’re embarrassing. For example, Louis talks about the problem of moral responsibility in a society that embraces laziness and apathy over consistency: “I have a lot of beliefs…and I live by none of them… I just like believing them. I like that part…they’re my little ‘believies’… they make me feel good about who I am… but if they get in the way of a thing I want, or if I wanna jack off, I f****in’ do that.”10 No matter how dignified we think we are, surely there’s a moment where we can relate to this–not that we want to admit it. He addresses the competition between good and evil that exists within the mind, which he calls the battle between “of course,” and, “but maybe.” The former is the belief he holds, in his heart of hearts. The latter is a perversion, a dark underbelly of the truth: Plato’s forms versus their shadows. And he doesn’t “believe it…but it is there.” In this bit, he remarks on the problem of liberal guilt, and the problem of evil:

Of course, slavery is the worst thing that ever happened. Of course it is. Every time it’s happened… every time a whole race of people has been enslaved, it’s a terrible, horrible thing… but maybe, every incredible human achievement in history was done with slaves. Every single thing where they go, ‘how did they build those pyramids?’ They just threw human death and suffering at them until they were finished…There’s no end to what you can do if you don’t give a f*** about particular people. You can do anything… even today, how do we have this amazing micro-technology? Because the factory where they’re makin’ these, they jump off the f***in’ roof because it’s a nightmare in there. You really have a choice… you can have candles and horses and be a little kinder to each other, or let someone suffer immeasurably far away, just so you can leave a mean comment on Youtube while you’re takin’ a sh**.11

He’s clearly not one to sugarcoat. But it’s more than that. He’s past the point in his life where he could benefit in any way from not hurting anyone’s feelings–he was at rock bottom so recently, that he is free of the fear of political correctness. He articulates a moral evil to which everyone in the audience is most likely a party, without shrinking for fear of calling someone out too directly. And the end of the bit is a shrug, and a look of queasiness, as if to say–you and I already know all this. This is not new information. This is that dark suspicion that creeps into the mind at night–“maybe I’m not a good person if my comfort depends other people’s suffering. Maybe there’s something wrong, here.” This peeling back of the layers of our comfort can only come from a man who’s lost so much, worked so hard, and looked into the abyss. And, in a dark comedy theater, when you laugh into the abyss, the abyss laughs back.

A man who could be this honest about just how bad human beings get was free to notice it in himself–the microtechnology he was talking about? He took it out of his pocket to show the theater. It was an indictment of himself as well as everyone else–he is as much a part of the culture he criticizes as anyone watching, and it’s because of this anti-elitist attitude that we seem to want to listen to him. No comic, arguably, has captured the absurdity of the modern condition better–and I’d be hard pressed to find a writer or serious philosopher who has, either.

“See this is a terrible realization.” Louis says, “Because you should act in a way, that if everybody acted in that way, things would work out. Because it would be mayhem if everybody was like that.”12 I wasn’t the first to notice (a fair amount of Youtube comments, a New York Times article,13 and various others beat me to it) that Louis’ casually invokes Immanual Kant’s basis for morality, here: the categorical imperative. It is more than just an appeal to the audience’s moral intuitions–we see that this morality should apply to us simply because we are rational enough to understand it, and have will. Nowhere is this more apparent than in those crossroad moments, like Louis’ moment in first class when he realizes he should give his seat to the military man in coach. He never actually does, and instead luxuriates in the fantasy, reaping the satisfaction without ever performing the moral act. For the modern era, the problem of morality is not simply in articulating precisely what the oughts (as Hume would say) are, and trying to figure out if there are any oughts at all. The real problem, now, is that even if reason and rationality do give us our oughts, most of us still wouldn’t care to do them–on the largest and smallest scales. People, perhaps, simply aren’t as “good” as they’d like to believe. The Problem of Evil has turned into the Problem of Apathy. This is a predicament with which we still wrestle in philosophy, psychology, and even international relations: the disturbing fact that the sphere of our empathy is not naturally elastic enough for globalization. We are built to care about our tribe, and to maintain a distinction between in-group and out-group. So we develop toward cultures of selfishness and apathy. Louis points this out, and makes us laugh at it. He gives us a glimpse into the very origins of philosophy–here is an everyman simply looking closely, listening carefully, and dissecting steadily the absurdity of the world around him. He does all this, presumably, without much actual education in the philosophy he stumbles upon–it is unclear whether C.K. is aware that he’s paraphrasing Kant, or that he’s continuing a tradition that precedes him. However, whether he knows it or not, he finds himself happening upon classic philosophical problems that are likely being taught in college courses across the world at this instant. This is how philosophy began, after all–a man pondering his universe, trying to get to the bone of it all. In this way, Louis C.K. makes classic philosophy palatable for the masses, and spreads philosophy en masse in a way that the shrubbery of higher learning has been trying and failing to do for decades. And, surely, there are young people who, like me, did not realize they were learning philosophy until they heard it later, in class. The “aha!” moment that happens when you realize your favorite comedian beat your professor to the punch is something to savor.

If, to borrow a little Bukowski, “an artist says a hard thing in a simple way,” then Louis C.K. is an artist to the marrow. He is a master at encapsulating difficult, controversial, or absurd truths in memorable, frank tidbits. One gets the sense that this doesn’t come from training his eye for the hidden, necessarily–he just started being completely honest about things we all see every day, and illuminating their actual source a la “Plato’s Cave.” Louis said it best, in the viral clip from “Conan” that arguably ignited his rocket to fame and fortune–in the developed western world, “everything is amazing, and nobody’s happy.”14 It was the fortune cookie-sized bite of wisdom heard ’round the world, and he elaborated on this idea during a subsequent interview–when asked why he won’t give his kids a Smartphone, he said,

I think these things are toxic… you need to build an ability to just be yourself, and not be doing something. That’s what the phones are taking away… That’s being a person, right? …Underneath everything in your life, there’s that thing…that, empty, forever empty, y’know what I’m talking about? …sometimes when things clear away, you’re in your car…you start going, ‘ohh, here it comes…that I am alone,’ like it starts to visit on you, y’know, just this sadness. Life is tremendously sad, just by, y’know, being in it… that’s why we text and drive …people are willing to risk taking a life and ruining their own because they don’t want to be alone for a second…[but] sadness is poetic, you’re lucky to live sad moments… when you let yourself feel sad, your body has like antibodies, it has happiness that comes rushing in to meet the sadness. So I was grateful to feel sad, and then I meet it with true profound happiness… the thing is, because we don’t want that first bit of sad, we push it away with a little phone… you never feel completely sad or completely happy. You just feel kind of satisfied with your product. And then you die.15

The clip is worth looking up–his delivery is the crux of why this is comedy and not a monologue, or a tirade. Written out this way, it could almost play as a serious bit of dialogue. But more than that, the sounds that come from the audience are not the same laughter and pauses that usually result from a comedian on a talk show. There is this sense of people following his logic with bated breath, a sense that he’s taking us on a journey somewhere. The audience (and Conan) is made uncomfortable when Louis brings up the “forever empty,” insisting that it lives in all of us–this is, incidentally, what most teenagers in “Intro To Phil” seem to think philosophy amounts to, in the end: nihilism. Even knowing Louis well, and having arguably discovered him, Conan begins to lean into that nervousness that comes with his post: he has to make sure the show stays funny, and doesn’t get too real. You can almost hear the studio audience shifting in their seats, wondering if this isn’t going to be the light-hearted entertainment they came for. The subsequent trek C.K. takes us on is hilarious, insightful, and near the end, almost heartbreaking — a far cry from nihilism. With this one, brutally frank tidbit, he encapsulates the escalating loneliness in the midst of social media, and depression in the midst of incredible luxury, which are the hallmarks of this generation. And in the laughter, there is a tinge of guilt, a tone of recognition: we’ve been made to understand our own absurdity, to look at ourselves as an archeologist might look at us, ages down the line. We’ve been made strange by a comedian who seems to possess a talent for articulating clearly what we already know to be true, deep down, and cutting to the core of that truth — and we’ve been given, perhaps, a prescription to fix it.

One of his contemporaries, the less successful but (in my humble opinion) no less brilliant Doug Stanhope did something similar, when he berated a hypothetical audience member with a camera phone: “Put your f***ing camera away, you stupid f***ing tourist of life. There’s a whole generation of sh**heads just filming every f***ing thing they do. ‘I’m gonna film my entire life and watch it later!'”16 This encapsulates our zeitgeist in parody, and it’s almost embarrassing to hear. We are the tech obsessed, lonely, antisocial generation, obsessed with a phenomenon aptly dubbed “FOMO”: the fear of missing out. It is an old, human, primal fear: fear of being alone, while everyone else is together, and safe. We must show everyone how much we’re doing, how much we’re enjoying ourselves, even if we have to hold a phone between the experience and us, ironically isolating us and making us miss out all the more. At the risk of bringing it up too many times, this is our modern incarnation of Plato’s cave dwellers, shackled to their cave wall and their shadows. Plato himself told us that if we are dragged toward the light, our reaction likely won’t be amiable–we will resist, at first, and it will feel uncomfortable, until we understand that the truth is out there to be discovered. If you’re like me, and your phone is always somewhere near, there is something horrifying when you realize that your reaction to having it taken away is somewhere adjacent to a drug addict being deprived of a fix. As comedian Bill Burr says, “I challenge you…run out of the house with no phone, turn the corner where you can’t see your house, and not have a full on panic attack.”17 But C.K. takes us to this upsetting territory and leads us through the woods, Virgil-and-Dante style, and makes us almost want to change. In Louie’s words, from his Q&A at Sundance, “I don’t believe in just upsetting people. I believe in taking people to upsetting territory and making them glad they went there… if you just make people happy, you’re a f***ing whore. If you just hurt them, you’re a murderer. But if you take them to a scary place and make them laugh, that’s worth doing.”18 So what do we do with a revelation that embarrasses all of us? What do we do with the discomfort we feel, seeing the sun for the first time, when all we’ve been seeing is candles and shadows? We have no choice but to laugh.

Though he bemoans the comparison, and though his popularity may never match Hicks’ or C.K.’s zenith, the clearest heir to the throne of Hicks must be Doug Stanhope. C.K. himself put Stanhope in one of the most memorable roles in his FX show, as a friend who plans to commit suicide. While C.K. will flirt with politics but rarely touch on them explicitly, Stanhope aims to displease anyone in his audience who harbors even a superficial attachment to the status quo. He wrestles with social and political issues with all the spit and vitriol of a revolutionary leading a mob, with much more profanity. In his words, his comedy “isn’t for everyone…I feel like I’m leading you into battle, you’re not all gonna be here at the end.”19 This is an understatement–his filth is for the fringe, the small percentage of people who can stomach his extremity. But if you can get past the filth, there is a rather profound thinker beneath. It is difficult to choose from his myriad quotes–almost everything he says is an attempt at offense and revolution of some kind. Some favorites:

  • If you really believe that death leads to eternal bliss, then why are you wearing a seatbelt?20
  • Nationalism does nothing but teach you how to hate people that you never met. All of a sudden you take pride in accomplishments you had no part in whatsoever.21
  • Tradition and heritage are all dead people’s baggage. Stop carrying it.22

It is hard to know where to begin with these, especially since they only scratch the surface of what he’s capable of–these are tame. There are lines from his CDs that would make seasoned comedians cringe (and, incidentally, there are bits that he leaves unedited on his albums that don’t get laughs–uncomfortable silence is just as good, it seems, in his view. So long as he shakes people). But rarely does Stanhope say anything that doesn’t also smack of philosophy, of a revolution of perspective. They barely resemble jokes, when written out in this way–it’s his delivery, the frothing passion, and the absurd hyperbole that follows, that turns these large ideas into comedic bits. Stanhope champions absolute individual responsibility–he believes nationalism leads to fascism, he believes that tradition, or ritual, without reason or logic as bedrock deserves to be discarded. If David Hume drank more and decided to take a turn toward the scatological, he might have been Doug Stanhope. Even if you disagree with him, you’ll be laughing as you shake your head. This is nowhere near as dark as Stanhope gets. Try the bit where he describes assisting with his mother’s suicide–apparently a true story–and discover yourself laughing at a subject that should have made you cry.23 Again, we hearken back to what Louie C.K. said–Stanhope takes us to scary territory, and in the end, makes us glad we went there. We are still making our way out of the cave.

The reason comedy seems to work so well, as a cognitive device, seems to be due in large part to its execution–this seems true about Stanhope in particular. There are deep, troubling ideas at work here, but they are introduced in an accessible way: as every day observations about the unsettling parts of the human condition. Once we relate to the setup, the conclusion follows logically, and we find ourselves thinking deeper about the everyday than we normally would. Comedian Bill Burr turns his frank, filter-free perspective inward, in a bit that, in the same vein a Louis CK, touches on the thoughts people have in the privacy of their minds:

So I have a lot of f***ed up thoughts… you ever drive down the street and see, like, thirty people up on a sidewalk, and you just think: [turns his hand as if on a steering wheel, and makes a sound with his mouth that sounds like he is hitting pedestrians]. You don’t do it, you just think it. That’s what, like, separates the psychos from the functioning psychos, right? …But as a functioning psycho, not only do you not do it, you actually analyze it, like, ‘man, if I just leave my hand right here, nobody knows who I am. I move it two degrees over here, I’m on the cover of Newsweek. I am instantly famous.’24

This is no mere observational comedy–these observations cut into the very idea of who we are, and what makes us moral beings. This bit was edgy and hilarious when it came out, years ago, but now it especially rings eerie, since the Boston Marathon attacks and the subsequent Rolling Stone controversy. Burr’s dark thought experiment became reality when Tsarnaev was given what looked like the Jim Morrison star treatment on the cover of the prestigious music magazine. The bit confirms something unacknowledged for us–these thoughts are not the sole territory of psychotics. There is a darkness in everyone’s head. The difference seems to be action, and motivation. But can we call ourselves moral if we entertain these ideas? That’s the difference between “psychos” and “functioning psychos,” he says, and perhaps he’s right–perhaps the concept of sanity, the concept of a moral human being, is more tenuous than we like to admit as a culture. The true measure of Burr’s mastery is that he takes this tenebrous subject and whips the audience into a cackling, tear-streaked frenzy, where otherwise it would inspire an uncomfortable, church-like silence, and perhaps tears of a different sort.

Like much of philosophy, even in comedy things begin to look bleak once they are dissected and analyzed. There is a correlation–most comedians that dig deeper also tend to dig darker. So a ray of hope comes, of all places, from Louis C.K. once more. He brought us down, and then he brings us up in the same pure, honest fashion:

‘I’m bored’ is a useless thing to say. I mean, you live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen none percent of. Even the inside of your own mind is endless, it goes on forever, inwardly, do you understand? …The fact that you’re alive is amazing, so you don’t get to say ‘I’m bored.’25

There’s something telling about the fact that this scene of his show on FX is a conversation with a child, and yet the lesson is something that has resonated with adults–the Internet is a-buzz with this quote. It has been photoshopped onto motivational posters of skyscapes, over imagery that is usually reserved for snippets of Stephen Hawking or Carl Sagan. It was Sagan’s job as a pop scientist to articulate scientific and natural awe, and shake the foundations of how we saw the world and our place in it. But did even Sagan make these abstractions digestible by the masses (and by children) that have no interest in science or philosophy, and make them funny, too? Louie did, and if that’s not philosophy, maybe it’s something better.

Notes:

1. Rogan, Joe. Shiny Happy Jihad. Comedy Central, 2007. CD.
2. Freud, Sigmund. The Joke and Its Relation To The Unconscious. London: Penguin Group, 1940. Print.
3. Carlin, George. Jammin’ in New York. Laugh.com, 1992. CD.
4. Joe Rogan, Sam Harris and Brian Redban, The Joe Rogan Experience #192, Podcast audio, The Joe Rogan Experience, MP3, 2:50:14, accessed April 3rd, 2014.
5. Rogan, Joe. Shiny Happy Jihad. Comedy Central, 2007. CD.
6. See track entitled “Flying Saucer Tour.” Hicks, Bill. Philosophy: The Best of Bill Hicks. Rykodisc manufactured and marketed by Rhino, 2001. CD.
7. Rogan, Joe. Shiny Happy Jihad. Comedy Central, 2007. CD.
8. Nancy Franklin, “Man Alone: Louis C.K.’s Tribute to Truth,” The New Yorker, June 13, 2011
9. Spitznagel, Eric (2009-03-02). “SCBCB: Louis C.K.”. Vanity Fair (PlanetOut). May 1, 14.
10. C.K., Louis. Live at the Beacon Theater. Louis C.K., 2011. Digital Download.
11. C.K., Louis. Oh My God. Louis C.K. and HBO, 2013. TV special.
12. C.K., Louis. Live at the Beacon Theater. Louis C.K., 2011. Digital Download.
13. Zinoman, Jason, “Louis C.K.’s Blue Collar In First Class,” The New York Times, December 19, 2011
14. C.K., Louis. Hilarious. Comedy Central, 2011. Digital Download.
15. “Louis C.K. Hates Cell Phones,” YouTube video, 4:50, posted by “Team Coco,” September 20, 2013.
16. Stanhope, Doug. Oslo-Burning the Bridge to Nowhere. The All Blacks B.V., 2011. Digital Download.
17. Burr, Bill. Let It Go. Released Sep 28, 2010. Digital Download.
18. “Sundance 2010 – Louis CK Hilarious – Intro and Q&A,” Youtube video, 9:47, posted by “Braddsky,” February 3, 2010
19. Stanhope, Doug. Deadbeat Hero. Stand Up! Records, 2004. Digital Download.
20. Stanhope, Doug. Die Laughing. Stand Up! Records, 2002. Digital Download.
21. Stanhope, Doug. No Refunds. Levity Productions, 2007. Digital Download.
22. Stanhope, Doug. Oslo-Burning the Bridge to Nowhere. The All Blacks B.V., 2011. Digital Download.
23. Stanhope, Doug. Beer Hall Putsch. New Wave Dynamics, 2013. Digital Download.
24. Burr, Bill. Why Do I Do This? Loner Productions, 2008. Digital Download.
25. “Country drive.” Louie. Writ. Louis C.K. Dir. Louis C.K. Pig Newton, Inc. and FX Productions, July 21, 2011.
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Beloved ’80s sitcom star Kirk Cameron is once again making headlines for his controversial views on marriage, and this time he has some pointed advice for Christians.

In an interview with AL.com, Cameron said that Christians need to focus their energies on cleaning up their own acts, rather than making the fight against marriage equality their number one priority.

“When people get too focused on redefining marriage, you’re distracted from the bigger problem — fornicators and adulterers,” Cameron stated. “If the people sitting in the pews are fornicators and adulterers, the church will destroy marriages much more quickly than those outside the church. When God’s people mock marriage, God doesn’t take that lightly.”

Cameron has a long history of anti-gay sentiment and remains arguably one of the most vehemently outspoken anti-gay celebrities. The former “Growing Pains” star previously called the Grammys’ same-sex marriage ceremony an “assault on the traditional family” and called same-sex attraction “unnatural” and “ultimately destructive.”

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