Posts tagged "bad jokes"

Bill Maher Compares Zayn Malik To Boston Marathon Bomber

We are no strangers to Bill Maher’s Islamophobia by now, and his suggestion that the former One Directioner, Zayn Malik, resembles the terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is just more of the same garbage. Zayn Malik was born in England and is half Pakistani, Dzhockhar Tsarnaev is Chechyan. One is a radical terrorist and one is a…

By: Katrin Higher / April 5, 2015

Confession: Trevor Noah’s Bad Jokes Annoy Me Less Than Hall Monitors Do

Allow me to preface this by stating that I do not think that Trevor Noah’s Twitter jokes were especially hilarious (neither does he), and that–of fucking course–I am not cool with antisemitism or fat shaming or whatever other things. But I feel like I need to say some things here regarding how all of this went…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / April 2, 2015

I Fear I May Have Invented The Term “Vegan Leather” And If So, I Apologize

I have a friend who insists to this day that she invented the word “bi-atch” years before anyone ever said it. I believe her. In middle school, my friend and I called a group of dudes the “Trenchcoat Mafia” years before Columbine, a strange coincidence which unnerves me to this day. I once thought I…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / March 9, 2015

Is It Friday Yet? A Field Guide To Terrible Office Humor

Last week, I had my friend Katelyn over to spend the day co-working at my house. Usually I work from home alone, which I don’t mind, but I was thrilled to have a coworker for the day, and immediately regaled her with some of the worst workplace jokes I had collected from the years I…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 6, 2012