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Connections: Where is the Line When it Comes to Comedy

Jul 9, 2015

Jerry Seinfeld says he doesn't do college shows because campuses are just looking for reasons to allege racism or sexism. Bill Maher says he's right. Amy Schumer is working through her own drama this week, explaining a race-based joke from two years ago. So, where is the line when it comes to comedy? How do we know when we've gone too far? Are colleges too sensitive? Our panel debates it:

  • Chris Thompson, comedian
  • Pam Wertz, comedian
  • Tom Proietti, media scholar in residence at St. John Fisher College

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