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  • I caught a little bit of the first show and my immediate take on it was, "a rougher Politically Incorrect".

    I didn't pay enough attention to get a feel for how it might do but I really do enjoy extremely non-PC humor. I agree with Pudge that if we can't laugh at ourselves and others then life is much more dreary.

    Then again what do I know? I'm just honkey, white devil hick from BFE Montana living in redneck Indiana. :-)
    • Laughter requires something funny to laugh at. In the two episodes I saw, very uncomfortable racial jabs and forced laughter were in evidence, but very little love. This is akin to the recent Fryer's roast of Chevy Chase, in which Chevy was clearly not amused and the roasters clearly didn't care for him. Examples of a roasts done with love and respect are those of Jerry Stiller and Rob Reiner. Race is a far bigger issue in American life that it merits. I do think that skillful humor can build some much need

      • This is akin to the recent Fryer's roast of Chevy Chase, in which Chevy was clearly not amused and the roasters clearly didn't care for him.

        Didn't catch Chevy's roast maybe I should, it would be like watching a car wreck.

        Race is a far bigger issue in American life that it merits.

        Testify, brother. The whole Trent Lott thing is testament to that, not to say he was right or wrong just that American's view of race, segregation, and entitlement are easily exploitable and woefully underdeveloped.

        On the ot