The Washington Post
A poll about
this standup routine
First, a question of general philosophy. Can something that is completely tasteless and / or offensive also be very funny?
It can be funny, but not very funny because its humor takes a big hit from its offensiveness.
No. If it's completely tasteless or offensive, it can't be considered funny.
Is this routine funny? (Choose the best answer.)
It's pretty funny.
It's not funny at all.
Is this routine tasteless / offensive?
It's very tasteless / offensive.
It's a little tasteless / offensive.
It's provocative, but not really tasteless / offensive.
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