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Comic Louis Gomez Slaps Down Other Virtue Signaling Comics for Celebrating SNL Firing Shane Gillis

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The controversial firing of Shane Gillis from the cast of SNL after some edgy jokes he told on a podcast surfaced has caused a rift in the entertainment industry, with some comics taking his side while others are making it clear that they think his firing is well deserved.

As Alex Parker covered in a previous article, one of the comics in support of Gillis is SNL veteran and longtime comedian Norm Macdonald, who was also fired from the television show for telling edgy jokes. Macdonald publicly reached out to Gillis on Twitter with his condolences.

However, big-name comedians  — and I’m using that descriptor lightly — have also decided to kick Gillis while he’s down, and this has caused comic Luis J. Gomez to jump into the fray to defend Gillis.

It started with comic Christopher Titus complimented comedian Judy Gold for outing Gillis. Both comedians seem to believe that Gillis wasn’t pushing boundaries and was just being a “bro-douche-weak AF” person.

Thanks to [Gold] for shining a light on what a bro-douche-weak AF- mommas boy Shane Gillis really is. What he said doesn’t “push boundaries” it’s just lame. Biggest sin a comic can commit,” tweeted Titus.

Gold thanked Titus for his tweet.

On a personal note, the biggest sin a comic can commit is not being too edgy. Comics use edge all the time, and what seems to be pardonable or “too far” changes with someone’s political alignment, at least nowadays.

Luis J. Gomez, a comic, seems to believe as I do and called out Titus for what the gravest sin a comic can commit actually is throwing another comic to the wolves in order to virtue signal to appease people who have lost any semblance of what comedy is.

“Actually the biggest sin a comic can commit is throwing another comic under the bus for a joke. Shane is legitimately a good person. Shame on you for kicking a man while he’s down. Shame on [Gold] for taking the clicks at the expense of a fellow comic,” tweeted Gomez.

It can be argued that Gillis’s edgy jokes were shrug-worthy and unfunny at best, but if we’re going to wreck a man’s career over a couple of things he said, then it’s odd that we’re being choosy about who gets to keep their career and who doesn’t. As I stated in a previous article, both Sarah Silverman and Amy Schumer still have thriving careers after both of them made overtly racist jokes.

Both are social justice warriors and remain untouched by cancel culture.

Gomez is correct. The fact that other comics have resorted to putting down other comics in order to boost their own careers is gross, especially considering that they’re doing so through political avenues and not through their professed medium. It’s cowardly.

Being edgy is sometimes part of being a comic. Finding boundaries and pushing them is a thing that benefits comedy, and it could be argued that it’s comedy’s responsibility to do so as it prohibits the creation of sacred cows. If society takes something too seriously, society gets a bit ridiculous about it. Comedy keeps us grounded.

Comics attempting to censor or cancel other comics isn’t just a betrayal, it’s comics not doing their jobs.

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Report: SNL Hired the Recently Fired Racist Comedian to Appeal to Conservatives

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The controversy behind Shane Gillis, the comedian hired and then subsequently fired comedian has made the rounds around the internet, but in case you missed it, my colleague Alex Parker detailed how Gillis lost his job thanks to cancel culture once it was revealed he had said “racist” things during a podcast.

(READ: Norm Macdonald Responds To New Comedian Shane Gillis’s ‘SNL’ Firing: ‘This Means WAR’)

Now, according to an article in Variety, the claim has been made that Gillis was hired on in the first place in order to appeal to conservatives which had largely abandoned SNL thanks to its hard-left leaning stance:

According to sources, the long-running NBC comedy show and series mastermind Lorne Michaels were actively looking to cast a comedian for its new season who would appeal to more conservative viewers. This was meant to counteract the appearance of a liberal bias on the show, given that it has seen a major resurgence in popularity in recent years with Alec Baldwin regularly portraying President Donald Trump while other cast members and guest stars have played members of his administration and those in his orbit.

It should be noted that Variety does not list who these “sources” are and, as such, this story may be a false rumor altogether. However, given that a poll in March found that 61 percent of Americans don’t watch SNL, it’s probably true that Michaels is looking to attract more viewers.

Given the left’s view of the right, it wouldn’t be too far out of the realm of possibility to assume that they believe bringing someone on who has made racist remarks in the past would make right-wingers come back. Whether or not Gillis’s words were actually racist, or an observation about racist people can be made, but the point is that SNL brass thought it racist, and looked to appeal to conservatives by bringing someone on who would use this kind of edgy language.

If the story is true and that is the case, then the left has no idea what a typical conservative believes or values.

Interestingly enough, edgy humor seems to be fine with the left so long as it appeals to the left. Any slip-ups can easily be forgiven if they vote the right way. Sarah Silverman can do blackface and still have a career. While she did lose a role in a film over it, she continues to get work.

Amy Schumer also told a racist joke about how Hispanic men are rapists and yet, continues to enjoy a steady stream of success.

Perhaps Gillis will recover from this and get work, however, I wouldn’t get my hopes up.

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Fired SNL comic: Of all the possible presidential assassinations in my lifetime, Trump’s would be the funniest

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This is the guy whom SNL hired because they thought, supposedly, that he’d connect with conservatives.

Nothing charms Republican viewers in 2019 like Trump assassination material.

Jeryl Bier imagines Lorne Michaels and the SNL producers reading this, thinking, “HIRE HIM BACK.”

“As soon as they decide you’re a bad guy, you’re just alt-right now or something,” Gillis said. “For real, though, I did not vote for Donald Trump,” he added, winking at the audience. “Look at me: I didn’t, but that was tough. His whole campaign was at me. ‘Are you a fat idiot? Yeah, dude, what’re we doing?’

“Trump is funny,” Gillis continued. “He’s funnier than everyone I know. If Trump was the next comic, he’d bury me. He’d come out and be like, ‘Fat. Loser. Fired.’”…

“I don’t want you to think I’m too pro-Trump,” Gillis said. “I will say this: Of all the presidents I’ve been alive for, Trump would definitely be the funniest one to see get shot. Like, without a doubt, that’d be funny. I’m not asking for that; I don’t want that to happen, but it would be funny to see. He’d be on stage talking (expletive), the shooter would be coming at him, and he’d be like, ‘Sit down.’ He’d definitely make a funny noise when he got hit. … It would be funny.”

A little more via Variety from his stand-up set last night in NYC: “I’m from a sh–t hole and then I moved to the city and now all my friends are woke. They’re from Brooklyn. But I still have uncles. They have the internet, so I’ll get online and the first status will be someone from back home like, ‘F–cking Colin Kaepernick better stand up. Like this status if you love the troops and God. Share it if you’re not gay.’” When SNL thought he’d appeal to conservatives, did they come to that conclusion because he … simply knows a few conservatives?

Because in a way I can understand that. What would the over/under be on how many right-wingers the SNL writers’ room is collectively personally acquainted with? Single digits for sure. Five, maybe?

Gillis might have doubled the total in one fell swoop.

A question for anyone out there who’s familiar with his stand-up: Is the Trump assassination material new or has he done it before? I ask because it seems like something he might logically have thrown together after the Variety piece came out yesterday claiming that he was hired at SNL as a sop to right-wingers. Bad enough to lose your dream job a few weeks after landing it, but imagine then being branded as a conservative in an industry that is … not known for its regard for conservatives. He had a professional incentive to make clear in his first set since the firing that he’s not on Team Red. “It’d be funny if Trump got shot” achieves that for him. Even if he has done that joke before, it’s noteworthy that he included it in last night’s material: He only spent 11 minutes onstage and knew that the press would be watching to see what he had to say about SNL. The Trump material made the cut in a big spot.

Hopefully for his sake he’s now sufficiently redeemed that he can be cast in a “King of Queens” reboot or whatever.

He had a couple of good lines last night too, in all fairness. There’s an amusing bit transcribed here in which he compares racism to hunger. And he had a solid one-liner about the backlash to what got him fired, using an Asian slur in a podcast last year: “I’m fine with the consequences – that’s it, I’m not arguing. But I do want everyone to know that I have been reading every one of my death threats in an Asian accent.”

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Norm Macdonald Responds to New Comedian Shane Gillis’s ‘SNL’ Firing: ‘This Means WAR’

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In case you haven’t heard, a new comedian was hired by Saturday Night Live.

In case you haven’t heard, a new comedian was fired from Saturday Night Live.

That guy was given the boot for, in the words of FastCompany.com, “negative commentary about Asian-Americans.”

Here’s how The Atlantic put it:

“I’m happy to apologize to anyone who’s actually offended by anything I’ve said.” That was new Saturday Night Live cast member Shane Gillis’s attempt at a mea culpa, posted to Twitter at 10:45 p.m. last night, for the trove of racist and homophobic remarks that was being newly circulated and dissected online hours after his hiring was announced. Even by the standards of the self-serving “phantom apology” many public figures rely on these days, the statement was flimsy. It’s hard to watch the clips in question—including one in which Gillis uses the phrase “f*****g Chinks”—and to then accept the comedian’s explanation that he was merely pushing the boundaries and taking the risks required to create great comedy.

In case it wasn’t clear, nothing in the extended digressions about Chinatown or what counts as (in Gillis’s words) “nice racism” qualifies as great comedy; it doesn’t even rise to the level of intelligible conversation.

Part of the problem, according to Fast Company, may be Donald Trumpish:

Gillis is a man in his early-thirties who came from what he has called a “white trash” town (Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania) before moving on to Philadelphia and eventually New York. In his recent stand-up, Gillis comes off like a New York naif who sees his bubble-bound neighbors through Trump Country eyes, but is possibly learning a little about himself from them as well. This narrative might have been a line drive of a sitcom pitch for the network that gave Roseanne Barr a show in 2018, but in real life it sort of turned out the same way as that whole mess.

But some people think the firing is pitiful, and one of them’s Norm Macdonald:

“Of course you know, this means WAR.”

Norm knows a bit about getting canned for things he’s said: His guest spot on The Tonight Show was removed late last year for displaying empathy toward beleaguered stars Louis C.K. and Roseanne (here).

He’s also a little familiar with getting fired from SNL, as he was yanked from the famed “Weekend Update” segment in the late 90’s.

Norm reached out to Shane directly, with a reference to Seth Simons, the journalist who initially posted Shane’s old jokes:

The outrage machine indeed seems out for comedic blood.

In my opinion, the 1-2 punch against performers at the moment is a combination of A) A generation which doesn’t seem to understand the concept of a joke — that would be, something not meant to be taken seriously — and B) A witch-hunt mentality ready to dig into the past for any infraction.

In his latest Netflix special, Sticks and Stones, Dave Chappelle impersonated the new woke audience:

“If you do anything wrong in your life, and I find out about it, I’m gonna try and take everything away from you. … If I find out, you’re ****ing finished.”

Others are voicing their malcontent over Shane’s firing, including the great Rob Schneider:

But some appear glad he was tossed:

Other users lamented the Woke Age’s state of comedy:

How many stars would never have made it, if such rules had been applied in the past?

Multiple tweeters pointed to one of the greatest stars to come out of SNL:

I think they’re right. The mob is raging. And it only seems to be getting angrier as it goes.

Putting the issue of Shane’s particular words aside, if it continues, eventually, comedy’s gonna be a joke.

-ALEX

 

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“Offensive, hurtful and unacceptable”: SNL fires new cast member over Asian slur

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What’s the cancel-culture protocol for a comic slur in 2019? Something like:

“But he’s a comedian.”
“But it was a slur.”
“But comedians use slurs all the time.”
“But it was a slur about a different racial group, not his own.”
“But it was a joke!”
“But it was a lame joke.”

Here’s what got Shane Gillis in trouble. In the first clip, from last year, you’ll hear him say, “Chinatown’s f***ing nuts. Let the f***ing ch*nks live there, huh?” In the second, he imitates broken English spoken by someone Asian. Both exchanges are tedious and hackneyed more than offensive; they’re also loaded with profanity, so take proper precautions if you’re at work. Complicating SNL’s decision about him was the fact that they just added the first Asian cast member in the show’s long history, Bowen Yang. What’s the greater handicap to Asian-Americans — being overlooked for 45 years by America’s premier late-night comedy ensemble or Gillis bro-ing out with his thoughts on Chinatown?

He was dinged for other crimes against progress after SNL announced his addition to the cast. And so today the axe fell:

And in a statement, an “SNL” spokesperson on behalf of “SNL” boss Lorne Michaels, told Page Six: “After talking with Shane Gillis, we have decided that he will not be joining ‘SNL.’

“We want ‘SNL’ to have a variety of voices and points of view within the show, and we hired Shane on the strength of his talent as comedian and his impressive audition for ‘SNL.’ We were not aware of his prior remarks that have surfaced over the past few days. The language he used is offensive, hurtful and unacceptable. We are sorry that we did not see these clips earlier, and that our vetting process was not up to our standard.”

Gillis replied:

He tried to clean it up a few days ago, saying that he meant no harm and offering to apologize to anyone who’s offended. Didn’t work. I wonder if people would have gone dumpster diving through his old podcasts if he’d been signed for a movie or a sitcom or whatever. It may have been his misfortune to land briefly on late-night, which from Monday through Saturday is now the wokest jurisdiction on American television. That’s the left’s space now, and SNL even more so given how much it depends during the Trump era on flattering educated liberal sensibilities. Keeping this guy on in that context would have been strange. Pity him, though, for having endured one of the special cruelties of cancel culture, having your dirty laundry aired *right after* you’ve achieved your professional dream. It’s like Kyler Murray getting zapped for offensive tweets he sent in his younger teenaged years days after he won the Heisman. No one cares about policing wokeness in people until the moment they become cultural influencers. And so inevitably one of the best days of their lives becomes one of the worst.

Here’s Andrew Yang with a gracious take on Gillis’s slur this weekend. Yes, it’s hurtful, he says. No, he doesn’t want to see a guy lose his life’s ambition over it. Especially a guy who tells outre jokes for a living.

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Women Realizes She’s Gay After Watching a Hillary Skit on SNL

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Shortly after Donald Trump shocked the world in 2016, NBC’s Saturday Night Live went into collective mourning. They ditched the comedy and decided to instead have Kate MacKinnon, who plays Hillary Clinton in sketches, sing a rendition of “Hallelujah” to all the heart broken souls out there.

It was sad and pathetic, which means that the media and liberals thought it was groundbreaking and powerful.

Apparently it touched people in more ways than one.

Here’s some excerpts.

My life would change forever after a simple Google search in November 2016. I had just seen Kate McKinnon perform the song “Hallelujah” on SNL and discovered that she’s a lesbian. That shocked me because she didn’t fit the awful stereotype often depicted in the media.

I quickly declared her my “new girl crush.” But it was more than that.

At that moment, I realized that I wanted a relationship with a woman like her — but I felt terrible for even having this thought, as someone who was faithfully married.

It was slowly becoming clear to me that I was not straight.

She’d go on to leave her husband and two children.

My life would change forever after a simple Google search in November 2016. I had just seen Kate McKinnon perform the song “Hallelujah” on SNL and discovered that she’s a lesbian. That shocked me because she didn’t fit the awful stereotype often depicted in the media.

I quickly declared her my “new girl crush.” But it was more than that.

At that moment, I realized that I wanted a relationship with a woman like her — but I felt terrible for even having this thought, as someone who was faithfully married.

It was slowly becoming clear to me that I was not straight.

It’s actually a pretty sad story.

The question becomes what she thought she was before all this? Take this line for example.

By the time you reach your 30s, you think you know yourself — your likes, your dislikes, what inspires you, what makes you tick.

But there I was, at 36 years old, realizing I didn’t know myself at all.

I had everything I thought made my life perfect. I was married to my best friend and we had two beautiful, healthy and hilarious children, with successful careers and a beautiful home.

If you read the article, there’s no indication that she ever had feelings for women before she saw Kate MacKinnon on SNL.

This sounds more like a mid-life crisis, coupled with a knee jerk reaction to abandon a spouse and kids that she made a commitment to. It wouldn’t surprise me if she changes her mind again down the road.

I think the “profiles in courage” aspect of this as presented by CNN is also a bit much. Even if this woman’s transformation is genuine, does it deserve to be celebrated? If a man watches a bikini competition and realizes he only like large chested women with blond hair, can he leave his wife and kids to the cheers of CNN? I mean that seriously. On a logical level, there’s no real difference there besides the fact that one struggle is considered acceptable.

I constantly had to remind myself, “You get one life. This is your life and no one else’s.”

Maybe, but our life does affect other people and there is such a thing as self-sacrifice for those you love. Am I suggesting she should have stayed with her children in the face of her new feelings? It depends, but that should have been an option. Commitments like having children in life can’t just be run from and there would be plenty of time to chase the lesbian dream later in life.

She made a decision though and now everyone will live out the consequences. That’s part of living in a free country.

Admittedly, it’s still a little weird that a Hillary sketch singing “Hallelujah” is what flipped the switch here.

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Twitter thread of the day: Why is SNL’s ‘More Cowbell’ skit funny?

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Okay, this is a weird thing to write about but someone did an epic thread about it on Twitter and, well, I’ve always loved this skit so we’re going to talk about it. This all started with a writer named Noah Smith who writes opinion pieces for Bloomberg arguing that the famous “More Cowbell” skit from Saturday Night Live in 2000 wasn’t funny at all and was actually a proof that “gaslighting has benign uses”:

That was news to a lot of people who’ve seen the skit and thought it was funny. One of those was film critic William Bibbiani who went on a long rant attempting to explain why:

There’s more but you get the gist. There’s a lot going on under the hood of this seemingly simple skit. According to Wikipedia, it was written by Will Ferrell and submitted to SNL for production 7 times before they actually used it. He rewrote it the final time for Christopher Walken and they placed it near the end of the show. So maybe the producers didn’t get it.

But the skit had a huge impact. It instantly became one of the most memorable skits of the season and people were quoting the lines everywhere after it aired. I’m actually a fan of the band and the song and I remember thinking it was hilarious immediately. No one had to gaslight me. I got the joke.  Allahpundit still turns lines from this skit into headlines decades later so I guess he thought it was funny too. Everyone I know gets the reference. It’s part of our culture because it was funny.

The skit itself is a takeoff on a style of cable TV show that was popular in the 90s, i.e. VH1’s Classic Albums. It’s presented as a chance for fans to learn more about the production of records they love. That’s mixed with an observation about cowbell in a classic BOC song and an absurdist story about a fictional producer who just needed “more cowbell.” That’s the structure.

The humor comes from the reversal in the skit where it’s clear the cowbell is odd and a bit annoying and yet when the top producer is called in for his opinion, it turns out to be his favorite thing about the song. If you actually watch the skit, that’s where the big laughs start and they continue every time he demands more cowbell. It’s just absurd. And the straighter he plays it the funnier it gets.

In fact, one of the things that’s great about the skit is that both Walken and Ferrell are so funny that Chris Kattan and Jimmy Fallon are both struggling to stay in character. Watching them try not to break-up as Ferrell dances and Walken delivers his lines is hilarious by itself.

Is there a big point to all of this? Yes. People need to lighten up a little. Dear god, does everything need to become a political fable for the Trump era? Can’t we just have some areas of life where we can laugh without having to explain why? It’s bad enough that we are spoiling comedy in the present, let’s not reach back nearly 20 years and try to spoil it in the past as well.

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This Hilarious 1986 SNL Sketch Absolutely Nails the Left’s Portrayal of Donald Trump

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Once eccentric New York billionaire Donald Trump — a favorite media spectacle and rap music’s wealth reference of choice — added an “R” to his name and became a presidential contender, the Left decided he was a wholly different man. In fact, they continuously insisted, he was as great a failure at business as he was a champion of success as Klan leader.

He wasn’t a real estate mogul; to the contrary, he was merely a reality TV star. Snooki from Jersey Shore? Puck from The Real World, Season 1? Donald Trump? All the same.

You don’t want Honey Boo Boo running the country, do you?

But he was much worse than just a joke: He was a fanged, drooling Son of Satan, out to murder all people and destroy all things (here). He was in cahoots with Putin to rule the world, Dr. Evil-style (here). He was a yellow-haired madman who’s puffy coif hid his 666.

Despite the idiocy of the assertion, it’s shown no sign of stopping. It’s absurd; it’s outrageous; and it’s the new school of politics.

And it’s perfectly illustrated by a Saturday Night Live sketch from 1986, lampooning then-President Ronald Reagan.

Reagan was an ol’ softie — he had a grandfatherly demeanor and wrote constant love letters to his wife (For more, get the phenomenal book I Love You, Ronnie; if you want to truly discover the 40th president of the United States, you’ll find him there).

SNL spoofed Reagan in a lighthearted way; it didn’t feel mean. The program’s current political skewering of Trump — by contrast — is so ugly, it’s hard to watch. It’s not so much comedy as rage against the 2016 election.

But I guess they figure that rage is more than justified; after all, we elected Lucifer. And the SNL skit nails what they believe Beelzebub’s doing.

Enjoy.

-Alex

 

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