Get your hands off my double entendres! Is the smutty pun now under attack?
It is Britain’s favourite type of humour, the go-to gag for everyone from Carry On stars to Bake Off hosts. But are fnarr fnarr jokes just another example of male sexual entitlement?If you want a double entendre, I’ll give you one. They pop up all over the place: on risque chat shows hos... [Read More]
Get your hands off my double entendres! Is the smutty pun now under attack?
It is Britain’s favourite type of humour, the go-to gag for everyone from Carry On stars to Bake Off hosts. But are fnarr fnarr jokes just another example of male sexual entitlement?If you want a double entendre, I’ll give you one. They pop up all over the place: on risque chat shows hos... [Read More]
Brit comedian Alan Carr lashes out at pop star Lily Allen
Alan CarrnFirst it was Jerry Seinfeld and Lady Gaga, now it’s British comedian Alan Carr and Lily Allen. What’s up with these comedian vs. pop star beefs?nOkay, gossip time: Recently Lily Allen ... [Read More]
Alan Carr sorry for Karen Matthews remark
Comedian Alan Carr has apologised for dedicating an award to Karen Matthews, who kidnapped her daughter Shannon. Government minister Shahid Malik, called him "sick and insensitive" after he made the remark to reporters at Saturday's British Comedy Awards. Carr said Matthews, who is from Mr Malik's constituency, was "rough", a gay icon and would be his dream guest. The comedian later said: "I realise what I said was insensitive and I am very sorry for any offence caused." Junior justice minis... [Read More]