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]
BBC brings comedy panel shows to America with “Would You Rather…? with Graham Norton”
"Do you win anything here?" Cyndi Lauper asks during the second episode of Would You Rather...? with Graham Norton. That's the main and maybe only thing holding up BBC America's introduction of comedy panel "game shows" to the States. Filmed in New Y... [Read More]
BBC America expands Ministry of Laughs with "Would You Rather with Graham Norton"
BBC America announced today that it has ordered 13 episodes of a new comedy game show featuring American comedians and hosted by British chat show host Graham Norton. Would You Rather with Graham Norton will debut later in 2011, inserted... [Read More]