While Norton has recently added physical training to his regimen, his long-term commitment is as a fanboy — of Black Sabbath, Metallica, Bob Marley, and Eminem. ” You close on the lackluster responses your sexual vigor tends to elicit from women — in this case, a prostitute. I was going to have a few nooses hanging down as a statement on speech, and people being hung for their statements ...
He shares these passions his followers, and the love contributes to what conversations are possible with that black-T-shirted crowd in , which was taped at the Wilbur Theater in Boston, and for twenty hours a week on Sirius XM’s "Opie & Anthony Show," where Norton has appeared for over a decade as “third mic.” The special begins with a clip of Michael K. In between, there are all sorts of other humiliations to choose from — righteousness, victimization, exhibitionism, Travolta’s lawsuits, the media’s hypocrisy. but they were afraid of some Viacom lawyer would give them a hard time.
Comedians want honest discussion because it affects us.
Everyone has a reason why their particular sacred cow is the sacred cow to be honored. That’s how I’ve always dealt with things that I think are sad or horrible — some that affect me, some that don’t affect me.
The quality of your self-loathing has changed over time and your body has as well. This is why comedians are liked and the press isn’t: Comedians are expressing their opinions, and everybody knows that.
When people were saying [in response to the Totally Biased panel], Rape Lindy West — a lot of people said, see it’s a rape culture! What happens is this, people want to be heard, they want to weigh in, but (a) they feel too small, or (b) they are too mentally lazy ...
it’s about trying to be heard and say something shocking …whatever we were talking about, it’s what they would have used to assault her on Twitter. That was not about people wanting Lindy West raped ... If we had been talking about drunk-driving and they disagreed they would have said, “I hope you get killed by a drunk driver.” There’s a big difference between the public conversation about rape jokes and the comedian conversation about rape jokes. There is no conversation to be had because it’s not about rape jokes.
They are doing something like comedians — using their skill or their art or whatever you want to call it to voice their thoughts.