Turtles All the Way Down
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Hello: thank you for reading Humorism. If you can, please help keep this newsletter going by updating your subscription for six bucks a month: Upgrade to paid I will never stop saying this: the most important thing you can understand about comedy is that virtually everything you know about it, all its rules and history and culture, has been filtered down to you through morons, charlatans, and run-of-the-mill cranks. Comedy’s legends are legends because idiots said so. Its commandments are commandments because some of the least imaginative motherfuckers on earth deemed them thus. All its endless unbearable controversies over simple ethical questions—whether hate speech is bad, whether sex creeps should face rudimentary professional repercussions—are the product of an industrywide Dunning
Jan 26 2022
7 mins read