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James Acaster on the Continued Popularity of “Edgy Comedians” Clip

Whenever a leading comedian releases a new special that includes jokes punching down on trans people, within hours a clip of James Acaster excoriating “edgy” comics goes viral on social media. It happens so often, sadly, it’s become a pattern. The clip, taken from Acaster’s 2019 special Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999, sees the usually […]

Comedian James Acaster’s Takedown of Ricky Gervais Trends Following Anti-Trans Netflix Special

Ricky Gervais’ new Netflix special SuperNature caused predictable outrage due to the comedian’s jokes aimed at transgender people, but now a clip from fellow Brit funnyman James Acaster has begun to trend on social media, in which “edgy comics” like Gervais are mocked for punching down on vulnerable groups. The clip, taken from Acaster’s 2019 […]