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How I’m trying to make an offensive joke funny…

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How I'm trying to make an offensive joke funny...

I worried over a joke last night that I knewΒ will be offensive because I hadn’t written it correctly and it was raw.

In it, I took theΒ banal arguments I have with people who praise Star Wars over the ludicrously elitism of the Star Trek franchise pre-Abrams, who he himself dragged it kicking and screaming into the 2010’s with Michael Bay-ish aplomb, and compared it to discussions some people likeΒ claiming the validity of reverse racism in South Africa.

Obviously, I won’t cover the whole joke here. It’s evolving and I’ll make it work. Keep Reading

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