Leon Knight: Hashtag Hate Crime

Involuntary writing hiatus over, I return to the internet only to find that yet another misogynist has broken loose from his moorings and started spraying Twitter with his own brand of vigilante DVT.  On the plus side, it’s a footballer this time, so there will be no crushing fall from grace and embarrassment at our own misplaced faith.

Alright, maybe a bit.

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Daniel Tosh: Your Opinion. In 140 Characters Or Less, Please

Daniel Tosh. Image via tumblr.

Another well meaning but ill-advised debate regarding the propriety of rape jokes has broken out on Twitter after a comedian in LA responded to a female heckler in his audience by asking the rest of them the following question:

Wouldn’t it be funny if that girl got raped by like, 5 guys right now? Like right now? What if a bunch of guys just raped her…

A comedian indeed.

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