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Jeff Dunham

Jeff Dunham

Why does humor allow us to say things we wouldn't normally say otherwise?

by Jewlarious.com Staff

Published: November 17, 2007


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Visitor Comments: 13

(13) john koennig, March 20, 2011 11:35 PM

cool show

my uncle said ure an idot but i said he is awsome

(12) Anonymous, September 16, 2009 8:57 PM

i love his comedy

to all of you that hate him, too bad. im in the U S ARMY and recently returned from IRAQ and i can speak for myself and for alot of my fellow soldiers, we LOVE his comedy, especially the terrorist, it helped us get through long days in IRAQ, and i still quote him with my friends to this day,,, so until you are actually over htere, watching your friends get blown up, you might want to consider that we are fighting for you......

(11) willy wanka, November 6, 2008 5:49 AM

Walters votes

Walter should have signed up on the Presisental canidate list.His votes were not counted. Mickey Mouse did a few years ago, and got a percentage of the votes (made the headlines).

(10) April Jacobson, October 5, 2008 5:21 PM

Jeff's introduction of ethnic humor is a big disappointment.

His humor is original and he does NOT have to stoop to getting laughs via ethnic humor. I was most disappointed in his humor during his last concert. He is coming to our area next month and I'm not sure I want to go and be "made fun of". I am a member of a minority was felt "safe" with Jeff's humor. Not any more. I'm very sorry about that because I really enjoyed his characters and his humor before the introduction of ethnicity. Thanks for the opportunity to share my opinion.

(9) DD, November 22, 2007 12:00 PM

Here's an example

I don't know why I was supposed to find this funny...I think there are people like me who will continue to feel very raw and sensitive about terrorists...and they're NOT dead (not enough of 'em, at least), and they are quite a worrisome commodity. Still, jokes help alleviate a feeling of helplessness or depression about someone's state of oppression. The Russians have always been at the forefront of these kinds of jokes, to help them feel a little lighter about their lives. This one just in from a friend who formerly resided in the USSR: "Do you know that the soldiers of the great Russian Army have been instructed about what to do in the event of a nuclear attack?" (ME: "Really? THere's something they can do?") "One must stand perfectly straight and grasp your Kalishnikov Rifle across both hands horizontally and thrust it out in front of you at full arm's length." (ME: "And that will do what exactly?") "Well, the Military is of course very concerned about destroying government property, and when the rifle starts melting, it should not get all over their boots."
Okay, this is real humor in the vein we are getting at here, I think.

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