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Whitney Cummings

  • Sarah Silverman, rape joke trailblazer

    Today’s New York Times has another one of their “trend” stories in which they assert the dubious existence of a new fad. This time, they’re talking about female comics making jokes about rape, which is a phenomenon that anecdotally seems to be on the rise. And the pioneering female rape stand-up comedian who started it… More ▸

  • 2 Broke Girls does Brooklyn…20 years ago

    The new CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls premiered last night. It stars Kat Dennings, one of my favorite Jewish actresses and has a plot line fueled by Bernie Madoff. Unfortunately the show is not the best vehicle for her prodigious talents. Worse still, it traffics in Brooklyn cliches that would’ve felt dated 10 years ago…. More ▸