Doug Stanhope on offensive comedy
Published on 1 Feb 2011http://www.heraldscotland.com/comment/g ... -1.1083012
RICKY Gervais doesn’t expect to be asked back to host the Golden Globes*, after he annoyed Holywood A-listers by making jokes at the expense of Angelina Jolie, Robert Downey Jr and Bruce Willis, among others.
But who cares? For me personally, a tuxedo-clad circle of malignant egos patting each other on the ass for pretending to be other people couldn’t be offended enough. I am not against actors giving themselves awards any more than plumbers or dental hygienists, but I think such events should take place in some rented banquet hall of a Holiday Inn Express.
*correction: he has since been asked back, according to other reports posted earlier.
**Correction of correction: HFPA says he hasn't
, or rather "highly unlikey"
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