Host Jonathan Kay interviews Vancouver-based queer comedian Jessica Pigeau about her recent Quillette essay describing the clash between good comedy and strident social-justice activism.
Articles and media discussed in this podcast:
- Life as a Stand-Up Comic Can Be Brutal. ‘Safe Space’ Call-out Culture Is Making it Unbearable, by Jessica Pigeau, Quillette, August 1, 2021.
- That’s Not Funny: An Interview with Quebec Comedian Mike Ward, Wrongspeak podcast, December 28, 2018.
- Legal background on Mike Ward’s case.
- Louis CK, Nut Allergy
- Jessica Pigeau’s co-hosted podcast, Histories and Mysteries with Jessica and Janel
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