Sketch Block, KL Says Goodbye
As a writer, I’m pretty politically incorrect. It’s all about the jokes. The comedy. And yeah, the narrative. My biggest comedic influences are Richard Pryor, George Carlin, Patrice O’Neal, Chris Rock, Eddie Murphy, Dave Chappelle, Mel Brooks, Joan Rivers and even Howard Stern (though, mostly, his politics and attitude drive me nuts/piss me off).
All of them are outrageous. All of them broke rules and shifted boundaries. And, at times, all of them were taken to task for it.
But these days, the politically correct police are out in force on the internet (and, in the press) and it’s not pretty. The internet has the ability to spread things like wildfire and any person who has a gripe can chime in making it all seem like a vigilante force.
Some people wrongly associate people who are aggressively P.C. with liberals. I’m a card-carrying liberal/progressive but still am attracted to being…
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