Writer who accused Amy Schumer’s humor of being racist never actually saw her show or familiar with her stand-up
Last week, The Washington Post ran an opinion story about comedian Amy Schumer claiming her jokes were racist and that she had, “a blind spot around race,” after citing a Guardian article. This set the internet scrambling with reactionary pieces and Schumer ended up defending her jokes.
Well, it turns out, The Washington Post writer who penned the story has actually never seen Schumer’s stand-up comedy or her TV show. Which, is kinda the worst thing one could do when it comes to researching a story. While we live in a time where journalistic integrity is not the highest, this seems like a pretty low hanging fruit-type of prep one could as they’re going to write something like this. Read More