Cancel culture killjoys put the kibosh on comedy


HUMORLESS FEW TAKE THE FUN OUT OF LIFE

The creator of the comic movie classic ‘Airplane!’ was asked if the airplane disaster spoof could be made today.

“It could,” David Zucker replied. “Just without the jokes.”

The 1980 parody, written and directed by David and Jerry Zucker and Jim Abrahams, is consistently listed among the Top Five comedy movies ever.

The film was widely acclaimed by movie critics, with the review-aggregate website ‘Rotten Tomatoes’ giving it a 97-percent approval rating.

The comedy’s popularity can be measured in big bucks — it cost $3.5 million to make and brought in more than $170 million at the box office.

Cancel culture killing comedy
Julie Hagerty, Robert Hays and ‘Otto’

NOW IT MAY BE GROUNDED

But now Paramount is considering shelving the film over scenes that would be slammed as ‘racially insenstive’ in today’s cancel-culture, politically correct climate.

One scene, for example, in which two black characters speak entirely in a jive dialect so unintelligible that it has to be subtitled.

One of the guys — the characters are simply credited as First Jive Dude and Second Jive Dude — gets a stomach ache. The stewardess can’t understand what he is saying. Barbara Billingsley, who played the very white June Clever in the 1950s family classic ‘Leave It To Beaver,’ stands up and talks to the black dudes in fluent jive.

“You couldn’t do that scene today,” said Zucker.

The movie is chockablock with scenes that could be seen as offensive to the grinches of the liberal cancel culture.

Humorless party-poopers who take everything literally are “tearing our country apart,” Zucker added. “We are losing our ability to laugh at ourselves and our world.”

But, he asks, “Why cater to the minority who are outraged when most people still seem to have a desire to laugh?”

It would appear that comedy is dead, Zucker added. “But that’s not true. Comedy is not dead. It’s scared. And when something is scared, it goes into hiding.”

—Adapted from Commentary 


And protect us from the evil Peter Pan and Dumbo!!


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Nazi cancel-culture delivering us from evil

WHAT THE HELL, ERASE EVERYTHING!

Whew! What a relief! The Democrat fascists have finally protected us from the evil Peter Pan. And the dreadful Dumbo. Not to mention those horrible Aristocats and that awful Swiss Family Robinson.

The evil Peter Pan!

As if banning Dr. Seuss wasn’t psycho enough. Now, the Nazi cancel-culture purge of banning beloved books, movies and music has reached a new level of idiocy.

The Walt Disney Company has banned Peter Pan, Dumbo, and other movies for showing “offensive stereotypes.”

Disney removed access to certain children’s movies after slapping content warnings on them last October for “negative depictions and/or mistreatment of people and cultures.”      

This is a Mickey Mouse version of the destruction of historic American statues and monuments by the Black Lives Matter and Antifa hoodlums. And Isis terrorists demolishing hallowed structures in their purge of ancient Middle Eastern culture.

NAUGHTY PETER!

The evil Peter Pan!

Disney yanked Peter Pan because “the film portrays Native people in a stereotypical manner that reflects neither the diversity of Native peoples nor their authentic cultural traditions. It shows them speaking in an unintelligible language and repeatedly refers to them as ‘redskins,’ an offensive term. Peter and the Lost Boys engage in dancing, wearing headdresses and other exaggerated tropes.”

BAD DUMBO!

GROUNDED

Dumbo was cancelled because “the crows and musical number pay homage to racist minstrel shows, where white performers with blackened faces and tattered clothing imitated and ridiculed enslaved Africans on Southern plantations. The leader of the group in Dumbo is Jim Crow, which shares the name of laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States.”

HORRIBLE ARISTOCATS!

CANCELLED

‘The Aristocats’ was deemed unsuitable for children because “the Siamese cat, Shun Gon, is depicted as a racist caricature of East Asian peoples with exaggerated stereotypical traits such as slanted eyes and buck teeth.”

THE ARISTOCATS


I can tell you right now — Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck are skating on thin ice.

Our Führer, who art in hell, deliver us from evil, yadda yadda yadda.


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