The Politics of Survival

The Politics of Comedy with Ron Placone

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Many in the comedy world feel a sense of anxiety and frustration at the ever-looming threat of cancel culture. Are language and free speech really being policed by an ever-vigilant mob on social media? This week, Tara Reade asks comedian Ron Placone about the fear of being cancelled, how Covid has impacted the comedy landscape, and the subtle art of striking the right balance between comedy and politics.

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The Politics of Survival

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