Funny Bones

Quotes Camille Paglia on the negative effect of political correctness on comedy.

By Camille Paglia, published on May 1, 1996 - last reviewed on June 19, 2012

"Political correctness has killed comedy. It's in the nature of satire,of comedy, to offend, to find the taboo areas of the body politic and palpate them. I approve of everything vulgar, tasteless."