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The Catholic Tradition Podcast: 87 – The Jester Is Not The King


Oct 6, 2020

Watch on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ve9oqQpCrI

Jeremy McLellan is a Catholic slapstick comedian who, surprisingly,
is large is Pakistan. He joins the present to debate the woke takeover
of comedy, the nihilistic dogmas of many comedians, the
relationship between comedy and struggling, and the ethics of the
phrase “retarded”. Thomas describes his previous expertise doing open
mics and Jeremy offers him some pointers.

Contents

[1:07] “Do CHILDREN Belong in Church?”

[3:24] The woke takeover of comedy; contrarianism and nihilism;
comedy and reality

[11:18] The dogma of comedians: something goes to get fun

[17:35] Jeremy and Thomas examine notes on open mics

[24:08] The comedian should draw the viewers into his world

[27:26] Jeremy’s conversion to Catholicism and relationship with
his massive Muslim viewers

[36:03] The most effective joke Jeremy has ever heard

[40:17] The ethics of the phrase ‘retarded’

[48:13] Comedy and trauma; processing ache by means of humor

[51:42] The risks of figuring out with our sins and
pathologies

Hyperlinks

Jeremy McLellan’s YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/person/underthefigtree

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