Posted by Dee (188.8.131.52) on September 23, 2003 at 12:34:32:
In Reply to: interesting topic! posted by Jan (184.108.40.206) on September 23, 2003 at 09:42:31:
> I've noticed that there is a taboo in our Western mainstream culture about men talking about women's physical properties. But its quite politically correct for women to talk about men's not-so-good-properties.
> It's an interesting observation. Female stand up comedians make meat of men and everybody laughs. I know a few male stand up comedians who dare to make woman ridiculous and: most people don't dare to laugh or get angry.
> Why this difference?
In a comedy club environment, anything goes. I'd say don't go if you can't take the truth or fabricated stories induced by our need to laugh at ourselves. The comedy clubs I've gone to, Yuk Yuk's - everyone get's picked on, everyone!
Oh, and to answer your question - it's a respect thing, "the wrath of a woman."
Dee : )
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