22 thoughts on “I made the mistake of reading some comments on the Internet, and as a result, am finding it interesting that The…

  1. I feel like that dude, what little I’ve seen of him, tries really hard to achieve the edginess that the South Park guys do, without any of their politics, awareness, or talent. He feels…derivative, I guess.

    I also feel like a nontrivial portion of the alt right scene is more concerned with trolling and attitude than with well reasoned positions.

  2. Paul Beakley his best comedy, I think, deals with non sequiturs and his (overused, but still funny to me anyhow) use of cutaway work. I don’t think he’s ever addressed the political/religious/social takes in his shows in any meaningful manner outside of “oh, hey, this is obviously satire. Laugh at it.”

    The right-learning folks I know don’t truck with adult cartoons, mainly because the demographic is way different (i.e. NOT baby boomers and post boomers) for those shows. My experience is absolutely not empirical evidence, though.

  3. Mark Delsing Despite how much it makes me shake my head at times (mainly because of Stan), I think the humor on American Dad is funnier than Family Guy. Roger gets me every time. I think McFarlane and crew really turned the writing with AD up to 11.

    But I still laugh and laugh and laugh at Bird is the Word and the episode where Chris meets A-ha. Gold.

  4. American Dad is funnier than Family Guy. Roger gets me every time. I think McFarlane and crew really turned the writing with AD up to 11. But I still laugh and laugh and laugh at Bird is the Word and the episode where Chris meets A-ha. Gold.]]>