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Fa l l . 60 bitch | 31 kind of like dogs—they have a sense of who is good and who is bad. ” This may be comforting logic, but it fails to consider how many of us, men and women, may have internalized messages from the rape culture in which we exist. Rape awareness campaigns still call upon women to protect themselves from attack by limiting their freedom of movement, and some rape victims will chastise themselves for being out at night in a particular spot alone. Lampanelli’s logic, and her comedy, ignores that.
I didn’t feel attacked—I was more pissed off than anything. But I didn’t kick him out of the house. In fact, I went on a date with him again. And thinking back on this I ask myself: How much am I willing to put up with for the sake of a warm body next to me? ” I laughed along with the audience, then immediately felt ashamed—my friend’s assault was upsetting, not funny. I confessed my guilt to Howell afterward. ” she responded. She explained that by telling the joke, she felt she was controlling how people reacted to her experience while simultaneously negotiating her own feelings about the incident.
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