Sunday 24 September 2017

Ian O'Doherty: Now the joke's on him...

To be honest, I've never been much of a fan of comedian Frank Skinner.

Between himself and former cohort David Baddiel they were instrumental in creating the lad culture of the early 1990s that started out as a refreshing refusal to bow to the diktats of political correctness before morphing into a more sinister celebration of boorishness.

Let's put it this way, too much of his comedy relied on bodily functions and if some of his gags had been delivered by Bernard Manning then the very people who were laughing at Skinner would have been vocal in their outrage.

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