I Don’t Get It

newyorker:

This cartoon recently sparked a lively debate on The New Yorker’s Facebook page between those who felt it slighted Italian heritage, and those who felt like cartoon editor Bob Mankoff, that it was “an adult appreciation of absurdity”.  

Click-through for more from Bob Mankoff on why we’re able to enjoy derogatory jokes and disparagement humor: http://nyr.kr/LCcAxJ