Thanks for creating your blog, it is a great educational tool! I am sending you an email to make you aware of a pretty derogatory joke on Jimmy Kimmel Live on July 21st. Guest Adam Carolla is joking about being a pioneer in the world of podcasts in which he says that being a pioneer is not so good because all you do is "Eat berries and get raped by Indians," which got a pretty big laugh. I feel that this little off-color joke demands your brand of investigation and commentary, since it reinforces whitewashing of history, the Native-as-savage stereotype, and is just plain offensive...rape is one of the most disgusting of crimes, and to be falsely accused of it in front of a national audience does great damage. Not to mention, if Adam Carolla replaced "Indian" with any other minority, he would be on again tonight apologizing a la Michael Richards. Please look into it, I'm anxious to see your response.
The video can be found here:
Jimmy Kimmel Live
The joke is about a 2 1/2 minutes into the clip.
For more late-night "humor," see Immigration Joke on Tonight Show and Leno: Mobsters Run Foxwoods.
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