Houston Matters

Houston Comedians Discuss How to Be Funny in a More Sensitive World

Three young, Houston-area comedians discuss how to still be funny in a more politically correct world.

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The intersection of comedy and a political correctness is a topic that comes up time and time again. Most often, it's in a negative sense, where comedians from Mel Brooks, to Jerry Seinfeld to Artie Lange lament the effect of political correctness on their craft.

Notably, these are an older generation of comedians, so what do some younger Houston-area comedians think?

In the audio above, Houston Matters producer Joshua Zinn brought together Spike Miller, Brenda Valdivia, and Kathryn Way to discuss their perspectives on the so-called "PC culture" and how it relates to their work.

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