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Standup for Peace

Colleges Are Intolerant About Comedy That Promotes Tolerance

Scott Blakeman | Posted 02.07.2015 | College
Scott Blakeman

If a simple message of tolerance, understanding and peace is deemed too controversial by many universities in this country, what message does that send to students? Colleges used to be the place where trailblazing comedians like George Carlin and Mort Sahl found receptive audiences for their biting and bold comedy.

Obama UN Speech Stands Out for Comedian Who Stands Up for Peace

Scott Blakeman | Posted 11.26.2012 | World
Scott Blakeman

As someone who uses comedy to build bridges between people of all backgrounds, I was particularly impressed with President Obama's speech to the United Nations.