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Seth Macfarlane Lincoln Joke

Why Seth MacFarlane's John Wilkes Booth Joke Didn't Work For Most: Bob Newhart Got it Right When Less Than 100 Years Had Passed

Michael Russnow | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Here are two punch lines that remind us of Lincoln's death. One worked for most, the other only for a minority. It had nothing to do with sensitivity about Lincoln's passing, rather it was the approach.

STILL TOO SOON?

Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

Memo to Oscar host Seth MacFarlane: it's still too soon for Lincoln assassination jokes. In an arguably tasteless reference to the fact that the ma...