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Tracy Morgan Rant

Louis C.K. & Harry Shearer Discuss Tracy Morgan

Posted 08.17.2011 | Comedy

In case it wasn't painfully obvious, HuffPost Comedy is run by comedy nerds. We love nothing more than an in-depth philosophical conversation about co...

Louis C.K. Defends Tracy Morgan Again

Slate | Posted 08.17.2011 | Comedy

The stand-up talks about the new season of Louie and defends Tracy Morgan against charges of homophobia....

Jo Koy Calls Audience Member 'F***ing F***ot' In Chicago: Report

Posted 08.16.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: Jo Koy updated his Twitter account Thursday night with the following statement: "I sincerely apologize for the incredibly foul word I chos...

Defending Tracy Morgan

Chez Pazienza | Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment
Chez Pazienza

Tracy Morgan made a comment within the context of his stand-up routine for an audience which paid to see him. Now we have a slew of groups who never should have heard the joke anyway up in arms about it.

No Apologies

Louis Peitzman | Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment
Louis Peitzman

I don't think Tracy Morgan is funny, and his gay jokes were in the poorest of taste. But who cares? While we continue to fight for our right to marry and to defend our right to serve in the military, why are we wasting energy on this?

Family Rejection of LGBT Youth Is No Joke

Carl Siciliano | Posted 08.13.2011 | Media
Carl Siciliano

We are mistaken if we think this is just about Tracy Morgan. Tragically, from my vantage point of working with thousands of LGBT youths who have experienced family rejection, he made a joke out of an everyday reality.

'30 Rock' Co-Star 'Disgusted' At Tracy Morgan's Rant, Hollywood Erupts In Debate

Posted 08.11.2011 | Entertainment

The fallout from Tracy Morgan's homophobic rant continued to play out on Saturday, as several celebrities and Hollywood titans issued statements and t...

The Contradictions of Tracy Morgan

Ron Nyswaner | Posted 08.11.2011 | Entertainment
Ron Nyswaner

It seems to me that Tracy has channeled the anti-gay anger in our culture and is holding it up for us to examine. The things he said are merely more outrageous versions of homophobic beliefs that all of us live with -- and silently accept -- every day.

Tracy Morgan Should Be Fired

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 08.11.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

In a year when we have experienced horrible suicides of LGBT youth, to not fire Tracy Morgan sends exactly the wrong message. To advocate violence against anyone is disgusting, but against our most vulnerable youth -- it crosses the line.

Tina Fey Slams Tracy Morgan For Homophobic Tirade

Posted 08.11.2011 | Entertainment

As word leaked out about Tracy Morgan's violently homophobic on-stage rant at a standup show on June 3rd in Nashville, his representatives worked quic...

Is It Time For Tracy Morgan To Shut Up?

Posted 08.10.2011 | Comedy

Dylan Gadino of Punchline Magazine posted a response to the latest Tracy Morgan controversy, in which he outlines the difference between Tracy Morgan ...

Twitter Reacts To Tracy Morgan's Homophobic Rant

Posted 08.10.2011 | Comedy

Comedian and "30 Rock" star is in hot water today after attendees of his latest stand-up show reported that he went on a homophobic rant. While @...

Tracy Morgan Goes All Christian Bale On A Camera Guy For Filming Him

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

I think we're all ready for this Christian Bale story to end. His mother hates him, Bill O'Reilly hates him, the club scene loves him, it's all bad. H...