Less than a week after the movie theater shootings in Aurora, Colorado, Dane Cook took to the stage and made a joke about the tragic event. While the majority of people are outraged by his performance, some are saying that the joke wasn’t a big deal…and the audience even seemed pretty receptive to it. Take a listen (warning: foul language) and tell us what you think:
The joke was in response to how bad Cook thought The Dark Knight Rises was:
“I know that if none of that would have happened, pretty sure that somebody in that theater, about 25 minutes in, realizing it was a piece of crap, was probably like ‘ugh fucking shoot me,’”
If I didn’t already know that Cook was becoming irrelevant, this clear grasp for publicity proves it. But I suppose it’s working, since news outlets everywhere are talking about it. But this was a very risky move on his part, and I wonder if his career will suffer for it. [via Gawker]
What do you think of Cook’s joke?