Apparently stand-up comedy is dead and none of us will ever laugh again

About a year ago I attended a comedy show at Comedy Bar here in Toronto. It was just a fun night out for me and a couple of friends and we saw a show featuring three comedians who were touring together. Two of these guys were hilarious. The third was not. Among the jokes he attempted: some good old casual racism, even-more-casual sexism and at least one dig at the LGBT+ community. Don’t get me wrong either, these jokes weren’t a clever commentary on these complex topics. The