LOS ANGELES, CA—Patton Oswalt has issued an apology for appearing in a photograph with noted transphobe Dave Chappelle. Dave Chappelle has also responded to fierce backlash from his own fanbase and issued an apology for appearing in a photograph with his very unfunny friend Patton Oswalt.
"I apologize to the many people I hurt," said Chappelle. "It was insensitive for a comedian of my caliber to appear in a picture with someone as gravely unfunny as Patton Oswalt. I was not aware of the deep pain I was causing. I'm always learning, and I will strive to do better in the future."
"We are glad Chappelle has expressed his commitment to do better, but this isn't enough," said Candy Cruggstein, an activist for protecting funny comedy. "We need to know that Chappelle is committed to being funny, and will not allow his comedic genius to be further tainted by mediocre joke tellers like Patton Oswalt."
Chappelle has checked himself into comedy therapy for comedy counseling and has donated 2 million to The Comedy Store in penance.
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SAN FRANCISCO—A cashier working the closing shift at a small mom-and-pop store on Sutter St. was left shocked and bewildered when a customer tried to pay for her items.
Store security footage reveals the customer roamed the store calmly while looters plucked most shelves dry. She picked up a few trinkets before heading to the register.
"I wasn't really paying attention," said the cashier, Brian Risico. "We get lots of looters, but I don't think I've ever seen a paying customer. No one taught me how to use the register."
"Then this chick comes up," he continued. "She's– I don't know. Normal? She placed some products on the counter and asked for the damage. I thought she was going to hurt me, but it turned out she wanted to know how much money she should give me."
Risico stared blankly at the woman for a minute before panicking and fleeing in terror. The unnamed customer then placed a twenty on the counter and left. The twenty-dollar bill was promptly stolen.
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U.S.—As part of a bold new marketing strategy to promote inclusivity and appeal to less than 1% of the population, Mars, Incorporated has introduced a new M&M character who identifies as a Skittle.
"I'm gonna be honest here. We basically are doing this because it's hip and makes us look cool," said Mars, Incorporated CEO Franklin Crunchy. "And that adds to the bottom line. I think we can make a decent fortune by comparing the hardship of real trans people to a wacky cartoon character."
"Trans people deserve to be represented by M&Ms," he continued. "Our Trans-Skittle character will help us break chocolate-covered barriers in your mouth and not in your hands."
The new character, named Quinn, is an M&M that wears an "S" because they haven't had letter reassignment surgery yet. On the inside, Quinn has the same chocolate taste because it isn't able to change anything but its outward appearance.
"We just want to let the trans community know that M&M supports you and wants your money!"...
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