How Not to Host a 'Rape Joke' DebateKatie J.M. Baker11/16/12 5:30pmFiled to: rape rapeComedyrape jokestweetTopFb2262EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkCan rape jokes ever be funny? We think so: check out Lindy's primer on how to make a rape joke for tips such as "Easy shortcut: DO NOT MAKE RAPE VICTIMS THE BUTT OF THE JOKE." Basically, effective rape jokes only work if they make fun of society/oppressors, not the oppressed. The question is definitely worth analyzing in detail, but — as recent controversy over a now-canceled "rape joke debate" makes clear — it's one that has to be handled with a certain amount of tact, as well as a certain lack of rapey advertising.