Can 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.
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