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Laugh a Minute – make it a Late Night show


David Oscar can tell jokes, no doubt and he can do nice mimes to go with them.

I think on the 4th September (yesterday) for the first time on Ghana television (Viasat1), a presenter used “SHIT!” and got the *beep*. Guess who did? David Oscar!!!

After getting his *beep*he flashed his nice set of teeth and I bet it was mischief I saw in his eyes (the kind that goes like ‘Yes I did it, I said SHIT on TV when KSM, Fritz Baffour hadn’t…cool!!’

Back to my point, Late night(10pm/11pm-ish) shows like Jimmy Kimmel’s do not necessarily contain explicit or R-rated content but are so timed because they are still inappropriate for kids.

Now I mentioned KSM and Fritz because they brought satire and live comedy to the GH and I support their shows running when kids are awake because they are satiric and ‘intelligent’ jokes. Isn’t it fun to watch a vulganizer sign reading ‘Borganiser Here’ on KSM’s show with your younger siblings and take the opportunity to ask them how it is spelt correctly?

Do the mental comparison and take action.

Once again, Will you want your child to laugh when someone falls or you want them to say sorry like well mannered kids are supposed to?

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Laugh a Minute – PG13?


I’ve been watching too much TV lately. Viasat1 is fast becoming the channel of choice.

David Oscar (you know, that dude who did the Tigo Number 1 commercial?) and Laugh a Minute, NICE, well not really.
The funny videos are so stale and were viral some 10 or so years back, but still guarantees a good laugh.
I’ve been laughing along with him since the premier
BUT

I fear I am becoming a sadist every time I laugh at someone bonking their head or slipping? After a long good laugh, I ask myself, ‘What was funny about that fall? Was it really funny, someone falling? I actually think Oscar is feeding my sadistic tendencies by giving me a daily supply of masochistic/home accidents/recreational accidents caught on video.

But how can I fault myself when the studio audience always respond with a rapturous laughter? How can’t I follow suit? Isn’t laughter infectious?

I’m sure some clueless parents don’t realize this programme should have a PG13 rating and I shudder to imagine some kid watching unsupervised will laugh at his colleague’s misfortune in school and get a good scolding or lose a good friendship.

Will you want your kid to laugh when someone falls? or rather say sorry like well mannered kids should?

PS. A bird whispered in my ears that I’ve been laughing with an automated electronic audience.

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Laugh a Minute – PG13?


I’ve been watching too much TV lately. Viasat1 is fast becoming the channel of choice. David Oscar (you know, that dude who did the Tigo Number 1 commercial?) and Laugh a Minute, NICE, well not really. The funny videos are so stale and were viral some 10 or so years back, but still guarantees a good laugh. I’ve been laughing along with him since the premier BUT I fear I am becoming a sadist every time I laugh at someone bonking their head or slipping? After a long good laugh, I ask myself, ‘What was funny about that fall? Was it really funny, someone falling? I actually think Oscar is feeding my sadistic tendencies by giving me a daily supply of masochistic/home accidents/recreational accidents caught on video. But how can I fault myself when the studio audience always respond with a rapturous laughter? How can’t I follow suit? Isn’t laughter infectious? I’m sure some clueless parents don’t realize this programme should have a PG13 rating and I shudder to imagine some kid watching unsupervised will laugh at his colleague’s misfortune in school and get a good scolding or lose a good friendship. Will you want your kid to laugh when someone falls? or rather say sorry like well mannered kids should? PS. A bird whispered in my ears that I’ve been laughing with an automated electronic audience.

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