Seriously, while Comedy Central sent me a download of the new album, my wife and I caught the television airing of the special over the weekend (it's also out on DVD), and Jeselnik does open the show with a bit that's simply called, "Rape." My wife was laughing, so I asked her - "As a woman, why is it ok for him to make a rape joke, but it's not ok when others do it?" Her response? "Because Anthony Jeselnik is funny." Take that, Daniel Tosh. Loser.
On CALIGULA, Jeselnik maintains the assassin-like timing and precision that he's become known for, while treading into darker territory this time around. In my opinion, everything should be fair game in comedy (yes, EVERYTHING) and that's exactly why I have no problems with a guy who can toss out a joke about Casey Anthony (did anyone kill her yet?) or go on one of countless tales of Death.
Anthony Jeselnik may not be for everyone, but he sure as hell should be.
CALIGULA is available for download from iTunes, or on DVD from Walmart.
The Rock Father Rating: 4.5/5 Stars
And for the record... I'm joking about NickMom ripping me off. I got some huge laughs while reading the comments so many parents were leaving online to complain about their "offensive" programming. Keep up the good work!