Episode 499. On Political Correctness

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pcbs-cover-lrg-430x605James Finn Garner is the author of the classic satire Politically Correct Bedtime Stories, its various companion volumes, and the Rex Koko Private Clown series of comic mysteries, and he talks about the values of political correctness in both life and art. Featuring the evolution of inclusion, linguistic kerfuffles, the dangers of white fragility, a special appearance by Steve Smith, creative director of San Francisco’s Circus Center, a shout-out to Kinky Friedman, and politically correct ways to call someone an ignorant bigot. (Length 22:57)