(Newser) – Comedian Dane Cook got the is-it-too-soon debate started only a week after the Dark Knight massacre in Colorado. Video obtained by the Daily Caller shows Cook telling a joke at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles: “I know that if none of that would have happened, pretty sure that somebody in that theater, about 25 minutes in, realizing it was a piece of crap, was probably like, ‘Ugh f—ing shoot me.’” He drew a mix of groans and laughter. Early reaction is decidedly not in Cook’s favor:
-Tony Hicks, Contra Costa Times: “Yes, it’s too soon. It may always be too soon. Especially for Dane Cook.”
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(Newser) – A top public relations executive at Chick-fil-A has died of a heart attack amid the company’s high-profile fight against gay marriage, reports Georgia’s WRBL News3. Donald Perry, who generally served as the company’s spokesperson, died this morning. “Don was a member of our Chick-fil-A family for nearly 29 years,” says a Chick-fil-A statement. “He was a well-respected and well-liked media executive in the Atlanta and University of Georgia communities, and we will all miss him.” Click for more.