Ah, there’s always a controversy of some sort.
Hosts, awards programs, and jokes: the triple threat combo of television viewing, as many a veteran host has discovered while being roasted slowly over the coals of public criticism.
Think Jon Stewart. David Letterman. Chris Rock. It’s really not even fair to mention James Franco.
But today’s controversy is about Seth MacFarlane’s turn as host of the most-watched awards program in the world, and the jokes he made about domestic violence and small girl actors and when they might be able to date George Clooney.
Some feminists are saying: not funny. Some fellow comedians are saying: it’s ...