It’s surprising when comedians offend people. Don’t people understand that, to a certain extent, that’s exactly what comedians are here to do? They need to say offensive things in order to knock the rest of us out of our complacence, to highlight to absurdity of our condition. This isn’t to say, mind you, that there’s no such thing as a line when it comes to comedy. But, that line should always be relatively far off, otherwise we wouldn’t have many of the great comedians who make up this list. So let’s take a look at 15 of the best comedians ever and some of their most offensive material!
Sarah Silverman is a divisive comedian. There are those that find her brand of tasteless, offensive humor hysterical, and then there are those who simply take themselves too seriously. There are really few people on the planet who are more quick witted than Sarah Silverman. Just take this offensive joke as an example: “I was raped by a doctor… Which is so bittersweet for a Jewish girl.”