AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

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Sunday, February 13th, 2011

Found Objects, No.10: “Africa” jokes

There’s something about American comedians and Africa. You’re not sure whether they’re laughing at us or with us. African-Americans comedians, in particular, always return to the subject. There’s an essay in there somewhere. I swear I once saw a notice for a talk at Columbia’s Institute for African-American Studies or NYU’s Africana Studies, on this