"You can certainly get a cat out a tree by raping people under it until emergency vehicles scare it away, but it is my belief that the American people will regret not finding a better solution."
"I do have a cause though. It is obscenity. I'm for it."
— Tom Lehrer, introduction to the song "Smut"
851. When plumbing the depths of depravity, I must remember to come up for air.
"Any genuinely cutting-edge comedy will risk offending people who watch it; but how is a penis joke supposed to offend the average college student? The answer is, it's not supposed to offend anybody who watches the show; it's supposed to give college kids a smug sense of superiority in believing that someone else might theoretically be offended by that penis joke."