Larry David Made Controversial Concentration Camp Jokes During His SNL Monologue

And predictably, they weren't well received

Larry David and Saturday Night Live go way back, from his brief stint as a writer for the show in the 80s, through his tour de force performances as his cousin Bernie Sanders during last year's election. But if you need evidence that there's such a thing as being too comfortable, look no further than his monologue from last night's episode, which featured, among other impossibly uncomfortable anecdotes, a riff on trying out pickup lines during the Holocaust.

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Predictably, he ignited an internet shitstorm.

The list of people qualified to tell a 70-year-old Jewish man who lost family members in the Holocaust which concentration camp jokes are and are not acceptable is pretty short. But David's SNL monologue was just a string of dull, lazy provocations. At least we got to see him reprise his Bernie impression later in the show.

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From: Esquire