Pals, included us on a journey through some of the most essential words in the English language:
Fuck, Shit, Bitch, Dick, Pussy, and Damn.
This January, well check out the intriguing history of these grand curs in our brand-new series, appropriately named History of Swear Words, with the support of Oscar-winner and top tier error of curse words Nicolas Cage as our host. Produced by B17 Entertainment and Funny Or Die (hello thats us!), the series will dive into each of these words through interviews with specialists in etymology, pop culture, performers and historians.
Unique visitors include Joel Kim Booster, DeRay Davis, Open Mike Eagle, Nikki Glaser, Patti Harrison, London Hughes, Jim Jefferies, Zainab Johnson, Nick Offerman, Sarah Silverman, Isiah Whitlock Jr., and Baron Vaughn. The specialists on words consist of Benjamin Bergen (PhD, Cognitive Scientist, Author of What The F), Anne Charity Hudley (PHD, Linguist and Educator), Mireille Miller-Young (PhD, Professor of Feminist Studies), Elvis Mitchell (Film Critic/Host of The Treatment on KCRW), Melissa Mohr (PhD, Author of Holy Sh * t: A Brief History of Swearing), and Kory Stamper (Lexicographer, Author Of Word By Word).
Trust us, this is a history lesson youre not going to wish to miss out on out on.
History of Swear Words shows up on Netflix January 5, 2021.
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