Stop! You’re Killing Me: Food Addiction and Comedy

  title={Stop! You’re Killing Me: Food Addiction and Comedy},
  author={Carey M Noland and Michael J. Hoppmann},
Jim Gaffigan is a middle-aged white comedian known for his everyman approach to humor—an iconic American male. Gaffigan has developed a unique and enormously popular approach to observational humor (mostly about himself) about his inability to stop eating unhealthy foods that connects in a significant way to his mainstream American audience. In his comedy, he is at once talking about his own food addiction and America’s addiction to food. One of his most famous routines, “McDonald’s” is… 
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