First, a serious apology -- not only is there no Video Event of the Week this week, there's no Cinema Listomania either.
For this lapse, I plead hardship; real life kind of mugged me over the last few days, and I found myself spending time that otherwise might have been utilized for a definitive look at the Best and Worst Movies Featuring An Actor or Actress Over 5'8" in Height, and instead helping a dear friend convalesce from major surgery.
Anyway, both the Event and the Listomania will return next Friday. Scout's Honor.
But while I've got you, allow me a relevant little musing.
As I've written here previously, I'm a huge fan of TV's Family Guy, a show which regularly violates all known cannons of good taste and propriety. And as (I think) I've also noted in these precincts, as a general rule I don't believe that there's any subject that should be off-limits to comedy.
That said, the following joke about cervical cancer appeared in a FG episode from the current season --
-- and I have to confess, I didn't laugh.
Although I probably would have, just a week earlier, when the aforementioned dear friend hadn't yet been diagnosed with cervical cancer.
Make of this what you will.