Not That Funny is a new game from Actor and Activist Jesse Lipscombe. He the Shift to tell us about his new card game “Not That Funny” that is designed to show damaging truths behind everyday jokes directed at marginalized groups. Shane Hewitt and Jesse Lipscombe also dig into specific situations where the game can come in handy! Plus we discuss Jesse’s new music project, and his Original Netflix Series, series 2.
My chats with Jesse are my favorite chats. I’d like to say we plan all of the topics, but we never do… it just rolls. The fact that we can speak of any topic, and hold each other accountable for our language and word selection. I do know that when I speak to Jesse, it’s the kind of conversation I want to have with everyone in my life. It’s open, honest and kind.
About the game Not That Funny:
The game is simple, the implications are complex. #MakeItAwkward presents Not That Funny, a tabletop game designed to uncover the damaging truths behind everyday jokes directed at many marginalized groups and individuals. The #MakeItAwkward movement is designed to uplift and support the voices of marginalized people all over the world. We challenge people to call out discriminatory language and actions at all times.