Let’s Talk About Poop, Baby

for The Establishment

Poop. If it manages to find its way into our cultural lexicon, it’s likely the result of a Judd Apatow movie. There’s nothing wrong with scatalogical humor, in Judd Apatow movies or elsewhere. In fact, there are few things I love more than a good fart or poop joke. But, like many of the things that make us laugh, pooping is funny because it’s uncomfortable to talk about. It’s funny because it’s gross and it’s funny because it’s taboo. Not to do, of course, but to talk about doing (continued)

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Katie MacBride is a freelance journalist, essayist, and co-founder/associate editor of Anxy magazine. Her work has appeared in Rolling Stone, The Daily Beast, Vice, Playboy, and Buzzfeed, among other publications. Follow her on Twitter: @msmacb

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