Great Job, Internet!: Anti-@FatJew Twitter sentiment reaches a fever pitch—and rightfully so
Though some pretty rabid anti-Fat Jew sentiment had been bubbling under for a while, it really kicked up on Twitter this weekend, with dozens upon dozens of comedians weighing in on the Instagram darling, “content aggregator,” and blatant joke thief. Everyone from Michael Ian Black to Norm MacDonald called out The Fat Jew (real name Josh Ostrovsky), with Patton Oswalt taking him to task via a run of tweets that poked fun at the very concept of aggregation.
My favorite Jane’s Addiction song is “Been Caught Aggregating.”
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) August 15, 2015
Now I kinda feel bad because @FATJEW didn’t steal from me. I gotta step up my instagram game
— Paul Scheer (@paulscheer) August 16, 2015
To me, what makes @fatjew so funny aren’t the stolen jokes he posts, but THE WAY he posts them.
— Michael Ian …