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Barry Crimmins on life after ‘Call Me Lucky,’ political correctness and the state of comedy today

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By Joanna Hlavacek on May 21, 2016

Barry Crimmins won over audiences at last year’s Free State Festival, where the veteran stand-up comedian, political satirist and activist joined director and comic Bobcat Goldthwait for a screening of “Call Me Lucky.” Goldthwait’s critically acclaimed documentary chronicles Crimmins’ story of survival, from his brutal rape as a boy growing up in upstate New York to his later advocacy against child sex abuse and online child pornography.