[Gilbert Gottfried] made headlines this week when a series of offensive jokes he posted on Twitter about the earthquake and tsunami in Japan cost him a job as the voice of the Aflac duck.Here's an example of Gottfried's "humor":
Hard to blame Aflac – Gottfried's jokes were tasteless and ill-timed, and Aflac does about three-quarters of its business in Japan. Gottfried later took the jokes down and apologized. (You can read some of them here, but fair warning.)
For the three readers who have never run across the post title, here's the original New Yorker cartoon by Peter Steiner. It was published in the summer of 1993 (!).
Note to Gilbert Gottfried: teh Intarw3bz went everywhere in 1993, too.