Why Are People Laughing About Rape?

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Rape jokes are all over popular culture these days, but are they ever okay to make?

Rape seems to be popping up all over comedy lately, from "Two Broke Girls" to the public musings of Rainn Wilson. Is it ever ok to laugh about something so horrible?

WATCH The Daily Beast's roundtable with Rebecca Dana, Harry Siegel and Allison Yarrow on BeastTV: What's So Funny About Rape?

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