The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, or CBC, is the NPR of the north, and author Ben Philippe was on as a guest to talk about his new book.

According to the publisher, the book follows in the same “biting, hilarious vein” as his previous works, but a passage about gassing a room full of white people made the Jewish host do a double-take.

Maybe it’s funnier in context?

She just was sorry about whatever it was that compelled him to write that.

We’d honestly like to hear more of the interview … maybe there’s something here we just don’t get? Is this a bit?