Posts tagged ‘jezebel’

March 29, 2012

Vampires,Yes, Black People? No way!

Is it easier to believe in Vampires than to believe some vampires may be black?  And is it even more of a stretch of our imaginations to believe lead actors in a vampire flick could be black?

The Hunger Games is on general release now and it has been the subject of much debate as fans of the book/comic in the USA showed disgust and complete incomprehension at the casting of some of the lead characters.  I’m not going to re-type some of the racist tweets and blog comments you can google it but I’m interested in other aspects of this:

Did racism go temporarily underground or have some people always thought racist things about roles given to ethnic minorities?  Only now, they have public platforms

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September 13, 2011

Did You Hear The One About The Smoking Baby?

Sadly this is not a sick joke. Yes, this Indonesian toddler smokes 2 packets of cigarettes per day and he is not alone.  If you didn’t hate tobacco companies enough already I think this would do it.

Obviously he is too young to buy his own fags

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April 26, 2011

Ladies Don’t Love Cool J

Ashley Judd has been getting some stick Stateside for making comments about rap music containing sexist, misogynistic lyrics.

Ashley has had to apologise and rephrase her comments as she got more attention than she anticipated but I find the debate surrounding the story interesting.

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April 1, 2011

Scandalous 60 Seconds No.3

Startling

A woman from the USA is suing her doctor as she hasn’t been able to close her eyes since a 2005 plastic surgery op.

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