keydcat thoughts and laughs

Sep 21

Roxane Gay is Spelled With One "N": Target Practice →

roxanegay:

I’m ready to fast forward to the time when Precious jokes and snide comments are no longer a thing. They’re actually not very funny. It’s the laziest possible way of thinking. The denigration of someone, even if they are fictional, is not necessary for the elevation of someone else, and certainly…

so feaking true, and i would know

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    so feaking true, and i would know
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    "I do think though that the targets of this kind of humor and commentary say an awful lot about the people who choose...
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    Roxane Gay: Rumpus editor, literary superwoman, and badass motherfucker.
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    ^^^THIS^^^
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  13. nonvolleyball said: it’s also obnoxious because it uses the “clever” movie reference as a dodge for a tacky joke that isn’t particularly funny. I mean, sub in “fat lady” in those examples & the only “joke” is “bitches be fat amirite?” & therein lies the problem.
  14. elisabethdonnelly said: Yes, for sure. I feel like sometimes these bad jokes are the result of words losing their meaning …
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    What she said.
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