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Two Controversial and Funny Skits from Dave Chappelle’s Old Show

June 27, 2017 3 comments

Here are two of the more controversial but funny clips from the old Dave Chappelle’s show on Comedy Central. Even though it ran for only two full and one partial season (28 episodes total), the cultural impact of this show is such that most people in USA still remember it. I doubt that such a show would ever be approved nowadays, and not just because of the gratuitous and pretty clever use of the ‘n’ word.

Both of the clips I am linking to in this post are actually quite clever and still relevant. The first one (which is actually from the pilot episode) is about a black-hating black guy who happens to be blind and cannot therefore appreciate the irony of his popularity among what appear to be southern white supremacists who look suspiciously like the type of people at Trump Rallies in 2016. Then again, we have seen more than a few black republicans who fit this profile.

The second one (from the second episode of 2nd season) makes very gratuitous use of the ‘n’ word is actually a critique on the willing blindness of white people to their racism towards blacks. Setting it as a “Leave it to Beaver” style TV sitcom set in the 1950s makes it especially clever since so many older whites, especially the type who vote republican, see that decade as some mythical golden age- which it was most certainly not.

Clip 1: Clayton Bigsby: The Black White Supremacist – Part 2

Clip 2: The Niggar Family

Enjoy! Comments?

Couple of YouTube Clips from a 2004 Comedy Roast of Trump

June 23, 2017 2 comments

Came across a couple of YouTube clips from the 2004 Friar’s Club Roast of Donald Trump. You might be surprised at how prescient some of the jokes turned out.

Clip 1: Jeff Ross Roasts Donald Trump.

Clip 2: Susie Essman Roasts Donald Trump

Enjoy! Comments?

The Interesting Origins of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Campaign Slogan

June 4, 2017 6 comments

A few months ago (before the 2016 american presidential election), I came across an interesting blog post which traced the origin of Hilary Clinton’s now infamous “I’m With Her” campaign slogan. The short version of the story is that it is almost the ad verbatim translation of the slogan for Paul von Hindenburg‘s 1932 campaign for the German presidency. For the record, Hindenburg won that election against Adolf Hitler. Paul Hindenburg died at age 86 in 1934 and the rest, as they say, is history.

FYI: “Mit Ihm” = “With Him” or “I Am With Him”.

What do you think? Comments?

Funny YouTube Clip: Why the Democratic Party Is USELESS

March 13, 2017 2 comments

Here is a really funny montage of establishment democrats telling you, somewhat unintentionally, why the democratic party in its current form has no real future. Came across it on YouTube channel of TYT Politics. While I certainly do not agree with everybody on that channel or TYT (especially some democratic establishment apologists), their content is generally superior to the outright corporatist crap you see on TV news channels like CNN, MSNBC, Fox etc.

“They had learned nothing and forgotten nothing”― popularly attributed to Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord.

Enjoy! Comment?

Interesting YouTube Clip about the Origins of Trump’s Surname

January 22, 2017 1 comment

I recently came across an interesting, and actually objective, clip about the origin of Trump’s Surname. The guy who runs that channel is a British (or Welsh?) expat who has lived in Germany for over two decades. His YouTube channel also has videos about the history of certain peculiarities of the German language + his visits to many local events in nearby cities and towns in that country.

Here is an example of his travel videos. I find them to be well produced and researched.

Enjoy! Comments?

Categories: LOL, YouTube

Interesting 1970s Music Video: Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant

December 23, 2016 Leave a comment

A few weeks ago, I came across this.. well.. peculiar music video from the late 1970s. It seems that a fairly well-known music guy from that era named Michael Zager wrote the song in question. I am still not sure who was responsible for the accompanying music video.. but it is certainly interesting.

Enjoy! Comments?

Categories: LOL, Music Video, YouTube

Now Ironic YouTube Clip about Trump’s Chances of Winning Presidency

November 15, 2016 4 comments

I first came across this clip about three months ago. It was originally made after Trump won the republican nomination in July 2016. The skit (in the clip) is about one part of an ostensibly liberal person trying to make himself believe that Trump will definitely lose the election, while the other realizes that Trump has a pretty good chance of winning the presidency.

One of the funnier gags in this clip involves the main character’s computer screen displaying webpages from a variety of mainstream predicting an almost inevitable Clinton triumph or a Trump defeat. In the end, the character suffers a cognitive dissonance when he realizes that the election might be far closer than he wants to believe and that Trump actually has a pretty decent chance of winning the presidency.

What do you think? Comments?

Categories: Current Affairs, LOL, YouTube