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Postscript on Music today

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As a follow-up to my post “Music today… grumble grumble” I’d like to direct your attention to this extremely funny article from the Onion. It was published on June 27th but I didn’t see it until tonight.

Eminem Terrified as Daughter Begins Dating Man Raised on His Music.

“Honestly, I don’t really know what I’m supposed to do here. How am I supposed to let Hailie go out with a guy who says I was a huge influence on him and all of his friends?”

“And his parents let him listen to it?” Eminem continued. “What kind of house was that? I don’t even want to think about what kind of people they are.”

The Onion is an American satirical news website that parodies traditional newspapers by using a layout based on the American Press. It is always good for a few laughs.

Music today… grumble, grumble

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Warning – I’ve quoted some stuff that is pretty offensive. I’ve chosen not to censor the language.

Earlier this week, my friend Heather sent me this article by Andrea Warner. It was posted on the CBC Music blog.

Misogyny makes a comeback: Kanye, Robin Thicke and degrading women

Before reading this article, I had never heard the three songs that Ms. Warner specifically discusses; Rocko’s “U.O.E.N.O”, Kanye West’s “On Sight” and Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines”. I have since listened to them all and have purposely not provided links.

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