You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #53: Get a Grip. People - It's Comedy [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion: Presidential (Through Nov 2009) Donate to DU
bajamary Donating Member (427 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-09-08 07:56 PM
Response to Original message
53. Get a Grip. People - It's Comedy
I can't believe all the nasty comments about a TV Comedy Show from the Obama folks.

Get a grip it's called comedy for a reason.

The Daily Show (which many posting here presumably like) has featured Hillary several times of late. She's one smart lady to figure out that it's a good idea to appear on these TV Comedy Shows that also make fun of her.

Hey, did Obama also appear on SNL as himself? Wasn't that funny? I don't recall a big uproar from the Hillary folks saying that SNL was pro-Obama.

Good satire always uses elements of reality, that's why it's called satire. Oh, boy, this SNL has really hit a nerve. I wonder why?

There's an excellent review at Second City called: "Between Barack and a Hard Place".

Bet there are people reading this that would also go nuts about this (2nd City is the home of many comedy giants). Gee, maybe they'd even picked in front of Second City, that is if they would actually see it. They get everyone: Obama, Hillary and even the Queen of America: Oprah !

It's a satire and it's comedy and it's fabulous.

Lighten up .
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
  -Saturday Night Live is racist and misogynistic grantcart  Mar-09-08 05:44 PM   #0 
  - You are so right ~ didn't I read that one of the SNL  goclark   Mar-09-08 05:50 PM   #1 
  - Actually it premiered in 1975.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 05:56 PM   #17 
  - They said "motherfucker" on network TV?  Skinner   Mar-09-08 05:50 PM   #2 
  - it was bleeped but you heard the m and you knew what he was saying  grantcart   Mar-09-08 05:52 PM   #3 
     - Gotcha. (nt)  Skinner   Mar-09-08 05:53 PM   #6 
  - I was highly disturbed by how low they have gone.  Big Blue Marble   Mar-09-08 05:52 PM   #4 
  - tks  grantcart   Mar-09-08 08:47 PM   #56 
  - i'm ok with the bitch part. people think it's bad that she might be a bit of a ...  annie1   Mar-09-08 05:53 PM   #5 
  - hilary thought it was clever too and tried  zidzi   Mar-09-08 06:00 PM   #33 
  - SNL disgusted me years ago...  Elrond Hubbard   Mar-09-08 05:53 PM   #7 
  - i don't like their lame gay jokes. one whole skit was supposed to be funny...  annie1   Mar-09-08 05:55 PM   #12 
     - SNL used to be great. their quality has been utter shite in recent years.  Elrond Hubbard   Mar-09-08 05:56 PM   #16 
        - yeah. and the gay who played barack annoys me in every single skit...  annie1   Mar-09-08 05:57 PM   #19 
           - He is HILARIOUS. He looks just like him.  LisaM   Mar-09-08 07:14 PM   #52 
  - Have they even touched McCain yet?  senseandsensibility   Mar-09-08 05:54 PM   #8 
  - No, but you just know a Cindy McCain stealing drugs from her charity...  ALiberalSailor   Mar-09-08 05:59 PM   #28 
  - Have they even touched McCain yet?  senseandsensibility   Mar-09-08 05:54 PM   # 
  - oh please, he'll be having a heart attack in every scene.  annie1   Mar-09-08 05:56 PM   #15 
     - What are they waiting for then?  senseandsensibility   Mar-09-08 05:57 PM   #20 
        - he's not news yet. all anyone is talking about is Bo and Hil.  annie1   Mar-09-08 05:57 PM   #22 
        - Again I'll wait until it actually happens  senseandsensibility   Mar-09-08 05:58 PM   #26 
        - I think they are waiting for him to be in an election race....  whopis01   Mar-09-08 11:22 PM   #58 
  - Yes, SNL is very racists  UALRBSofL   Mar-09-08 05:54 PM   #9 
  - SNL has been pandering to bigoted humor for years...  Elrond Hubbard   Mar-09-08 05:54 PM   #11 
  - no actually I said they were both misogynistic and racist  grantcart   Mar-09-08 05:56 PM   #18 
  - And not only that - it isn't funny!  hisownpetard   Mar-09-08 05:54 PM   #10 
  - I haven't watched snl since  zidzi   Mar-09-08 05:55 PM   #13 
  - "Live from New York...We're for Clinton.!"  RUMMYisFROSTED   Mar-09-08 05:56 PM   #14 
  - So when Dan Aykroid said to Jane Curtin, "Jane, you ignorant Slut!"...  ALiberalSailor   Mar-09-08 05:57 PM   #21 
  - In the 70s it was funny because we had never heard it before  grantcart   Mar-09-08 06:02 PM   #35 
     - Ah, so because it was the 70's, and we had never heard it before...  ALiberalSailor   Mar-09-08 06:05 PM   #37 
     - Anyone who was not young in the '70s will never understand them  SoCalDem   Mar-10-08 03:48 AM   #72 
  - It's called Hillary Night Live now.  anonymous171   Mar-09-08 05:57 PM   #23 
  - why, b/c the host of one episode endorsed hil? they snapped on her this week.  annie1   Mar-09-08 05:58 PM   #27 
  - I thought McCain was the "fuck you" guy.  Kristi1696   Mar-09-08 05:57 PM   #24 
  - No, that was the other senile white guy Cheney.  ALiberalSailor   Mar-09-08 05:59 PM   #30 
     - Cheney is the "go fuck yourself" guy...  Kristi1696   Mar-09-08 06:11 PM   #41 
  - I for one  pajjr   Mar-09-08 05:58 PM   #25 
  - Me too.  Danzo   Mar-09-08 06:08 PM   #40 
  - racist, sexist  Tuesday_Morning   Mar-09-08 05:59 PM   #29 
  - The writing is just dumb and the actors are annoying.  ellisonz   Mar-09-08 05:59 PM   #31 
  - Ah for the good old days.  Crunchy Frog   Mar-09-08 06:00 PM   #32 
  - Saturday Night Live is still hip, smart and funny. I love 'em.  0007   Mar-09-08 06:01 PM   #34 
  - SNL is dead to me.  Swamp Rat   Mar-09-08 06:04 PM   #36 
  - That's right they haven't and  zidzi   Mar-09-08 06:14 PM   #42 
     - The comedians were better, the writers, the guests, the musicians... (Lot of Pix:)  Swamp Rat   Mar-09-08 06:38 PM   #43 
        - Comedically talented bunch  zidzi   Mar-09-08 06:54 PM   #48 
  - So obama has really place the yammy on you folks and  BenDavid   Mar-09-08 06:07 PM   #38 
  - only because it would fit.  cali   Mar-09-08 06:43 PM   #44 
  - only because it would fit.  cali   Mar-09-08 06:43 PM   #45 
  - I think SNL skits have sucked this election season -  debbierlus   Mar-09-08 06:08 PM   #39 
  - Ah...they've only been back 2 weeks.. the writers were on strike,  Breeze54   Mar-09-08 11:32 PM   #63 
  - Let's ban the MF word from DU  Apollo11   Mar-09-08 06:45 PM   #46 
  - It was offensive and lazy. Usually satire starts with an existing trait  chill_wind   Mar-09-08 06:53 PM   #47 
  - Did you even get the joke at all?  whopis01   Mar-09-08 11:27 PM   #60 
     - Got the gist. Hated the device. n/t  chill_wind   Mar-09-08 11:54 PM   #65 
  - grow up  TheDeathadder   Mar-09-08 06:57 PM   #49 
  - This OP is a parody, right?  2rth2pwr   Mar-09-08 06:58 PM   #50 
  - No it is entirely serious.  grantcart   Mar-09-08 07:12 PM   #51 
     - I'd heard the MF word was directed at the  NOLALady   Mar-10-08 12:12 AM   #66 
  - Get a Grip. People - It's Comedy  bajamary   Mar-09-08 07:56 PM   #53 
  - Thats what they said about Amos and Andy  grantcart   Mar-09-08 11:27 PM   #59 
  - The Only Thing I Find Racist Is Your Insinuation That Motherfucker Is A Black Term.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-09-08 07:58 PM   #54 
  - I am not surprised to hear that you use it all the time.  grantcart   Mar-10-08 12:18 AM   #67 
     - Sorry, but there's nothing exclusively "ghetto" about swearing  spoony   Mar-10-08 05:31 AM   #76 
        - there is nothing exclusively "ghetto" about swearing. There is nothing  grantcart   Mar-10-08 11:23 AM   #78 
  - I haven't seen the skit  me b zola   Mar-09-08 08:06 PM   #55 
  - Barack Obama and SNL's minstrel show comeback  DontTreadOnMe2008   Mar-09-08 10:51 PM   #57 
  - he (Obama) can't talk about it  woolldog   Mar-10-08 03:40 AM   #71 
  - I was interested in the Hillary white face and the white actor playing Barack in black face.  AZBlue   Mar-09-08 11:30 PM   #61 
  - So what else is new? They have been from the start.  tomreedtoon   Mar-09-08 11:32 PM   #62 
  - BS! Here's a quarter.  Breeze54   Mar-09-08 11:33 PM   #64 
  - You may wish to consider that for some of us these issues of racial degradation  grantcart   Mar-10-08 12:24 AM   #68 
     - I have considered that and I think you need to laugh a bit....  Breeze54   Mar-10-08 01:08 AM   #69 
        - So is that what you say when your friends crack a racist joke too  grantcart   Mar-10-08 11:27 AM   #79 
           - I don't have friends that make those kinds of jokes.. my friends are liberals and educated.  Breeze54   Mar-10-08 08:32 PM   #85 
  - Hmm  davidthegnome   Mar-10-08 02:24 AM   #70 
  - hmm ...well let's look at it:  marions ghost   Mar-10-08 05:44 AM   #77 
  - Will Hillary be plugging this episode as well??  TheDonkey   Mar-10-08 04:06 AM   #73 
  - First time I've loved a  Justice Is Comin   Mar-10-08 04:20 AM   #74 
  - "A study published in 2000 found that British people  spoony   Mar-10-08 05:30 AM   #75 
  - No, it's not.  Ordr   Mar-10-08 11:28 AM   #80 
  - You guys are really bent over this show...  lame54   Mar-10-08 12:06 PM   #81 
  - Hmmm...I guess satire doesn't appeal to "true believers" n/t  joeybee12   Mar-10-08 12:09 PM   #82 
  - satire would have taken a percieved trait like, being pompous  grantcart   Mar-10-08 12:32 PM   #84 
  - Meh..I thought it was funny.  youthere   Mar-10-08 12:22 PM   #83 
  - Their audience is 80% for Obama. I think they blew their hoped for comeback  Dems Will Win   Mar-10-08 08:37 PM   #86 
 

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion: Presidential (Through Nov 2009) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC