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4themind Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-14-08 06:53 AM
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55. self-del
Edited on Mon Jul-14-08 07:46 AM by 4themind
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  -RE: New Yorker Cartoon--Should Colbert be stopped, too? Goblinmonger  Jul-13-08 10:24 PM   #0 
  - Pretty good point. New episode tomorrow. Let's see how he handles this  Motown_Johnny   Jul-13-08 10:26 PM   #1 
  - Colbert can't be made into a T-shirt  Jake3463   Jul-13-08 10:27 PM   #2 
  - B-b-b-b-b-b-bingo!  Seen the light   Jul-13-08 10:28 PM   #3 
  - you may have just coined a useful word  World Citizen   Jul-13-08 10:37 PM   #10 
  - opps sorry  World Citizen   Jul-13-08 10:39 PM   #12 
  - Colbert does not depict Obama or his spouse in a blatantly racist manner.  MichiganVote   Jul-13-08 10:29 PM   #4 
  - He's never made any comments  Goblinmonger   Jul-13-08 10:31 PM   #5 
  - If the point of the satire was to mock a segment of the public's perception of Obama,  MichiganVote   Jul-13-08 10:44 PM   #18 
     - Did you get it?  Goblinmonger   Jul-13-08 10:46 PM   #20 
     - Ok, forget it...I can see where this is going. Never mind.  MichiganVote   Jul-13-08 10:49 PM   #26 
        - You can see it going poorly for you?  Goblinmonger   Jul-13-08 10:50 PM   #28 
     - That's a very good point about "satire".  patrice   Jul-14-08 07:55 AM   #56 
  - If taken at face value his interview with Eleanor Holmes Norton was pretty racist  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jul-13-08 10:53 PM   #30 
     - I've got the rope, let's hang him  Goblinmonger   Jul-13-08 10:56 PM   #32 
  - First, it's not just a cartoon, it's a cover of a famous magazine  mtnsnake   Jul-13-08 10:31 PM   #6 
  - I'm getting tired of having to explain the obvious to people, mtnsnake  Skittles   Jul-13-08 10:33 PM   #7 
  - Yup, same here, my friend  mtnsnake   Jul-13-08 10:34 PM   #8 
  - If you have to explain it  wvbygod   Jul-14-08 12:51 PM   #73 
  - How is it going to be used  Goblinmonger   Jul-13-08 10:38 PM   #11 
  - It couidn't be used for that purpose, BUT  Buck Rabbit   Jul-13-08 10:56 PM   #34 
     - Buck Rabbit nails it.  MessiahRp   Jul-14-08 08:57 AM   #60 
        - So you are saying that the people that are wavering  Goblinmonger   Jul-14-08 11:12 AM   #61 
           - Actually I wouldn't say dumb  MessiahRp   Jul-14-08 11:25 AM   #65 
  - Agreed!  patrice   Jul-13-08 10:41 PM   #14 
  - So someone is going to use the New Yorker as proof  Goblinmonger   Jul-13-08 10:45 PM   #19 
     - And when did being hypocrits EVER bother them? nt  patrice   Jul-13-08 10:48 PM   #24 
        - What are the sides again?  Goblinmonger   Jul-13-08 10:49 PM   #27 
           - It's probably 1/3s: 1/3 certain he's ______________ (bad); 1/3 certain he's ______________ (good);  patrice   Jul-13-08 10:52 PM   #29 
  - I agree with mtsnake. Wow.  NYC_SKP   Jul-14-08 02:09 AM   #52 
  - The medium is the message. TV =/= Print. nt  patrice   Jul-13-08 10:37 PM   #9 
  - And the point is?  Goblinmonger   Jul-13-08 10:40 PM   #13 
     - "A picture is worth a thousand words" IMAGES stick in people's minds far more than words do. (nt)  scarletwoman   Jul-13-08 10:44 PM   #16 
     - TV doesn't use IMAGES?  Goblinmonger   Jul-13-08 10:47 PM   #23 
        - Does Colbert flash pictures of Obama & Michelle standing in front of a burning flag in a fireplace  scarletwoman   Jul-13-08 11:04 PM   #42 
           - Right, it's context.  Dr_eldritch   Jul-14-08 01:50 AM   #50 
              - Yeah it can.  Goblinmonger   Jul-14-08 11:16 AM   #63 
                 - You completely missed the point. A picture can't cue the audience to it's own paradoxical meaning.  Dr_eldritch   Jul-14-08 02:00 PM   #75 
     - There is MUCH more "non-verbal" ambiguity to TV.  patrice   Jul-13-08 10:44 PM   #17 
     - wait 'till all the m$m morning "distraction" shows catapult it full screen  Amonester   Jul-13-08 10:46 PM   #21 
     - There is at least one major difference.  Dr_eldritch   Jul-14-08 01:49 AM   #49 
  - Colbert covers things that have actually happened or been said.  AZBlue   Jul-13-08 10:42 PM   #15 
  - And Jesus rolls out of the tomb on Easter with a blazing AK-47 (As Colberts depicts him)  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jul-13-08 10:47 PM   #22 
     - Oh, Snap!  Goblinmonger   Jul-13-08 10:48 PM   #25 
     - "Oh, snap!" Are you serious?  AZBlue   Jul-13-08 10:56 PM   #35 
        - If by serious  Goblinmonger   Jul-13-08 10:59 PM   #39 
     - That's not satire.  AZBlue   Jul-13-08 10:56 PM   #33 
        - Maybe you should  Goblinmonger   Jul-13-08 10:57 PM   #36 
        - Honey, you seriously need a dictionary.  AZBlue   Jul-13-08 11:00 PM   #40 
           - Sweety, I teach English  Goblinmonger   Jul-13-08 11:02 PM   #41 
              - Sugarplum....  Dr_eldritch   Jul-14-08 01:52 AM   #51 
        - How ironic that DU's top expert on comedy has no sense of humor.  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jul-13-08 10:58 PM   #37 
        - Jesus with an AK-47 is comedy?  wvbygod   Jul-14-08 01:00 PM   #74 
  - He should only be stopped from making jokes about Obama.  last_texas_dem   Jul-13-08 10:55 PM   #31 
  - The difference is Colbert is funny.  Buck Rabbit   Jul-13-08 10:59 PM   #38 
  - did you realize that The New Yorker doesn't bill it's contents as exclusively satire?  CreekDog   Jul-13-08 11:30 PM   #43 
  - And that unlike Colbert, ALL of The New Yorker isn't satire...  LowerManhattanite   Jul-13-08 11:37 PM   #44 
  - Ha, reminds me of what Jon Stewart said to Tucker Carlson  Blondiegrrl   Jul-14-08 12:29 AM   #46 
  - Colbert is actually funny. But I don't understand what you are inferring  Blondiegrrl   Jul-14-08 12:21 AM   #45 
  - He is funny, effective, doesn't have to explain, is not racist.  sam kane   Jul-14-08 12:52 AM   #47 
  - Is that why Tom Delay  Goblinmonger   Jul-14-08 08:44 AM   #59 
  - You earned a K&R from me with that question. nt  jobycom   Jul-14-08 12:55 AM   #48 
  - Colbert Report = Satire In It's Entirety v. New Yorker = What?  Pacifist Patriot   Jul-14-08 05:56 AM   #53 
  - New Yorker=a Magazine with usually satirical cover art  FredfromSpace   Jul-14-08 08:02 AM   #58 
  - satire is more than repeating some extreme argument and claiming it to be satire  unblock   Jul-14-08 06:43 AM   #54 
  - self-del  4themind   Jul-14-08 06:53 AM   #55 
  - This reminds me of Olbermann's attack on Jon Stewart after the Oscars  FredfromSpace   Jul-14-08 08:00 AM   #57 
  - Because Colbert doesn't do DUMB SATIRE.  Overseas   Jul-14-08 11:14 AM   #62 
  - At least you admit  bigwillq   Jul-14-08 11:22 AM   #64 
     - Give me a break! "At least you admit" that satire is satire ?  Overseas   Jul-14-08 12:08 PM   #66 
        - Several DUers have claimed that it is not satire  last_texas_dem   Jul-14-08 12:25 PM   #69 
        - You obviously haven't met  Goblinmonger   Jul-14-08 12:34 PM   #70 
           - Yet they somehow all come into regular contact with New Yorker covers  last_texas_dem   Jul-14-08 12:37 PM   #71 
              - shhhh  Goblinmonger   Jul-14-08 12:44 PM   #72 
  - Colbert created a character and a show that mimics Fox News in order to mock them  GloriaSmith   Jul-14-08 12:16 PM   #67 
  - Stephen Colbert: Stop fucking with people's minds!  Writer   Jul-14-08 12:21 PM   #68 
 

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