Posts tagged racism

Oh, what the hell, let's get Dad a card too

Even more inappropriate Mother’s Day cards

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Mother’s day was this past weekend, and if you didn’t know that, you’ve probably already been on the recieving end of a guilt-riddled phone call.  However, just like last year, while shopping for cards for those I know that have expunged a human from their loins, I came across some very unusual cards.  And, just like last year, I thought I’d share them with the rest of the internets.

Let’s kick things off with a card that seems to completely miss the point.

Did you know that black mothers occasionally need to be reminded of their blackness?

I’m not exactly what a portrait of “whiteness” More >

Zippity-doo-dah

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So I was in a particularly good mood earlier today, for no real reason, and inexplicably I started whistling “Zippity-doo-dah” to myself. It’s a catchy, happy song, despite its origins in Disney’s nefarious “Song of the South.” I caught myself happily whistling along with Uncle Remus, merely celebrating my good day, and I stopped and asked myself: does this make me racist?

Weighing heavily on my mind is the recent controversy in the video game press surrounding Newsweek blogger N’Gai Croal’s comments over the Resident Evil 5 trailer. To sum up everything, the RE5 trailer shows the game More >

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