Cultural Appropriation

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Cultural Appropriation

Postby ed » Wed May 09, 2018 11:50 am

Wherein we steal, mock, deride, pillage and otherwise minimize or extol other cultures.
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#1. Die Antwoord with some sort of jap thing, or maybe chinee. No idea but some people took exception on their Facebook page (in english, natch)
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Re: Cultural Appropriation

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Wed May 09, 2018 1:50 pm

Every time I put comino and chile into the sauce, especially when I call it "comino" and spell it "chile".

Every time I say "sauce" when I specifically mean tomato sauce.

And when I add beans and put the whole mess on some elbow macaroni, I am a veritable war criminal of cultural appropriation.

Don't forget the shredded Cheddar cheese so I can appropriate the Limeys while I'm at it.

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Re: Cultural Appropriation

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Re: Cultural Appropriation

Postby Grammatron » Wed May 09, 2018 5:17 pm

Witness wrote:Give back to Muricans (sensu lato): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_food_plants_native_to_the_Americas.


It was a fair trade, not takesies backsies.

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Re: Cultural Appropriation

Postby Rob Lister » Wed May 09, 2018 5:34 pm

ed wrote:Wherein we steal, mock, deride, pillage and otherwise minimize or extol other cultures.
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#1. Die Antwoord with some sort of jap thing, or maybe chinee. No idea but some people took exception on their Facebook page (in english, natch)


I don't think they care.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIXUgtNC4Kc

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Re: Cultural Appropriation

Postby ed » Wed May 09, 2018 6:01 pm

Fave part is when the white trash guy shouts "Take it -what ever the chicks name is-" and she starts yodelling like Yoko. Priceless.
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Re: Cultural Appropriation

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Wed May 09, 2018 6:11 pm

I'll see if I can't hunt up a sample later, but who else here digs Dave Brubeck's Jazz Impressions of Japan?

Especially the Chinese (yes!) gong in the first track?

Not bad for a white guy doing black people music :coolspecs:
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Re: Cultural Appropriation

Postby WildCat » Wed May 09, 2018 11:19 pm

ed wrote:Fave part is when the white trash guy shouts "Take it -what ever the chicks name is-" and she starts yodelling like Yoko. Priceless.

Not really a fan of that type of music, but this video is awesome.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcXNPI-IPPM
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Re: Cultural Appropriation

Postby Witness » Thu May 10, 2018 12:19 am

Grammatron wrote:It was a fair trade, not takesies backsies.
I was talking <Insert thread title here>, not material stuff. E. g. the ur-French "ratatouille", ur-Italian "polenta" (they call corn "granoturco" :mrgreen: ), &c.

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Re: Cultural Appropriation

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Thu May 10, 2018 12:24 am

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Re: Cultural Appropriation

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Re: Cultural Appropriation

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Sat Jun 30, 2018 4:52 pm

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Re: Cultural Appropriation

Postby sparks » Sat Jun 30, 2018 7:17 pm

Thread of shit. Except for the Brubeck.

Have a great appropriated day. :)
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Re: Cultural Appropriation

Postby Witness » Sat Jun 30, 2018 11:19 pm

sparks wrote:Thread of shit.
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Have some Polish appropriation:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJysdWOWTc8

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Re: Cultural Appropriation

Postby sparks » Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:56 am

Hard to go wrong with a great tune...
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Re: Cultural Appropriation

Postby Witness » Sun Jul 01, 2018 1:10 am


The musician: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSW76F0OIoM

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Re: Cultural Appropriation

Postby shuize » Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:52 am

Witness wrote:
The musician: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSW76F0OIoM

I like the shakuhachi. Although saying so in Japan will put you on the receiving end of a lot of blowjob jokes. Or maybe I just hang out with the wrong crowd.

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Re: Cultural Appropriation

Postby Anaxagoras » Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:32 pm

shuize wrote:I like the shakuhachi. Although saying so in Japan will put you on the receiving end of a lot of blowjob jokes. Or maybe I just hang out with the wrong crowd.


Indeed. "Playing the shakuhachi" is a euphemism for performing fellatio.
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Re: Cultural Appropriation

Postby Doctor X » Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:54 am

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Re: Cultural Appropriation

Postby shuize » Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:14 am

Doctor X wrote:Image

何?

Her shakuhachi embouchure needs work.


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