MTV Music Awards--Anyone else sick to their stomac
Posted by: Doc K ()
Date: September 07, 2001 08:59PM

Can someone please share with me just how the ghetto became glamorous? Can someone plese tell me why bonfide criminals can become cultural icons? Can someone please explain why Jamie Foxx's opening dialog---chock full of bad taste jokes that I doubt even cons at the local prison would find funny--is a well paid comedian?

Can someone explain how MTV has made this lifestyle, these types of people and this absolute garbage musical genre THE accepted fad for our youth?

Look, I work in the ghetto. I teach kids from the ghetto and can be quite frank in asking how can any kid escape this lifestyle when it's not only exhibited--it's glamorized for all the world through grotesque individuals like Sean Combs? How can kids ever get away from a thug life? How can they ever escape living in squalor? How can girls from the inner city ever escape their own stigma by being referred to as 'ho's'?

How can things ever change?

I'm getting older. The generation gap now has gripped me. I work with this segment of society on a daily basis and am amazed that suburbia and it's kids somehow would want to embrace and salute it as the aimed-for way to live.

I've come to believe that NOTHING on the television is to be believed, that brainwashing is alive and well and exhibited through what's being foisted on our kids.

If only someone could've dropped a bomb on the Met last night.

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Garanteed $$$$uCeSS for Van Halen. 67Coney Island Whitefish09/07/2001 06:39PM
MTV Video Music Awards 47 Brian 09/07/2001 07:18PM
MTV Music Awards--Anyone else sick to their stomac36Doc K09/07/2001 08:59PM
Re: MTV Music Awards--Anyone else sick to their st 48 Wild Island Man 09/07/2001 11:28PM
Re: MTV Music Awards--Anyone else sick to their st 47 Don Wishon 09/08/2001 12:28AM
of course they would be missed 48 sfk kurt 09/08/2001 09:47AM
Random Comments 45Doc K09/08/2001 12:53PM
Re: Random Comments 41Peter M. Bietenholz09/08/2001 10:31PM
Re: MTV Music Awards--Anyone else sick to their st 48 J.C. 09/08/2001 01:00AM
Re: MTV Music Awards--Anyone else sick to their st 39Doc K09/08/2001 04:57AM
Re: MTV Music Awards--Anyone else sick to their st 55 J.C. 09/08/2001 05:28AM
Re: MTV Music Awards--Anyone else sick to their st 55 Don Wishon 09/08/2001 05:32AM
Re: MTV Music Awards--Anyone else sick to their st 50Peter M. Bietenholz09/08/2001 06:28AM
Re: MTV Music Awards--Anyone else sick to their st 53 Brian 09/08/2001 07:08AM
Re: MTV Music Awards--Anyone else sick to their st 46 Andrew Paul 09/08/2001 08:20PM
Viacom Boss got what he deserved. 56 Snake65 09/08/2001 07:13AM
Is Viacom Owned By Time Warner? 50 Tinger 09/08/2001 07:36AM
My thoughts.... 40Jack09/08/2001 09:21AM
Re: My thoughts.... 52 Snake65 09/09/2001 05:42AM
Re: My thoughts.... 47 Brian 09/09/2001 10:17AM
Anyone Seen Much Loud Channel Yet? 52 Tinger 09/09/2001 12:08PM
Re: My thoughts.... 50Doc K09/09/2001 12:16PM
Re: My thoughts.... 43Peter M. Bietenholz09/09/2001 07:28PM
Re: Viacom Boss got what he deserved. 43Peter M. Bietenholz09/09/2001 07:18AM
Peter Please 49 Snake65 09/11/2001 03:37AM
Agreed, Snake 43Doc K09/11/2001 05:07AM
Doc... 45Peter M. Bietenholz09/11/2001 06:14AM
Pete.... 42Doc K09/11/2001 12:48PM


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