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Jajasoon Tlitteu <[log in to unmask]>
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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Sat, 29 Oct 1994 19:22:34 -0500
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><<How about MJ,
>who tries to define himself as white (up to requesting that a white child
>actor play him in a Jackson 5 documentary) and we all just accept that
>definition and never question his motives or think he's a lunatic or a
>child molester, etc.?>>
>We all accept that definition?? Have you been living in a cave? Not only has
>that definition NOT been accepted, it has been ridiculed by every media
>outlet from Maine to Patagonia.
>And, about thinking that he's a lunatic or a child molester -- you seem to be
>accepting the "evidence"
> presented to you by the hated "white" media. Isn't it odd that you accept
>some material which supports your prejudices and reject others that promote
>Gene Stavis, School of Visual Arts - NYC
Sorry, I don't believe in those stupid little punctuational smily faces,
but I was using an archaic form of communication that may have died
sometime recently, irony.
jajasoon tlitteu ([log in to unmask])
"Academic training was instrumental. You have to understand the language
of society before you can start stretching and subverting it and ripping
and tearing it and burning it and watching the plastic drip on the ants."