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Gangnam Style - O'Reilly's Racist, Confused Analysis

 
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ajosshi



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PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:15 am    Post subject: Gangnam Style - O'Reilly's Racist, Confused Analysis Reply with quote

Gangnam Style - O'Reilly's Racist, Confused Analysis
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qb0bCvfwv9g
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visitorq



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PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was actually enjoying that doctor's accurate description of how meaningless that song is. Until that annoying Turkish guy kept interrupting with his stupid guffaw and pointless commentary.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2012 2:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

When Bill O'Reilly's guest mentions the song is unintelligible, my first response was the same as the host's: it's not unintelligible, it's in Korean. Then I remembered that most Americans do not actually understand Korean, and likewise said viewers, unfamiliar with Korean culture, could not be expected to process the video's (less than deep) satirical meaning, so his analysis of their experience in that particular regard is essentially correct. Too bad he had to shove the incoherent, "It's a drug!" stuff in there. People watch it for a shallow, easy chuckle, not a high.
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The Cosmic Hum



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PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2012 6:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

visitorq wrote:
...that annoying Turkish guy kept interrupting with his stupid guffaw and pointless commentary.



true this part.
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sirius black



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PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2012 7:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not that I don't think Bill O'Reilly is probably racist, I wouldn't call this tirade 'racist' per se.
I think its more about him being old and out of touch. Just my guess but if there was some white guy with tatoos and piercings and singing punk rock or heavy metal he'd be making similarly inane comments.

I thimk its more about Bill O'Reilly being out of touch than anything else.

Lastly, no one should give a damn what his opinions are on pop music.
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fosterman



Joined: 16 Nov 2011

PostPosted: Tue Dec 04, 2012 3:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

a little fat guy from Yong yang or some place hahahhahaahahah LOL LOL
ohhh that was funny....

Bill is not a racists, he is poking fun at the stupid song kangnam style is,
the most viewed song in the world which is basically about nothing.
but this aint sienfeld!
it's a chubby fat old asian guy jumping around and saying SEXY LADY!
and riding like a horse.

but it makes sense its the most viewed, because countless videos over 100 million views are of talking dogs! or people farting!
so it just tells you the kind of people who are viewing this video.

it's gonna win a grammy, it's gonna win record of the year!
best video of the year, new pop star, etc etc etc
that's right. this retarded song will win everything.

like the doctor said, this is what the people want now.
pointless stupid retarded materials,
songs, movies etc..
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swigs



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PostPosted: Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The ironic part is, you sound like a dad in the 1950's talking about elvis. who knows if psy will be as permanent as elvis, but what a way to sound old.

art means nothing, and everything, depending on the perspective. bill is over generalizing, and comes off as the dumb ass he loves to make other people feel like.
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comm



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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

swigs wrote:
art means nothing, and everything, depending on the perspective. bill is over generalizing, and comes off as the dumb ass he loves to make other people feel like.

The entire segment was masturbatory condescension.
I'm sure O'Reilly thinks that listening to opera in any language but English is equally drug-like, right? Classical too?
Something he doesn't like or understand is popular and he's angry. But showing anger would make him look weak, so condescension is the next best thing.
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rambler



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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 3:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Terrible analysis, especially by the 'doctor.' The best part was when the doc was complaining that his book was rejected. Laughing
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