Posts Tagged ‘Cancel Culture’

The witch hunt has come for Ken Loach. They’ll have to come through us first.

Films of Ken Loach

I don’t watch the show anymore, can’t stand it. Even when they pretend to satirize something, it’s vanilla and neutered, and lame. The Brits still know how to bring satire; America is kind of the retarded step-cousin.

There is a sequence in the film Bob Roberts that lampoons Saturday Night Live and that explains it all pretty neatly.

This cancel culture segment shows both the good and the awful that the show is. They try to make some points, but they get lost in their repetition and fenced-in playground, where they cannot deviate from the highly edited script. Not one word. Let’s just hammer the baby gimmick over and over and over…

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Cancel Culture and the Dangers of Policing Art

 

Not a great article, but kind of timely. Not sure where I stand on this issue. Malignant art should be called out and critiqued. If that means the audience rejects it, then good.