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(News.com.au)   Sadly, the Nazi death camp production of "Jesus Christ Superstar" won't be a-happening   (dailytelegraph.news.com.au ) divider line
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2006-04-21 08:30:56 AM  
*golf clap* for headline!
 
2006-04-21 08:43:10 AM  
... that's farked up right there.
 
2006-04-21 08:45:42 AM  
Great headline!

Mmmm.. Mary, that is good!
 
2006-04-21 08:47:34 AM  
Good headline. Would have been a little bit better though if submitter had instead put:

What's the buzz? The Nazi death camp production of Jesus Christ, Superstar won't be a-happening
 
2006-04-21 09:19:51 AM  
To the Anti-Defamation League: Try not to get worried. Try not to turn on to problems that upset you.

/sheesh
 
2006-04-21 09:48:18 AM  
Maybe they could stage "Fiddler on the Roof" in the Colosseum in Rome?
 
2006-04-21 10:10:15 AM  
Wonder if theyll show this instead
www.sonypictures.com

/Were not Gonna Paaaayaayyy
//Were Not Gonna PaaAAAyyyy
///Were not Gonna PAAAAyaayyyy
////LAST YEARS RENT!!!
 
2006-04-21 10:14:59 AM  
It seems to me a strange thing. Mystifying. I'm amazed that men like that could be so shallow, thick and slow.
 
2006-04-21 10:51:06 AM  
Damnit! I invested in that show.


/I want to be a producer.
 
2006-04-21 10:51:49 AM  
Maybe they'll allow 'The Producers' instead.
 
2006-04-21 10:53:21 AM  
Well, maybe they won't be damned for all time, then.
 
2006-04-21 10:53:24 AM  
Hitler on Ice?

/hope thats not obscure
 
2006-04-21 10:55:17 AM  
Gotta love it. According to TFA, the former prisoners APPROVED OF the idea. ...And then people in America farked it all up.
 
dly
2006-04-21 10:55:38 AM  
img162.imageshack.us
 
2006-04-21 10:57:59 AM  
Dumb farkin idea to begin with. . .
 
2006-04-21 10:59:32 AM  
Awesome headline, but szmike definitely improved on it.
 
2006-04-21 11:04:12 AM  
Ich arbeitete unter Hitler.

Also finde ich viele von diesen Antworten sehr komisch.

Viele von euch koennen es klingen machen, wie ihr wiszt, worueber ihr sprecht, aber vertraut mir: Es ist nicht so.

Also werden falsche Daten geteilt. Wenn ihr ueber einem Thema nicht wiszt...Taeuscht nicht das Gegenteil vor.

Denn viele Farkern glauben alles, das sie hoeren.
 
2006-04-21 11:05:52 AM  
HOGAN !

/shakes fist
 
2006-04-21 11:06:37 AM  
hail hitle.....wait ....

*i am your god , bow down to me*

hail jesu....wait....

*i am the decider*

hail george bu....wait...

mmmmm at least i have chicken?
 
2006-04-21 11:08:28 AM  
BallsackConundrum, the ADL has a really skewed idea of what constitutes "defamation" or hate. There was a flap awhile back when they put out a directory of "hate symbols" on their website, and it included all sorts of innocuous things that some hate group somewhere had once used but that to the average person represented nothing at all negative, as well as obvious things like swastikas and controversial ones like the Confederate battle flag.
 
2006-04-21 11:10:57 AM  
2DShooter

Ich arbeite jetzt bei Hitler! Ihr koennt mich mal! =P
 
2006-04-21 11:11:33 AM  
I think it would be a gas
 
2006-04-21 11:11:51 AM  
I vote for Springtime for Hitler to be performed.

And excellent headline :-)
 
2006-04-21 11:12:40 AM  
2DShooter: Ich arbeitete unter Hitler.

Also finde ich viele von diesen Antworten sehr komisch.

Viele von euch koennen es klingen machen, wie ihr wiszt, worueber ihr sprecht, aber vertraut mir: Es ist nicht so.

Also werden falsche Daten geteilt. Wenn ihr ueber einem Thema nicht wiszt...Taeuscht nicht das Gegenteil vor.

Denn viele Farkern glauben alles, das sie hoeren.


"I worked for Hitler.."

I LOL'd
 
2006-04-21 11:14:09 AM  
Could we start again, please?
 
2006-04-21 11:14:33 AM  
What's the buzz? Tell me what's a-happening!
 
2006-04-21 11:15:20 AM  
Great! Now where can they perform "Clean & Sobibor"?
 
2006-04-21 11:17:32 AM  
Exactly, Kensey! That's what bothers me... This group thinks that they're so important, that they can't see the forest for the trees. "This might offend holocaust survivors!" "Erm... Actually, we already checked, and they're fine with it." "Umm... Ummm... WHY DO YOU HATE AMERICA?!"

Ugh. The PC Police are at it again.
 
2006-04-21 11:22:41 AM  
Dangit! Now how are we supposed to sneak The Fallen Madonna With the Big Boobies out of the prison?

Michelle is not going to be happy...
 
2006-04-21 11:24:29 AM  
Singin' in the Rain was going to be performed in the 'shower' block.
 
2006-04-21 11:27:31 AM  
I'm amazed that men like you
Can be so shallow, thick and slow
images.google.com
 
2006-04-21 11:27:58 AM  
No Jesus Christ Superstar?!? Next you're going to tell me the Holocaust actually happened...
 
2006-04-21 11:29:11 AM  
RoscoePColrtane "Great! Now where can they perform "Clean & Sobibor"?"

This sounds it has the potential to be one of the best photoshop threads ever: Create a poster for a popular musical being performed in a death/detention camp.

Bonus points for showing the cast of Hair in the new Halibirkenau.
 
2006-04-21 11:31:04 AM  
smartania.com

/i did not make this
//the jdl can suck it
 
2006-04-21 11:34:05 AM  
I don't know how to love that headline any more than I do.

/walk across my swimmin' pool
 
2006-04-21 11:38:39 AM  
Damn you, submitter, now I've got the soundtrack stuck in my head.
 
2006-04-21 11:39:46 AM  
lets be honest here...this was a terrible idea...anyone who has visited a Concentration Camp after the fall of Hitler understands...you can feel death in the air. I've actually visited Majdanek about 7 years ago...it was cleaned up after the war but you can still see the scratches on the walls of the gas chambers of women, children, and the eldery trying to claw their way out as they were killed off.

Only a self-righeous Christian group could suggest such a asinine idea.

This:
www.destination-stockholm.com

in that:
www.historyplace.com
www.zwoje-scrolls.com
 
2006-04-21 11:44:30 AM  
i know nossingk?
 
2006-04-21 11:48:26 AM  
OK, here's something freaky - The headline made me thing someone was doing what my former high-school theatre club did...

The year after I graduated, my home-town high school did a production of Jesus Christ Superstar... with the plot, dialogue, costumes and scenery changed to WWII Germany. Of course, the death camps were one of the settings. While I love pushing people's buttons, I thought the whole thing was in kinda bad taste.


I was pretty involved with the theatre stuff while I was a student there. The teacher-director (let's call him Greggles - I wonder if anyone reading this will recognize it...) is infamous for two things: Choosing controversial shows and changing shows to make them *more* controversial. (He loved working in three G's to stuff - Girls, Guns, and Ghettos)

A highlight for my experience working with him was when he felt we needed students who were extras in a back-alley scene to be pretending to shoot up heroin.
 
2006-04-21 12:01:58 PM  
Where would they put up the show? In front of the mound of ashes (pops)?
I don't know much about the play or its connection to this, but something like that can get really tasteless easily.
 
2006-04-21 12:03:17 PM  
They managed to violate Godwin's Law without even getting on the Net!
 
2006-04-21 12:03:33 PM  
Jeezy Creezy
 
2006-04-21 12:12:16 PM  
Asinine trumps weird, IMHO.

Enough said.
 
2006-04-21 12:14:59 PM  
2DShooter:

Ain't Babelfish a biatch.
 
2006-04-21 12:16:32 PM  
Badafuco

Don't call me Jeezy Creezy, Dad!
 
2006-04-21 12:21:16 PM  
I have to say I agree with them. It's not exactly an appropriate place for any kind of live entertainement.
 
2006-04-21 12:24:31 PM  
Did I hear James Mason?
 
2006-04-21 12:24:31 PM  
Adaptor

Hitler ended up in a ditch covered in petrol on fire...so that's fun.
 
2006-04-21 12:27:01 PM  
Major Thumb:

So dead entertainment would be appropriate?

/aisle seat, please
 
2006-04-21 12:29:57 PM  
One thing I'll say for Him, this Jesus is cool.
 
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