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(Guardian)   Ke$ha single "Die Young" pulled from airplay across the US in the wake of Sandy Hook tragedy. See? There's always a silver lining   (guardian.co.uk) divider line 105
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2012-12-19 12:04:20 PM

cman: <b><a href="http://www.fark.com/comments/7493831/81386263#c81386263" target="_blank">WippitGuud</a>:</b> <i>BSABSVR:
This reminds me of after 9/11 when Clear Channel pulled damn near every artist who wasn't Lee Greenwood. It's dumb and it helps nobody except a few radio execs feel good about themselves.

♪♫ Let the bodies hit the floor ♫♪</i>

It's raining men certainly was a funny song to play around that time


Dude, that's not cool. Work provides the first keyboard, but I'm on the hook for replacing the one at my desk now.
 
2012-12-19 12:06:51 PM

Life_is_a_carnivore: LewDux: Link

What fresh hell is this ??!


This is why the music industry needs to unionize and require that people who use AutoTune are able to sing in the first place.

I get it, AutoTune is a good tool, it has its uses, and can even have a place in a song done by someone who can sing. I've heard songs I actually like the effect in, but for the most part, it makes me want to kneecap someone.
 
2012-12-19 12:12:18 PM
Totally not defending ke-dollar-ha because the literal crap that emerges from her anus is better than anything that's come out her mouth in recent memory, but this is idiotic.

Pulling a song called "Fly me to the side of an office building" after the September 11 attacks or "Give your unstable son a gun so he can kill twenty grade school children for no reason" after this most recent (as of midday December 19, 2012 anyway) shooting makes sense. Pulling a generic song about kids with guns in schools because that was a totally unheard-of phenomenon before this massacre is stupid. Pulling a song that has nothing to do with people murdering children because it has lyrics someone could mishear and become butthurt about is unnecessarily alarmist PC idiocy.
 
2012-12-19 12:18:44 PM
She looks like Jason Hervey from The Wonder Years.
 
2012-12-19 12:21:00 PM

Mikey1969: Life_is_a_carnivore: LewDux: Link

What fresh hell is this ??!

This is why the music industry needs to unionize and require that people who use AutoTune are able to sing in the first place.

I get it, AutoTune is a good tool, it has its uses, and can even have a place in a song done by someone who can sing. I've heard songs I actually like the effect in, but for the most part, it makes me want to kneecap someone.


Autotune does not sound that way!
 
2012-12-19 12:22:33 PM

cman: <b><a href="http://www.fark.com/comments/7493831/81386263#c81386263" target="_blank">WippitGuud</a>:</b> <i>BSABSVR:
This reminds me of after 9/11 when Clear Channel pulled damn near every artist who wasn't Lee Greenwood. It's dumb and it helps nobody except a few radio execs feel good about themselves.

♪♫ Let the bodies hit the floor ♫♪</i>

It's raining men certainly was a funny song to play around that time


"I feel safe in New York City"
 
2012-12-19 12:30:41 PM

cman: ♪♫ Let the bodies hit the floor ♫♪</i>


The "funny" thing about that song was that the singer's body did indeed hit the floor, after he died of a heart attack.
 
2012-12-19 12:30:58 PM
Huh.  Considering I heard this being played on Z100 just yesterday, I'm going to remain skeptical, yet hopeful.
 
2012-12-19 12:34:03 PM

Mikey1969: Life_is_a_carnivore: LewDux: Link

What fresh hell is this ??!

This is why the music industry needs to unionize and require that people who use AutoTune are able to sing in the first place shot in the kneecaps.


FTFY.
 
2012-12-19 12:52:35 PM

LewDux: Mikey1969: Life_is_a_carnivore: LewDux: Link

What fresh hell is this ??!

This is why the music industry needs to unionize and require that people who use AutoTune are able to sing in the first place.

I get it, AutoTune is a good tool, it has its uses, and can even have a place in a song done by someone who can sing. I've heard songs I actually like the effect in, but for the most part, it makes me want to kneecap someone.

Autotune does not sound that way!


Maybe not if done correctly...
 
2012-12-19 12:54:11 PM

blue_2501: Mikey1969: Life_is_a_carnivore: LewDux: Link

What fresh hell is this ??!

This is why the music industry needs to unionize and require that people who use AutoTune are able to sing in the first place shot in the kneecaps.

FTFY.


Nah, I've heard it get used to clean up music in the studio, and I've heard it used to add electronic effects to voices, but for the most part, it's the crappy, buzzy bullshiat you're hearing here.
 
2012-12-19 01:05:14 PM

Dwight_Yeast: BSABSVR: This reminds me of after 9/11 when Clear Channel pulled damn near every artist who wasn't Lee Greenwood. It's dumb and it helps nobody except a few radio execs feel good about themselves.

What made no sense was that John Lennon's "Imagine" was on that list, and I don't think I've heard it played on the radio in the last decade.


I actually heard it on a CC station today on the way into work.
 
2012-12-19 01:08:08 PM

Mikey1969: LewDux: Mikey1969: Life_is_a_carnivore: LewDux: Link

What fresh hell is this ??!

This is why the music industry needs to unionize and require that people who use AutoTune are able to sing in the first place.

I get it, AutoTune is a good tool, it has its uses, and can even have a place in a song done by someone who can sing. I've heard songs I actually like the effect in, but for the most part, it makes me want to kneecap someone.

Autotune does not sound that way!

Maybe not if done correctly...


www.politifake.org
 
2012-12-19 01:12:52 PM
 
2012-12-19 01:17:34 PM
Seems like a few of the local stations have pulled it, but not all of them. The hip-hop station has started to play a "remix" with two shiatty rappers and another station has been playing it like nothing happened.
 
2012-12-19 01:26:56 PM
Why is there a "Ke$ha" link on the "Entertainment" tab?

Does not compute.
 
2012-12-19 01:27:51 PM

JinxofSpades: "Pumped Up Kicks" came on the radio the other day...I found myself cringing a bit, and wondering who thought that was a good idea.


SAME! Splat was thinking it maaaaaybe could have been skipped.
 
2012-12-19 01:29:40 PM

LewDux: Mikey1969: LewDux: Mikey1969: Life_is_a_carnivore: LewDux: Link

What fresh hell is this ??!

This is why the music industry needs to unionize and require that people who use AutoTune are able to sing in the first place.

I get it, AutoTune is a good tool, it has its uses, and can even have a place in a song done by someone who can sing. I've heard songs I actually like the effect in, but for the most part, it makes me want to kneecap someone.

Autotune does not sound that way!

Maybe not if done correctly...

[www.politifake.org image 640x939]


I'm missing the connection to autotune in this ...
 
2012-12-19 01:42:38 PM
Anyone notice the culture now with all the yolo and party hard/do whatever you want cause you're gonna die young?

I'm not sure how I feel about it.

/only 26
 
2012-12-19 01:46:13 PM

cman: Inb4 studmen69 show up


That line only works when the person you're talking about has a silhouette more appealing than that of a credenza sitting on its side.
 
2012-12-19 01:49:39 PM

WienerButt: Anyone notice the culture now with all the yolo and party hard/do whatever you want cause you're gonna die young?

I'm not sure how I feel about it.

/only 26


You sound like you'd be a lot of fun at a party
 
2012-12-19 01:53:15 PM

splat the whale: JinxofSpades: "Pumped Up Kicks" came on the radio the other day...I found myself cringing a bit, and wondering who thought that was a good idea.

SAME! Splat was thinking it maaaaaybe could have been skipped.


NO. WRONG. STOP IT. A catchy bubblegum song written two years ago about a screwed up kid shooting another kid for his sneakers has nothing to do with an unbalanced adult walking into a gun and blowing away kindergarteners. Cowering in "sensitivity" for the victims just wraps them in an insulting layer of bubble wrap. Changing your speech in reaction to violence is always wrong.

WienerButt: Anyone notice the culture now with all the yolo and party hard/do whatever you want cause you're gonna die young?

I'm not sure how I feel about it.

/only 26


"Now"?
 
2012-12-19 01:57:42 PM
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RIP DeYoung
 


/I'm so very sorry
 
2012-12-19 02:09:04 PM

WienerButt: Anyone notice the culture now with all the yolo and party hard/do whatever you want cause you're gonna die young?

I'm not sure how I feel about it.

/only 26


You just get your first lawn or something?
 
2012-12-19 02:20:21 PM
YOLO is the new No FEAR. It's there to help the rest of us identify morons.
 
2012-12-19 02:28:25 PM

The Muthaship: YOLO is the new No FEAR. It's there to help the rest of us identify morons.



Sounds like a valid theory.

CSB:
I preemptively wreck things for my teenagers by using high school culture against them. The other day I dropped YOLO in a conversation and they gave me the weirdest looks. After over-explaining it to my wife like a confused Grampa Simpson, I don't think it will be part of the kids' lives.

I do that with stupid rap/hip hop/urban culture, too. They see that if it sounds really bad coming from old farts like me, the rest of the world thinks it sounds really bad coming from kids.
 
2012-12-19 02:32:50 PM

fickenchucker: I do that with stupid rap/hip hop/urban culture, too. They see that if it sounds really bad coming from old farts like me, the rest of the world thinks it sounds really bad coming from kids.


Reminds me of the cartoon (Far Side?) where the dad is mowing the lawn with his pants hanging way low, and in the foreground the mom is inside telling their teenage son (also in low slung pants): "He says he'll pull his up when you pull yours up."
 
2012-12-19 02:38:24 PM
They need to pull that farking Shine Bright Like A Diamond song. Jesus farking Christ. Shut up already.
 
2012-12-19 02:40:12 PM

fickenchucker: The Muthaship: YOLO is the new No FEAR. It's there to help the rest of us identify morons.


Sounds like a valid theory.

CSB:
I preemptively wreck things for my teenagers by using high school culture against them. The other day I dropped YOLO in a conversation and they gave me the weirdest looks. After over-explaining it to my wife like a confused Grampa Simpson, I don't think it will be part of the kids' lives.

I do that with stupid rap/hip hop/urban culture, too. They see that if it sounds really bad coming from old farts like me, the rest of the world thinks it sounds really bad coming from kids.


Hmmm. Maybe if I start wearing my pants down around my ass it will cease to be cool.
 
2012-12-19 02:52:54 PM

The Muthaship: YOLO is the new No FEAR. It's there to help the rest of us identify morons.


I think No Fear was the immediate followup to Members Only of the late 70's/early 80's. What was there in the 60's/early 70's that helped ID douchetards?
 
2012-12-19 02:53:59 PM

detroitdoesntsuckthatbad: The Muthaship: YOLO is the new No FEAR. It's there to help the rest of us identify morons.

I think No Fear was the immediate followup to Members Only of the late 70's/early 80's. What was there in the 60's/early 70's that helped ID douchetards?



Flower Power?
 
2012-12-19 02:54:16 PM

Mikey1969: LewDux: Mikey1969: LewDux: Mikey1969: Life_is_a_carnivore: LewDux: Link

What fresh hell is this ??!

This is why the music industry needs to unionize and require that people who use AutoTune are able to sing in the first place.

I get it, AutoTune is a good tool, it has its uses, and can even have a place in a song done by someone who can sing. I've heard songs I actually like the effect in, but for the most part, it makes me want to kneecap someone.

Autotune does not sound that way!

Maybe not if done correctly...

[www.politifake.org image 640x939]

I'm missing the connection to autotune in this ...


oi48.tinypic.com
 
2012-12-19 02:58:57 PM

detroitdoesntsuckthatbad: The Muthaship: YOLO is the new No FEAR. It's there to help the rest of us identify morons.

I think No Fear was the immediate followup to Members Only of the late 70's/early 80's. What was there in the 60's/early 70's that helped ID douchetards?


70's Leisure suit

60's Wasn't there
 
2012-12-19 03:03:16 PM
4.bp.blogspot.com
 
2012-12-19 03:14:22 PM
Despite the whole Fark mindset that music influencing behavior is bullshiat, I had a psychotic student last year tell me that Pumped Up Kicks was his favorite song...he wrote the lyrics over & over in his notebook (from memory), and talked about how he thought it was "inspirational." After his girlfriend dumped him, he fantasized openly in class about "killing the biatch." He'd sing the song to himself while working on projects. He still attends the school, but is getting counseling (because I filled out a mental health evaluation form and gave it to the school shrink). He should be a senior this year, and I hope to hell his grades are OK and he's on track to graduate, because I don't want to be around when he snaps.

/ban that farking song from the radio
//beat the shiat out of the label exec that gave it the greenlight for a single
///kick the Grammy nomination committee in the teeth for giving it that honor
////
 
2012-12-19 03:18:28 PM

JinxofSpades: "Pumped Up Kicks" came on the radio the other day...I found myself cringing a bit, and wondering who thought that was a good idea.


I've hated that POS since I caught some of the lyrics. Who thought .... indeed.
 
2012-12-19 03:21:30 PM

John Redcorn: [4.bp.blogspot.com image 200x199]


Your back's to the wall!

/throws up the horns
 
2012-12-19 03:26:42 PM

SubBass49: Despite the whole Fark mindset that music influencing behavior is bullshiat, I had a psychotic student last year tell me that Pumped Up Kicks was his favorite song...he wrote the lyrics over & over in his notebook (from memory), and talked about how he thought it was "inspirational." After his girlfriend dumped him, he fantasized openly in class about "killing the biatch." He'd sing the song to himself while working on projects. He still attends the school, but is getting counseling (because I filled out a mental health evaluation form and gave it to the school shrink). He should be a senior this year, and I hope to hell his grades are OK and he's on track to graduate, because I don't want to be around when he snaps.

/ban that farking song from the radio
//beat the shiat out of the label exec that gave it the greenlight for a single
///kick the Grammy nomination committee in the teeth for giving it that honor
////


Step zero of any serious plan to break the law is "don't tell anyone who will call the cops on you". If he was fantasizing openly, he wasn't going to do it. He was being an AW.
 
2012-12-19 03:31:17 PM

Flakeloaf: SubBass49: Despite the whole Fark mindset that music influencing behavior is bullshiat, I had a psychotic student last year tell me that Pumped Up Kicks was his favorite song...he wrote the lyrics over & over in his notebook (from memory), and talked about how he thought it was "inspirational." After his girlfriend dumped him, he fantasized openly in class about "killing the biatch." He'd sing the song to himself while working on projects. He still attends the school, but is getting counseling (because I filled out a mental health evaluation form and gave it to the school shrink). He should be a senior this year, and I hope to hell his grades are OK and he's on track to graduate, because I don't want to be around when he snaps.

/ban that farking song from the radio
//beat the shiat out of the label exec that gave it the greenlight for a single
///kick the Grammy nomination committee in the teeth for giving it that honor
////

Step zero of any serious plan to break the law is "don't tell anyone who will call the cops on you". If he was fantasizing openly, he wasn't going to do it. He was being an AW.


No, fantasizing openly was a call for help, I'm glad you got him some, but how much are his classmates taunting him? putting an end to that shiat would prevent violence a lot more than forcing him into psych care.
 
2012-12-19 03:33:04 PM

SubBass49: Despite the whole Fark mindset that music influencing behavior is bullshiat, I had a psychotic student last year tell me that Pumped Up Kicks was his favorite song...he wrote the lyrics over & over in his notebook (from memory), and talked about how he thought it was "inspirational." After his girlfriend dumped him, he fantasized openly in class about "killing the biatch." He'd sing the song to himself while working on projects. He still attends the school, but is getting counseling (because I filled out a mental health evaluation form and gave it to the school shrink). He should be a senior this year, and I hope to hell his grades are OK and he's on track to graduate, because I don't want to be around when he snaps.

/ban that farking song from the radio
//beat the shiat out of the label exec that gave it the greenlight for a single
///kick the Grammy nomination committee in the teeth for giving it that honor
////


I saw them at Bonnaroo.....there was a ton of violence, people killing others, stealing shoes all kinds of shiat....oh wait no, it was a bunch of people dancing on a giant grass lawn while toking up and having an awesome time. Radiohead came on right after that and it was more partying in the grass with grass and being excellent towards everyone around you.
 
2012-12-19 03:33:38 PM
Lies. It's playing right this moment on a major station. Ugh.
 
2012-12-19 03:42:23 PM

davideggy: In the spirit of the season.


Don't shoot me Santa Claus?

Nope
 
2012-12-19 03:43:59 PM

The Muthaship: fickenchucker: I do that with stupid rap/hip hop/urban culture, too. They see that if it sounds really bad coming from old farts like me, the rest of the world thinks it sounds really bad coming from kids.

Reminds me of the cartoon (Far Side?) where the dad is mowing the lawn with his pants hanging way low, and in the foreground the mom is inside telling their teenage son (also in low slung pants): "He says he'll pull his up when you pull yours up."


Not Far Side. Far Side was funny.
 
2012-12-19 05:00:52 PM
<b><a href="http://www.fark.com/comments/7493831/81394480#c81394480" target="_blank">Girion47</a>:</b> <i>No, fantasizing openly was a call for help, I'm glad you got him some, but how much are his classmates taunting him? putting an end to that shiat would prevent violence a lot more than forcing him into psych care.</i>

OP didn't say the kid was bullied at all, he said the kid was nuts.
 
2012-12-19 05:30:21 PM

LewDux: Link


Looks like someone digitally removed Ke$ha from her video and shopped in a much prettier girl in her place.

That song is so saturated in Auto-Tune, T-Pain should sue for royalties.
 
2012-12-19 05:47:07 PM

Dee Snarl: The Muthaship: fickenchucker: I do that with stupid rap/hip hop/urban culture, too. They see that if it sounds really bad coming from old farts like me, the rest of the world thinks it sounds really bad coming from kids.

Reminds me of the cartoon (Far Side?) where the dad is mowing the lawn with his pants hanging way low, and in the foreground the mom is inside telling their teenage son (also in low slung pants): "He says he'll pull his up when you pull yours up."

Not Far Side. Far Side was funny.


It may be my fault it didn't come across funny. I didn't do a good job describing it. It was mildly amusing.
 
2012-12-19 06:17:33 PM

The Muthaship: Dee Snarl: The Muthaship: fickenchucker: I do that with stupid rap/hip hop/urban culture, too. They see that if it sounds really bad coming from old farts like me, the rest of the world thinks it sounds really bad coming from kids.

Reminds me of the cartoon (Far Side?) where the dad is mowing the lawn with his pants hanging way low, and in the foreground the mom is inside telling their teenage son (also in low slung pants): "He says he'll pull his up when you pull yours up."

Not Far Side. Far Side was funny.

It may be my fault it didn't come across funny. I didn't do a good job describing it. It was mildly amusing.


Naw, I saw it - you nailed it. It was indeed mildly amusing.

/Far Side was FUNNY!
//probably some knock-off like Bizarro or Non Sequitur...
 
2012-12-19 06:52:07 PM

FinFangFark: detroitdoesntsuckthatbad: The Muthaship: YOLO is the new No FEAR. It's there to help the rest of us identify morons.

I think No Fear was the immediate followup to Members Only of the late 70's/early 80's. What was there in the 60's/early 70's that helped ID douchetards?


Flower Power?


nope


case in point
static.tvguide.com
 
2012-12-19 07:16:24 PM

invictus2: FinFangFark:
Flower Power?
nope
case in point
[static.tvguide.com image 255x385]


princetonmarketing.net

Just kidding, don't shoot me.
I also liked the ones about how second place is the first loser, and the "It's a ______ thing, you wouldn't understand." (I would personally like to ram anyone who has that on their vehicle.)
 
2012-12-20 01:21:17 AM
Yeah, let's stop playing the pop song that nobody really listens to the lyrics of in the first place, because it might remind someone of the an extremely upsetting event. But hey, let's keep running commentary and interviews with those affected by the event every single second of the day on every single news show.

I farking hate people.
 
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