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(Toronto Star)   High school bans Elvis Presley's music for being too sexually suggestive. This is not a repeat from 1956   (thestar.com) divider line 90
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2013-01-03 04:59:56 PM
Foot Loose II: Bad Thrusts
 
2013-01-03 05:04:54 PM
One self-righteous, delusional f*cktard

/that's all it takes these days
//of course, it is Utah
 
2013-01-03 05:21:51 PM
Maybe they can have all the actors stand behind a 3-foot wall so we can only see them from the waist up.
 
2013-01-03 05:28:42 PM
Subs, you shocked?  Read:  Utah.
 
2013-01-03 05:31:14 PM
"Push It" by Salt 'N Peppa might be a better moral fit.
 
2013-01-03 05:33:56 PM
Wait until they find about this new "Gaga" person
 
2013-01-03 05:34:23 PM
I live in West Jordan. Kid played hockey for Herriman High over the summer (He doesn't go there)
/sigh
//this state is like living in the twilight zone some times.
 
2013-01-03 05:34:51 PM
Being in Utah, this shouldn't be news. Where's Utahdude to defend his honor and morality for us?
 
2013-01-03 05:37:18 PM
*checks* "Yep, Utah."  *goes back to checking out that Brazilian chick*
 
2013-01-03 05:37:36 PM
It seems pretty consistent in school censorship stories that a SINGLE complaint will result in censorship. What's the deal with that?
 
2013-01-03 05:38:28 PM
Utah kind of is a repeat from 1956. Mormon women wanted to make a statement about their role in the church so a bunch of them went to church in pants instead of skirts. It's a little progress-resistant bubble.
 
2013-01-03 05:41:02 PM
Herriman.. figures.
the most derpy of our most derpy state legislators was from there..
so glad he's gone
 
2013-01-03 05:45:32 PM
This is why we Utah can't have nice things.

// Now back to my Pink Cadillac
 
2013-01-03 05:46:25 PM

purple kool-aid and a jigger of formaldehyde: I live in West Jordan. Kid played hockey for Herriman High over the summer (He doesn't go there)
/sigh
//this state is like living in the twilight zone some times.


Did I say some times? I meant ALL the time.
 
2013-01-03 05:46:53 PM
I recommend a heavy dose of AC/DC
 
2013-01-03 05:50:56 PM

Richard Johnson: I recommend a heavy dose of AC/DC


Perhaps we should throw some Big Balls in their neck of the woods.
 
2013-01-03 05:52:10 PM
Oh Utah, what will you silly Mormons think of next! If it weren't for all the organized homo hatred I'd think you were just the cutest state ever.
 
2013-01-03 05:52:13 PM
Just wait until Utah dude hears some of that new fangled music from that band from Liverpool
 
TWX
2013-01-03 05:52:28 PM

Incog_Neeto: Wait until they find about this new "Gaga" person


Or any hip-hop or rap from, well, just about any time in the genre's history...
 
2013-01-03 05:52:33 PM
Not the South, please, not the South...


...Wait, you mean it's not in the South?


/surprised
//no, seriously, really surprised
 
2013-01-03 05:53:46 PM
Read the header and knew it only had to be one state. Yup, it's Utah.
 
2013-01-03 05:53:49 PM
Elvis the pelvis?
 
2013-01-03 05:54:52 PM
I can't blame them. I'd never heard of this Elvis guy so I googled some of his lyrics. I couldn't even bring myself to repeat them in their entirety.

i49.tinypic.com

Disgusting.
 
2013-01-03 05:56:48 PM
th690.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-03 05:58:12 PM

caddisfly: Oh Utah, what will you silly Mormons think of next! If it weren't for all the organized homo hatred I'd think you were just the cutest state ever.


Which is funny because the homosexual population of Utah is huge.
 
2013-01-03 05:59:31 PM

JasonOfOrillia: Elvis the pelvis?


Would you rather it was his brother Enis?
 
2013-01-03 06:00:50 PM
Elvis Presley? Really?
I mean, Elvis Costello I could totally understand... but Elvis Presley?
 
2013-01-03 06:01:42 PM

Ed Grubermann: caddisfly: Oh Utah, what will you silly Mormons think of next! If it weren't for all the organized homo hatred I'd think you were just the cutest state ever.

Which is funny because the homosexual population of Utah is huge.


That's generally how it works.
 
2013-01-03 06:03:00 PM
Clambake, gonna have a clambake!
Clambake, gonna have a clambake!

Mamma's little baby loves clambake, clambake!
Mamma's little baby loves clambake too!
Mamma's little baby loves clambake, clambake!
Mamma's little baby loves clambake too!

(Whew, I'm spent.)
 
2013-01-03 06:14:35 PM
Did they object to all the blatant ghey in Jailhouse Rock?
 
2013-01-03 06:19:44 PM
Remember the days in the old school yard ?

Apparently a lot of adults now don't

Teenagers are full of raging hormones.
 
2013-01-03 06:20:03 PM
So I pulled up the song list on Wikipedia for the play and the only song that I can think might cause problems in Utah is maybe "A little less conversation".

Then again, I'm not big into Elvis' music.
 
2013-01-03 06:23:03 PM
Does Utah jam the Elvis channel on satellite radio too?
 
2013-01-03 06:26:47 PM
The real reason they banned Elvis in Utah:

i212.photobucket.com

Watch out Beatles. You're next!
 
2013-01-03 06:29:30 PM
How about some Village People?
 
2013-01-03 06:31:13 PM

Ed Grubermann: caddisfly: Oh Utah, what will you silly Mormons think of next! If it weren't for all the organized homo hatred I'd think you were just the cutest state ever.

Which is funny because the homosexual population of Utah is huge.


Huge as in there are many of them, or huge as in...
 
2013-01-03 06:32:58 PM
img846.imageshack.us
 
2013-01-03 06:37:46 PM

BizarreMan: So I pulled up the song list on Wikipedia for the play and the only song that I can think might cause problems in Utah is maybe "A little less conversation".


The SLTrib article suggests the offensive content might be a scene where "a girl dresses up as a boy and kisses a boy." Mormons have a real stick up their collective asses when it comes to gender identity, having a lot to do with gender/sex being an inherent part of one's eternal identity and role on Earth. So for them, there is no blurring that line. Seriously, that's why Mormon women wearing pants to church was a big deal and brought backlash. They even ban cross-dressing on Halloween. Eternally grateful I wasn't born into that ideological swamp.
 
2013-01-03 06:40:53 PM

BATMANATEE: Did they object to all the blatant ghey in Jailhouse Rock?


This. I could never have thought a song with such clear allusions to prison rape would be a hit during that time.
 
2013-01-03 06:46:57 PM
I mean, I knew a girl, right, who'd only have sex with a guy if he had a farkin' accent. Can you think of anything more ludacris in your life? So every asshole in Salt Lake City, and let me tell ya, plenty assholes in this general region, that wanna do a little of this, would get her drunk and put on some kind of stupid farking accent like 'Ello mistress, do you fancy a shag?' And there she would, farkin' knees to the sky. It was sad, it made me really sad. Poor girl had no self respect.
 
2013-01-03 06:49:21 PM
Meh, another wacky "let's not offend anyone who might cost me my job" policy.

Usually it's the "zero tolerance" edicts in public schools that make the papers.
 
2013-01-03 06:51:34 PM
I am not saying its the pelvis but its the pelvis.
 
2013-01-03 06:53:22 PM
Clambake, gonna have a clambake!
Clambake, gonna have a clambake!

Mamma's little baby loves clambake, clambake!
Mamma's little baby loves clambake too!
Mamma's little baby loves clambake, clambake!
Mamma's little baby loves clambake too!

(Whew, I'm spent.)


that is sooo suggestive, imma getting hot
 
2013-01-03 06:55:30 PM
This story makes me want to shoot my TV.
 
2013-01-03 06:57:19 PM
www.qnetwork.com

So Sayeth the Sheperd.
 
2013-01-03 06:58:30 PM
NPR was interviewing a guy who had majored in theater at a university in Utah. They knew that every play their department staged would be shut down, it was only a matter of how many peformances they could get away with before that happened. So they would rehearse, make costumes, etc. and try to keep the location and date of the opening secret from all but a select few.
 
2013-01-03 07:00:56 PM
Sometimes it's hard to believe that Utah's the birth place of jazz.
 
2013-01-03 07:13:31 PM
I don't know how I could relate to some people if I moved to Utah. I'd probably get so lonely, I could die...
 
2013-01-03 07:14:48 PM
Hunka hunka burnin' love!
 
2013-01-03 07:15:34 PM

Peaceboy: Maybe they can have all the actors stand behind a 3-foot wall so we can only see them from the waist up.


Or have the audience watch through a hole in a sheet?

/got nothin'
 
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