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(Glamour Magazine)   "Sixteen Candles" came out 30 years ago and the Asian community hasn't forgiven Gedde Watanabe yet   (glamour.com) divider line 74
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2014-05-04 08:52:20 PM  
This movie caused me to hate all John Hughe movies, except planes, trances and automobiles.

Completely stupid unrealistic view of life.
 
2014-05-04 09:17:33 PM  

Darth_Lukecash: This movie caused me to hate all John Hughe movies, except planes, trances and automobiles.

Completely stupid unrealistic view of life.


He wrote National Lampoon's Vacation. Otherwise I agree for the most part.

/upper middle class white people from Chicago problems
 
2014-05-04 09:22:09 PM  
josephvitug.files.wordpress.com
 
2014-05-04 09:34:22 PM  
Some of the girls in this movie look like they've had 15 pap smears, as opposed to being age 15, like Sam's BFF Randy

According to IMDB the actress who played Randy was 19 when the movie came out.
 
2014-05-04 10:02:24 PM  
"*GIRLS* underpants!"
 
2014-05-04 11:27:01 PM  
That movie, as well as most of his others, were awesome if looked at as live motion satire.

Which is probably why I like "Not Another Teen Movie" so much
 
2014-05-04 11:50:23 PM  
uncle buck
and so many more

dammit time for a hughes fest
 
2014-05-05 01:57:11 AM  

K3rmy: That movie, as well as most of his others, were awesome if looked at as live motion satire.

Which is probably why I like "Not Another Teen Movie" so much


Nice try but we can only award 1.5/10
 
2014-05-05 01:57:40 AM  
The shower scene was the best scene.
 
2014-05-05 01:59:56 AM  
I may not be remembering this right, but didn't that movie basically end in date rape? The girl was drunk and had sex, didn't really remember it, but was SO HAPPY about it?
 
2014-05-05 02:00:17 AM  
I was gonna submit this with a better headline, but my hyena was acting up.
 
2014-05-05 02:28:26 AM  

Lackofname: I may not be remembering this right, but didn't that movie basically end in date rape? The girl was drunk and had sex, didn't really remember it, but was SO HAPPY about it?


I don't think anybody had sex in that movie.
 
2014-05-05 02:34:38 AM  
1984 was a damn good year for movies: This is Spinal Tap, Ghost Busters, The Terminator, Police Academy, The Never Ending Story, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, just to name a few. I don't think Sixteen Candles ranks very high up that list.
 
2014-05-05 02:35:34 AM  

Lackofname: I may not be remembering this right, but didn't that movie basically end in date rape? The girl was drunk and had sex, didn't really remember it, but was SO HAPPY about it?


I think you might have confused this movie with Top Gun.
 
2014-05-05 02:41:25 AM  
I love the part when the guy asks Dong "Who's the U-boat commander?"
 
2014-05-05 02:41:26 AM  
Some of the elements of Sixteen Candles came from John Hughes' followup to Vacation '58 (it was what morphed into Vacation): Christmas '59

All Grandma and Grandpa Swenson had to do was carry their packages right into the kitchen from the garage, and they had help, too. His name was Xgung Wo, and he was this guy who went to college at Michigan State who spent a lot of time at my grandparents' house because he was from Thailand and was very lonely. Grandma Swenson invited him to come along to our fun old-fashioned family Christmas so that he wouldn't have to sit all by himself in his dormitory on a holiday and feel sad about World War II and how terrible it was to his family. Mom said she was delighted to have him, and she shook his hand and talked in her phony, "How do you do" voice.

"I'll sreep in your base-ments," Xgung Wo said, bowing to Mom.

"Don't be silly," Mom said. "You can sleep in Johnny's room."

That was bad news for me. Not only was he all grown up, but he had huge beaver teeth, glasses like my Grandpa's, and he buttoned his shirt all the way up to the top. He also had his sweater on backward and he wore red socks with sandals.

"Your grandma has tord me you are an exerrent base-a-bore pitcher," Xgung Wo said to me. "Maybe pray for Detroit Rions one day!"

Then he laughed in this hysterical, high-pitched, Woody Woodpecker voice and nodded his head and displayed his giant teeth.

"Huh? Huh? Huh?" he said, rubbing my head.
 
2014-05-05 03:10:33 AM  

Lackofname: I may not be remembering this right, but didn't that movie basically end in date rape? The girl was drunk and had sex, didn't really remember it, but was SO HAPPY about it?


I think that's an issue of the times and how scenes like that are read. One of my favourite crap films is the 1977 coming of age comedy The Van, which you can see on Youtube here (R rated, NSFW)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvHYOCyIqBg


The lead character is a teenage boy who buys the tricked out van of his dreams then proceeds to go around trying to get laid. At the time, no doubt he was intended to be perceived as being desperate and horny. Watching it now, he's a horrible creep and serial attempted rapist. I've tried to get other people to watch this just to confirm that I'm not the only one shocked to see how it treats his behaviour as light hearted comedy.


And he's a ginger. But I won't hold that against him.
 
2014-05-05 03:36:01 AM  
content8.flixster.com
 
2014-05-05 04:11:55 AM  
Still one of my favorite movies..And I'm a dude too.Not only is the story funny on it's own, but there are great bits going on in the background and around the fringes.

/flat?
 
2014-05-05 04:14:00 AM  
i63.photobucket.com
 
2014-05-05 04:40:21 AM  
I just watched Weird Science last night...it had probably been 20 years since I last saw it.  

My roommate had never seen it.  She was a bit sheltered...
 
2014-05-05 06:25:36 AM  
["popular opinion penguin", as they say on Another Site]:

Sixteen Candles is utter crap.  Every good filmmaker has a few dogs* and it is definitely John Hughes'.  Racist and sexist even for its time, and generally not very funny.  It's hard to believe it's by the guy who made Harry Dean Stanton warm & fuzzy in "Pretty in Pink".

* except Kevin Smith, who made one good movie and has then jerked off into our faces for a few decades.
 
2014-05-05 06:51:26 AM  
AutooooMOOBeiillleee!
 
2014-05-05 07:11:12 AM  
No more yankee my wankee.
 
2014-05-05 07:26:57 AM  
Love it or hate it, it was/is an iconic movie. Also, Molly Ringwald.
 
2014-05-05 07:40:53 AM  
renegadecinema.com
 
2014-05-05 07:50:24 AM  
Well...Long Duck Dong is the only thing I really remember from this movie, and this quote when he was with Lumberjack:

[Long Duk Dong is dancing with Lumberjack, his head is on her ample chest]

Lumberjack: So... What's your name?
Long Duk Dong: Dong.
Lumberjack: What's your first name?
Long Duk Dong: Long.
Lumberjack: What's your middle name?
Long Duk Dong: Duk.

Didn't think she was that ample but for some reason this whole scene made me smirk.
 
2014-05-05 08:05:10 AM  

No Such Agency: ["popular opinion penguin", as they say on Another Site]:

Sixteen Candles is utter crap.  Every good filmmaker has a few dogs* and it is definitely John Hughes'.  Racist and sexist even for its time, and generally not very funny.  It's hard to believe it's by the guy who made Harry Dean Stanton warm & fuzzy in "Pretty in Pink".

* except Kevin Smith, who made one good movie and has then jerked off into our faces for a few decades.


Oh my your poor sensibilities. Mabey you just shouldn't watch any movies lest you find yourself put off by something.
 
2014-05-05 08:09:04 AM  

K3rmy


Which is probably why I like "Not Another Teen Movie" so much


The soundtrack is pretty good, especially the Goldfinger cover of "99 Luftballoons".
 
2014-05-05 08:09:30 AM  
www.hotflick.net
Which I can't even watch with this Tubby biatch anymore, cause the part when the redhead hooks up with her dream guy? He starts crying like a little biatch with a skinned-knee and shiat.
 
2014-05-05 08:11:18 AM  
Wait until they find out there is no Shermer Il.
91.207.61.14
 
2014-05-05 08:21:37 AM  
HA! beat you by 2
 
2014-05-05 08:40:36 AM  
The Count Basie-type glamorous music they play when Farmer Ted shows John Cusack and that other guy the Rolls with the Prom Queen passed out in it is one of the best parts of the movie.

That, and "Lake... big lake"
 
2014-05-05 08:56:32 AM  

Lackofname: I may not be remembering this right, but didn't that movie basically end in date rape? The girl was drunk and had sex, didn't really remember it, but was SO HAPPY about it?


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2014-05-05 09:19:29 AM  

Lackofname: I may not be remembering this right, but didn't that movie basically end in date rape? The girl was drunk and had sex, didn't really remember it, but was SO HAPPY about it?


Check it out, the sister in Fast Times at Ridgemont High was repeatedly screwed by much older men, and nary a thought is applied to how much jailbait sex she had.
 
2014-05-05 09:26:44 AM  
Some of you must have had sheltered lives as this movie was JUST like high school. Partying, awkwardness, the jock, unrequited love, and a cast of characters that everyone canrelate to knowing.
 
2014-05-05 09:35:55 AM  

Shazam999: The shower scene was the best scene.


They showed this movie to us in middle school as an end of year treat right after it first came out and when the shower scene came on one of the teachers said "Oh I forgot about that part" and we kept on watching. No lawsuits, no one was fired. That was the eighties when every PG movie had gratuitous titties.
 
2014-05-05 09:39:45 AM  

Darth_Lukecash: This movie caused me to hate all John Hughe movies, except planes, trances and automobiles.

Completely stupid unrealistic view of life.


And we all know Planes Trains and Automobiles was a completely realistic view of holiday travel. All Hughes movies were an over the top, unrealistic view of life. That's what makes them great.
 
2014-05-05 09:52:18 AM  

Mr. Cat Poop: And we all know Planes Trains and Automobiles was a completely realistic view of holiday travel. All Hughes movies were an over the top, unrealistic view of life. That's what makes them great.


Hey, how do they know what a realistic view of life is?

/Yeah!...
 
2014-05-05 09:58:56 AM  
Nice headline Subby, calls to mind how much casual racism pervaded a lot of popular movies.  I always go back to the character Fisher Stevens played in Short Circuit.
 
2014-05-05 10:06:54 AM  

Jean Claude Van Darn: The Count Basie-type glamorous music they play when Farmer Ted shows John Cusack and that other guy the Rolls with the Prom Queen passed out in it is one of the best parts of the movie.

That, and "Lake... big lake"


It's "Leck.....big leck."
 
2014-05-05 10:26:03 AM  
Obligatory "The Donger And Me."
 
2014-05-05 10:46:51 AM  
I remember some random interview Hughes did where he was asked about Watanabe's supposed "regret" at playing Donger in such a stereotypical and offensive manner.  Hughes response was something along the lines of "I'm sorry Gedde feels that way.  I certainly didn't mean to offend him or his sensibilities.  I'm sure he'll stop cashing the checks one of these days."
 
2014-05-05 10:52:05 AM  

Mr. Cat Poop: Shazam999: The shower scene was the best scene.

They showed this movie to us in middle school as an end of year treat right after it first came out and when the shower scene came on one of the teachers said "Oh I forgot about that part" and we kept on watching. No lawsuits, no one was fired. That was the eighties when every PG movie had gratuitous titties.


Your teacher wasn't the only one who forgot.  It made its way onto the Starz/HBO/whatever rotation when my son was about 13, and I said "you'll love this movie."  Hit [>] on the DVR remote, and shortly thereafter... boobies.  My son the smartass looked at me and said "if the rest of the movie is like this, then I'll definitely love it."
 
2014-05-05 11:36:27 AM  

Atomic Spunk: Lackofname: I may not be remembering this right, but didn't that movie basically end in date rape? The girl was drunk and had sex, didn't really remember it, but was SO HAPPY about it?

I think you might have confused this movie with Top Gun.



I think you're thinking of "Revenge Of the Nerds"
 
2014-05-05 11:40:18 AM  

No Such Agency: * except Kevin Smith, who made one good movie and has then jerked off into our faces for a few decades.



I like that one Kevin Smith movie, I can't remember the name of it, but, that one movie of his where the last third of the movie is the two principal characters going back and forth with long-winded soliloquies ruminating on the true nature of friendship. Which one was that?

/also, i watched one of those "pop up video" type showings of Sixteen Candles and if I recall, the scene in the auto shop car (where Sam reveals her crush on Jake), I think that was largely improvised.  Hughes was throwing lines tot he actors to try out as I recall.
 
2014-05-05 11:42:11 AM  

rickythepenguin: No Such Agency: * except Kevin Smith, who made one good movie and has then jerked off into our faces for a few decades.


I like that one Kevin Smith movie, I can't remember the name of it, but, that one movie of his where the last third of the movie is the two principal characters going back and forth with long-winded soliloquies ruminating on the true nature of friendship. Which one was that?

/also, i watched one of those "pop up video" type showings of Sixteen Candles and if I recall, the scene in the auto shop car (where Sam reveals her crush on Jake), I think that was largely improvised.  Hughes was throwing lines tot he actors to try out as I recall.


Sounds like neither of you gave Red State a chance
 
2014-05-05 11:44:16 AM  

Crewmannumber6: Sounds like neither of you gave Red State a chance



it was definitely a welcome departure from the usual "two guys yapping about being friends" formula but i still fell asleep on it.  my wife said it was pretty good but yeah, i drifted off.  probably would merit a re-viewing but....yyyyyeaaaahhhh.
 
2014-05-05 11:49:05 AM  

fusillade762: Lackofname: I may not be remembering this right, but didn't that movie basically end in date rape? The girl was drunk and had sex, didn't really remember it, but was SO HAPPY about it?

I don't think anybody had sex in that movie.


[Caroline is in the backseat of the car with a sleeping Ted. She smacks him on the head, waking him up]

Ted: Damn, Mom! I've got my headgear on.
Caroline: Will you wake up?
Ted: Where the hell am I?
Caroline: I'll, uh, tell you where you are, if you'll tell me who you are.
Ted: Farmer Ted.
Caroline: You're in the parking lot across the street from my church.
Ted: You own a church? [beat] What happened?
Caroline: I have no idea.
Ted [seeing a section of Caroline's hair chopped off]: Did I do that to your hair?
Caroline: At this point, anything is possible.
Ted: Um, l... Uh... Did, um...Did we, uh...
Caroline: Yeah. I'm pretty sure.
Ted: Um, excuse me, but do you... Do you know if... Um, did I enjoy it? [Caroline glares at him] Am I nuts? Of course I enjoyed it. I mean, um... What I meant was, uh, did you?
Caroline: Hmm. You know, I have this weird feeling I did.

Caroline: I never went out with a freshman. Not even when I *was* a freshman.
Ted: Me either.
Caroline: You were pretty crazy.
Ted: I was?
Caroline: Yeah. You know what I like best?
Ted: My clean, close shave?
Caroline: No. Waking up in your arms.

Your can parse this two ways. Caroline essentially confirms that they had sex ("I'm pretty sure"). But she has "no idea" "what happened." This suggests she was blackout drunk when it happened, which would make her incapable of giving consent to have sex. (For that matter, you could also say that Ted was incapable of giving consent, too.) Ergo, she was raped.

On the other hand, she has some vague recollection of the evening ("You were pretty crazy," she has a "feeling" that she enjoyed it). You might say that she has enough recollection of events to permit the assumption that she was conscious enough to be capable of giving consent at the time, and her vagueness in talking about it after the fact is her just being coy or defensive.
 
2014-05-05 11:50:27 AM  

rickythepenguin: Crewmannumber6: Sounds like neither of you gave Red State a chance


it was definitely a welcome departure from the usual "two guys yapping about being friends" formula but i still fell asleep on it.  my wife said it was pretty good but yeah, i drifted off.  probably would merit a re-viewing but....yyyyyeaaaahhhh.


Then you're gonna hate Tusk
 
2014-05-05 11:52:40 AM  

Lackofname: I may not be remembering this right, but didn't that movie basically end in date rape? The girl was drunk and had sex, didn't really remember it, but was SO HAPPY about it?


Well...Carolyn was black-out drunk when Farmer Ted drove her home in Jake's Dad's Rolls-Royce. But if you recall, Carolyn was the one who got things started by putting her head on his lap and saying, 'I Love you." IIRC, there was also a subtle unzipping sound that followed her line. When they woke up in the parking lot the next morning, she was anything but happy; actually sounded somewhat regretful. Ted asked Carolyn if they ..."you know" (he must have gotten drunk at some point as well). And she said, "Yeah..I'm pretty sure we did."
 
2014-05-05 11:55:42 AM  

Uzzah: Your can parse this two ways. Caroline essentially confirms that they had sex ("I'm pretty sure"). But she has "no idea" "what happened." This suggests she was blackout drunk when it happened, which would make her incapable of giving consent to have sex. (For that matter, you could also say that Ted was incapable of giving consent, too.) Ergo, she was raped.

On the other hand, she has some vague recollection of the evening ("You were pretty crazy," she has a "feeling" that she enjoyed it). You might say that she has enough recollection of events to permit the assumption that she was conscious enough to be capable of giving consent at the time, and her vagueness in talking about it after the fact is her just being coy or defensive.



either way she was raped.  in the second scenario she was probably scared or shamed.  she wakes up not knowing where she was or who Geek was.  she was probably fearful.
 
2014-05-05 11:58:24 AM  

Hawk24: But if you recall, Carolyn was the one who got things started by putting her head on his lap and saying, 'I Love you." IIRC, there was also a subtle unzipping sound that followed her line. When they woke up in the parking lot the next morning, she was anything but happy; actually sounded somewhat regretful. Ted asked Carolyn if they ..."you know" (he must have gotten drunk at some point as well). And she said, "Yeah..I'm pretty sure we did."



imagine how if George Lucas made "Sixteen Candles".....the re-release would have CGI of Geek and Carolyn falling in love at the dance and the church parking lot "i think i enjoyed it...the best part was waking up in your arms" scene would be deleted entirely.
 
2014-05-05 12:04:44 PM  

rickythepenguin: either way she was raped.  in the second scenario she was probably scared or shamed.  she wakes up not knowing where she was or who Geek was.  she was probably fearful.


Possibly. Though going by that, you could argue Ted was raped too, as he has no recollection what happened. AND he's a minor. As a senior, she's likely 18.

So. They raped each other. QED.
 
2014-05-05 12:23:05 PM  

JammerJim: Though going by that, you could argue Ted was raped too, as he has no recollection what happened. AND he's a minor. As a senior, she's likely 18.



She should be a registered sex offender.

and since they weren't in a relationship before the sex, she can't take advantage of any "romeo and juliet" laws (assuming her jurisdiction has such laws) becuase they generally require evidence of a bone fide dating/romantic relationship as a defense to sexual activity between adults and minors, assuming of course that the age gap is also within statutory confines.
 
2014-05-05 12:27:15 PM  

rickythepenguin: No Such Agency: * except Kevin Smith, who made one good movie and has then jerked off into our faces for a few decades.


I like that one Kevin Smith movie, I can't remember the name of it, but, that one movie of his where the last third of the movie is the two principal characters going back and forth with long-winded soliloquies ruminating on the true nature of friendship. Which one was that?


Hmm it is possible I have been "told".  You ain't wrong, but hey at least it wasnt self plagiarism the first time.

/haven't seen Red State.
 
2014-05-05 12:36:14 PM  

No Such Agency: Hmm it is possible I have been "told". You ain't wrong, but hey at least it wasnt self plagiarism the first time.



no, no one got told.  jus tpointing out Smith's tired trope of jay/silent bob, dante/randall, the two angels (damon and affleck i think), mallrats, hell, even the lesbian movie, every damn movie, like i said, boils down to a dissertation on friendship.  i loved clerks but i kinda fell out of love with kevin smith's movies.

i'll watch his monologues on tv from time to time and those are pretty good.  he's come by with Jay on his live shows but i don't like him for, you know, $25 x2 and a two drink minimum.

a few years ago Carolla had him on his podcast, to talk about that weird business deal where I guess Smith blamed Carolla for bailing on some big podcast festival, but Carolla said he never committed, but had his own axe to grind about Smith supposedly torpedoing some TV show Carolla supposedly had locked up.  it got contentious and i don't know who "won", but it seemed like on both counts just a communication breakdown. "you never answered my email", "i don't even USE email, i told you, 'call my guy', im basically illiterate and farking hate email", "i emailed you again and you didn't respond", and so on.
 
2014-05-05 12:54:42 PM  
The rapey-rape-rape stuff (Farmer Ted, above) is similar to the rape in Revenge of the Nerds (dress up like girl's boyfriend in costume, have sex with her in the funhouse).  What an era.

I'll add how in Sixteen Candles the family keeps making fun of the groom's background, calling them the 'Rice-checks'.  Nothing like those Eastern Europeans!
 
2014-05-05 01:37:22 PM  
They also apparently haven't forgiven Speed Racer (the live-action film, not the cartoon), nor have
they excused Jackie Chan, William Hung, any remake of "Godzilla", Toyota Camrys manufactured
in Kentucky, and the diner owner on "2 Broke Girls".
 
2014-05-05 02:20:27 PM  

namatad: uncle buck
and so many more

dammit time for a hughes fest


I love the dance scene in Uncle Buck.  My dad was in the Beau Brummels.
 
2014-05-05 02:26:08 PM  

boozehat: My dad was in the Beau Brummels.



for reals?  have a couple tunes of theirs.  my mom was a big fan.  seriously!
 
2014-05-05 02:46:57 PM  

Li'l Robbie: They also apparently haven't forgiven Speed Racer (the live-action film, not the cartoon), nor have
they excused Jackie Chan, William Hung, any remake of "Godzilla", Toyota Camrys manufactured
in Kentucky, and the diner owner on "2 Broke Girls".




Chinese Laundry Owner Blasted For Reinforcing Negative Ethnic Stereotypes

SAN FRANCISCO-Second-generation Chinese-American laundry owner Raymond Chen is under heavy fire this week from Bay Area activists who call him "an insulting caricature that perpetuates long-outdated, grossly prejudiced images of Asian Americans."

"It's frightening to think that, in 1998, some of us still haven't moved beyond the century-old stereotype of Chinese people as laundrymen," said Abigail Huber-Henson, a University of California at Berkeley cultural-studies professor and director of the Race Action Project, the campus group spearheading the crusade against Chen. "This man is a degrading anachronism that has no place in a supposedly enlightened society like ours. To meet him is to be directly confronted with America's shameful history of racism."

Added Huber-Henson: "We should no more tolerate this than we would a Pakistani convenience-store owner or a Jewish lawyer."

An extensive anti-Chen public-awareness campaign, including petitions, rallies, and letters to city and state officials, has already reduced business at the embattled Chen Chinese Laundry by 40 percent. Chen, 33, said he is puzzled by the strong reaction to him and his business.

"I do not understand why all these people hate me," Chen told reporters. "I run a good laundry. My family has owned and operated this business for nearly 60 years. I grew up here in this neighborhood. We do dry cleaning, starching, pressing-everything you need, no problem. We have good prices and even do emergency rush jobs for only small additional fee. I have done nothing wrong."

The controversy is expected to heat up Friday, when hearings begin at San Francisco City Hall. The hearings, which are expected to last several weeks due to the long list of academics and activists who wish to speak out against Chen, will determine if his presence in the community can be prosecuted under local "hate crime" statutes. Chen's opponents argue that the launderer should be ruled a violation of San Francisco's anti-hate-speech municipal code, established in 1990 to guarantee persons of color a living environment free of "offensive and emotionally damaging racial language or imagery." If convicted, Chen could face fines of up to $20,000 and up to 15 months in prison, as well as mandatory attendance at anti-racism workshops.

"As long as Chen is allowed to continue this grotesque and derogatory display, we cannot consider the Bay Area a 'safe space' for Asian Americans," Huber-Henson said. "His cartoonish, insultingly narrow depiction of Asian Americans makes him, in effect, a cultural terrorist, wreaking untold damage to the self-esteem of millions of minority citizens. We demand that these people-who are human beings, just like you and me-be treated with the dignity they deserve."
 
2014-05-05 02:51:26 PM  
boozehat I love the dance scene in Uncle Buck.  My dad was in the Beau Brummels.

I prefer the 'stones, but hat's how I roll.
Yes I meant the Beau Brummelstones.  Who didja think I meant?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIo-hIYPklU
 
2014-05-05 03:31:50 PM  
My friend just ran into Long Duk Dong at a waffle shop near Oakland this morning.

/not-so-csb
//thought he'd be at a 30-year reunion somewhere
 
2014-05-05 05:05:36 PM  
I'm Chinese-American and I've long quoted Long Duk Dong (Short Round from Temple of Doom also) on purpose.

Then again, I was born just after the movie came out and went to a high school that was half Asian...
 
2014-05-05 05:27:27 PM  

Li'l Robbie: They also apparently haven't forgiven Speed Racer (the live-action film, not the cartoon), nor have
they excused Jackie Chan, William Hung, any remake of "Godzilla", Toyota Camrys manufactured
in Kentucky, and the diner owner on "2 Broke Girls".


Don't forget Weird Al's UHF.

/Supplies!!!
 
2014-05-05 06:28:29 PM  
"I have to sleep under a guy named after a duck's dork!"
 
2014-05-05 07:11:24 PM  

B.L.Z. Bub: Li'l Robbie: They also apparently haven't forgiven Speed Racer (the live-action film, not the cartoon), nor have
they excused Jackie Chan, William Hung, any remake of "Godzilla", Toyota Camrys manufactured
in Kentucky, and the diner owner on "2 Broke Girls".

Don't forget Weird Al's UHF.

/Supplies!!!




Eddie Murphy covered all this in 1983. NSFW
 
2014-05-05 11:28:23 PM  

B.L.Z. Bub: Li'l Robbie: They also apparently haven't forgiven Speed Racer (the live-action film, not the cartoon), nor have
they excused Jackie Chan, William Hung, any remake of "Godzilla", Toyota Camrys manufactured
in Kentucky, and the diner owner on "2 Broke Girls".

Don't forget Weird Al's UHF.

/Supplies!!!


But they're ok with Takashi from Revenge of the Nerds?

Robster craws
Frush.
 
2014-05-05 11:52:36 PM  

hugh chardon: B.L.Z. Bub: Li'l Robbie: They also apparently haven't forgiven Speed Racer (the live-action film, not the cartoon), nor have
they excused Jackie Chan, William Hung, any remake of "Godzilla", Toyota Camrys manufactured
in Kentucky, and the diner owner on "2 Broke Girls".

Don't forget Weird Al's UHF.

/Supplies!!!

But they're ok with Takashi from Revenge of the Nerds?

Robster craws
Frush.


What the f*ck is a frush?
 
2014-05-06 02:14:48 AM  

hugh chardon: B.L.Z. Bub: Li'l Robbie: They also apparently haven't forgiven Speed Racer (the live-action film, not the cartoon), nor have
they excused Jackie Chan, William Hung, any remake of "Godzilla", Toyota Camrys manufactured
in Kentucky, and the diner owner on "2 Broke Girls".

Don't forget Weird Al's UHF.

/Supplies!!!

But they're ok with Takashi from Revenge of the Nerds?

Robster craws
Frush.


Hair pie!
 
2014-05-06 02:51:24 AM  

Lackofname: I may not be remembering this right, but didn't that movie basically end in date rape? The girl was drunk and had sex, didn't really remember it, but was SO HAPPY about it?


I suspect you're (only slightly) misremembering what happened to Jake's girlfriend, Caroline. She was really drunk and Jake sent the geek to take her home while he dealt with some other issues, and Caroline effectively seduced the geek but was so drunk that she didn't really remember it the next day. Then she and the geek paired up willingly, shortly after piecing together how their evening was spent.
 
2014-05-06 03:54:25 AM  

Uzzah: Ergo, she was raped.


So...they're both incapable of giving consent, but SHE was raped? They didn't rape each other? Of course you couldn't say that, because then you'd hear how incredibly stupid it sounds. But that's essentially what you're claiming when you claim that drunk people cannot consent, unless you are saying that drunk WOMEN are incapable of giving consent, but drunk MEN are capable, in which case, you will need to provide some legal justification for criminalizing the behavior of one sex and legitimizing the same exact behavior from the opposite sex.
 
2014-05-06 04:12:31 AM  

Tumbleweed Garden: went to a high school that was half Asian...


Which one was Asian, the mother or the father?
 
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