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2020-02-19 Home Front: Culture Wars
Man forced woman to watch roots 'Roots' - Defendant wanted victim to 'better understand her racism'
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Posted by Besoeker 2020-02-19 07:53|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [372 views ]  Top

#1 IMA going out on a limb here and predicting this many not end well for Jill.
Posted by Besoeker 2020-02-19 08:00||   2020-02-19 08:00|| Front Page Top

#2 Could've been Ishtar, the new Ghostbusters flick or something really painful to watch.
Posted by Raj 2020-02-19 09:15||   2020-02-19 09:15|| Front Page Top

#3 #metoo

In thanks, Chicken George is now a running gag in my home. Unfortunately, the best part of the remake.

Bit off topic, I came across a movie I thought was going to be brutal to watch but ended up liking it: We Die Young
Posted by swksvolFF 2020-02-19 10:32||   2020-02-19 10:32|| Front Page Top

#4 Coulda been worse.
Coulda been The Eternals.
Posted by Skidmark 2020-02-19 10:42||   2020-02-19 10:42|| Front Page Top

#5 I always thought that forced viewing of Hollywood crap would be (almost) as effective as waterboarding.
Posted by Lex 2020-02-19 10:51||   2020-02-19 10:51|| Front Page Top

#6 Coulda been the new Watchmen show.
Posted by Dron66046 2020-02-19 11:04||   2020-02-19 11:04|| Front Page Top

#7 But Roots turned out to be plagiarism.
Posted by 3dc 2020-02-19 11:05||   2020-02-19 11:05|| Front Page Top

#8 How is this not the Bee?

The criminal complaint does not reveal whether Shelton was allegedly forced to watch the original nine-hour "Roots" miniseries or subsequent remakes based on Alex Haley’s novel.

Seriously, not the Bee?
Posted by SteveS 2020-02-19 11:07||   2020-02-19 11:07|| Front Page Top

#9 Not the Bee? *Wow*
Posted by magpie 2020-02-19 11:21||   2020-02-19 11:21|| Front Page Top

#10 The Gubmint is gonna put Mr Noye in chains.
Posted by Joey B 2020-02-19 12:49||   2020-02-19 12:49|| Front Page Top

#11 when Roots is aired, is it prefaced by, "what you are about to see was plagiarized - from a white guy"
Posted by Bob Grorong1136 2020-02-19 12:56||   2020-02-19 12:56|| Front Page Top

#12 racist to assume her ancestors had anything to do with slavery.
Posted by rjschwarz 2020-02-19 14:01||   2020-02-19 14:01|| Front Page Top

#13 Remember the Billy Wilder movie One, Two, Three(1961) where: "... After Otto is forced to listen endlessly to the song "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini" during interrogation, he cracks and signs a confession that he is an American spy."
That kind of torture?
Posted by magpie 2020-02-19 14:52||   2020-02-19 14:52|| Front Page Top

#14 Well, at least she didn't have to pay tuition, unlike most people in her circumstances.
Snark O'The Day
Posted by charger 2020-02-19 17:19||   2020-02-19 17:19|| Front Page Top

#15 It could have been "The Color Purple".
Posted by Crusader 2020-02-19 18:56||   2020-02-19 18:56|| Front Page Top

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