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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:01 pm    Post subject: America: a review Reply with quote

http://www.readability.com/read?url=http%3A//www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/america-a-review
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How to begin this review? Few countries that debuted in the 1700s have been as controversial or long running (it’s into its 237th season now) as America. It may not have the staying power of perennial favorites such as China or the credibility of indie darlings such as Finland, but America has proven that it can at least make some cultural impact. It’s not the best, but hey, they can’t all be Louie.

America was originally a spinoff of the long-running England. Airing from the 1776-77 season through today, America focuses on a small ensemble of white people using things in the ground to become rich or kill brown people. A sprawling dramedy, it combines all of the loose plot points of a Tyler Perry sitcom with all the fun of being white.

It has widely focused on the themes of war, freedom, sitting, Fenway Park, maps, the one true Christian god, rugs, pregnancy tits, Vice magazine, butterfaces, coal, butterdicks, “Where’s the Beef?,” Chicago, Larry Flynt, colonialism, Terri Schiavo, NBC single-camera sitcoms, toddlers, suicide pacts, Atari, penny farthing bicycles, SpaghettiO’s (Cool Ranch flavor), tiny dolls, the TLC show Sister Wives, H1N1, television, and genocide. It has some unique perspective every once in awhile, but honestly, America can be super derivative. Most of the stories have already been on The Simpsons.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 1:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You forgot the part where the white people killed each other for the benefit of the colored ones.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 6:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Chick who models herself after iCarly and sees the world in terms of TV programs thinks her iconclastic metaphor is so novel and clever she needs to share it with the world. Her lemming life-noob peers can't tell she's a dumb cunt because they are even dumber.
Comedy/Tragedy (2013). Rated PG-13. Two stars.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 6:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

BoneKracker wrote:
Chick sees the world in terms of TV programs, thinks her iconclastic metaphor is novel and clever. Her lemming life-noob peers can't tell she's a dumb cunt. Comedy/Tragedy (2013). Rated PG-13. Two stars.


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Exactly.
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