Subject: Re: Lucas & Spielberg Originally Wanted to Make Indiana Jones a ChildRapist
On 11/7/2017 8:39 AM, Obveeus wrote:
> On 11/7/2017 12:42 AM, BTR1701 wrote:
>> Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com> wrote:
>>> Earlier today I read about the first woman getting caught up in this
>>> 'sexual harassment of underage kids' Hollywood outing festival. Never
>>> mind that all she did was make a joke on the internet...a joke we've
>>> heard many, many times before including on this newsgroup:
>> Patton Oswalt made a series of jokes about that same kid during the
>> STRANGER THINGS Comic Con panel, at which he was the moderator.
>> a riff on how the kid has the perfect 80s porn name-- Finn Wolfhard.
>> He's now doing the ritual mea culpa:
>> "I thought I️ was being funny, but was actually a graceless asshole. I've
>> since apologized and, I hope, learned."
> The kid was clearly annoyed, probably because he has heard jokes about
> his last name before. I'm not sure this is the same kind of
> 'sexualizing children' that the model did to this kid (also a much
> reused joke common to society). Patton Oswald's joke is aimed at the
> name/word, not the kid...but still in bad taste (which is what lots of
> comedy is all about).
I'm not picking up that the kid was clearly annoyed. Nor would I expect
him to be, as the topic can hardly have taken anyone by surprise.
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