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Subject: Re: Lucas & Spielberg Originally Wanted to Make Indiana Jones a Child
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Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2017 09:20:27 -0500
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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:
>>>
>>>
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5053683/Ali-Michael-slamm... 
>>>
>>
>> Patton Oswalt made a series of jokes about that same kid during the
>> STRANGER THINGS Comic Con panel, at which he was the moderator. 
>> Basically,
>> a riff on how the kid has the perfect 80s porn name-- Finn Wolfhard.
>>
>> https://twitter.com/loserkidsclub/status/926493578796457984
>>
>> 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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