Posts tagged ‘precious’
Food Racism is defined by the Official Dictionary of Shit I Just Made Up as: Discriminating or making light of a person’s eating habits based on their race or background. Unless you have been living under a rock, you have probably heard at least one joke about Asian people eating cats and dogs. Black people are often made fun of for eating fried chicken and collard greens (that scene in Precious where she steals a box of chicken didn’t do anyone any favors), Indian people are said to smell like curry (and by curry, I mean diarreah since those two words are basically interchangeable) and obviously, gingers eat souls.
Oh yes, and gay people eat dicks.
You have to wonder where all this food racism comes from. I guess the idea of racism in the first place stems from the fact that we classify ourselves based on our differences, not our similarities. Different cultures have always eaten different things based on Read more…
I didn’t wake up until 1 PM today. Unlike every other day when I blame my late start on staying up late, too much good tv, or a crazy night in an opium den–today I am blaming it on daylight savings time. I was in the bath until 2 AM last night. The oven, the DVR, my Ihome, and my Iphone all told me different times. I didn’t know who to believe. I still don’t.
My favorite time of year is when the sun goes down at 9 pm. I am willing to go through a little disorientation in order to get there. But this particular equinox or solstice, or whatever it is remains just one more example of how mother nature has been worse than the mother on Precious this winter. If I could, I would poison her pigs feet. I would throw a TV onto her head from a third floor walkup in Harlem. I would force her to watch Mariah Carrey act, for hours on end.
Damn you Gaylight Shavings, Damn you.