Friday, December 28, 2007
No Nookie Song
Over on Steve Barnes's blog, there's a long-running discussion about racism. One of the things that Barnes points out is that, in Hollywood, this skews movies somewhat, consciously or not; in movies that are considered blockbusters -- making more than a hundred million dollars -- if there is a black guy or Asian guy in the lead, he never gets laid on-screen.
It is, unfortunately, true, and it probably says more about Americans than we want to admit.
That said, I wanted to razz Barnes a little about it, so I wrote a short song for him for Christmas.
Among all the other reasons I'm no doubt going to hell, add this one to the pile ...