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Chanukah Zombie

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« on: 03-25-2003 09:10 »

Wheeeee!  What do you think about the fact that Rap is the Classical music of the 30th century -- to the extent that it even receives the same attitude of boredom that our Classical music often gets today?  For heaven's sake, it's even performed by beauty pageant contestants in the talent competition!  What stronger indication do we need that people of that time regard it the way we regard the likes of Mozart and Beethoven (a combination of reverence and lack of interest)?  Then there's the matter of Snoop Doggy Dogg's Head serving as a Justice of the Supreme Court... 
FudgeRock

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« Reply #1 on: 03-25-2003 10:32 »

Yes. No. Maybe. Whatever.

Expect a more definitive anwer when someone tells me what the question means. And doesn't this belong in off-topic?
winna

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« Reply #2 on: 03-25-2003 10:38 »

No I think it belongs here, and that is a very intuitive thought Chanukah bot...  BTW is your avvy in Futurama, or did someone just make that?
evan

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« Reply #3 on: 03-25-2003 10:43 »

Well, people once thought that jazz was 'the devil's music' too, and now it's played in our elevators and at our restaurants. Times change. I'm just curious as to what 'offensive' music replaced rap.
PCC Fred

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« Reply #4 on: 03-25-2003 10:46 »

 
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Originally posted by FudgeRock:
Yes. No. Maybe. Whatever.

Expect a more definitive anwer when someone tells me what the question means. And doesn't this belong in off-topic?

The topic's vaguely about Futurama, so I guess it's in the right place.

Reminds me of a gag from a 60s Doctor Who episode, where a Beatles song was called classical music.

FudgeRock

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« Reply #5 on: 03-25-2003 11:50 »

That was Patrick Troughton, he says a line from 'I am the walrus'. I think it was a 1970's episode where some of the old doctors come back ... The Three Doctors maybe? Or was it Five Doctors?

Anyway, I only just got the Rap/Classical music reference. Wasn't paying attention in that episode.
Action Jacktion

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« Reply #6 on: 03-25-2003 12:21 »
« Last Edit on: 03-26-2003 00:00 »

There is a reference to "I am the Walrus" in The Three Doctors, but the bit about the Beatles playing classical music actually comes from a William Hartnell story called The Chase.  One of his companions was from the 25th century, and when she hears a Beatles song she says she never knew they played classical music.

That story just used a recording of the band, but at one time they did say they'd like to be on the show, only they wanted to appear as old men.
Chanukah Zombie

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« Reply #7 on: 03-25-2003 19:44 »

 
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No I think it belongs here, and that is a very intuitive thought Chanukah bot...  BTW is your avvy in Futurama, or did someone just make that?

That's a real character.  He had a brief conversation with Fry in "Futurestock."  He was never given a name in the show.  PEEL calls him "Robot Jew" but since he was one of about 50 Robot Jews at the "Goldborg Bot Mitzvah" I think it would be better to call him Robo-Rabbi since that's obviously what he was supposed to be.  The joke in that scene was that Fry asked him why they don't believe in Robot Jesus.  This is often one of the first questions a Christian asks a rabbi when they meet for the first time.  As a result, most rabbis have heard it literally hundreds of times and give the same rehearsed, diplomatic answer that you heard the Robo-Rabbi give, although not in robotic terms.  I still don't understand why they served human food at this affair...

I was actually hoping someone would have scanned in an image of the nasty guy who slammed the door shut in Zoidberg's face.  He would have been my first choice for an avatar were he available.  In a world of Werecars, Abominable Snowmobiles, Robot Devils and Santa's Death Fortress, I can definitely see this "bouncer" transforming into the Chanukah Zombie when the moon is full.  Of course, there's the problem that he's inorganic...

See my posts in the thread marked "Jewush Humor" if you want a more detailed answer.  Yes, I know I spelled it wrong.  It can't be changed.  It's stuck in there with glue or something. 

But to get back on topic, I grew up exposed to a lot of Old School Hip Hop.  Even as a teenager I sort of knew that some day those controversial, maverick sounds would be regarded in hindsight as just another stage in the evolution of music.  Also, I suppose that given a thousand years to study, there's no reason Snoop Dogg couldn't bone up on his jurisprudence to the point where he becomes one of earth's foremost legal minds. 
Chanukah Zombie

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« Reply #8 on: 03-26-2003 11:44 »

 
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Originally posted by FudgeRock:
Yes. No. Maybe. Whatever.

Expect a more definitive anwer when someone tells me what the question means. And doesn't this belong in off-topic?

Well, it's definitely on topic, and important enough to get a thread, but on the other hand, the amount of material we can generate for this subject is fairly limited, so I'll probably close it in another few days. 
Chanukah Zombie

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« Reply #9 on: 03-27-2003 01:18 »

Yeah, the well is dry, fellas.  I think we're done here.
Chanukah Zombie

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« Reply #10 on: 03-27-2003 01:20 »

Whoops!  Thought I could end it since I started it but it looks like I can't.  Oh, well.  That's another headache for the mods, then. 
Kryten

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« Reply #11 on: 03-27-2003 16:06 »

What do I look like, someone who isn't lazy?
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