Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Nanny States of America

I know you've all been anxiously waiting for an official Misanthropy Central endorsement. I may be a little late to the party, as I tend to be with these things, but I've gotta say... I like Kanye West.

I like his music. I like that he's got a different narrative to tell. I like his bravado. I like his ability to make fun of his bravado. Hip-hop sorely needs a sense of humor—and I'm not talking about those silly interstitials between music tracks.

I'd link to a YOU TUBE video of his Grammy performance, but fucking NOTHING stays up on YOU TUBE any longer, goddammit. (The internet became a police state so gradually, we never knew what hit us.)

Instead, watch this:

For the people who are stuck in a fucking nanny state that blocks YOU TUBE, watch this:

(That was harder to make than you might imagine—and than I'd like to admit.)

Please, Hollywood, please liberate me from my day job soon... you did it once, you can do it again, I *know* you can...!


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