The "Fat White Family" Band- Are People Offended?

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  1. DustyRhodesJr

    DustyRhodesJr Supporting Member

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    I just saw a band on the Letterman show called "Fat White Family".

    Letterman got a good laugh out of their name, but it has me curious.
    Will their name get in the way of their career?

    It would seem that people may take offense to that band name.

    What do you guys think? Discuss
     
  2. popinvasion

    popinvasion Supporting Member

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    Nope, the world is full of pc self loathers. These guys are golden.
     
  3. twinrider1

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    Given their style of music, no, it won't.

    (not for the easily offended)
     
  4. Charlie_Pace

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    Terrible. Hipsters trying to be artsy and different.
     
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    This day and age I wouldn't be surprised if someone sued them for that name.
     
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    The track, "Touch of Leather" sounds like Leonard Cohen with the Flying Lizards as a back up band. Check it out on Youtube. I am not linking it for a reason...
     
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  7. MRscratch

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    remember a white kid band called " young black teenagers"?
     
  8. JSharp3180

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    The habitually offended have been high on political correctness (which passed right on by common sense and decency) for far too long.

    There are more important things to worry about than the feelings of the self-important drama queens of our society.
     
  9. DustyRhodesJr

    DustyRhodesJr Supporting Member

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    Honey Boo Boo's family has already started a lawsuit.:)
     
  10. Motherfuzzer

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    Are they Fat?
    Are they white?
    Are they a family?
     
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    As far as the band name? I don't think fat white people will care about them in the least bit, there aren't that easily offended.

    Was good for a laugh, though. :)

    I will say this though, they seem to be committed to their thing, so good for them. Would rather listen to them any day over more "stimulating/cerebral fair" like "Bitch Better Have My Money".
     
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    Fear The Walking Dead?
     
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    If there is any justice in the world, not as much as their music and video will.
     
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    First thing that popped into my head.
    If the band name is truth in advertising I think we're ok.
     
  15. stratocat63

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    That would be a good reason to not watch Letterman.
     
  16. Seth L

    Seth L Silver Supporting Member

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    Fat white families are probably offended.
     
  17. Tom CT

    Tom CT Old Supporting Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Wait - are you referring to those who are easily-offended, or the band? ;)
     
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    Given their style of music, it seems to me anyone who may be offended by the name, probably will never hear of them in the first place.
     
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    I'm fat and white. I'm pissed.
     
  20. BeBop

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    So...you are pissed about being fat and white?

    From what I hear, a good diet can help. Also, you may want to try a tanning bed?

    :D
     

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