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Sept. 19, 2022

Mermaid Racism

Mermaid Racism

This entire episode is an "is that racist" moment. The boys break down the Little Mermaid backflash over Ariel being portrayed by a black Halle Bailey. NBA owner suspended for racist comments, and monkeys going berserk.

Topics Discussed:

  • Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver suspended and fined for racist, sexist comments
  • Little Mermaid, Halle Bailey backlash
  • Racist AI scientist blasted for "fixing" Black Ariel
  • Is this all a Disney conspiracy?
  • Is it ever ok for non-blacks to say the N word?
  • Monkeys attacking people, kidnapping children

Featured Song:
Checkmate - Cordae, Hit-Boy

Referenced Links:
Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver suspended 1 year for racist, sexist comments - ABC News (go.com)

'Little Mermaid' Support Builds After Trailer Dislikes Surpass 1.5 Million (newsweek.com)

‘Racist’ AI scientist blasted for ‘fixing’ black Ariel in ‘The Little Mermaid’ (nypost.com)

Monkey takes man down with Stone Cold Stunner after he threw rocks at his mates - FashionBehindtheScene

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Transcript
Jeff DeLaRosa:

Yo yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, thank you for tuning in to another episode of the culture. So boy, Jeff, here with my man ant,

Anthony:

man, he's almost October.

Unknown:

It's just crazy. Right?

Anthony:

So he is almost over and we get a chance check the weather. It just falls off a cliff. Oh, I love it.

Jeff DeLaRosa:

She today we're gonna be talking about your favorite topic, man.

Anthony:

It's not mine. It's yours. I just happened to be good at it because I'm black.

Jeff:

That's on the racist. It's true. But we are talking about racism.

Anthony:

Is it a black black people? See, there you go.

Jeff:

Now, we should do an episode one day where we're talking about racism against a different second spanic

Anthony:

people like that this phobia yo bag. You're trying to act like nothing happens to people of Hispanic descent. There's gotta be some

Jeff DeLaRosa:

do right. But yeah, let's give a shout out to these patrons real quick.

Jeff:

Also, we have a name change. Okay. There's been a name change patron that had been instructed to announce

Jeff DeLaRosa:

reversed awfulness who we're gonna start with today. Start with Tosh.

Anthony:

Who was not black but yes. Pass. Yes.

Jeff DeLaRosa:

Once you got to be black, and keep going. Shout out to Simba. The Lion King for

Anthony:

not black even though he has a character from a black movie in his name, but continue

Jeff:

he's he's brown though. He's brown skin. He's probably a minority.

Anthony:

It's like porn is like you know what? When you see it, it's kind of like black like you know, we see them like don't try to finesse he's blackish he's blackish that's a television show. Not a person

Jeff DeLaRosa:

shout outs to mill milling not 100%

Anthony:

not black but continue

Jeff DeLaRosa:

no still a minority. Yeah. Shout outs to the block

Anthony:

what do you want to call it the minority mob? Well, they're all minorities for one Mikey she might not else might just have you seen he's majority he's the majority. Like he might even be mad could I read? Very blackish Oh, yeah, it was definitely black issue with a lot of Air Force ones enjoy doing them a whole lot for a child gonna grow out of them and like a month like alright, but

Jeff:

what was the guy's the actor's name Anthony Johnson was the guy's name from Blackish. Anthony Anthony that he was the only thing missing from that registry. Like if his face would have just popped out to introduce you. Welcome to Mikey she's baby list

Anthony:

you go. But it's adorable. Like when I looked at the list, you didn't know you know what she picked. And you know what he picked like?

Jeff DeLaRosa:

100% She picked like a $300 air purifier. He picked some Jordans.

Anthony:

And it was like what did she pick? There was like some like, I wouldn't call it set and it was like some I don't know. Some cruelty free blanket some bullshit like that. I don't know. I think it's something I gotta read check. It

Jeff:

was just hilarious. It was like there was like a $600 baby bottle warmer some shit and like,

Anthony:

I was like, looking through it. I was like, that's him. That's her. That's her. That's him. That's him. That's her. Like it's so clear. That's why we love each other because you can tell who to there's no

Jeff DeLaRosa:

I was like who uses this? Like do they actually need this? I was like some of the things on that was like do you need this? Are they ever gonna use this

Anthony:

with them? Yeah, you know, like, you know I hate we see like registries and like okay, I have this firm belief like and I'm glad you have one because like kid one gets like the baby shower kid 234 Or five nights and you weren't used up your credit for this movie already can't watch no more. Now I understand that if it's like let's say if it's another kid like let's say kid three and the kid has like a from a different father. And that's his first child. Maybe but I know people have like Shower to Shower to Shower with the shower. It's not like I personally disagree with it. People will do whatever they want to but I'm always let people know like first one gets first dibs and kind of go forward from there. With Mike it's going to be something nice of the red treat but it's mad like weird and creative. Like are you getting the SNEAK OF THE RMI because it's like wait but already bought already bought the Jordans. Okay, so I might also get the Air Max 90 Which is kind of sorted

Jeff:

I really I really wanted to buy the Air Max 90 glimpses

Anthony:

look tough Yeti fire for a little baby.

Jeff:

Just look tough, but I was like you know what I already said I was gonna get them to join us and we get them to join us.

Anthony:

And Michael listen to this like, you're supposed to be a surprise like, we adults, man fuck that.

Jeff DeLaRosa:

It will still be a surprise for Karina and for the baby.

Anthony:

No, he probably took her and like the thing is that when you order him we don't know when they come they just might be on the way already. You think of the hair ready? Well, that's supposed to be there's no timing on delivery up as long as you get it.

Jeff DeLaRosa:

I mean, I bought him just because you know, Jordans, whatever is going to be his first pair of Jordans of all time of his career but I hate buying like shoes for babies even close because they get to where to shoot like one Once bro, and then the not gonna fit again.

Anthony:

It's more like, you should get like a bunch of like really cheap clothes and a particular one to like from like one T to 60 because they're gonna fly to them shits, like I don't like when people get one thing like they're gonna wear that like three times and like two weeks after that they're gonna outgrow the ship just enjoy it while you can.

Jeff:

And I thought about I thought about getting him like extra big just so he could last a couple years because they put on there that they wanted a specific size to see right? And I was like damn what if I get that shit three you see your four or five? You know just make sure you know the ship will last at least a year or two. But I was like they actually might be disrespectful. I just got them whatever the size they want it

Anthony:

and what is like the fresh white T version for baby.

Jeff:

Fresh white tea.

Anthony:

Okay, yeah, but you ever wonder why people's wearing white teeth back in the day? Or the long ones?

Jeff:

Oversized ones

Anthony:

right? No, that's it. That's because if you if you use carbon drugs, you could point them out to guys or the white t shirts. Those are the ones then it became part of the coach and I everybody started wearing white tees so you can point out the drug deals from anybody else. So I think that kid deserves their first white tea their first headband. I don't know about do rag or color it might be fine like purple.

Jeff:

So I'm gonna keep it neutral and I'm gonna be like red or blue

Anthony:

right like so purple can go either way. I mean you can go pink either way like with the camera and shit if you wanted to. But I think you need a do rag headband note and no ice because people get robbed and we don't want to buy your Rob I want to know what kind of jeans Jumbos some so on John some baby bats and baby fare for being will be fired up

Jeff:

as baby fat even stinks to

Anthony:

probably like former girlfriend got two kids a fairy tucked away somewhere with mothballs but who knows? But the baby gotta look fresh look like our first angel look you can even the Yankees all day every day

Unknown:

yeah

Anthony:

nothing to actually to slap you because that shit valid to go

Jeff DeLaRosa:

we got sidetracked so yeah shout out to Mike Yoshi and baby she. And shout out to Alex so say. And last but not least, we have the bad. We're not because he changed his name from the formerly known as grand Kaiser. But now he's going by the name of King Kaiser the third. Which reminds me of Warren Warrington third, from X Men book an archangel. So your shout outs to King Keiser. The

Anthony:

third my phallus is because I don't want to betray the ignorance at my slide out of my mouth if I'm being silent. You might as well say Dane, Keynes's man did have a showing himself. I don't know we don't condone that, by the way in the show. We don't but what do people do in a private lives is what they do in the private. We do not condone the selling of narcotics. But we can tell you it is very profitable. very profitable. But it makes Elisha too.

Jeff:

Because he is his nickname is the chef right? He is supposed to be a chef quote unquote we'd be cooking something

Anthony:

up cooking that crack. Like how you've known Kaiser for how long?

Jeff:

38 years?

Anthony:

And how many name changes has he been for?

Unknown:

Probably double digits.

Anthony:

You're like wondering do that keep switching religions keep changing names a yo stick with one man? Stick with one but you do know his government name? Correct? Okay, good. Because, you know, some people get so caught up in calling someone by the nickname you don't know what we've discussed. We've discussed his government name. Well, I know.

Jeff:

I know. We say he sounds like an Esquire so

Anthony:

she does. And that's the whole thing but because everyone was calling him by you know his students. Whichever one he decided to pick up this time now he's the third if he's the third who's the second?

Jeff:

I don't know man was we'll get him on the show. He can explain that shit.

Anthony:

You got too many jobs man to come on to shit.

Jeff:

But I mean, let's get into somebody's race because I feel like this whole episode is gonna be in Is that racist segment?

Jeff DeLaRosa:

Let's start off. What do you mean?

Anthony:

I mean, every episode is this racist episode weird America. Everything's racist. Especially

Unknown:

let's start off. Let's start off with something light.

Jeff:

If we can, if I can call it that. The Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver suspended one year for racist and sexist comments. Check it out. solver was fined $10 million by the NBA. Stop maximum. That's good.

Anthony:

Stop. You don't imagine net worth is

Jeff:

like a billion dollars. Close $800 million. I mean, you own a basketball team. Yeah, that's that's packed To change for do not hurt and shake continue. That's charity. He's going to just put that down in his books as he donated some shit to charity. Yeah, anyway, so they find them 10 million which is the maximum that they'll do, which will be donated to organizations addressing race and gender based discrimination in the workplace. The league handed down its suspension on Thursday after the November 21 of 2021 article triggered an investigation that included 320 interviews with current and former Phoenix employees according to the NBA. This was a an NBA article by the way. Last year. This guy he saw he owns the suns and the mercury from the WNBA. The report details at least five times Sabra used the N word when recounting the statements of others. The ESPN article detailed a conversation between Sarver who was white and then coach Earl Watson, who was black and 2016, which he repeatedly used the N word while questioning why Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green who was Black could use the term when Sarver could not because you're white MOTHER FUCKA

Anthony:

white people see okay, continue.

Jeff:

Sarver also allegedly engaged in instances of any credible conduct. an equitable is that the word inequitable conduct toward female employees made many sex related comments in the workplace made inappropriate comments about the physical appearance of female employees and other women and on several occasions engaged in inappropriate physical conduct toward male employees according to report. So

Anthony:

inappropriate physical contact with male employees mean, that sounds like rate motherfuck. Okay, that sounds real really YO, pull it out.

Jeff:

So So check this out. First question. I got several questions. The first question, is that right? Is he racist?

Anthony:

Yeah, he'd been doing it. That the, the investigation itself was something that was basically over a span of like the employees, it wasn't like an isolated incident. There's over a span of years, not months, years. It was kind of like sexist and racist behavior and the Phoenix Suns organization, so yeah, it's racist, like never gonna flinch on that.

Jeff:

Now, next question, when is it allowed for a white person to say the N word, when they're saying it? In a way, you know, that describes what somebody else was saying? Like, obviously, if you're in a courtroom, and they ask you to say it, like, what word did, Mr. Anthony often used to? You know, and he said, Well, he said that, and then you say the word is that allowed? You know, saying is that is that a good acceptable form of the of the use of the N word by a white

Anthony:

individual, you can see it in court, because it's bailiff there to protect you. Like you're in a court, like nothing's going to happen to you. Like, I don't want you to go on the street and try to explain to people why you should be entitled to use the word no, you shouldn't, you shouldn't use it, you shouldn't try to identify with it. It is a term that is used in a specific way in a specific category for specific people. You want it you want to use it, not for anything else, but to sound cool. You don't want to use for any other reason. You don't want to do a to use a descriptor, you don't want to use it to get an understanding. The only reason you want to say this shit because we see it as shit, we make it seem cool. So you want to be cool, and you want to see it. That's there's no other reason why you will say that. Because the only other time you ever say the word itself is that you're mad at no black person, you will call them that. But now you want to use it as a term of endearment which we're just not going to accept. Now, his continued use of it is typical white splaining about things because there's no need for him to do. So. I understand that in different places in different rooms and different areas where people of color aren't allowed. That word might be tossed around freely. I can actually kind of look except that I'm not the room to tell you to don't say that I'm not in the alleys in your room, aren't telling you not to do that because they're not checking you. So they come situation like this guy does this says this goes forward with this. And try to say like, well, Draymond says it well, you ain't Draymond, whatever anybody says, you ain't them. So therefore, I believe that Draymond would trade in the power to never say that word ever again, and allow you to say it all you want for the end of time, exchange his net worth for your net worth? Do I think he's going to do that? Hell no. You can say whatever you want to by being hypnobirthing Hibben. And being his money, he has a fuck ton of and he's not gonna change that for anything. So in a situation like this, is it a way a rhyme or reason for someone to say? No, there's very, very and I mean, very, very few exceptions. exemptions. Let's put it that way. If you are someone who grew up specifically within the culture around people of color, and they have come to a particular agreement understanding of you saying so then it's okay. For example, Fat Joe fat join black I chose Puerto Rican grew up around people of color his entire life. He's amongst them. The word was shared freely amongst them, it was said, and there was no one ever checked him anything else like that? That was part of it. Because he's such a part of the culture. It's fine. Those into like, I know a few. I know I think two white people I know who said it freely. But I know they grew up and like the around a bunch of other people that were people of color that did say it to him, he said it to them. But it was because they knew who he wasn't. He was from that culture. Get it. A guy like Sarver who was a complete outsider who knows nothing about you know, in a city culture, rap, hip hop, anything to think just because my coach is white, so it gives me the power to allow him to do so and say whatever I want frequently, or freely, it does, because you know, the Constitution protects you for that. It also allows me to knock your teeth out of your mouth. So let's just not do it. You know, it saves you some dental time and saved me breaking my hand in your face. Can Eminem say it? He can if he chooses to, but don't think he wants to he gets it. He gets

Jeff:

it. And the thing about this the server guy like they actually asked him to stop saying it even when he was using it in the context of given the example. Alright, we don't need you to say the word you know, he went ahead and still kept saying it. Right. That's what he was like, Oh, how come Draymond Green can say you know, how come these they can say it? I can't.

Anthony:

Yeah, it's kind of like fag. Like if you're if you're the LGBT community, they can freely call and call each other that but if you're not you shouldn't privacy saying that oh willy nilly, especially around particularly random people could find it offensive. Could their words other words within Hispanic culture that is acceptable amongst y'all, but if someone who calls you all that you like not it's not gonna fly?

Jeff:

Yeah, probably. But I think it's like bitch to let you know how we call being they get offended, but they call each other bitches all the time.

Anthony:

Yeah, but that's the thing like nigga and which is very weird, because it's not. It's not necessarily the word is the nuance of it. You can say pitch five different times, with five different inflections on your voice and mean five different things. Same thing with a good like, you can say that a bitch please. Right? Like, like, like, how birthday bitch, then it gets a whole conversation. It can be it can be the angry, it can be a term of endearment, it can be a point of frustration. It can be a point of sadness, if it runs the gamut of emotions, despite the simplicity of the word itself. But you know, by hearing it in the inflection of it, you can tell the meaning of it. And this is one of those things. He's just saying it because he thinks he shifts cool. He tries to justify by saying, well, he says, Why can't I said because when he says he knows exactly what he's saying and he knows the audience that he's speaking to. You don't just want to say to shake you seem to shit it's cool because I want to say it too. Now, stay the fuck over there. Don't do it.

Jeff DeLaRosa:

Let's move on to the next racist topic.

Anthony:

This is a big one. This is so stupid because it's not really racist. It's really just white people's problem with something but

Jeff:

the Little Mermaid the new Little Mermaid Ariel played by Halle Berry I keep wanting to call her Halle Berry Halle Berry Halle Bailey but right but Holly Bailey so so they they came out recently with with the trailer right of the movie. They posted the shit up on YouTube and within two days it should have over a million dislikes. I don't even I don't think I've ever seen a video on YouTube. With over a million dislikes ever. It might be the first time ever the show had over 1.5 million dislikes. So then people started commenting like oh, it is blatantly clear that the only reason someone would dislike the trailers because Ariel is now played by a black actress. So y'all are racist. Another person wrote 1.5 million dislikes on the Little Mermaid trailer. Why? Because she's black mermaids are fantasy creatures and aren't supposed to be tied to any skin color stay mad.

Anthony:

Crazy. Oh, cuz that's what I went to the official Little Mermaid trailer. They only show like the the abled the disabled disabled. million likes, dislikes like not by God. I noticed the right one because it has 227,000 comments on it. is likely no, no, no, pick a town. Okay, go ahead, man. Fucking people.

Jeff:

All right. And then in the same movie, you have the purple octopus chick who plays the evil whatever her name is. So she's played by a white actress McCarthy, whatever. Yeah. I'll handle backlash over that. And

Anthony:

the thing is that are they picking Melissa McCarthy to play that part? Because she's a she's a full figure pro. Listen, probably because they also had the version where I think there's a live action version that might have been on TV. Like I think it's played by Queen Latif. Or like they make sure that the person has a very specific body type by Eminem. No but continue but

Jeff:

you brought to my attention that they had an Africa Jamaican crab Yes. Who's under even older is playing that? Right who's playing that? Who's playing his carry?

Anthony:

I think defeat Dix who was in Hamilton. He's playing that.

Jeff:

He's he is yet as a Jamaican.

Anthony:

I don't think African African American don't think he's you're making? Yeah. Oh,

Jeff:

my. Okay. My point is historically, as back as films have been created, they've always put white actors to play roles of characters that are not supposed to be white. They've had white actors play Jesus Christ. They have had they've had white actors, Cleopatra effects it right. They've had they've had white actors play Ancient Egyptians. You know, they've had they've had white actors play ancient pharaohs.

Anthony:

Jake Gyllenhaal is the Prince of Persia. The Last Samurai like fellas, fellas, yo. baru. Tom Cruise's the last Emre? I bet. Cool.

Jeff:

Yeah, I'm not talking about actors that they had on blackface, you know, just to play African characters or, you know, I mean,

Anthony:

but there's only only Rocco one when Robert Downey Jr. Did it? Because I get it for a comedy. Yeah, for Trump offended because he was doing it as a parody. Like actors are so fucking serious. That that I will, you know, basically go through a like a like he had this will be like his whole body was changed to pigmentation and he did some to his hair, just to make sure that he played this African American surgeon in the Vietnam War properly. He was speaking on the absurdity of actors going to a particular point for role like he don't have to do this. I understood. I think she was hilarious. Now that you might have a problem with it, but people don't have a sense of humor, or they're kind of missing the nuance point that he's trying to make. But this shift here, continue.

Jeff:

So the question is, is this backlash racist? Is it misunderstood? Is it directed

Anthony:

you can't you can't tap into on this issue racism I don't have this book it's a little fucking mermaid. I could see if it was anything that was like remotely interested in something else like that is the cartoon character and it should it's not supposed to be real. And like I said, the reason why white influence so great America's because we grew up with everything that was on television shows that was expected to be good awesome fun, creative powerful. Always white people anybody who was any other ethnicity were are either criminals slaves, someone violent, someone of ill intent or someone that couldn't be trusted. So now we're getting mad about a cartoon. Now this shit is like kind of low key Disney's fault because they decided to go back into their extremely deep well of content. And they want to make all of their cars cartoons. Yeah, well now you really wanna make a photorealistic did like they want to do like a live expert. And so they've done the jungle book, The Lion King buting the beasts, they want to do this now, Aladdin. Now they want to do this and they want to go ahead and like sit understand and appreciate diversity. For one, unless, if you want to focus have seen a real mermaid. No one has any idea what an actual mermaid looks like, for one if we're going back to like, the animated version the there has to be a reason why I mean, of course the Bible is bringing but yes, it's shocking flow of red hair and it's light skinned. It's probably easier to draw than a person of color would be it's probably easy to pick in a person of color would be I'm not shooting him any bail. I'm just trying to find the rationale behind what everyone thinks this person should be automatically you know, another redhead and she's under the seat. It's possible but I mean, it doesn't matter. Like okay, let's say Aereo is Indian. Or aerial is no no. of Hispanic descent. Middle Eastern, yes. Let's Indian many Indian, Chinese. Asian descent necessitates Chinese for this kind of dismissive there anything else? I wonder whether it be such an issue? I think just because it's a black woman, it's it becomes a big fucking thing and I just do not understand. It is a current game. It's not fucking real. Stop taking it so seriously. Not only

Jeff DeLaRosa:

that, They gave her the braids to you know how you know how people be tripping about the braids.

Anthony:

I mean the kind of dreadlocks thing.

Jeff:

They gave it a dreadlocks. Yeah. You're like predominantly black but she got the dreadlocks. So they're like there's no way a mermaid could have dreadlocks. We don't know what type of hair you she would look like being under the water all day every day.

Anthony:

Yeah, Bo Derek had her hair Britain and 10 And people love that shit. See,

Jeff:

I saw a meme that somebody posted where it shows Disney's new documentary about the Queen of England. Queen Elizabeth had been in the show was played by an initial like a black lady playing

Anthony:

TMC. I saw a bunch of those, I think they felt sure like Living Single with the Kardashians. Oh, yeah. I think I think I think I was friends with the cat and set it off. But the whole thing is like, it's not an intrusion. Like, I like you guys love friends. I've never seen one full episode.

Jeff:

I've never seen it. My wife does. I don't know. Never seen it. All right, she loves it.

Anthony:

Cool. Never been a big fan. But my whole thing is like, Okay, I understand that. That might not be for me. But like I said, Your wife's Hispanic, she enjoys it. I know plenty of people who actually love friends that love the office that love gets to say, quote unquote, white TV shows. But it doesn't necessarily fit an audit an audience just say it's a good story. Or it's funny, or it's whatever. I'm literally sitting here right now. And in the background losses on this is part of the 20th time I've watched the damn thing. Last is fine. But like its own, I don't feel like Man, this is a white show. I don't care if someone like to do this. Like it doesn't bother me. It's just TV shows something that I enjoyed and other people do enjoy. This is a movie. And I think the thing that I was touched most about Canada's Little Mermaid thing. It seemed like little, little black girls, like my parents were reviewing their reaction showing them the trailer. And they're like, she looks like me. She sounds like she looks like me like and that's not necessarily a problem child. They don't just don't get that kind of representation, you don't get a chance to see it. And so for people to get mad about and everything else like that, and this is the thing I just I would never quite fully grasp. If you want the movie to do bad. Or if you want it to like to not succeed. Don't say anything about it. Just let it be the fact that it's wrong so much controversy. It was a movie that you know parents might have taken the kids are seeing now they are definitely going to take their kids to see just the spite you. You like you don't have to do this. Like again. It's a fucking cartoon. Where there's a redhead a little girl a purple octopus in a Jamaican crab singing under the sea. We're outside the realm of possibility of sanity here people why are we doing this? We don't have to fucking do this. It's not not big. It's big for the little girls we'll get to see the chance of having someone represent them. Because did these tribes before they had to go in the past and do like the princess in the frog to have something that's kind of representative of like people of color who have little girls a little black girls of color to have someone to aspire to this there's nothing wrong with Ariel being the same thing. Like I say it's not a race in history. You still have a cartoon there you can watch it every day if you want to. This is just a live anthem version of it with someone who's a really talented singer who's going to do great in a role what is the big fucking deal?

Jeff:

Yeah, and now there's a race to calling a racist AI scientist has been blasted for a quarter cool fixing the black Ariel in The Little Mermaid. So it's a guy I don't know he posted maybe on Twitter. Like a trailer where like they whitewashed it like they made Ariel a white character and Twitter user at 10 gazillion IQ took took that to the next level and fixed the clip by using AI to make the live action fish woman YT credits somebody said credits to our member artificial intelligence scientist at 10 gazillion IQ the tweet made by another user read according to screenshots by taking my daily mom before check us out another user saw the tweet early to and screenshot it to promote the artists controversial work, quote unquote he fixed a little mermaid and turned a woke actor into a ginger white girl. The promoter said in their own tweet he says he can fix the whole movie with four times a 6024 hours. It's over for woke cells he put the use of them posted a follow up tweet saying the alteration was purely educational and asked users and the social media platform to not misinterpret this in a racist way. Put it up there. He says I am just amazed by high IQ friend who works with artificial intelligence and the stuff he can make and wanted to show people his field of study.

Anthony:

They always they always find some fucking convenience keys to their racism. Shut up. Stop doing racist shit start there. I just want to show if my friend's work is his work, let him show it.

Jeff:

Somebody said this is pretty educational one use everybody. For instance everyone on Twitter learn that At vandalism and at 10 gazillion IQ are racist while he's to learn that this shit doesn't fly on Twitter Yeah, like learning is fun

Anthony:

I wish people would just stop tweeting shit like it's the wild wild west. Especially if like if someone is aware of you they'd be the first one to screenshot some shit you can't put it up and delete it fast enough for like at least 10 people to catch up shit think you do it then you try to back like I'm now showing off my friends amazing work now that's his job once it's completed then you do so then you explain it now you're talking about so now you make the little like libertarian comments and other shit like that and think what was little flower Why don't we do this? Why don't we get caught up in this? Why do we always have to have it ever sort of about racism and it's always about white people need function

Jeff:

somebody put you know guys you were kind of asking to be suspended at this point for basically white washing a real human being they are he responded I am not racist. I just fixed a kid's movie by changing the main characters race totally not racist when person mock the users don't want the black face. But sure to keep the black singing voice says everything.

Anthony:

I get tired of explaining it shouldn't people they never would be good at this racism thing. Like like it's getting sloppy now. Like there's a level of like boredom that I'm almost convinced that they're trying to do well they're just trying to do it to get caught to decide to see like let's just up the stakes a little bit more. Let me do something racism I'm gonna do a try to see if I can explain my way out of not being racist, even though there's nothing you can do to explain being said racist, because you are, you know, racist. So when they do things like this, and they say things like that, and it carries on like that every damn time. You ever notice none of them? Just say like, I'm sorry that I did this, they always explain. Well, they always have a convenient reason or excuse why they did what he did.

Jeff:

And you were right about the thing. Walt Disney Studios posted the trailer to his YouTube channel on Friday, and it quickly racked up millions of views. But the company was forced to disable the dislike button after receiving 1.5 million thumbs down in just two days. It

Anthony:

didn't take long and I did it. Yo,

Jeff:

I might be off base here. But is it possible that this entire thing is a Disney conspiracy? To get people interested in the movie? The movie comes out in May of next year. And she's gonna probably make all kinds of money. You know, saying and this controversy is helping get a lot of

Anthony:

publicity. The problem is that event so what are the chances of that now? Highly unlikely, because because people have short attention span, then I barely remember what I did two weeks ago. So the thing I'm thinking about the shit, what, seven months from now. It's highly unlikely. And it's kind of it's kind of it would be kind of asked backwards to a degree to have, like, an issue dealing with, you know, racist trolls. And you're banking a lot on Black Panther. I find it to be kind of strange. Like it. Like that's the next big thing like that thing when everybody see like Black Panther coming out in November like we want. It's gonna be a great movie. want everybody to see you then to do this, this shit right here. Like, awesome racist row thing. But you know what? I'm gonna use me. Let me hear your theory.

Jeff DeLaRosa:

I'm just saying like, yo, let's just put all this out there make it seem like there's a lot of racism going on. Get a lot of interest in this shit. And we're gonna get all the African American communities to come out and support this movie. They probably looked at the numbers, they probably was like, You know what?

Jeff:

Black people don't really come out for these movies unless it's Black Panther. So let's create a buzz around this little mermaid ship. And have everybody come out and bring their kids. And this might be this watch. I'm calling it now this might end up being the most successful Disney cartoon movie opening week ever.

Anthony:

But I think it's not a cartoon.

Jeff:

Well, you know what I mean? Right? But live action interpretation of a original cartoon movie.

Anthony:

More than a Lion King. People love the fucking Lion King.

Unknown:

I love the Lion King.

Anthony:

I mean, they adore the Lion King like he can do no wrong even though I have questions about that movie. What you love to like why do you love the Lion King?

Unknown:

I don't know. She's dope, man. It's all of these.

Jeff:

The questions we have now as adults. We weren't thinking about back when we were little like why is symbol whiteboard? You know, I

Anthony:

mean, okay, like the movie is clearly supposed to be a black movie. It's like your sister. Like she likes Anastasia it's a movie probably. The Russian proletariat like it's a weird movie to like. I'm gonna it's super fucking weird but she loves it. Like for me, I love the Incredibles to she can do no wrong have a watch other superhero movies? Absolutely. Are they bed Incredibles I will say maybe five of them. And that's nice long five even say that shit I loved and it was more like anything else. What is it about certain movies and childhood like especially cartoons going back to Just stick with you. I think that's why this conversation is so important. Like I said, Yeah, because I think the thing with this music or anything like regarding the culture, I think when something sticks with you, it just sticks with you forever. And I think seeing the Jordans little black girls seem like an hour black area on on screen for them. For them, it could be life changing, it could be life affirming, like, like I can not, I'm gonna think she'd be a mermaid, she get a job like everybody else. But it makes you believe in imagination, the possibilities of what the world can actually be that you can get proper representation, even if it's in the fantasy of what you can actually be like, it expands the imagination makes you more creative. It makes you feel, you know, your self worth and self esteem because you're able to see these things are proclaiming victory in front of everybody. But we all have these things that as children, we see that no matter what, they stick with us. I don't know why. I've always wondered that. Why is it that a movie you love when you're eight years old? 30 years later, you still love? My girl she loves Greece loves the movie Greece, I have no fucking idea why justice

Jeff:

is part of this the music it's, it reminds you of a time in your life. You know, I mean, I think that's what it is a lot of time to, like, so much of a time in your life, whatever you were doing at that stage of your life, you know, high school, middle school,

Anthony:

whatever it was, and you have certain memories, you know, I'm saying so for you, I'm not gonna say what movie what album is it for you? Because I know some rap shit with you.

Unknown:

It's dark and hip hop.

Anthony:

And it really means a lot to you. I'm not saying that in a negative way. I mean, it's a good thing.

Jeff:

Yeah, man, because I don't know life was simpler. It was simpler times.

Anthony:

Even though even a woman on her album has a song say can it

Jeff:

be so simple, that a man can say Wu Tang is on my top. There's up there,

Anthony:

right? But when it's dark, and hell is hot, it's like, if you act white, when you sit down listen to it is that it's inspiring it depressing at the same time. It's a really, it's a fantastic album. It's a lot of emotions in it. I have zero questions about that album. I've always found interesting people, like their favorite. Like, I can tell, I can tell that someone at some point in their life went through a really dark period. If I asked what's your favorite DMX song, and they say slipping, I can tell you for certain that person went through some shit. I don't know when. And I don't know who. But they went through some shit. And that's why that song matters so much to them. But that's why the things about movies like this Madison watch to these little kids. And that's why Disney we're trying to do their part to like to take care of the fucking dislike button. Because like, this is a button you press and people pick your precedent over and over and over and over and over again. And it's, as a matter of fact, hold on. That's one of the tests that

Jeff:

tick tock videos, there's tick tock videos that are going viral of you know, little black girls seeing the trailer for the first time and seeing their excitement, you know, I'm saying yes,

Anthony:

I'm talking about like you alluded to before

Jeff:

seeing somebody that looks like them finally in the Disney movie.

Anthony:

Okay. So they, they just disabled itself. So I clicked on like, The Lion King trailer from 2019 on YouTube. 73 million views, a quarter of a billion likes. And that's three years ago. And this what the Little Mermaid one has what a million likes in less than a couple days. So you can imagine how many dislikes it probably had. But the whole thing that you had to kind of get to this point just for some shit like this makes no sense. These are children. It's for kids. They just want to enjoy. Like, I think I think we were talking about like, is this racist? The bad part about it is more intense. Like it's not even for like, it's adults. That a race is not children. Children just want to have fun. They want to enjoy it. They want to watch a movie they want to see things and they want to see colors and glitter and shit like that. They just want to enjoy it. They just want to be happy. They want to stay a child. No Child, I know that a scene this trailer is like oh my god, I don't want a black mermaid. If you have a child who says that that child is deeply fucked. You need to get the kids therapy. But it's adults, not children banging on it's adults. And even the ones that are racist are smarter to sit them sit like their kids are sad like like we're going to see I don't want to enjoy the movie because I know you'd like and enjoy to have fun and call it a day. They'd rather go online and type and argue with people about areas should be this scenario should be that like come on, man. You're telling me like it shouldn't be a black mermaid but when a guy worship with a black dude, but you want to acknowledge that you can't play the shit Do we want to do Jesus in the Bible describe pretty much as either in Indian guy or a black guy just from the description. He does not look like a blond hair surfer dude they have put on your wall. But your worship that do, like say it's not a proper representation, but your representation only matters when it fits your no paradigm. It's the only time that matters outside that doesn't. And this is one of those things. It's a kids movie. It's something should take your kids to go to and enjoy. You taking any other movie. You don't see little yellow people walking around like minions. No. Do you see kids dressed like them? Yes. Do minions exist? No. Can you dress like them? Yes. Little kids are they're going to get put in their little red wig or their red dreadlocks and they're going to put in the little the fish bottom. Because they liked the movie. They they enjoy area. They enjoy the singing. Y'all have fucking it up for them. Not the kids. So I guess the lesson to be learned is it's it's not the movies that are racist. You're racist. Stop being racist, because this affects your children. They don't want you talking bad about the things that they love. They still love Aereo don't go fuck what color she's in. The problem is Y'all not then you want to get a better society. Start early. Let kids enjoy it. Let people know that different people have different color different races, which they're going to see every day. And every school and every walk of life. You just enjoy them. Like enjoy this movie. You have fun. Enjoy your time together and call it a day. The fact that we even had to talk about the chips and saying, but we don't have to do this. We really, really don't. It's a movie that's going to come out. I'm hoping that it's going to be great. Because not all the live action ones have been firing. They're hoping that this one's going to be who the hell knows. There's some extended pressure because everything that went on now in regards to it. But reality people, man just enjoy the movie, man. Stop being fucking rich.

Jeff:

And I'm predicting now that Cinderella is gonna be played by a black actress. Whenever they whenever they make that one.

Anthony:

That's the whole thing, man. Like it's not even like, like, black people don't really like fuck with anything like that. Like does it really just like you're gonna drive a stick of white people? Will mommy sprinkled into somebody's shit? But not all of this shit. Like because it Come on, man. How many? How many black people or black shows? Do you remember? No. Specifically, and that were created and have grown? Because of the Disney brand. Take your time. They don't fuck with us like that. What was the shit going? What the Mickey Mouse Club? How many of you saw on it? Exactly.

Jeff:

Might have been one. They might have been one like one of all

Anthony:

of them. Had Justin they had Britney Oh, yeah. All their soul brother number one to the stage. Stage one. No. It's alright, man. They don't fuck but it's like that. It's okay. The Colonia kind of sorta did but not really Disney did it wasn't really deep with the brothers or sisters, or our you know, Hispanic brethren either. It doesn't work that way. So okay. We knew where we stood. That's where we had our own shit. Because whenever it came some Disney, there was never any reputation of anybody of color on any of those shows. So therefore, I don't want them just doing this in their head. Like, you know, we're, it seems like more of a diversity directive than an actual change to know, be different about things. And I'm not talking about actual like, you know, factual representation. It's a mermaid have no idea what fucking color is. I don't care. But the fact that you know, you're gonna just big uproar about a fictional character is kind of ridiculous to me. But the truth of the matter is, we don't have to do this. And I say that all the time. We really, really don't. And I know that we don't, because we don't have to keep spewing the same old bullshit. The same old people, but the same old thing. And the thing is that even with this podcast, we're going to have another episode is this racist because it just keeps fucking happening? Because no one wants to listen to each other. Nobody wants to understand the accepted differences that we have with each other, and use those as a thing to learn more about one another. Instead of trying to pull us apart. Again. It's a mermaid. It's not real. The fact that it's black is an issue. I believe that if it was any other race, it would not be an issue. Black mermaid just basically sit in the fucking world on fire. It doesn't come out for another six or seven months. Calm the fuck down. You got plenty of time to get shit together or not see it or don't. I can guarantee one thing that's gonna be a lot of lot of black families will lie little black girls. I love black boys too. They're gonna sit down with it and they're gonna have a grand old time seeing themselves on the screen and all your typing and all your anger and all your vitriol about this cast and won't make much of a difference we see the tears and little girls I've seen that someone looks exactly like her. At the end of that movie. She stands up and applaud because she feels fulfilled therefore fuck which I'll talk about the the main merch Little Mermaid comes out please go see the ship. Hope is good. I don't have no guarantees, or anything has been through and what is built up to be support this movie support Hallie Bailey. Now Halle Berry and have a good time.

Jeff:

And finally, they might think this one through this is gonna sound like a racist segue.

Anthony:

God dammit Okay

Jeff:

Did you hear about these fucking monkeys that are wiling out bro in the Middle East or they got these monkeys in Tanzania and in fucking India bro just going berserk bro just fucking people like they've had enough they got tired of people blaming them for the monkey pox or something I don't know what the fuck maybe they just got tired of all the racism going on in the world and they just picking up babies throwing them off roofs is shitty biting people they fucking dudes I just seen when I'm gonna put the story up in the show notes up in there was recently in India this fucking monkey took down a dude with a Stone Cold Stunner because the dude is throwing a rock there was a there was a bunch of monkeys and there was a guy throwing rocks at them and fucking with them and all the other monkeys ran away but except one of them one of them jumped on the dude and did a Stone Cold Stunner like he was Steve Austin broke it took them down

Anthony:

so the guy was throwing rocks at the monkey and the guy thought it was sweet. The snap monkey came over and stone cold stunned the guy there also had thrown babies off roof.

Jeff:

Let me read like I said I'm gonna put this article up in the show notes but let's talk about the Stone Cold Stone and one first because there's a video shown in the video shows the man picking up stones and trying to hit the monkeys which were running around and the city was called Hathras district in northern India's Uttar Pradesh was a few days healing. I don't know what they was doing. But while most of the pack ran away, one climbed up a building and launched an attack from above knocking the man to the ground and tearing his T shirt. Then the monkey did a maneuver that looked like the version of the stunner, a finishing move used by Wu ledger Stone Cold Steve Austin, then a local source said the animal later fled from the place after the attack. There's been a number of violent incidents between monkeys and humans this summer in June on check us out in June, a one month old baby boy died from injuries after a group of monkeys apparently kidnapped him from his mom's arms. Xiao Yi Merseyside son Lou Hiva was grabbed by a gang of monkeys in the village of one gogo in western Tanzania. She screamed for help and a group of villagers rushed to try and get Lou Hi Bob back. They use force against the monkeys and Hiva got hurt on his head and his neck the citizen reported. The villagers eventually rescued Luba and he was taken into emergency care but later died from his injuries. In July, a four month old baby also died after allegedly being snatched from his parents and thrown off a building in India. His father nerdish had carried the infant out onto his third floor roof terrace accompanied by his wife after a power cut at their home. And Varela who tar Pradesh state. The gang of monkeys jumped over from another room and surrounded the family. According to local reports, they attempted to run inside but one of the animals lunged towards the child and grabbed him before throwing him from the roof killing him immediately. There were also reports that residents of Yuma Gucci and Japan were worn to look out for vicious monkeys targeting babies and the elderly. The incidents involving 58 people since July 8, forced to southwestern city to bring in the services of a special unit hunting the animals with tranquilizer guns. Oh this is crazy. Got monkey snapping out here and be this planet of the apes and this mother funny.

Anthony:

Monkey get tired of your shit today like everybody else. He's in the key fucking fuck that monkey monkey gonna snap and lose this ship and fucking you up which is exactly what happened. We'll see. What what is how the saying goes when in Rome do as the Romans do when in the jungle? Don't Don't do shit. Don't forget the animals that stay home. Like it's not the place for you. Like say you've seen killing babies killing babies don't look but you blame the monkey. The monkeys are the aggrieved party. They're not doing shit that unit. Monkeys practicing their children this often come with throwing rocks and shit. They look at the monkey head Oh gun, I shot his ass. But they want to do that because you know, opposable thumbs, like cocked back to him, and they can't do that. So you're left with a situation like this. Therefore, do I feel bad to the man guys? Don't go son. No, it's actually kind of Loki hilarious. Is it hilarious that the baby got thrown was kinda low key it is. Because I know it's dark. But if you were just somewhere and you see a monkey, throw a child off a roof like you're probably going to scream eventually. But you got to see the beginning like Did that just happen? That Bucky threw a kid off a roof? Like it's like it's it's never gonna hit you right away. Oh, like I will seriously anybody listen to this. Close your eyes. And imagine a roof of a building. Now imagine a monkey. And could we just talking about like, like, Disney cartoons, right? Imagine a monkey holding the baby in the air like we're freaky did and then just throwing his fucking ass off the roof. It's going to seem dark. It's going to be a little bit hilarious but it's going to seem dark because you don't think It's gonna happen. Like, like what? Like when we're fakies holding up symbol he just throws the last. What happens movies over right? Yeah, but it's shocking right? Hola. Hola. That's supposed to be Lion King did that fucking monkey just just murdered the king?

Jeff:

Yeah, he's like I'm the new king right here motherfucker. You know my peeps in his book.

Anthony:

It's like four lines. It's 800 Monkeys say some We out here that's what I mean, but you're not gonna see see? See how fast your mind went from that to that shit? Cuz it's absurd to think that a monkey is going to throw somebody off. It's absurd to think that a monkey is going to stone coats done to muddy. It sounds ridiculous but when you think about it it's hilarious which is weird talking about you know, throwing children off rules with no graduates Mike and the baby shower. The baby shower is gonna be awesome like just make sure no one's gonna throw the child off a roof is gonna be just find a word. We're just saying in this instance like okay, so does this take India off you'd like your places to travel this like it sounds way more fun for me and I could have monkeys over there wow and I'm super interested I'm dying to go I mean

Jeff:

I'm going to fight with the monkey I'm adapt them up if I see him exactly. I try to throw rocks and stones at

Anthony:

him and shit. And that's the other thing they always tell you don't feed the animals not because like they're hungry is because they think that now you're a source of food. That's what you don't feed it. But everything that that are a threat, right but every time every time I went to the grid Avengers, and every time people went to the forest people will always fucking feed them even though that's not specifically said Do not feed the animals. People come in here loaves of bread and shit sandwiches feeding the drafts. And I'm like, yo, yo, Oh, wow. The fuck out. The monkeys was the worst. Because if you didn't feed them, they'll say like yeah, when you start when you drove the car to get to put your antenna now could they be hopping away when you hop in your car? ripping your shit scratching your roof? Like throwing shit out your window? Why literal shit. Yeah, not not like piece of paper like I'm throwing some shade at you know, like, literally I'm going to reach behind me and kiss the shit falling out of my anus and throw it at your window for no other reason. Besides the fact that I think this shit is hilarious. has gotten and start doing Chitnis supposed to do so that dude I got stone co Sunday kind of had that with the company cambia here fucking with these animals. The animals they're not trained participants seeds out here trying to give food to girls. By their own means they don't want you to feed them they're trying to find a way it's our throwing rocks he got he got caught with a WWE move. What if one of the monkey hitters asked for the rock bottom? That's a strong monkey I mean

Jeff:

he today too small I would have to be an ape it wouldn't be a monkey would have to be a big strong as big as gorilla looks fucking stomp

Anthony:

it that is his body will fucking fall to pieces when he hit the ground and you know Frong a gorilla is 48

Jeff:

I can't wait. I can't wait to the Planet of the Apes scenario really happens in real life because I'm siding with the fucking monkeys bro. I'm with you bro. Humans man. Fuck these humans bro. I'm on your side but

Anthony:

you want me to translate?

Jeff:

Tell me what you want me to tell these Americans bro.

Anthony:

Robber thorup Like yo my nigga like what? Was Here clean if I go oh my god is racist and just killing me as far as I'm getting greater and greater every day.

Jeff:

But yeah, let me get out of here man. Check out the website theculture.one Queen Latifah said yeah, those curveballs are always coming eventually you learn to hit some

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