My older brother is gay (which is totally fine with me) and recently I had a conversation about the use of the word faggot with him and how it's OK to him for gay people to use the term but not others. When I asked him why that's OK given the definition of the word, he wasn't able to give me any sort of real answer.
My question is why do you think it's OK for minorities to use derogatory terms with each other (like African-Americans calling people the N-word), given how hurtful, racist, and demonizing such words have been in the past? Does it create a double standard?
Sorry if this question seems dumb coming from a middle-class white male, but I am curious about your thoughts.
Co-Host 3stacks did you see the Dark Knight Rises Trailer yet... Please can you talk about it on LDT or if not can you guys do a trailer talk about it. Especially that score that played midway through the trailer with the climax building. Keep up the good work man.
The first two pictures from Quentin Tarantino's new movie, Django Unchained have been revealed giving us our first official looks at Jamie Foxx as the title character and his German-born bounty hunter partner Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz). But even more exciting is the above look at Leonardo DiCaprio as Calvin Candie, the proprietor of "Candyland," an infamous plantation where slaves are groomed to battle each other for sport.
The pics come from Entertainment Weekly where Foxx was asked if he felt the titular slave character would be controversial, to which he replied, "Oh, hell yeah. You kidding me?"
Check out the second pic directly below. Django Unchained hits theaters on December 25 and I really hope we get some kind of teaser really soon. This is a film I don't think even I will be able to avoid watching at least one trailer.