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Shame on Castanet for posting this..

Postby tweedy » Jan 28th, 2013, 4:57 pm

There is nothing funny about the 'offbeat' posted today, it's sad and disturbing.
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Re: Shame on Castanet for posting this..

Postby coffeeFreak » Jan 28th, 2013, 5:25 pm

tweedy wrote:There is nothing funny about the 'offbeat' posted today, it's sad and disturbing.


Here's the link: http://www.castanet.net/news/Offbeat/86521/Fat-Beats

I must admit it is in poor taste, but I've known too many beer drinking big guys who would think this is hilarious...I suspect the idea for posting this on Castanet suggests the author hasn't matured much past the adolescent stage of human development. It seems the next stage to this type of post would be to watch someone belch and/or fart (or shall I say flatulate) a song...

If he offends you send him an email tweedy. Here's his bio and contact info.

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As a comedian Rob has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in Canadian comedy including “The Harley Guy” Herb Dixon, Gerry Dee (Mr. D) and Brent Butt (Corner Gas). Recently Rob was lucky enough to work with one of his idols when he opened for film star and SNL alumni Norm MacDonald!
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Re: Shame on Castanet for posting this..

Postby Glacier » Jan 28th, 2013, 5:56 pm

tweedy wrote:There is nothing funny about the 'offbeat' posted today, it's sad and disturbing.

Why do you find it sad and disturbing? What am I missing?
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Re: Shame on Castanet for posting this..

Postby zyzzx » Jan 28th, 2013, 6:14 pm

I found it really funny, then again, I am not fat and can appreciate good humor. Aparently there are some that are, and can't.

What ever.. way to go Castanet!
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Postby Jo » Jan 28th, 2013, 6:21 pm

What's the big (no pun intended) deal? It's no different than black people poking fun at themselves, or any other group poking fun at themselves. The fat guy is in on it, and he isn't being a doofus or anything, he's being a damn drum, is all.
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Re: Shame on Castanet for posting this..

Postby Nebula » Jan 28th, 2013, 7:17 pm

tweedy wrote:There is nothing funny about the 'offbeat' posted today, it's sad and disturbing.

I don't think it's funny either. I think it's art, in this case musical.

If that video offends you, I strongly recommend you do NOT watch any videos of John Pinette. Nay, nay.
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Postby GenuinelyInterested » Jan 28th, 2013, 7:22 pm

Jo wrote:What's the big (no pun intended) deal? It's no different than black people poking fun at themselves, or any other group poking fun at themselves. The fat guy is in on it, and he isn't being a doofus or anything, he's being a damn drum, is all.


I agree. He is a willing participant and the center of attention. Judging from the redness of his skin at the beginning of the video, there was practice/or mistakes before they got a video ready "take". He is the STAR in this video. I feel more sorry for those suffer unanticipated pain/degradation without prior knowledge of the outcome, that have made TV shows like AFV famous.
I feel more sorry for those drunk girls that puke on the sidewalk, face-plant into the curb, and end up with their skirts up over their heads.
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Re: Shame on Castanet for posting this..

Postby motorhomebabe » Jan 28th, 2013, 9:08 pm

I think all he can be hung for there is bad taste. Found it extremely boring, would never have gone there if it wasnt on here.
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Re: Shame on Castanet for posting this..

Postby grammafreddy » Jan 28th, 2013, 9:42 pm

Nebula wrote:I don't think it's funny either. I think it's art, in this case musical.

If that video offends you, I strongly recommend you do NOT watch any videos of John Pinette. Nay, nay.


Not sure I'd call that "art" but it was kinda funny in a slap-happy way :D

Now, John Pinette - he's funny!!! Makes me laugh all the time.
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Re: Shame on Castanet for posting this..

Postby kibbs » Jan 29th, 2013, 12:55 am

It did make me feel uncomfortable but also better about how i waste my time.i dont think ill put ,playin drums on chubby guy, on my bucket list.
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Postby fluffy » Jan 29th, 2013, 6:55 am

I thought it was funny, and showed a lot of imagination and talent. Maybe that's because I'm packing a few extra pounds but am totally okay with it (I know I could lose it, it's just a matter of discipline) and have always counted the ability to laugh at myself in the "plus" column.
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Postby dogspoiler » Jan 29th, 2013, 3:19 pm

It would make a great Jenny Craig Add. :dyinglaughing:
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Re: Shame on Castanet for posting this..

Postby Graham Adder » Jan 30th, 2013, 12:08 am

Fat Dude doesn't have an issue with his weight.
Why the hell should anyone else?
Control freaks.

It made me smile because it looked fun.
Fun to play a fat guy like a drum.
Fun to be the fat guy being played like a drum.
Fun to be the audience watching a fat guy get played like a drum.

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Re: Shame on Castanet for posting this..

Postby kibbs » Jan 30th, 2013, 8:16 am

Its funny how we have been comfortable with big dudes .What it it was a big lady ?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0q6Hb4cme8
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Re: Shame on Castanet for posting this..

Postby Graham Adder » Jan 30th, 2013, 7:56 pm

kibbs wrote:Its funny how we have been comfortable with big dudes .What it it was a big lady ?

More drums?
The guys "playing" her would likely do an extended version.
After the shoot, the guys would go to jail for physical abuse.
Hmmm...s'bout it.
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