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#1225684 - Thu May 10 2018 10:31 PM I'm surprised nobody's brought up the Childish Gambino video yet...
Captain Sammitch
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There's a shit-ton of messages crammed into this, though I'm not sure there'll be much agreement as to their meaning and import to the nation. Still, I figured it was at least worth a shot to see what anyone had to say about what Glover's doing here.

go.

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#1225687 - Fri May 11 2018 09:12 AM Re: I'm surprised nobody's brought up the Childish Gambino video yet... [Re: Captain Sammitch]
Glacier16
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Hate his music...or rather I don't get it BUT I love all his other stuff. Especially Atlanta.

The video however is compelling in that I am compelled to watch in spite of it.

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#1225688 - Fri May 11 2018 11:33 AM Re: I'm surprised nobody's brought up the Childish Gambino video yet... [Re: Glacier16]
the G-man
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I liked him on "Community." I don't see him as Lando.
Beyond that, I don't really care much one way or another.

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#1225691 - Fri May 11 2018 01:19 PM Re: I'm surprised nobody's brought up the Childish Gambino video yet... [Re: the G-man]
Ultimate Jaburg53
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I don't know if it clearly gets it's message across. There is something about it that got me to watch it a couple of times. I can't imagine listening to just the song. It's an art piece.

Performance artist. The kind of guy who pisses into a cup on stage, then drinks it. Performance art.

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#1225692 - Fri May 11 2018 01:22 PM Re: I'm surprised nobody's brought up the Childish Gambino video yet... [Re: Ultimate Jaburg53]
Ultimate Jaburg53
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This is how they did it in my day.

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#1225693 - Fri May 11 2018 01:27 PM Re: I'm surprised nobody's brought up the Childish Gambino video yet... [Re: Ultimate Jaburg53]
Ultimate Jaburg53
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Do yourselves a favor, watch the Gambino video on mute, and listen to NWA Fuck the Police.

RACK MisterJLA

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#1225699 - Fri May 11 2018 11:21 PM Re: I'm surprised nobody's brought up the Childish Gambino video yet... [Re: Ultimate Jaburg53]
Matter-eater Man
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What was the main message? I liked him on Community but a little hip hop goes a long way for me.

Fair play!

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#1225705 - Sat May 12 2018 10:13 PM Re: I'm surprised nobody's brought up the Childish Gambino video yet... [Re: Matter-eater Man]
Ultimate Jaburg53
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I think the main message was that we are distracted from the chaos.

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#1225707 - Sun May 13 2018 01:30 AM Re: I'm surprised nobody's brought up the Childish Gambino video yet... [Re: Ultimate Jaburg53]
Wonder Boy
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 Originally Posted By: Ultimate Jaburg53
I don't know if it clearly gets it's message across. There is something about it that got me to watch it a couple of times. I can't imagine listening to just the song. It's an art piece.

Performance artist. The kind of guy who pisses into a cup on stage, then drinks it. Performance art.


i.e., shock value.

Not impressed.

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#1225713 - Sun May 13 2018 09:48 AM Re: I'm surprised nobody's brought up the Childish Gambino video yet... [Re: Wonder Boy]
Ultimate Jaburg53
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 Originally Posted By: Wonder Boy
 Originally Posted By: Ultimate Jaburg53
I don't know if it clearly gets it's message across. There is something about it that got me to watch it a couple of times. I can't imagine listening to just the song. It's an art piece.

Performance artist. The kind of guy who pisses into a cup on stage, then drinks it. Performance art.


i.e., shock value.

Not impressed.


Yeah, fuck him for trying to express himself creatively.

RACK MisterJLA

Photobucket is sockfucking my intellectual properties.

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