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The Lingering Stench of the Black Eyed Peas
Andrew Breibart's Big Hollywood ^ | February 7, 2011 | Greg Gutfeld

Posted on 02/10/2011 8:41:23 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

So the Super Bowl came and went like a fat, sweaty, overbearing relative – and it left a stench in the bathroom that can only be described as the Black Eyed Peas.

Yes – once again we are suffocated by the American assumption that what is lapped up by teenage girls is also lapped up by everyone else over fourteen.

This scares the Bieber out of me.

Because it’s true. We are what we eat. And last night we ate a pile of crap.

Don’t get me wrong. The Peas aren’t that awful. Beneath the autotune, the plastic surgery, the nursery rhyme lyrics and the costumes designed for incontinent robots, there exists a modicum of talent that seems almost Barbie-esque. Fergie’s voice is captivating, in a “maybe I should hire her for my bachelor party” sort of way....

(Excerpt) Read more at bighollywood.breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; Sports; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: blackeyedpeas; gutfeld; music; superbowl
Greg cracks me up.
1 posted on 02/10/2011 8:41:27 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Imagining him saying it makes it even funnier.


2 posted on 02/10/2011 8:44:41 PM PST by scott7278 (secon "...I have not changed Congress and how it operates the way I would have likBHO" BHO)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sorry...the BEP just (BLEEP’n) sucked!!


3 posted on 02/10/2011 8:46:01 PM PST by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That is a funny and accurate piece!

But to hear any words other than “Golll-eee!” coming out of Jim Nabor’s mouth still creeps me out.

Bring back the old farts for SuperBowl Halftime...mabye get Roger Daltrey an autotune...


4 posted on 02/10/2011 8:47:04 PM PST by bigbob
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Me too.


5 posted on 02/10/2011 8:48:56 PM PST by Huck (one per-center)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The decline of civilization is only THAT MUCH louder.

Yeah, I know I sound like a stupid old man with an swollen prostate and a tiny lawn.

LOL!!

6 posted on 02/10/2011 8:49:46 PM PST by Huck (one per-center)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

why do so many people keep watching the superbowl year after year? I don’t think I’ve seen it in 5 years.


7 posted on 02/10/2011 8:50:50 PM PST by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’ve never liked the Black-eyed Peas. Never got it.


8 posted on 02/10/2011 8:51:36 PM PST by A_perfect_lady (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They should get AC DC to do a half time show. They could rock the place. “For those about to rock” “Back in Black” “Thunderstruck” and “You Shook me all night long”


9 posted on 02/10/2011 8:51:59 PM PST by Huck (one per-center)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I watched the BEP’s half time show at a bar and this woman brought her kid (ah, the side effects of smoking bans-ugh) and they were dancing around and singing along with the songs - the rest of us were like “Huh?What’s this crap on the screen?”

We all thought the show was stupid - it reminded me of the Chinese opening of the Olympics - but way suckier.....


10 posted on 02/10/2011 8:52:08 PM PST by libertarian27 (Ingsoc: Department of Life, Department of Liberty, Department of Happiness)
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To: mamelukesabre

That’s a good question. On the one hand, I try not to take it too hard, but on the other hand, it does sort of haunt me—this is our life, our time to experience existence, and the most popular tv event of the entire year is a football game? Really?


11 posted on 02/10/2011 8:53:30 PM PST by Huck (one per-center)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Uh...let me see if I understand...he wants jim nabors to do THAT song for the superbowl half time show?

okey dokey.


12 posted on 02/10/2011 8:55:52 PM PST by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: mamelukesabre

Greg Gutfield is a comic, or a satyr-ist.


13 posted on 02/10/2011 8:59:49 PM PST by PghBaldy (Like the Ft Hood Killer, James Earl Ray was just stressed when he killed MLK Jr.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
But here’s my problem: over the last twenty years we’ve mistaken spectacle for entertainment – that by adding more people, lights, sound effects, explosions and fog machines – we think this camouflages banality, when it only accentuates it.

Jolly well right.
14 posted on 02/10/2011 9:05:07 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: bigbob

Lynard Skynard


15 posted on 02/10/2011 9:05:10 PM PST by CIDKauf (No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The half time show would have sounded better with trained musical monkeys playing feral cats with electric razors.


16 posted on 02/10/2011 9:09:12 PM PST by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A+ for Greg.


17 posted on 02/10/2011 9:09:38 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Since the Super Bowl was in Texas, they should have got a Texas band, ZZ Top, to play at halftime.


18 posted on 02/10/2011 9:12:10 PM PST by Ticonderoga34 (Free Obama's Birth Certificate!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I don't particularly care for the Black Eyed Peas - had to ask a fellow football fan who they were when they came on. However, at least Fergie is relatively easy on the eyes. Yes, I went and looked up who she is. ;-)

One of the other guys was just funny as heck. I think his name is "usher" or some such. (WTF?) After his, ah, "performance" I turned to a friend and said well, at least MC Hammer's choreographer has been able to find work again. Seriously, I remember watching Hammer videos 20 years ago or so... This guy looked just like him.

19 posted on 02/10/2011 9:14:22 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Bender2; cleveland gop; big'ol_freeper
I have a theory on this. You guys that love football. The NFL has you, and they KNOW they have you.

I first noticed this with ESPN. During a college game, they had a video of Tom Arnold, DURING A PLAY, in a little cameo in the upper left of the screen, talking about how when he wore his college jersey it made his nipples raw. I thought, "I want to see a FOOTBALL game! Why the H E double hockey sticks would I want to hear about Tom Arnold's nipples?" That's when it dawned on me that ESPN KNEW they had us football guys. They wanted to increase their demographic by appealing to (well, I still have no idea what demographic wants to hear about Tom Arnold's nipples) but you get my drift.

Why does the NFL have players wearing pink? To increase their female demographic! Over 30,000 men die of prostate cancer each year, but the NFL doesn't make players go around with an asterisk on the seat of their pants for a month to build prostate cancer awareness, even though their primary demographic is a LOT more likely to get prostate cancer than breast cancer.

Okay, for guys, halftime is to be ignored. It's time to get more food or go to the john. Sooooo.... starting years ago, the Super Bowl started booking halftime acts that couldn't possibly appeal to people who care about football. Dittos for the new urgency about "too hard hits." Do you really think the NFL cares about players? They're disposable! That's why the owners who are so concerned about injury want to add another two games to the season. Nah, they don't care about injuries, unless it's to a marquee player or if someone gets paralyzed and brings them bad publicity. The problem is, women think football is too violent. Soooo.... the NFL, which is desperately trying to improve ratings with women starts fining the snot out of these players they care so much about, and starts pitching a line that football isn't about violence, it's about making proper tackles.

So, wait for next year, when the Super Bowl halftime features, heck I don't know and don't really care, cause I didn't see the Black Eyed Peas and I haven't watched a Super Bowl halftime in about fifteen years. Didn't see Janet Jackson's boob, either. If you're a guy, just understand that halftime is for the NFL to attract people who don't like football.

20 posted on 02/10/2011 9:17:11 PM PST by Richard Kimball
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To: Huck

Don’t forget Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap.


21 posted on 02/10/2011 9:19:52 PM PST by Bluebeard16
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To: Huck

3 bands that should play are:

AC/DC
Van Halen
Rush


22 posted on 02/10/2011 9:28:18 PM PST by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: Ticonderoga34

Pat Green would be pretty sweet. He’s played at my high school’s alumni homecoming several years.


23 posted on 02/10/2011 9:28:40 PM PST by Svartalfiar
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To: Ticonderoga34

Pat Green would be pretty sweet. He’s played at my high school’s alumni homecoming several years. In the area too, at Jesuit.


24 posted on 02/10/2011 9:28:58 PM PST by Svartalfiar
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To: Huck

Take your pick: SuperBowl, or Barry Zero’s SOTU speech.

I don’t know about you, but I’m leaning on the SB side. And it was actually a good game. Glad to see the Lambardi trophy go back home.


25 posted on 02/10/2011 9:33:05 PM PST by AFreeBird
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To: bigbob

I just can’t think of Jim Nabors without him standing next to Rock Hudson wearing a wedding dress.


26 posted on 02/10/2011 9:33:05 PM PST by Clemenza (Remember our Korean War Veterans)
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To: AFreeBird
lol. As it happened, I saw the Super Bowl ( at a party with friends). I did not see Barry's speech. I do not have television.

I saw one other football game this year--Jets vs Patriots. I guess I live a cloistered life. I was extremely turned off by the showboating that takes place in NFL football, on the most mundane and routine plays. Unsportsmanlike conduct up and down the field. I found the whole thing utterly disgraceful. How do you like that? I'm a guitar playing, banjo picking, weed smoking prig!

Nah, but I am old school. I'd like to see one of those prancing players get their ass kicked. Even in these debauched times that still wouldn't fly in baseball, and the players themselves would enforce it.

27 posted on 02/10/2011 9:38:48 PM PST by Huck (one per-center)
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To: None

I’m in my early 50’s and have always been 5-10 years behind when it comes to buying tapes or CD’s. Usually I get the ‘best of’ some group I like and other things. Havent been able to buy anything from the 2000’s. I figured it was half age and half the music. But now I think its really the music!
Britney Spears, Aguilera, J Lo, rap, et al are pretty bad.
It hasnt been a good decade for music.
Although the brazilian girl with hips wasn’t too bad...Shakira.


28 posted on 02/10/2011 9:43:56 PM PST by RBIEL2
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Stench is right. If you have seen any of their videos they are very sad. I showed a few to my 16 year old daughter and she deleted the one song she had from BEP on her MP3 player afterward.

Neither of my two older Eagle Scouts listen to this crap.

29 posted on 02/10/2011 10:12:32 PM PST by MarMema
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I like him as well.


30 posted on 02/10/2011 11:07:32 PM PST by expatguy (Support "An American Expat in Southeast Asia" - DONATE)
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To: Richard Kimball
If you're a guy, just understand that halftime is for the NFL to attract people who don't like football.

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You can say that again Richard.

Here's some wired player audio from the game on YouTube...

31 posted on 02/10/2011 11:15:56 PM PST by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: A_perfect_lady
I’ve never liked the Black-eyed Peas. Never got it.

That was the first time I had seen them. How many peas in that pod? Is it just the 3 guys and a gal who started the thing or all those others, too?

32 posted on 02/11/2011 12:33:17 AM PST by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m stuned! (Who’s beiber???)


33 posted on 02/11/2011 1:06:03 AM PST by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: Ticonderoga34
ZZ Top has played a super bowl halftime show.

I want to say it was six or seven years ago.

34 posted on 02/11/2011 1:33:28 AM PST by Cheapskate (Play loud and carry BIG sticks!)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Some critic, didn’t get his name, said the two best moments of the BEP show were when Slash and Usher came on and I have to agree (in other words, the best moments of the show were non-BEP). He said Fergie “shrieked” her way through “Sweet Child O’ Mine” in a poor Axl Rose imitation (I thought this was funny but true). I think either Guns ‘N Roses or Usher would have been better than BEP. Lynyrd Skynyrd, Van Halen, AC/DC and Def Lepard would all be good choices.


35 posted on 02/11/2011 5:48:32 AM PST by decisis
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To: mamelukesabre
why do so many people keep watching the superbowl year after year? I don’t think I’ve seen it in 5 years.

Possibly because they like football. Just a guess.

36 posted on 02/11/2011 6:00:28 AM PST by Eeyore4651
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"Fergie’s voice is captivating, in a “maybe I should hire her for my bachelor party” sort of way..."

Perfectly describes her and her singing.

37 posted on 02/11/2011 6:03:46 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I was hoping for Willie Nelson and the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders...


38 posted on 02/11/2011 6:11:52 AM PST by PilotDave (No, really, you just can't make this stuff up!!!)
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To: decisis

Def Leppard would be awesome as well.


39 posted on 02/11/2011 4:42:31 PM PST by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

First time I’ve ever seen these black eyed peas. Have to say, I’m kinda surprised that the song “I’ve got a feeling” is sung by a full grown black man. I’d always assumed it was sung by a white teen boy of indeterminate sexuality, you know a beeber without all the masculinity.


40 posted on 02/11/2011 4:49:17 PM PST by bad company (There are no illegal guns, just undocumented firearms.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They forgot that “Let’s Get Retarded” is a song title, not stage directions.


41 posted on 02/11/2011 4:58:16 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I hope that next year it’s Teg Nugent.

I don’t know how accurate this list is, but apparently there are some good Conservative singers out there

http://www.ranker.com/list/republican-musicians-and-singers-conservative-bands-/famous-conservatives

Mariah Carey? 50 Cent? Prove it.

Billy Ray Cyrus? Charlie Daniels? Hell yes, I believe that.


42 posted on 02/11/2011 5:38:24 PM PST by Big Bronson
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To: Big Bronson

Next year SB is in Indianapolis (assuming the lockout is over)

I’d suspect Mellencamp (of course he’s a Baraqqi).

But the NFL is in general very pro Baraqqi.


43 posted on 02/11/2011 5:45:13 PM PST by nascarnation
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Interesting Superbowl

I told my kids about halftime when I was a kid. They were fascinated.

The kids throught the singer butchered the Anthem. Teenagers all, they talked about how the Anthem was about the song, not the singer.

When I told them about the college marching bands of my youth marching in designs and formations playing old band mucic and show tunes they were fascinated.

Perhaps it is time for the adults to take over our entertainment? Some decent music that everyone can enjoy, nothing like brass bands. And a good singer who can sing and read notes and follow a revered tune.


44 posted on 02/11/2011 5:51:13 PM PST by Chickensoup (“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stomping on a human face — forever.” Orwell)
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To: Huck

it does sort of haunt me—this is our life, our time to experience existence, and the most popular tv event of the entire year is a football game?

I call the SuperBowl the National High Holiday.

need I add the sarcasm tags?

BTW, saw the commercials on the net. Yuck! not much talent this year.


45 posted on 02/11/2011 5:53:30 PM PST by Chickensoup (“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stomping on a human face — forever.” Orwell)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Greg did this for his ‘Gregalogue’ on the first “Red Eye” show after the Super Bowl. It was hilarious, especially his suggesting something like Jim Nabors, instead.


46 posted on 02/13/2011 11:00:41 AM PST by SuziQ
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