Life does indeed imitate art

April 20, 2007 at 8:55 am Leave a comment

I’m caught up in a postmodern hall of mirrors. Yesterday I made and posted my Farewell, Sanjaya tribute video. First of all, it’s quite clearly a joke, what with “You have two of fifteen minutes left” and “this is a joke, people” at the end. Still, it garners comments from people who just don’t get it:

wtf are you high? what sort of damn song is that? how many shots are there of the little girl. i am truly confused what that video was even for. appalled.

What sort of damn song? It’s only “Seasons in the Sun,” the most irritatingly maudlin song ever recorded. And then I get:

lol, u made it luk like he’s dead or sumthin. iz jus american idol, chill…he’ll mov on, n so will america.

Thanks for clarifying. I thought they took contestants out onto the Fox lot and shot them. (I guess it was just Antonella they did that to.)

Astonishing. But even more incredible is this:

In the first episode of PuckTube (which makes fun of itself as well as of other vlogs/vodcasts, duh!) I feature a letter from “amber h.” in Raleigh, North Carolina, in which she calls me on the carpet for having made fun of Sanjaya Malakar:

Puck u r such a fuckin loosebag,,,
how dare u insult Sanjayah like that,
he is 1 of the best singers evar on
amercan idol + ne1 can see that.
plus, he has nice hair. just wait,
ul see sanajaya will win!!!1!
I ❤ sanjaya 4ever!!!!

amber h.
raleigh NC

p.s. what is PoMo, is that like a
hair product?

Now, compare this to actual comments on my Sanjaya tribute video, from a YouTube user named tthatsrightt. I really am not making these up:

***poor sanjaya he will be misst.
he was juged verrrry unfairly and biest,cus thr only used to a lowd african or uro ,anoing voises that give u a head ake,,,if san jaya looks african or uro,,,not asian or hispanic,,,then things wud have been alot difrent,,he would have been compared to miclejakson,,Not racialy rejected.
**he has the best voice of the guys,,,he deserved first or second place.

****DONT tell Ryan-Secrest…to Shut Up. (he was right).
**Simon and his Dog rannndy,with his (yo and dog) thats all he knows how to say. they,,,Need to replacet. INUFF. there biest,only used to the lowd voice.
Ryan “is” the show.
**the show needs real,,,juges,,,like tony benet, jenifer lopez,dianaross,mark anthony,ext,,
**we respect ,,,tony benet , and jeniffer lopez , and diana ross’ ,,,openions on sanjaya.
Not …Yours and ur yodog rannndy.
**U both ,,,Need to be replacet.

***sanjayas, audiltilon was really good,,all those doublestandard moron juges said he was great,, like his evry performence his a fenom a young jackson and better.
**blakees audition sukt he almost didnt make wyning thru his nose and they said he cant sing his spiting is beter,,,same with wyning crisss,, uro tryin to sing african. were sik of the same garbage

***sanjaya sang the song bathwater better then the original,,,amazing.fenominal,he ownes it
he did everysong better then the original,, amazing.
ahed of his time,too good of a singer,for morons to get it at first listen.,,,,continu,,,
**cus some morons r used to a fat africangirl screeming ,or a uroguy trying to sing by wyning thru his nose,tryin to sing like an africanguy.
like blakeee and crisssy ,wyning nasalshit,,,

Just wait, I’ll find out that this “tthatsrightt” character is named Amber H. and lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Entry filed under: American Idol, humor, music, pop culture, PuckTube, Sanjaya Malakar, TV.

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I am a student of Sociology at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. I hold a degree in English Literature, also from Concordia.
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