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charlietheowl

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But yeah, punk was like the anti disco :stick_out_tongue:
I'd say that punk and disco were both rebellions against various aspects of rock and roll than each other, punk rebelling against studio over-production and overblown rock, and disco rebelling against the fact that dance music was looked down upon by the rock community. Sure, disco turned out to become something overblown and over-produced after a while, but they both started out of similar ideals.
 

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Uh...You are talking to someone who happens to be extremely knowledgeable in the punk movement.

I never said that punk was rebelling against disco. I meant that it was on the opposite end of the spectrum style wise
 

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Uh...You are talking to someone who happens to be extremely knowledgeable in the punk movement.

I never said that punk was rebelling against disco. I meant that it was on the opposite end of the spectrum style wise
You are talking to someone who happens to be extremely knowledgeable in the history of rock and roll. :wink:

But you're right about the style point definitely, disco clothing was really expensive and perfectly manicured, and punk clothes weren't.
 

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Actually... I take back my previous statement about the trends of the 90s, 2000s, and 2010s being kind of blurred together... after thinking on it a bit more, I think the trend of skateboard style and whatnot was the trend of the 90s, goth/emo/punk was more a 2000s thing... but now I think I've figured out what the trend of the 2010s is supposed to be: looking like a circus freak. Or, at least when Lady Gaga started dressing up outrageously, then suddenly others like Nicki Minaj (who basically is the Black Lady Gaga) and Katy Perry (well, she's the cute one) started doing it as well, and I guess others will be doing so as well.
 

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Okay, here's one that's more Seinfeld-esque, and please forgive me if I seem to come off as sexist or offensive...

But have you ever notice that it seems like the less attractive a woman is, the more vain she is? I mean, vanity seems to be that one deadly sin that runs rampant in almost all women (likewise, sloth seems to be the run that runs rampant in almost all men), but it just strikes me as curious that it seems like women who... let's just say aren't exactly glamorous or ravishing, are the ones who are more prone to commenting on themselves on how adorable, or how pretty, or how hot they are. Granted of course, I know there are always the divas who are the ones who are all glitz-and-glamor, and they have that mentality about themselves, but it seems like more and more, women whom the most superficial of superficial men would consider have been living under rocks all their lives seem to think of themselves as the ultimate sex kittens anymore. Maybe it's got something to do with oppression, y'know? Society has been forcing us to worship these size 0, skin-and-bone, skantily-clad, wear-too-much-makeup, do-crazy-things-with-their-hair model types for so long, that normal women are finally saying enough is enough, and are passing themselves off as knock-outs to everybody.

Just an observation.
 

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I think it's more of a self esteem issue. The same reason why girls run to the first guy that gives them even the slightest bit of attention no matter how big of a jerkwad he is
 

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You ever notice how you often have to use the restroom right as a class is about to start (or right when you're supposed to be on the clock at work)? Ever wonder why that is?
 

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It usually happens to me right when I go to bed. More specifically, right when I'm too comfortable to want to get up. The fact that the bathrooms in my house aren't as close to my room as I'd like them to be doesn't help.
 

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On the subject of Seinfeld humor, have you ever noticed that whenever TV shows do parodies or spoofs of sitcoms, they always use some kind of really jazzy-sounding tune (probably production music) for that fake sitcom's theme song? Even the sitcom within the sitcom on Seinfeld (Jerry) had a jazzy-sounding theme song... I honestly can't think of any number of sitcoms that have jazzy theme songs... Everybody Loves Raymond is psuedo-jazzy I guess (more bluesy really), but other than that.

Interestingly enough, sitcom writer Ken Levine has said he misses the old days when sitcoms had theme songs/main titles... I guess they don't do that anymore since they like to utilize every precious second of the ever-dwindling program time (thanks to increasing commercialism) for content itself, hence why the main titles and end titles always roll over the show itself.
 

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I think the "jazzy" theme songs are meant to seem overly jaunty and joyful, sort of like goofy soundtrack music.
 
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