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ZADI IN NY TIMES!

Karmagrrrl

Dude. You know Zadi's awesome Katrina video? it landed her in the New York Times Critic's Notebook. I love it. Congrats, Zadi - you captured the zeitgeist.

By the way, the article mentions me, sorta:

Although the band intended the music video as an antiwar protest, Kelefa Sanneh, a pop music critic for The New York Times, pointed out that it also "works pretty well as a support-our-troops statement." One blogger recently posted the Green Day video with the tag "Great Recruitment Video." Maybe he was being facetious, maybe not.

I posted Great Recruitment Video on my vlog, and yes, I was being facetious. Keep in mind this is the most popular and clearly anti-war album to emerge from Bush War II. It should be pretty obvious this video is not a rally call to sign up for broken hearts and possible death in Iraq. More importantly, can we please put to rest the 60's-era notion that "antiwar" is incompatible with "support-our-troops"? Thanks.

September 24, 2005 at 06:48 PM in Videoblogging | Permalink

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