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   School administration reverses decision to not allow Elvis musical at school. However students will only be allowed to dance from the waist up

04 Jan 2013 09:26 AM   |   1657 clicks   |   Fox News
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doczoidberg     
They're all going straight to hell for this.

04 Jan 2013 09:31 AM
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jayhawk88    [TotalFark]  
JAZZ HANDS!!!!

04 Jan 2013 09:33 AM
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BigSnatch    [TotalFark]  
Administrators are cryin' all the time.

04 Jan 2013 09:34 AM
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dervish16108     
They're not 'Murican if they don't like Elvis.

/Elvis fan

04 Jan 2013 09:36 AM
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stonicus     
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04 Jan 2013 09:39 AM
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Ostman     

dervish16108: They're not 'Murican if they don't like Elvis.

/Elvis fan


I know, right?
He definitely had 2 or 3 passable, inoffensive songs.

04 Jan 2013 09:49 AM
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Shaggy0717     
in other news....Florida HS puts on new 'Shades of Grey' musical

04 Jan 2013 09:50 AM
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utah dude     
MODS PLEASE

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04 Jan 2013 10:00 AM
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actualhuman     

Ostman: dervish16108: They're not 'Murican if they don't like Elvis.

/Elvis fan

I know, right?
He definitely had 2 or 3 passable, inoffensive songs.


...when preformed by other people, sure.

04 Jan 2013 10:02 AM
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EViLTeW     
It's Utah, I'm surprised they didn't just put the drama teacher in front of a firing squad for offending their religion.

04 Jan 2013 10:07 AM
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utah dude     
bolder:
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(see, i've got Salt Lake in blue and the rest in red.)

04 Jan 2013 10:11 AM
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T.M.S.     
t wasn't immediately clear Thursday how "All Shook Up" got off the ground.


That was sort of unclear when it was on Broadway too.

04 Jan 2013 10:12 AM
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payattention     
After reading the article, I am not sure what offended them more... the Elvis song or the implied 'ghey' of the scene where a girl dressed as a male kisses a boy dressed as a male. Also, just what constitutes dressed as a male? Women wear pants and flannel shirts and boots all the time and people don't have a fit, yet one guy wears a sarong or a kilt and the jokes and insinuations don't stop. Hypocritical country, eh?

04 Jan 2013 10:14 AM
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ObscureNameHere     
"Hey Elvis, sing us a song about lemonade!"
"Lemon-aaaaaade... such a cool, refreshing drink."

/yeah, so I'm old-ish.

04 Jan 2013 10:17 AM
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utah dude     

payattention: people don't have a fit, yet one guy wears a sarong or a kilt and the jokes and insinuations don't stop. Hypocritical country, eh?


yo, dawg, it's about traditional sex roles, man... anything that blurs those lines offends us.

04 Jan 2013 10:17 AM
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the8re     
Thanks for the greenlight on my 40th b-day, modmins!

/subby
//all those bad things I've said about modmins are damnable lies, I tell ya.
//end AW post

04 Jan 2013 10:21 AM
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natazha     

payattention: Women wear pants and flannel shirts and boots all the time and people don't have a fit, yet one guy wears a sarong or a kilt and the jokes and insinuations don't stop. Hypocritical country, eh?


Way back then, women rarely wore pants/jeans/boots in public. These days, it's tough for a woman to be a transvestite.

04 Jan 2013 10:29 AM
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KatjaMouse     

payattention: After reading the article, I am not sure what offended them more... the Elvis song or the implied 'ghey' of the scene where a girl dressed as a male kisses a boy dressed as a male. Also, just what constitutes dressed as a male? Women wear pants and flannel shirts and boots all the time and people don't have a fit, yet one guy wears a sarong or a kilt and the jokes and insinuations don't stop. Hypocritical country, eh?


Well, since it's a musical version of Twelfth Night using Elvis' music I'm going to guess the female lead goes all out in trousers, a leather jacket and slicked back hair and intentionally trying to pass herself off as a man which is still seen as abhorrent to many Christians.

Also, I may add, that every few years I hear of another "musical" adaptation of that play using existing music and it seldom seems to work. The only time I ever saw it really succeed was Play On where they used Duke Ellington songs where a young black woman Vy had to be the cross dressed go-between for 'The Duke' and a beautiful jazz singer. Everything seemed to transfer so effortlessly especially when it came to the supporting characters as well.

04 Jan 2013 10:43 AM
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fireclown     
Jokes aside, the dancing from the waist up schtick could be full-on awesome if they could pull it off.

04 Jan 2013 10:45 AM
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Walker    [TotalFark]  
Utah....the one state I wouldn't live in no matter how much the job paid me. A state run by morons. Sorry, Mormons. Sorry, same thing. Dumb dumb dumb dumb dumb dumb.

04 Jan 2013 10:50 AM
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Coastalgrl     
Would be even funnier if those protesting the play would also read some of Shakespeare's work.

Better still, read the Satirycon by Petronious.

/spelling
//quality time at the DMV

04 Jan 2013 10:51 AM
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BarkingUnicorn    [TotalFark]  

ObscureNameHere: "Hey Elvis, sing us a song about lemonade!"
"Lemon-aaaaaade... such a cool, refreshing drink."

/yeah, so I'm old-ish.


Best video he ever made.

/Goony goo-goo

04 Jan 2013 11:00 AM
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Precision Boobery     
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04 Jan 2013 11:13 AM
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Anonymocoso     

Walker: Utah....the one state I wouldn't live in no matter how much the job paid me. A state run by morons. Sorry, Mormons. Sorry, same thing. Dumb dumb dumb dumb dumb dumb.


Good.

More Snorkel Deep Powder for me.

04 Jan 2013 11:15 AM
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ObscureNameHere     

BarkingUnicorn: ObscureNameHere: "Hey Elvis, sing us a song about lemonade!"
"Lemon-aaaaaade... such a cool, refreshing drink."

/yeah, so I'm old-ish.

Best video he ever made.

/Goony goo-goo


I'm tellin' ya "We're gonna win that race!"

/and now for the Uncle Gus BBQ... *fwoosh* "Now that's a FIRE!"

04 Jan 2013 12:43 PM
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T.M.S.     
This is actually a scene in Porky's or some other 80's teen comedy. Life. Art. Whatever.

/yes. Porky's is art.

04 Jan 2013 01:02 PM
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Clemkadidlefark     
Home school your children

Pubic scrools are nothing but an experiment and your kids are the precipitates

04 Jan 2013 01:03 PM
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DS1970     
Why do people go to college to get public administration degrees and even go on to graduate school to get a similar masters, or Ed.D. or Ph.D? What do these people think they're going to do upon graduation?

I mean, there are only two reasons to choose this profession. One, you think you'll be some kind of "maverick" that will change the PS system. Or...and this is most, by far...you want a job where you have absolutely no decisions you have to make - thus no responsibility - and have but one book you need to know - The Big Book of Zero Tolerance Policies.

04 Jan 2013 01:49 PM
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DS1970     

payattention: After reading the article, I am not sure what offended them more... the Elvis song or the implied 'ghey' of the scene where a girl dressed as a male kisses a boy dressed as a male. Also, just what constitutes dressed as a male? Women wear pants and flannel shirts and boots all the time and people don't have a fit, yet one guy wears a sarong or a kilt and the jokes and insinuations don't stop. Hypocritical country, eh?


Yeah, just like having a culture fascinated by guns also try to enact policies to reduce gun "violence" creating laws that would only be obeyed by law-abiding gun owners.

04 Jan 2013 01:56 PM
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brantgoose    [TotalFark]  
Ah, the Ed Sullivan Show Gambit. Well-played, sir, well-played!

04 Jan 2013 03:19 PM
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profplump     
"By that time, the genders have been righted," Green-Rogers said. "The audience knows it's not a homosexual relationship."

I think I might be more offended by their defense of their decision to un-cancel the play than by their stupidity at canceling the play in the first place.

04 Jan 2013 05:25 PM
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iucpa     
Were any decisions made about disallowing split infinitives?

05 Jan 2013 06:51 AM
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