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If you were looking at your Bingo card and had “white people can no longer be friends,” you’d be the winner of this game. [‘Friends’ creator’s \$4M apology for lack of diversity: ‘I’m embarrassed’, NY Post, June 29, 2022]:

The one with guilt.

“Friends” has long been criticized for its lack of diversity, but co-creator Marta Kauffman is finally ready to admit her failure — with a \$4 million apology.

Kauffman, 65, initially struggled to grasp the “difficult and frustrating” criticisms of her television series, choosing to believe the successful show was being singled out, she told the Los Angeles Times.

But nearly two decades after the show wrapped, Kauffman has begun to see the error of her ways.

“I’ve learned a lot in the last 20 years,” Kauffman said in a Zoom interview. “Admitting and accepting guilt is not easy. It’s painful looking at yourself in the mirror. I’m embarrassed that I didn’t know better 25 years ago,” the television writer.

The popular show, which ran from 1994 to 2004, features a group of six white, heterosexual best friends living in Greenwich Village — a famously gay neighborhood — in New York City — a historically diverse city.

Throughout the 10-year run of the show, the sitcom continued to whitewash New York City and rarely featured a character of color. “Friends” only introduced two recurring characters of color, both of whom were brought on as short-lived love interests for Ross.

Along with millions of other Americans, the 2020 murder of George Floyd pushed Kauffman to reckon with the country’s racist past and her own part in perpetuating systems of racism.

“I knew then I needed to course-correct,” she explained.

In an attempt to redeem herself, Kauffman pledged \$4 million to her alma mater, Brandeis University, to fund an endowed chair in the school’s African and African American studies department, one of the oldest in the country.

The Marta F. Kauffman ’78 Professorship in African and African American Studies“will support a distinguished scholar with a concentration in the study of the peoples and cultures of Africa and the African diaspora” and “assist the department to recruit more expert scholars and teachers, map long-term academic and research priorities and provide new opportunities for students to engage in interdisciplinary scholarship,” the Waltham, Massachusetts-based university announced.

“It took me a long time to begin to understand how I internalized systemic racism,” Kauffman told Brandeis. “I’ve been working really hard to become an ally, an anti-racist. And this seemed to me to be a way that I could participate in the conversation from a white woman’s perspective.”

Last year, “Friends: The Reunion” aired to honor the iconic show, its beloved characters and die-hard fans. The show faced renewed calls to address its glaring lack of diversity, but Kauffman didn’t feel it was appropriate.

ORDER IT NOW

When Friends dominated the airwaves – and continues to do so in syndication and via streaming services – not one viewer or fan of the show cared the vapid stars of the sitcom were all-white. They tuned in to be the seventh character of the show, the unnamed and uncredited actor/actress who knew everything about Ross, Rachel, Joey and the other white people populating the episodic television program.

Now, embarrassing white people in the present for past transgressions of showing diversity isn’t a strength (recall, Friends is one of the most popular sitcoms to this day, raking in millions in mailbox money for actors and writers to this day) is the primary function of those peddling diversity, inclusion, and equity. Tolerance, too.

When you realize anti-whiteness is the primary currency of our time period, you understand why a creator of Friends would fall on her knees and apologize for celebrating the fact white people were once allowed to be friends and participate in freedom of association.

“The past is in the past. It was never meant to last.”

 

 
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  1. It is outrageous that Whites surrendered their constitutional human right to free association in order to help the civil “rights” movement

    Blacks do worse than whites. Blacks are exactly equal to whites (the fundamental lie that MUST be corrected always)

    Hence whites are to blame for Black dysfunction. Especially the fact that whites stick together and don’t allow Blacks to participate in white riches and happiness (which Whites stole from Blacks)

    We MUST push back. With opposition to lies, opposition to gag orders to prohibit #TrueSpeech about #HateFacts
    TruthRevolution DOT net

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  2. These black dunderheads go to college,and all they study is the culture of blacketty blacks. They’re worthless without diversity and affirmative action jobs.

    • Agree: DMZABO
    • Replies: @Legba
  3. “Brandeis University is a private research university in Waltham, Massachusetts. Founded in 1948 as a non-sectarian, coeducational institution sponsored by the Jewish community, Brandeis was established on the site of the former Middlesex University.”

    >60k a year I’m sure the coloreds all apply to this place.

    • Replies: @Bardon Kaldlan
  4. AnalogMan says:

    a way that I could participate in the conversation from a (((fellow white))) woman’s perspective.

    (((Kaufman))) is not White. Nor were the cast or characters of that silly show. It was a Jew-fest from start to finish.

  5. https://foxbaltimore.com/news/local/boy-who-was-14-at-the-time-guilty-of-killing-raping-83-year-old-woman

    Baltimore boy, who was 14 at the time, guilty of killing, raping 83-year-old woman

    Wednesday, June 29th 2022

    Tyrone Harvin, now 17, faces a sentence of life in prison. His sentencing is set for Jan. 3, 2023. Police said that Neal had been raped and had been struck on the head with a lamp. At the scene, police found used condoms, blood and the lamp, which also had blood on it. DNA testing matched Harvin to the blood found at the scene. Fingerprints found at the scene also matched Harvin.

    Also this week, Qur’an Allen was sentenced to more than 40 years in prison for role in the death of his two-month-old daughter, Elsie Cottman.

    Elsie Cottman died on May 28, 2019, at Johns Hopkins Pediatrics Hospital. Allen initially told investigators that his four-year-old son had dropped Elsie while carrying her down the stairs, but the infant seemed unhurt. However, by the next day, Allen noticed the baby was having difficulty breathing and was later found unresponsive causing him to rush to the hospital.

    • Replies: @loren
  6. Anonymous[112] • Disclaimer says:

    I can’t imagine this is sincere. It’s a craven payoff to buy respectability in a new political climate.

    You don’t develop some brand new consciousness at age 65, because of a George Floyd episode.

    I always wondered if Ken Burns disowned his civil war documentary after it’s message became absurdly, comically out of date. I’m sure he grovelled, but I wonder how much? And all those who praised it, I’ll bet they came to a new understanding after much reflection. Those Rebs were all evil. Humanizing them is akin to nazism.

    • Replies: @Patrick in SC
  7. Of course, the one who pre-emptively pays “reparashuns” is a ((())).

  8. Wikipedia: “Born to a jewish family …” “Kaufman is a registered democrat.”

    • Replies: @HallParvey
  9. oldguy says:

    And yet they can’t leave us alone. So much for ant-whiteness.

  10. Never understood USA’s and also NATO-controlled Europe’s obsession with make-believe shows whose subliminal message only consists of: “Consume more and get into debt for that sweet upper middle class feeling.” There’s tons of psychology behind these shows. Really, nearly all of US-American television is either there to advertise something to you or just brainwash you.

    • Agree: Augustus
  11. He should apologize for promoting loose sexual behavior.

  12. Notice he doesn’t fund Palestinian causes.

  13. RVBlake says:

    She should be embarrassed, but not for the lack of negritude.

    • LOL: Augustus
  14. Ohio teen beaten to death at high school founded by LeBron James suffered a broken neck and had a ‘shoe imprint in his chest wall’ when he died, autopsy reveals

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10965627/Ohio-teen-beaten-death-high-school-founded-LeBron-James-neck-broken.html

    • Replies: @KenH
  15. Howa.308 says: • Website

    So that’s been my problem all along. I’ve been internalizing my systemic racism. And here I just thought I didn’t like bleeps because they’re a failed race of people that blames me for their failure. I’d donate money to my apprenticeship school for the bleeps but none of them have ever made it through to be journeymen. That working hard and learning a trade are symptoms of whiteness and we all know the fellas aren’t down with that. Can we just get this party started. Don’t think I can take much more of their bullsheeeiiiiitt.

  16. Piglet says:

    It’s interesting that (((Kauffman))) is white when it’s time to express guilt. I wonder if she’s white at any other time? Ditto for actor (((David Schwimmer))) and (((Lisa Kudrow))) on the TV series.

    Full disclosure: I never watched the show. Even the commercials for it turned me off completely.

    • Agree: Sick n' Tired
    • Replies: @Sick n' Tired
    , @Ronald
  17. Jameson says:

    He should have added a black character that moved in nearby and ended up raping two of the girls.

    • Thanks: Lancelot_Link
    • LOL: Mr. Rational
    • Replies: @Lancelot_Link
  18. loren says:

    Brandeis is very jewish.

    is the donor a jew who attended B before moving to los angeles?

    how many jews were on or working behind scenes on show? of the main cast members, how many or how few are goyim?

  19. loren says:
    @Lancelot_Link

    yes, the news from baltimore lacks diversity. [its so black].

  20. loren says:

    “I’ve learned a lot in the last 20 years,” Kauffman said in a Zoom interview. “Admitting and accepting guilt is not easy.
    / its known as ‘virtue signaling’…from this rich bitch.
    how many NAMS watched the show?

  21. The only reason to watch Friends was for bra-less Jennifer Anniston, the rest of it was mind numbing drivel, like most sitcoms. All the male characters on Friends had very punchable faces, especially Ross. Big Bang Theory is just Friends but all the characters are on the autism spectrum.

    There’s a ton of clips of these shows minus the laugh track, and you really see how unfunny and bad the writing is. More reason to throw out your TV.

    Plenty of diversity in this clip:

    • Replies: @John Johnson
  22. @Piglet

    I’ve seen a few episodes due to it being one of the more popular shows when I was in high school and EVERYONE was watching it. Aside from Jennifer Anniston’s rack, the show held no appeal, I can’t understand how it’s still so popular 20 years later.

    • Replies: @loren
  23. Fighting racism by donating to Brandeis. I swear, these jokes just write themselves.

  24. @Anonymous

    I always wondered if Ken Burns disowned his civil war documentary after it’s message became absurdly, comically out of date.

    At the time of its release in the Fall of 1990, The Civil War was cutting edge wokery, with plenty of discussion of slavery, black troops, etc. There were black narrators and a black female historian who had a couple of contributions.

    But yes, times have changed.

    The Civil War he put out in 1990 wouldn’t be allowed on the air today, at least not without a “firestorm” of “outrage” from the usual suspects. Southern soldiers, Generals, politicians, and the civilian population in general are portrayed with far too much empathy, which is to say, they are occasionally shown as normal human beings and not homicidal, race-obsessed Nazis.

  25. When one reads articles such as this and the brawl on the cruise ship, you can always count on Jews and negroes being the star players.

  26. @AnalogMan

    With our advanced computer graphic software it would be easy to “colorize” one of the characters so that future reruns were more sensitive to diversity requirements. The colorizing program could be called “Jolson”.

  27. @Clark Kent

    Wikipedia: “Born to a jewish family …” The whole family?

    Probably not, but in todays bizarre climate, who can tell.

  28. Of course in fact Chauvin did not kill George Floyd, criminal, who died from heart attack due fentanyl.
    In that year, there were 30,000 victims of shootings by blacks (yes, the vast majority of victims being black). But Kauffmann (surely of the tribe, and the network owned by the tribe) dwells on Chauvin using approved containment methods on a chronic criminal.

  29. loren says:
    @Sick n' Tired

    Popular= nostalgia. you watched at 18. now the 40+ crowd wants to tune in. they miss their youth.

    meanwhile
    Were his women white?

    he killed his 9 children

    https://allthatsinteresting.com/marcus-wesson

    / another black lives do not matter to a 14 year old,
    police chase ended tragically Thursday when the suspect car, driven by a 14-year-old boy, slammed into a house killing a woman inside.

    Around 2 a.m., a Coweta County deputy was patrolling the area of Highway 54 and Johnson Road when a car failed to dim its headlights, the sheriff’s office said.

    The deputy turned around and tried to initiate a traffic stop. The suspect vehicle continued driving — reaching speeds over 130 miles per hour, they said.

    The deputy lost sight of the vehicle but eventually located it crashed into a home along the 900 block of Johnson Road in Coweta County.

    • Replies: @AnalogMan
  30. Given what I know about how free spending tribe members are with their own money, I’m curious if this \$4m donation isn’t hush money to keep some drunken video of her using the dreaded N word or doing something else that might get her labeled as a racist and get the show pulled from syndication, causing the cash cow to run out of milk? The Dukes of Hazzard was earning residuals and syndication money for 30+ years until the Dylan Roof shootings. That’s a lot of lost future money for everyone involved if that’s the case, so \$4m is a drop in the bucket to keep it rolling in.

    “According to Parade, the Friends cast earns 20 million dollars every year from the residuals from the series alone while the show brings an unbelievable 1 billion dollars for Warner Bros. each year from syndicate reruns.” May 29, 2021

    • Agree: Bardon Kaldlan
  31. KenH says:
    @Priss Factor

    Ohio teen beaten to death at high school founded by LeBron James suffered a broken neck and had a ‘shoe imprint in his chest wall’ when he died, autopsy reveals

    If white kids had done this to a black kid at a high school founded by a famous white athlete then that white athlete would have issued a public apology and offered millions of dollars to the black victims family.

  32. Hah, if “Friends” had been ‘woke’, it, probably, would have flopped so badly that no one would talk about or remember it today.

    • LOL: DMZABO
  33. RNF says:

    First of all, Friends was a JEW CREATED show with an almost all jew cast.

    THERE WERE ALMOST NO WHITES ON THE SHOW!

    This is yet another example on how jews PRETEND to be white when it’s convenient to them (to demonize whites). To instill fake white guilt.

    • Replies: @Bite Moi
    , @loren
    , @John Johnson
  34. I am all for reparations.

    I can’t wait for American Whites to get back the \$20 trillion spent on uplift for blacks.

    That does not even include deducting the housing, tools and training spent on slaves, or costs for prisons, increased insurance costs, theft prevention costs and policing.

    • Agree: DMZABO
  35. Bite Moi says:

    Kauffman’s donation to fund an African and African American studies chair at Brandeiss is earth shaking.Flying Pyramids with Warp Drive.Galaxy we bez a comin’ fo’ you.

  36. Bite Moi says:
    @RNF

    RNF ———–Yeah,Friends was indeed ALL JEW rather than all White. However,the crowning Jewish creation was Black Panther. Local blacks celebrated like it was a Documentary.

    • Agree: DMZABO
    • Replies: @DMZABO
    , @Detroit Refugee
  37. loren says:

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/buttigieg-launches-1b-pilot-to-build-racial-equity-in-roads/ar-AAZ1IxJ?ocid=winp1taskbar&cvid=47a34bdc644c44e5be59ea8b8be92070

    and
    Colton Donner, 27, was sentenced Wednesday to two years and three months in federal prison for threatening a Black man with a knife because he was walking while Black, per an announcement from the Department of Justice. Donner was also accused of trying to intimidate and interfere with the man’s right to fair housing.

    Court documents say three years ago, Donner was driving through the residential area of Paola when he saw a Black man walking on the sidewalk. He stopped his car, got out and approached the man while brandishing a knife. Donner yelled at the man calling him racial slurs, threatened him and told him Paola was a “white town.” It’s unclear whether the man was homeless or no

  38. loren says:
    @RNF

    JENNI Aniston was born on February 11, 1969, in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of Los Angeles[2][3] to Greek-born actor John Aniston and actress Nancy Dow.[2]

    One of her maternal great-grandfathers, Louis Grieco, was from Italy.[4] Her mother’s other ancestry includes English, Irish, Scottish, and a small amount of Greek. Her father’s ancestry is from the Greek island of Crete. Aniston has two half-brothers: John Melick, her older maternal half-brother; and Alex Aniston, her younger paternal half-brother.[2] Her godfather was actor Telly Savalas, one of her father’s best friend.

    I am in Lost angeles, success as an actor, its not what you know but who u blow.

  39. Begging for forgiveness from the hierophants of anti-whiteness. Pathetic!

  40. neutral says:

    When are we going to get an apology for the show being all jew (the actors were all jews).

    • Thanks: Augustus
  41. Two of the Friends are Jewish though ie non-White. That is the real trick at play in this fake apology. “We’re soooo sorry everyone of the Friends is White” is just a gayop to gaslight people into think Ross and Phoebe are White. Also funny that Courtney Cox, Scots-Irish beauty (then) is forced to portray a Jewess. Lmao.

  42. @Sick n' Tired

    This is the best one:

    Both shows rely on the laugh track.

    Big Bang is a show that tricks people into thinking they are smart for watching it. It is really just telling to them to laugh at overly technical jokes that they don’t understand by use of a laugh track.

    A lame gimmicky show that worked. Friends sucks but at least had an occasional joke. You just have to wait through about 3-4 episodes for it.

    • Agree: Sick n' Tired
    • LOL: Bardon Kaldlan
  43. @RNF

    This is yet another example on how jews PRETEND to be white when it’s convenient to them (to demonize whites). To instill fake white guilt.

    It may have been created by Jews but it isn’t a White guilt show.

    Friends is a fantasy show for Whites.

    It gives them the fantasy of being single and White in New York without all the pesky stuff like how to pay rent or avoid getting stabbed on the subway.

    Law & Order is a White guilt show. My favorite episode is still the one with the handsome White rapist that was raping the homeless in NY and had fooled the conservative investigators into thinking he was Black.

  44. In a sane society, he’d be in prison for producing such a shit show.

    • LOL: loren
  45. DMZABO says:

    The American negro must always feel worthless!
    Wait I thought race was a social construct ? So why did the negro even notice there were just a bunch of White People on their colored tv screens.

    CASE CLOSED!

  46. DMZABO says:
    @Bite Moi

    I think the American negro thinks wakanda actually exists!

    • Replies: @Bite Moi
  47. DMZABO says:

    American negroes don’t give one \$H|t about the cast being all White. Their pissed because the show was a top 5 all time greatest sitcom. And they can’t take any credit for at least having credit for its popularity. I mean who thinks 227, amen, erkel, or 100’s more negro cast shows are talked about in pop culture. With the Cosby show dropping out of that top 5 because of the lead role being a career rapist there’s no negro tv shows in the top 5. It’s about not being the center of attention and that’s all this is. As far as the Jew Kaufman caving . Well that’s what Jews do when it comes to their favorite pets!

    “Muh sitcoms” like “Muh dik”it’s always about the American negro and their ability to contribute nothing of real value to a society. All about hustle , drug pushin, and money!

    • Replies: @Howa.308
  48. D-FENS says:

    According to this source, Brandeis has 1513 White students (46%) and 192 negro students. That comes out to be about 6% negro or less than half the general population.

    https://www.collegefactual.com/colleges/brandeis-university/student-life/diversity/

    RACIST!

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    , @loren
    , @loren
  49. @TruthRevolution.net

    It is outrageous that Whites surrendered their constitutional human right to free association in order to help the civil “rights” movement

    Freedom of association got a bad name sixty years ago because it was suddenly– and cynically– embraced by people who had never believed it it before. It had always been a “Yankee” thing.

    Be very careful who espouses your cause. The wrong allies could kill it.

    • Agree: Richard B
  50. @D-FENS

    That comes out to be about 6% negro or less than half the general population.

    That’s pretty good for Waltham, Mass, though. Nearly 50% blacker.

  51. anonymous[403] • Disclaimer says:

    Wow, where to start with this one. Is it just a slow day and Kersey had nothing else to post?

    I’ve got a tiny violin to play for Marta Kaufmann. If she listens real close…

    Honey, sit down and have some gefilte fish and a glass of wine. I’ll send over a Rabbi to make sure it’s kosher.

    How ridiculous to whine over a boring sitcom where there were no white people, only a jewey-joo-joo fest. Most of the time when I watched, I would end up changing the channel after about two minutes, it was so dull and boring, with or without Anniston’s rack.

    “Coming up on an all new ‘Friends’…”

    Yawn.

    • LOL: DMZABO
  52. SMK says: • Website
    @AnalogMan

    Most of the Jew-haters who comment at Unz.com are beyond parody. “…a Jew fest from start to finish.” Was even one of the leading characters Jewish? Possibly Ross, but I don’t know for sure since I never watched a full or even half an episode.

    • Replies: @Jacko
  53. Bite Moi says:
    @DMZABO

    DMZABO———–Some Africans in America actually tried to book flights to Wakanda.One black guy at work stated that the White Man stole all the advanced science from africans. I asked him how White barbarians living in caves actually managed that theft. That question got me sent to HR.

    • LOL: Piglet, Augustus, DMZABO, loren
    • Replies: @Howa.308
    , @Augustus
  54. I’ve never watched Friends or, for that matter, a lot of the shows that are considered the top ten “must see” shows on TV. If you asked me to list them right now, I’d have no idea whatsoever. In any case, as far as complaints that one particular show had no negroes, I say hell yeah, way to go! They’re vastly over-represented on TV, in movies and in commercials and like many people, I’m sick of seeing them. Their presence isn’t wanted or needed and they don’t add anything of real value to any show as far as I’m concerned. Just think of all the movies and shows of the past that had no negroes. Did anyone miss them not being in the movie or show? Hardly!

  55. usNthem says:

    I don’t think I ever watched an entire episode – couldn’t have given two s****. But typical of a supposed (((white))) groveling for a past “failure”. When is George Lucas going to apologize for a nigro free America Graffiti? How about (((Garry Marshall))) for a largely nigro free Happy Days? The list is literally f-ing endless. F*** them.

  56. loren says:
    @D-FENS

    and UCLA may be 1% black.

  57. loren says:
    @John Johnson

    Friends is a fantasy show for Whites.

    Guys watch Jennifer and gals can watch the handsome guys.

    schwimmer is the ugly jew duckling.

    DO YOU ALL KNOW ABOUT THE CASTING COUCH? Its who ya go to bed with that makes you famous.

    I know.

    • Agree: Augustus
  58. Legally speaking, White Folks stopped having freedom of association with the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

    • Agree: anonymouseperson
  59. loren says:
    @D-FENS

    color us surprised..the 4 million could have gone to scholarships for blacks who want to be nurses and legal secretaries.

    not SJW shyte at brandeis.

  60. Anonymous[332] • Disclaimer says:

    If I remember correctly, they gave one of the male “friends “ (David shwimmer character) a colored girlfriend for one season. I always thought most of the characters were young Jewish New Yorkers. Never expected them to have friends of a different persuasion.

    • Replies: @animalogic
  61. MoiMyself says:

    Friends wasn’t just all-white, it was all-jew.
    As is Kauffman, as is Brandeis, as is the nucleus of the wokeness movement.
    Probably this is just another long-term investment.
    Floyd was not killed. He did on Fentanyl overdose. His own.
    Blacks like Clarence Thomas Sowell study useful things and rise.
    Most study the drug and arms market and do not.
    Few study stupidities like gender, African, postcolonial or any other libart BS.
    They fail in the labour market. As do whites studying this crap.

  62. @Lancelot_Link

    The ” coloreds” don’t have to pay,anymore than they have to meet the standards.

  63. @John Johnson

    Law & Order is a White guilt show. My favorite episode is still the one with the handsome White rapist that was raping the homeless in NY and had fooled the conservative investigators into thinking he was Black.

    The premise for this episode sounds like something out of the Babylon Bee.

    • Replies: @Detroit Refugee
  64. AnalogMan says:
    @loren

    Popular= nostalgia.

    I think it was Vox Day who made the point that every generation thinks the best music is what was playing on the radio when they were parking. I can’t argue with that, but I will obstinately maintain that that music was, by any objective standard, infinitely better than the crap youngsters are using in lieu of music these days.

    Are there objective standards? I maintain “yes”. Music, to qualify for the name, must have at a minimum melody, harmony and rhythm. If it has lyrics, they should be lyrical. Singers should sing, not scream. Kids don’t even know they’re being robbed.

    • Replies: @Mr. Rational
  65. Anonymous[970] • Disclaimer says:

    Everyone forgets about the 3rd black character: Marcel.

    • LOL: animalogic
  66. What is the problem? Why can’t a tv show have an all white cast? Blacks don’t have to watch it if they do not want too. I wouldn’t care if a show was all black. I would simply not watch it.

    • Agree: animalogic
  67. You’ll notice Kauffman finished her show and once the contracts were signed,the show sent off into syndication,and the money assured of continuing to flow,THEN,rich as hell,she worries about the negroes.
    Negroes,of course,were complaining back then,but she stood firm. Don’t kill the golden goose.
    Of course there was a negro in the last season,as a totally unbelievable love interest of Ross…and Joey. (Yes I watched the show. Girlfriend made me!)
    By that time the show was wheezing.

    At that time there were two very popular all black shows on TV. ‘Living Single’,about a group of black friends. No one cared that it was all black.
    The second was ‘Martin’,with the comedian Martin Lawrence. The only white on the show was Martin in “whiteface.” A parody of white guys it was kind of funny. The negro audience loved it!
    Now imagine ‘Friends’,under pressure to have a black character,have Ross don blackface and present as a stereotype character, whose antics have the Friends rolling their eyes.
    Wait,that sounds pretty good! Does Kauffman have an email?

    • Replies: @AceDeuce
  68. @John Johnson

    L&O sometimes enjoys laughing in our face.
    Consider one episode,one of my favorites, involving a Filipino young man being savagely raped in a park.
    They caught the bad guy,who was black. He strenuously denied the attack.” Dindu nuffin.”
    The cops didn’t buy it! You’re going away,pal,they said.
    Then,he proved that he was somewhere else at the time!
    Oh boy. The cops were so sad!”How could we ever believe that he’d do this?”
    Then thru great detective work,they found the young white man who did it.😉

    • Replies: @Piglet
  69. Jacko says:
    @SMK

    Ross Geller. You think? And his sister, Monica Geller? And a character named Rachel. That’s half already.

    • LOL: loren
    • Replies: @AR in Illinois
  70. @Patrick in SC

    Nows as good a time as any to share a true story about blacks, the Civil War, and GA.

    My father and his MI reenactment guys, the 4th Michigan and the 12th South Carolina volunteers were filming Glory. See he carried 2 uniforms and 2 rifles. Played both when needed.

    So some libtard thought it’d be a wonderful thing to furlough on weekends all the black inmates at the Atlanta County Jail (if that’s what it’s called), those who signed up got a chance to be an extra.

    During the day and while filming they were kept in line sort of. But at night they ran wild.
    Running through my father’s camp, stealing ANYTHING not tied down. And really, what’s a 1990’s negro inmate going to do with hats and shirts, period correct mess kits, bed rolls, canteens, etc.?

    He told me of the guys chasing them down, some got tackled hard in the dirt.

    You can’t do the blacks a favor. They don’t appreciate nor deserve anything we do for them that’s nice.

    BTW, in the Fort at the ending when the Confederates turn their guns on the wall, wiping out Morgann Freeman and Carry Ewes and the other Yankees, one of the artillery Confederate Soldiers is my dad.

    • Thanks: DMZABO
  71. @Johann Ricke

    Nows as good a time as any to share a true story about blacks, the Civil War, and GA.

    My father and his MI reenactment guys, the 4th Michigan and the 12th South Carolina volunteers were filming Glory. See he carried 2 uniforms and 2 rifles. Played both when needed.

    So some libtard thought it’d be a wonderful thing to furlough on weekends all the black inmates at the Atlanta County Jail (if that’s what it’s called), those who signed up got a chance to be an extra.

    During the day and while filming they were kept in line sort of. But at night they ran wild.
    Running through my father’s camp, stealing ANYTHING not tied down. And really, what’s a 1990’s negro inmate going to do with hats and shirts, period correct mess kits, bed rolls, canteens, etc.?

    He told me of the guys chasing them down, some got tackled hard in the dirt.

    You can’t do the blacks a favor. They don’t appreciate nor deserve anything we do for them that’s nice.

    BTW, in the Fort at the ending when the Confederates turn their guns on the wall, wiping out Morgann Freeman and Carry Ewes and the other Yankees, one of the artillery Confederate Soldiers is my dad.

    • Thanks: Johann Ricke
  72. @Bite Moi

    I told my Dindus that I’d picked up stones and rocks from my flower bed and painted them to resemble Vibranium.then sold them outside the premier of BP.

    They believed that.

    • LOL: Bite Moi
  73. Ronald says: • Website
    @Piglet

    Good for you! I thought I was the only person that had never watched an episode of friends.

  74. @Patrick in SC

    I liked Burn’s “Civil War”. Mainly for all the great photos & the reading of soldiers’ & every day peoples’ letters etc.
    It is a fascinating historical period.

  75. @Non PC Infidel

    Did anyone miss them not being in the movie or show? Hardly!

    I love AnalogMan’s concept of the GNOME:

    Gratuitous Negro Obtruding to Mimic a European.

    If they insert a GNOME, boycott their product.  Death by disassociation.

    • Replies: @Bite Moi
  76. @Anonymous

    Ross & sister (??) we’re Jewish. But not too much was made of it.
    Now, the “Nanny” never stopped with Jewish jokes. (overt jokes, easy to see coming) But as for “Seinfeld” … A truly horrible (sneaky) sitcom — makes “Friends” look like something destined for the Smithsonian…..

  77. @AnalogMan

    every generation thinks the best music is what was playing on the radio when they were parking.

    I must be a weird one.  My taste jumps from the 19th century to the year I was born to my early teens, past my twenties and into the past decade or so.  It avoids ANYTHING ghetto.  Bebop and hip-hop in particular are disgusting.

    I can’t argue with that, but I will obstinately maintain that that music was, by any objective standard, infinitely better than the crap youngsters are using in lieu of music these days.

    Look to Country, even if it is pop-ified.

    Are there objective standards? I maintain “yes”. Music, to qualify for the name, must have at a minimum melody, harmony and rhythm. If it has lyrics, they should be lyrical.

    There should be melody, harmony and meter.

    • Replies: @AnalogMan
  78. Howa.308 says: • Website
    @Bite Moi

    We not only stole them, we erased the bleeps memory so they could never invent them again for their own benefit. That’s why they have a quality of life below the Flintstones in Africa.

    • LOL: DMZABO
  79. Howa.308 says: • Website
    @DMZABO

    Now hold on there. That show “empire” is a massive hit. So much so that the ass pirate Co star got recognized at 2am in the middle of winter at a sub way and had an all time hate crime committed against him by Maga hats. Remember that? He cried about it so we know it’s true.

  80. @Jacko

    And Schwimmer. Don’t feed this troll. He’s come up from the deep recently and looking for arguments.

  81. Piglet says:
    @Bardon Kaldlan

    There was another L&O episode involving the Knockout Game (aka Polar Bear Hunting), which is strictly an orc “sport.” Naturally, when L&O did their version of it, the perps were young white men.

  82. SMK says: • Website
    @John Johnson

    If the proverbial “visitor from Mars” watched all the episodes of “Law and Order,” he/she/it would believe that all the murders in NYC were committed by rich and affluent whites, many of them women. I believe this show was on the air when Dinkins was mayor and there were over 2000 murders a year, nearly all of them committed by blacks and nonwhite “Hispanics,” mostly Puerto Ricans I believe.

  83. SMK says: • Website
    @AnalogMan

    Jews aren’t “white.” Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis Dreyfus, Jason Alexander, Stephen Miller, Merrick Garland, Jessica Tarlov, and Jared Kushner aren’t “white.” Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman weren’t “white.” If people who knew nothing about them were shown images of Pual Newman and Jared Kuhner and asked if they were German or Jewish, ‘I’m sure that 80-90%, at least, would say they were German. i

    At an AR conference, in addressing the comment of an attendee who either claimed that Jews aren’t “white” or who asked if Jews should be defined as “white” or “nonwhite,” Jared Taylor replied that “they look white to me. ”

  84. SMK says: • Website
    @AnalogMan

    Jews are a white ethnic group, like the Spanish, Greeks, Italians, and Serbs, who one average are also a bit swarthier than Northern Europeans, the English, Scottish, Irish, Germans, Poles, Russians, Scandinavians. To claim that Jews aren’t white is as false and absurd as claiming that the Spanish, Greeks, Italians, and Serbs aren’t “white.”

    But a Jew is anyone who converts to Judaism, whatever their race and ethnicity, just as a Christian is anyone who converts to Christianity. If white gentiles, formerly Catholics, protestants, or atheists, convert to Judaism, do they cease to be “white” at the moment of conversion? Did Ivanka Trump cease to be “white” when she converted to Judaism before or after her marriage or engagement to Jared Kushner.?

    To repeat, the Jew-haters who comment at Unz are beyond parody.

    • Replies: @AnalogMan
    , @dindunuffins
  85. Bite Moi says:
    @Mr. Rational

    Mr. Rational——–If i boycott any more “woke” companies,i am going to have to churn my own butter.

  86. Art Deco says:

    About 180,000 baccalaureate degrees are awarded to black students each year. Fewer than 1,000 degrees are awarded in black studies and adjacent to anyone of any race. The black youth understand these programs are a waste of time even she does not. They are, in fact, patronage programs for privileged political interests and it’s not difficult to locate within them parody academics. (KC Johnson found a nest of them at Duke).

  87. AceDeuce says:
    @Bardon Kaldlan

    The second was ‘Martin’,with the comedian Martin Lawrence. The only white on the show was Martin in “whiteface.”

    Uhhh, no. The first couple of uears there was a White man named “Shawn”, who worked with Martin at the radio station. He was a wimpy cucky fool, used as a laughing stock, punching bag, and scapegoat.

    In one Christmas episode, Shawn and an equally dorky White buddy plan to spend Xmas Eve in the ‘hood, singing Christmas carols (yeah right). They come back beaten up, to Martin’s amusement. They explain that everything was going great until they sang “White Christmas” and “got our asses busted”. Martin said “You all have had too many White Christmases”.

    A ha HA!

    They way that groid shows treat the few White characters is nothing short of infuriating.

  88. @AceDeuce

    A coworker of mine spent 6 months in county jail, and said the groids watched some channel showing Martin reruns all day, and would get violent if anyone changed the channel. I think of that story any time I hear about the Martin show or come across it flipping thru channels.

    • LOL: AceDeuce
  89. AnalogMan says:
    @Mr. Rational

    I stand corrected.

    I’m like the line from “Old Hippie” (Bellamy Brothers):

    He gets off on country music, ’cause disco left him cold.

    But even country isn’t country any more. Fortunately I have a lot of old music. When I read about country rap concerts, I can only shudder and hold my dog closer.

  90. AnalogMan says:
    @SMK

    a Jew is anyone who converts to Judaism

    Have you ever tried to do that? OK, you’ve never needed to, but do you know anyone who tried it? I never have, never would, but I’m told it’s not encouraged. Especially if you’re black. Lots of “black Jews” found it’s not easy to be accepted as a Jew for immigration to Israel. Or so I’ve read. But I bow to your superior knowledge.

    As far as I’m concerned, Jews lost their White card, if they ever had one, by unremitting hostility to White nations. I’m from South Africa. It was Jews that destroyed my homeland. The Afrikaners had a nice word for what they did: “White-anting”. After the fall of civilization, they came out into the open and bragged about it.

    They’re doing the same thing in America and Europe.

    Final word. Don’t bother to reply; I’m done with you.

    • Agree: AR in Illinois
    • Thanks: anarchyst
    • Replies: @WJ
    , @SMK
  91. @Patrick in SC

    I probably shouldn’t confess to this, but years ago I saw “12 Years a Slave”. From what I’ve read (and I guess much has been scrubbed from the internet by now), the reality of the guy’s experience wasn’t “atrocious” enough, so for the movie they amped it up considerably. Either some of the more grueling instances in the movie didn’t happen at all, or some of the characters, in real life, were much more sympathetic, likeable even.

    One thing I will give that movie credit for, though…it did show a black woman who owned slaves. That little tidbit of history gets glossed over these days, the fact that blacks could own slaves, as well. It wasn’t just a white thang.

    As the past slips further into the rearview mirror, I expect history to be re-written over and over again, to make blacks looks like as much of a victim class as possible, in all aspects of life. And of course, whitey will always be the bad guy.

    Somewhere in the distant future, white people could be extinct for thousands of years, and they’ll still be blaming us for their failures.

    Oh, and don’t get me started on “Hidden Figures.” I know I’ve said it before, but the most historically accurate aspect of that movie was them showing a 1964 Ford police car, in what was supposed to be 1961.

    • Replies: @Bite Moi
  92. IIRC this was part of NBC’s “Must-See TV” but “Friends” was just the lead-in to Seinfeld, which was actually funny. “Friends” was fixated on which of the six was Gettin’ Some in that particular episode. Since they were all relatively good-looking 20/30-something’s, why didn’t they just perform an internal Round Robbin sex thing to sort it all out? Oh, now I remember; they were all so vapid they couldn’t maintain a sense of commitment beyond two weeks. Make that about 44 minutes of total running time over two episodes.

  93. @SMK

    I would like to say though, that the small hats are the first to consider themselves “not White”. Plenty have come out and said this pretty clearly. One example is , I think it was Mike Wallace . Remember this…. When asked by Morgan Freeman, a black man, if he was white he responded “No, I’m Jewish”.

    • Thanks: AR in Illinois
  94. Bite Moi says:
    @PO'd in PG County

    PO’d in PG County——If White people are only going to be a memory,let it be a scary one. As Charlton Heston once said,” I AM LEGEND!”

    • Replies: @AR in Illinois
  95. Augustus says:
    @Bite Moi

    You seem to get a lot of time outs in HR. 😄

    • Replies: @WSG
    , @Bite Moi
  96. @AceDeuce

    OK,you’re the Martin expert. The point still stands that Martin didn’t give a shit about this “diversity” bullshit. The only references to whites were mocking ones.
    I’m not even saying that’s bad. That’s comedy. The show was FUBU. For “us” by “us.”
    Martin also did a female character who was a funny ghetto bitch. I wonder if he’d do that today?😮

  97. WJ says:
    @AnalogMan

    They don’t want to be considered white anymore. Even jews are going through their flight from white phase. Why indulge them in that? I think it bothers them more now to be considered white. As previously noted, the Mike Wallace/Morgan Freeman interview on 60 minutes where Wallace declared “I’m not white, I’m jewish” In a physical sense jews are white black and everything in between.

  98. SMK says: • Website
    @AnalogMan

    The Hitlerian “Jews are to blame for everything” lunatic says he’s “done” with me, whatever that means, for debunking the lie and absurdity that European and Caucasian Jews aren’t white. I’m shattered, devastated.

    Don’t worry. I’m never going to reply to or read any of your comments again. It’s maddening and futile to use facts and logical in trying to argue with lunatics, whether Nazis or misogynists or other psychotics and “conspiracy theorists.”

  99. WSG says:
    @Augustus

    I, personally, respect his John-Holmes-sized titanium balls. It’s a wonder that he can find jeans that fit.

    • LOL: Mr. Rational
  100. Bite Moi says:
    @Augustus

    Augustus———–“You seem to get a lot of time outs in HR.” Let’s just say me,myself,and i are on a first name basis with HR. True,it is my first name,but still. P.S. My wife says i lack a filter between what i think,and what i say.

  101. @Bite Moi

    Chuck was the shit!!!!

    • Agree: Bite Moi
  102. From article:

    “When you realize anti-whiteness is the primary currency of our time period, you understand why a creator of ‘Friends’ would fall on her knees and apologize for celebrating the fact white people were once allowed to be friends and participate in freedom of association.” 🤢🤮

    I actually thought this news was a joke when I first heard it. Kauffman can give \$400 million to fund studies at Brandeis and it’ll never make a difference.

    She’s apologizing for a FICTIONAL show that’s been off the air for nearly 20 years, aghast that it set up stories for 6 (straight) singles in NYC – as a sitcom, and now feeling bad about it? Come on…

    BTW, I do remember several persons of color in that show. Maybe not as main characters, but they were guest starring in a story arc. (Aisha Tyler’s career got launched by her guest appearance.)

    If stuff like this keeps happening, we’re pretty much gonna have EVERY show that was ever popular from, oh, let’s say the 60s all the way up to 2013 – 2014 – 2015 or whenever sh*t started becoming woke. The producers are all gonna be flabbergasted they had made such horrible casting choices and then they’ll start donating millions and millions of dollars to all those worthy causes. That’ll definitely – totally – very certainly help race relations; I can see it now.

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