Is Morrissey Funny?

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Morrissey - Funny?

  1. Yes, Morrissey is funny.

  2. No, Morrissey is not funny.

  1. editor

    editor hiraethified

    Shut the fuck up Morrissey. Please. Let me still enjoy The Smiths work.
  2. JuanTwoThree

    JuanTwoThree Back to the mug-shot

  3. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model every man and every woman is a star

    heaven knows i'm miserable now
  4. Jeff Robinson

    Jeff Robinson Well-Known Member

    This is purportedly an extract from a Rolling Stone interview Morrissey did in 1986. It was posted on a Morrissey fan board in 2001. Whilst I have not seen this verified neither have I seen it exposed as false either. If it is accurate then he's been a racist piece of shit for quite a while now:

  5. alsoknownas

    alsoknownas some bloke

    This. It's getting so close to retrospective ruination level. Which would be a great shame.
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  6. cyril_smear

    cyril_smear Well-Known Member

  7. mwgdrwg

    mwgdrwg Be a Pisces. Jam.

    Are you gonna get the re-issue?

  8. londonkid

    londonkid Active Member

    Yeah hes funny
  9. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model every man and every woman is a star

    quoted in 'morrissey: scandal and passion' by david bret, pp. 77-8
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  10. krtek a houby

    krtek a houby Share knowledge, don't weaponize it

    He thrives on controversy, but hasn't made a decent record in decades.
  11. Smokeandsteam

    Smokeandsteam Exiting the Vampire Castle

    He intermittently keep the virtue signallers busy and for that I am very grateful.
  12. Smokeandsteam

    Smokeandsteam Exiting the Vampire Castle

    Do you only listen to records by artists who've passed your purity test then?
  13. krtek a houby

    krtek a houby Share knowledge, don't weaponize it

    Wonder what the reaction would be if he used the term "gammon"
  14. Dr. Furface

    Dr. Furface One small step for man

    It's just very sad when someone whose personality and music once seemed such a breath of fresh air has turned out to be a narcissistic hate-filled bigot/racist/nationalist - and in his case, who can't keep his fucking mouth shut about the country he chose many years ago, for whatever reasons, to not live in.
  15. Yossarian

    Yossarian free shrugs

    This is kind of how I feel when I hear old Smiths songs now:

  16. Smokeandsteam

    Smokeandsteam Exiting the Vampire Castle

    I do not buy the lazy view that this is a question of racism - Morrissey is from a migrant family himself and grew up in an Irish immigrant quarter of Manchester. He’s no doubt been subject to racism himself.

    His view in fact speaks to a cultural confusion. In that sense he’s representative of millions of people in the UK - who the left writes off fatally in my view. Their response to the failure of capitalism to offer hope, provide jobs, build affordable houses, the use of free movement to destroy wages and union organisatio and so on has been to retreat to a mythical past that never existed. It’s also representative of the failure of the left to outline an alternative narrative to the right on these questions.

    On your last point however I think you are correct. If he wants ‘Britain First’ why has he fucked off from here? Plus given he’s not trapped in a collapsing town in the north or Midlands of England it can come over as the remote bleating of a millionaire.
  17. Kaka Tim

    Kaka Tim Crush the Saboteurs!

    hes a hate filled racist bigot. through and though and probably always was. how much evidence do you need ffs?
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  18. hot air baboon

    hot air baboon Well-Known Member

    a misanthrope basically - but that was what he built his whole persona around
  19. belboid

    belboid TUC Off Your Knees

  20. Athos

    Athos Well-Known Member

    There Is A Reich That Never Goes Out
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  21. Kaka Tim

    Kaka Tim Crush the Saboteurs!

    Gammon knows im miserable now.
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  22. Athos

    Athos Well-Known Member

    Girlfriend In A Panzer
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  23. hot air baboon

    hot air baboon Well-Known Member

    This harming man
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  24. Raheem

    Raheem Well-Known Member

    Heavens Moseley's Miserable Now
  25. Raheem

    Raheem Well-Known Member

    Heil Around the Fountain
  26. Raheem

    Raheem Well-Known Member

    Barbarossa Begins at Home
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  27. Raheem

    Raheem Well-Known Member

    Volkshalle and I

    Too obscure?
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  28. Athos

    Athos Well-Known Member

    Wilhelm It Was Really Nothing
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  29. polly

    polly Well-Known Member


    Though tbh I always thought the whiny, self piteous, narcissistic songs were a bit of a giveaway. Massive cunt.
  30. Raheem

    Raheem Well-Known Member

    Between you and Doc Brown, I don't know what to believe.
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