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Re: [ARSCLIST] blooper samples?
Mike Richter wrote:
Would you be good enough to define "blooper" for this assignment?
Usually, it refers to embarassing text; with that definition, Art
Likletter's series of "Kids say the darnedest things" (sp?) would
qualify. Musical errors, such as Richard Crooks cracking a note and
reacting (on disc) with "G__ damn it!", would be more fitting, though
of course that's not in commercial distribution. A characteristic
musical blooper such as a badly cracked note or late entry or singer
getting lost in the text may require some understanding of what belongs.Let's define them as "accidents or actualities in language of a telling,
embarrassing, or otherwise significant nature." Potential examples:
Eisenhower blathering on. A public figure saying, "we are at war with
Russia, uh, we are not at war with Russia." John Kerry's huge pause
during one of the 2004 debates.
Since this is a show about the media, which is construed as mass media
(newspapers, TV, radio) and new media (blogs, websites, podcasts), the
producer is interested in media-related examples. In general, you can't
go wrong with kids or robots, but in this case the Linkletter stuff
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