Weird Universe

Stereotypes and Cliches

Ling Ching Tong

The musician.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Apr 14, 2014 | Comments (2)
Category: Music, Stereotypes and Cliches, 1980's

Hillbilly Comics





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Read them all here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Dec 05, 2013 | Comments (9)
Category: Regionalism, Stereotypes and Cliches, Comics, 1950's

Ling Ting Tong

Pick your favorite version of this immortal classic. BTW, the nonsense phrase is officially rendered as "I sa mok em boo di ay, I sa mok em boo." Although I sometimes hear " LI ay."

Posted By: Paul | Date: Fri Oct 18, 2013 | Comments (5)
Category: Music, Stereotypes and Cliches, 1950's, Asia

The Guy From Harlem

As always, if the trailer (and discussion) appeal, the full movie lurks below!

Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Oct 15, 2013 | Comments (3)
Category: Movies, Regionalism, Stereotypes and Cliches, Stupid Criminals, 1970's

The Death Patrol


A ten-year-old, a zoot-suiter, a swami, a cannibal king and a caveman. What evildoer would not die laughing?

The history.

Read the whole story here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Aug 28, 2013 | Comments (3)
Category: Stereotypes and Cliches, Comics, 1940's

Jasper and the Haunted House

What else but "Spooks Gooseberry Pie?"

Learn more here.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Fri Aug 23, 2013 | Comments (3)
Category: Food, Stereotypes and Cliches, Fantasy, Stop-motion Animation, 1940's

Follies of the Madmen #207

Cartoon characters from one of the most politically incorrect films of Hollywood history shill for Rambler. Is this why that company eventually went under?
Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Jul 02, 2013 | Comments (17)
Category: Animals, Anthropomorphism, Business, Advertising, Racism, Stereotypes and Cliches, 1950's, Cars

Mean Mother

If you enjoy the trailer above, find the whole film below!

Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Jun 15, 2013 | Comments (6)
Category: Crime, Death, Destruction, Movies, Racism, Stereotypes and Cliches, 1970's
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