Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Forum for posts that are not hockey-related.

Moderators: Three Stars, dagny, pfim, netwolf

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby 71Aj66ax87 on Fri Jun 21, 2013 8:12 pm

We sure get bent out of shape over words.
71Aj66ax87
AHL Hall of Famer
AHL Hall of Famer
 
Posts: 8,363
Joined: Thu Dec 21, 2006 12:56 am
Location: A parallel universe called New Pittsburgh

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby tifosi77 on Fri Jun 21, 2013 8:34 pm

Shyster wrote:Wouldn't you consider this evidence that the free market can provide adequate punishment for discrimination, thereby rendering anti-discrimination laws outdated?

Because every business owner has a national profile that can potentially bring huge amounts of unwanted press and pressure.
tifosi77
NHL Healthy Scratch
NHL Healthy Scratch
 
Posts: 12,449
Joined: Sat Jan 28, 2006 2:33 pm
Location: White-Juday Warp Field Interferometer

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby Chefpatrick871 on Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:44 pm

doublem wrote:who cares, she should have got fired for making all her food with really fatty substances that we prob, kill a bunch of people.

So all fast food cooks should be fired?
Chefpatrick871
AHL All-Star
AHL All-Star
 
Posts: 6,535
Joined: Wed Jan 27, 2010 6:56 pm
Location: Not saying I'm at your mom's house, not saying I'm not.

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby Chefpatrick871 on Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:45 pm

71Aj66ax87 wrote:We sure get bent out of shape over words.

Well I never.....
Chefpatrick871
AHL All-Star
AHL All-Star
 
Posts: 6,535
Joined: Wed Jan 27, 2010 6:56 pm
Location: Not saying I'm at your mom's house, not saying I'm not.

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby canaan on Sat Jun 22, 2013 4:56 am

Eat what you like. Lifes too short to be a worrywart.
canaan
NHL Third Liner
NHL Third Liner
 
Posts: 39,249
Joined: Tue May 30, 2006 10:13 am
Location: H2S

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby Eismann on Sat Jun 22, 2013 6:54 am

U NEPAL D.E.A?
Eismann
NHL Healthy Scratch
NHL Healthy Scratch
 
Posts: 11,174
Joined: Sun Aug 13, 2006 7:14 am
Location: The tundra of human rights

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby columbia on Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:03 am

One of the nice things about her potential decline is that she's such a phony (designed to cash in on tourist dollars from Yankees).
She's like a minstrel show of actual (white and black) southern culture*.

The less I have to hear about her, the better.


*Imagine if everyone in this country knew about Pittsburgh Dad. :pop:
columbia
NHL Third Liner
NHL Third Liner
 
Posts: 49,410
Joined: Tue Feb 19, 2008 11:13 pm
Location: If you don't have a seat at the table, you're probably on the menu.

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby shmenguin on Sat Jun 22, 2013 8:10 am

Interesting. My guide says Paula Deen, but my TV is showing Giada's giant head.
shmenguin
NHL Fourth Liner
NHL Fourth Liner
 
Posts: 23,638
Joined: Mon Nov 06, 2006 10:34 pm

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby stopper40 on Sat Jun 22, 2013 8:25 am

shmenguin wrote:Interesting. My guide says Paula Deen, but my TV is showing Giada's giant head.



Yep, that's it, everyone is looking at Giada's head. 8-)

Who really cares, almost everyone has used that word at some point in their life, especially a 66 year old woman born and raised in Georgia. This is a huge non story, I think she's getting a raw deal here
stopper40
AHL'er
AHL'er
 
Posts: 4,937
Joined: Tue Aug 22, 2006 8:51 am
Location: BANNED for liking Butterfingers

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby KG on Sat Jun 22, 2013 8:52 am

MWB wrote:Convenient for food network, as they don't need to worry about pr backlash for keeping her or a legal battle for firing her.


Agreed...

Seems a little over the top however....that's our society these days...
KG
NHL Healthy Scratch
NHL Healthy Scratch
 
Posts: 11,979
Joined: Mon Jan 30, 2006 10:53 am
Location: NY

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby tifosi77 on Sat Jun 22, 2013 8:56 am

It's not just about using a certain word, altho that's certainly getting the most attention. There are a whole slew of things that illustrate that she operated her business in a way that was almost openly accepting of a discriminatory and derogatory environment.

My favorite snippet so far has been her wanting to do a "plantation wedding" replete with black waiters in white coats.
tifosi77
NHL Healthy Scratch
NHL Healthy Scratch
 
Posts: 12,449
Joined: Sat Jan 28, 2006 2:33 pm
Location: White-Juday Warp Field Interferometer

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby viva la ben on Sat Jun 22, 2013 9:51 am

Image
viva la ben
AHL Hall of Famer
AHL Hall of Famer
 
Posts: 9,570
Joined: Wed Feb 01, 2006 10:45 am
Location: Location: Location

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby tifosi77 on Sat Jun 22, 2013 9:57 am

stopper40 wrote:Yep, that's it, everyone is looking at Giada's head. 8-)

I mean, come on.....

Spoiler:
Image
tifosi77
NHL Healthy Scratch
NHL Healthy Scratch
 
Posts: 12,449
Joined: Sat Jan 28, 2006 2:33 pm
Location: White-Juday Warp Field Interferometer

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby Pitt87 on Sat Jun 22, 2013 10:58 am

columbia wrote:One of the nice things about her potential decline is that she's such a phony (designed to cash in on tourist dollars from Yankees).
She's like a minstrel show of actual (white and black) southern culture*.

The less I have to hear about her, the better.


*Imagine if everyone in this country knew about Pittsburgh Dad. :pop:


My preference is that people that can't live and let live live elsewere. If you want to hear less about people you don't like and live a life where everyone is shut off and the same, there are places you can do that.
Pitt87
AHL All-Star
AHL All-Star
 
Posts: 5,302
Joined: Tue Apr 28, 2009 10:33 am
Location: Admin wrote:Rooting for the Flyers is not allowed here. Seriously.

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby doublem on Sat Jun 22, 2013 11:53 am

Chefpatrick871 wrote:
doublem wrote:who cares, she should have got fired for making all her food with really fatty substances that we prob, kill a bunch of people.

So all fast food cooks should be fired?


they should be sent to the phantom zone.
doublem
NHL Healthy Scratch
NHL Healthy Scratch
 
Posts: 13,430
Joined: Sat Jan 28, 2006 7:05 pm

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby Gaucho on Sat Jun 22, 2013 1:09 pm

Mmmh, Belgian chocolate...
Gaucho
NHL Third Liner
NHL Third Liner
 
Posts: 42,812
Joined: Tue Jan 31, 2006 9:22 am
Location: Ignoranti

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby stopper40 on Sat Jun 22, 2013 5:07 pm

tifosi77 wrote:
stopper40 wrote:Yep, that's it, everyone is looking at Giada's head. 8-)

I mean, come on.....

Spoiler:
Image



Sorry, my bad :P
stopper40
AHL'er
AHL'er
 
Posts: 4,937
Joined: Tue Aug 22, 2006 8:51 am
Location: BANNED for liking Butterfingers

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby Eismann on Sat Jun 22, 2013 5:38 pm

tifosi77 wrote:
stopper40 wrote:Yep, that's it, everyone is looking at Giada's head. 8-)

I mean, come on.....

Spoiler:
Image


Champagne glass perfection.
Eismann
NHL Healthy Scratch
NHL Healthy Scratch
 
Posts: 11,174
Joined: Sun Aug 13, 2006 7:14 am
Location: The tundra of human rights

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby blackjack68 on Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:00 pm

More like water goblet perfection.
blackjack68
NHL Healthy Scratch
NHL Healthy Scratch
 
Posts: 10,811
Joined: Fri Apr 18, 2008 9:12 am
Location: formerly Pittsburgh, now NJ

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby Digitalgypsy66 on Sun Jun 23, 2013 9:11 am

My Facebook feed is filled with Deen apologists this morning. <charcoal>ing crackers. :lol:

Someone on twitter (Stoosh?) posted one of her highly rated recipes - buttered english peas, which consists of a can of peas and 1/4 stick of butter. SO MUCH TALENT. :lol:
Digitalgypsy66
AHL Hall of Famer
AHL Hall of Famer
 
Posts: 9,350
Joined: Sat Aug 12, 2006 10:21 pm
Location: Roger Roger.

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby Froggy on Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:04 pm

Eismann wrote:
tifosi77 wrote:
stopper40 wrote:Yep, that's it, everyone is looking at Giada's head. 8-)

I mean, come on.....

Spoiler:
Image


Champagne glass perfection.


A GUARANTEED SLIDE

or

ADD USER GENITALIA
Froggy
NHL Fourth Liner
NHL Fourth Liner
 
Posts: 17,988
Joined: Sat Aug 12, 2006 1:40 pm
Location: http://DrunkInAGraveyard.com

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby knives of ice on Sun Jun 23, 2013 2:22 pm

knives of ice
AHL'er
AHL'er
 
Posts: 3,827
Joined: Thu Dec 21, 2006 2:36 pm
Location: Sunnyvale Trailer Park

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby pfim on Mon Jun 24, 2013 7:35 am

Shyster wrote:Wouldn't you consider this evidence that the free market can provide adequate punishment for discrimination, thereby rendering anti-discrimination laws outdated?


The evidence would not have come to light without those laws.
pfim
NHL Fourth Liner
NHL Fourth Liner
 
Posts: 16,789
Joined: Tue Jan 31, 2006 7:35 am
Location: Sitting in front of my computer

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby TheHammer24 on Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:34 am

Willie Kool wrote:
Shyster wrote:Wouldn't you consider this evidence that the free market can provide adequate punishment for discrimination, thereby rendering anti-discrimination laws outdated?

I don't think there was even a suggestion of any discrimination on her part, just her use of a certain word (not even allegedly directed at the accuser or anybody else) years ago. I consider it evidence that this country is becoming a bunch of politically correct, thin skinned, namby-pambies.

:shock:
TheHammer24
NHL Healthy Scratch
NHL Healthy Scratch
 
Posts: 14,157
Joined: Mon Nov 06, 2006 9:28 pm

Re: Paula Deen Dumped by Food Network After N-Word Admission

Postby shafnutz05 on Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:41 am

Image
shafnutz05
NHL Third Liner
NHL Third Liner
 
Posts: 58,829
Joined: Tue Jun 02, 2009 4:10 pm
Location: Amish Country

PreviousNext

Return to NHR

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Eismann and 6 guests


e-mail