Young Americans

8 Apr

dumbassSo…as I have said many times, I deal with an unusually high amount of idiots at my job…well, everywhere actually, they’re just more highly concentrated at my work. As I was getting my section ready one night I heard David Bowie being piped in and commented to a coworker about the song being so good and how I’d rather hear his songs than that stupid ass violinist playing the theme to Schindler’s List every night. (Because nothing says happy vacation time like the theme song from a movie about genocide, right?) Smart coworker agreed with me and then Dumbass chimed in. “Who the fuck is David Bowie?”

pray for brainsI Bea Arthured that d-bag. My eyes rolled back so far, I think I bruised them. Thankfully Smartie started the smack down for me, “Um, The Labyrinthine?” DA, “What the fuck is…how ever you say that word?”

I know what some of you hippies are thinking, “No, young people are smart. They’re always researching things on the interwebs.”

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Me and only a handful of my friends use the computer for learning and not finding out where to buy a chin-do . Example: The trailer for Behind the Candelabra came out today. I looked up when Liberace died, then what happened to Liberace’s lover, which lead me to finding out what happened to his brother George. Welcome to my brain.

abby normalDumbass is a perfect example of what is wrong with the youth of America, they are not ashamed of their stupidity. Actually, they are proud of it, they flaunt it. I blame anti-bullying. I can hear you now, “Don’t make them feel bad for being stupid.” Why not? They try, with their abby-normal brains, to make me feel bad for being smart. If they could successfully put me down, they would essentially be bullying me. That seems to be ok with everyone though. It’s PC for dumb people to make fun of smart people but not vice versa. 

Thinking is hard, reading is hard…Smart people should be celebrated and dumb asses should want to change their ways. That probably won’t happen.  Maybe I should…lower expectations

and then….


…maybe I’ll only do the second thing. Come on dummies, stop being such…dummies!! Go learn one new thing today. Just one. And here’s some Bowie, for those of you who don’t know who he is.


7 Responses to “Young Americans”

  1. Duane Waite April 8, 2013 at 8:23 PM #

    And the worst of it is, sometimes people like me who don’t want to be perceived as ‘getting older’ by ‘those kids’ pull the same stunt (“Bowie? Yeah, my dad really dug him”) so these same kids won’t think we are, you know, NOT HIP.

  2. Maybelline April 8, 2013 at 10:18 PM #

    Now please search for the Bugs Bunny cartoon where him imitates Liberace and even mentions his brother, George.

  3. Suzanne Blender April 9, 2013 at 9:38 AM #

    Unbelievable. . .not knowing who David Bowie is!! John and his boyfriends went out last week, and the 24 year old waitress didn’t know who Jackson Browne was let alone that he grew up in F-Town. John and his BF’s just thought she was too young. WHAT!? I was betting that my kids know who he is. . .well, at least two out of three of them.

  4. silverscreenings April 9, 2013 at 6:46 PM #

    Well. I did not know Liberace had a brother named George. I like bits of information like that.

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