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Date: 06/27/08 03:31 PM

44 Responses to Jerry Springer Opera Opens to Protests

  1. Profile photo of SaintPatty
    SaintPatty Male 18-29
    970 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 2:12 pm
    Link: Jerry Springer Opera Opens to Protests - This is one musical I might actually go to.
  2. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
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    June 27, 2008 at 2:18 pm
    We can only hope that this musical contains a few of these moments: Jerry`s Best of Fight Compilation.

    Jerry, Jerry, Jerry.

  3. Profile photo of Ani187
    Ani187 Female 30-39
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    June 27, 2008 at 3:37 pm
    Is there anything the Catholic church *isn`t* offended by? It`s not all about you!
  4. Profile photo of AKappy
    AKappy Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2008 at 3:38 pm
    Jerry Springer causing controversy and offending people? WHAT IS THIS WORLD COMING TO!?
  5. Profile photo of NeiltheSheep
    NeiltheSheep Male 18-29
    418 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 3:44 pm
    again...I hate protesters...all they do, in cases like this, is make people buy tickets to see what all the hoopla is about
  6. Profile photo of Turnshroud
    Turnshroud Female 18-29
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    June 27, 2008 at 3:47 pm
    I agree with Ani. You`re blashemy! STop Blashemizing things!

    But still...wtf?

  7. Profile photo of Aqua_Bird
    Aqua_Bird Female 13-17
    532 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 3:47 pm
    Are they offended by depictions of Jesus and Satan?
    I thought it was only their God that they`re not supposed to `depict`...
    Then again, I`ve only ever come across a bible about twice in my life. Lol.
  8. Profile photo of LtFurpie
    LtFurpie Male 30-39
    1013 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 3:48 pm
    Funny, how Springer going to hell, and subsequent depiction of hell is offensive to Christians, yet a god that kills over and over isn’t.

    Eg.
    - Punished first humans for learning about right and wrong even though they knew not of right and wrong prior.
    - Drowning millions of people apparently isn’t offensive but this is!
    (repeat this next part 10 deadly times)
    - Killed people via a deadly plague that caused millions to suffer horribly isn’t offensive, but this is!
    (end repeat)
    etc... ad nausium

  9. Profile photo of are7era
    are7era Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2008 at 3:49 pm
    I. Want. To. See. This. Now.

    Period. Period. Period.

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    duckinfuh Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2008 at 3:50 pm
    ZOMG! T3H CATHOLICS AR OFFENDDE!1

    ...

    first thought: "what is it this time?"
    second thought: "next link please."

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    canda1985 Male 18-29
    118 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 3:54 pm
    ive seen it its very difrent not to ruin it spoyler but the kkk are it and man sized baby itwas abit lon and not as funny as i thort it would be
  12. Profile photo of Turnshroud
    Turnshroud Female 18-29
    4225 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 3:55 pm
    The Cathlics are always offended.

    There`s a picture of the Quran in the paper and...

    ZOMG! The DEVIKL BOOK`S ON DISPLAY! THIS IS AMERUCA! HOLY CRAP!!!!!1! IT`S ON DISPLAY! CHRISTIAN! TERRORIST!! HOLY POO!

  13. Profile photo of modernbenoni
    modernbenoni Male 70 & Over
    1114 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 4:00 pm
    Catholicism ftl.

    The pope can create new rules, but cannot affect old rules from previous popes, so rules keep stacking up until they can do drat all.

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    Turnshroud Female 18-29
    4225 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 4:01 pm
    Instead ogf linking a bunch I`m just gonna say that youtube pretty much has it all
  15. Profile photo of Trucast
    Trucast Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2008 at 4:05 pm
    Wasn`t this shown on TV over here (Britain) a few years ago? I can understand why it is so offensive - if I remember correctly, Jesus announces that he might be a "bit gay" - but seriously people, if you don`t like something then don`t see it.
  16. Profile photo of Turnshroud
    Turnshroud Female 18-29
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    June 27, 2008 at 4:13 pm
    You`re forgetting, this is the Catholic Church, they like to do what ever they want no matter what
  17. Profile photo of CaptainPat
    CaptainPat Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2008 at 4:14 pm
    If it offends you dont watch it, its not like your forced to watch it, but for god sakes dont ruin it for all the people that want to see it!
  18. Profile photo of Nidonemo
    Nidonemo Male 18-29
    9308 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 4:19 pm
    More people with nothing to do and access to picket signs.

    I think I`d see it.

  19. Profile photo of xiquiripat
    xiquiripat Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2008 at 4:27 pm
    Catholics depict Jesus all the time. So according to Eastern Orthodoxy they`re all a bunch of rotten schismatic heretics who will burn in hell.
  20. Profile photo of Nidonemo
    Nidonemo Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2008 at 4:44 pm
    xiquiripat: Now why is it such a heresy to depict someone? Are they concerned that people aren`t doing it "correctly"? Or that the act is disrespectful in some way? I`m actually genuinely curious because it doesn`t seem to make sense.
  21. Profile photo of panicxparado
    panicxparado Female 13-17
    73 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 4:45 pm
    I need some tickets to this.

    Catholics piss me off.

  22. Profile photo of Turnshroud
    Turnshroud Female 18-29
    4225 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 4:45 pm
    Alotta things in Christiandom do not add up, yes Nid
  23. Profile photo of Nidonemo
    Nidonemo Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2008 at 4:53 pm
    Makes me think that all the holy prophets had camera shyness in common...

    "Hey Jesus, smile!"

    "NO! DAD IN HEAVEN! DON`T!"

  24. Profile photo of QueenZira
    QueenZira Female 18-29
    2228 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 5:00 pm
    Nidonemo I know, I know!!
    The old position of the 3 monotheistic faiths was to never graphically represent diety so as not to encourage worship of an image. Islam, being hardcore monotheistic still doesn`t allow any images. But in Christianity the controversy was solved when everyone realized that representing diety in pics is a lot like looking at a photo of a loved one, it reminds you of the divine mystery instead of encouraging idol woprship. {I know, i`m a huge dork}
  25. Profile photo of QueenZira
    QueenZira Female 18-29
    2228 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 5:02 pm
    Xiquiripat, I`m confused. The Eastren church is well known for its love of statuetes and representations, sometimes covered in lavish gold leaf. I don`t think the Greek/Russian Orthodox would particularly care.
  26. Profile photo of Nidonemo
    Nidonemo Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2008 at 5:10 pm
    QueenZira: Interesting...but the question is, how long did it take them to realize it? XD

    Nice research work. :) Thanks.

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    QueenZira Female 18-29
    2228 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 5:13 pm
    Anytime, glad to be of service!
  28. Profile photo of freddyferret
    freddyferret Male 40-49
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    June 27, 2008 at 6:16 pm
    Jerry Springer and Opera should NEVER be used in the same sentence. EVER!
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    risingflamez Female 13-17
    649 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 6:20 pm
    freddferret- why not? it sounds like an interesting combo
  30. Profile photo of great_blaise
    great_blaise Male 18-29
    108 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 8:31 pm
    catholics are such complainers!!! Do you know how much Mormons are made fun of and we just shrug it off?
  31. Profile photo of Saragato
    Saragato Female 18-29
    721 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 8:35 pm
    Well I`m glad this didn`t go the way of Lestat: The Musical and close the same night it opened. I`m severely curious on the soundtrack now, though.

    And seriously, Catholics are offended by everything these days. Advice: get over it. Not everyone is going to listen to an old Italian guy.

  32. Profile photo of crystalskyz
    crystalskyz Female 30-39
    359 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 8:35 pm
    FU Catholic`s! What doesn`t offend you? There is no way that this Country can get more PC w/out offending Someone!!! Actually, I am offended that they are offended! Idiots! I am now protesting idiots, religious fanatics, and ppl that have no sense of humor. I will be first in line if this comes to Portland OR. Sound like mindless fun and some damn good comedy.
  33. Profile photo of Nidonemo
    Nidonemo Male 18-29
    9308 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 8:45 pm
    For the record, not all Catholics are stuffy and easily-offended...
  34. Profile photo of crystalskyz
    crystalskyz Female 30-39
    359 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 9:09 pm
    Fine Nidonemo that may be true. But while I`m here I would like to ask, Do these ppl have jobs? I don`t just mean Catholics I mean many protesters? Seriously, who has time to stand on a street corner and yell about poo that really doesn`t matter? Am I paying for these ppl out of my tax dollars (unemployment/welfare/government subsides)? If they want to bitch, bitch about or DO something that will make this Country better. Don`t waste your time bitching about a stupid musical. Rock on IAB!
  35. Profile photo of xp
    xp Male 30-39
    522 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 10:24 pm
    That play must be bad if it offends a bunch of pedophiles.
  36. Profile photo of TR-Wolf
    TR-Wolf Male 18-29
    1557 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 10:32 pm
    Jerry Springer the Opera also RULES, thats the thing, it has brilliant music and a hilarious storyline, and is the only musical to win all of London`s "best musical" awards. It did a long London run with no protests, then it aired on UK TV, and did a UK Tour where it had loads of Christians protesting, which was hilarious as it added to the story in the show! lol
  37. Profile photo of razzzledazzl
    razzzledazzl Female 13-17
    563 posts
    June 27, 2008 at 11:16 pm
    Lol she had tickets because her friend was in it haha
  38. Profile photo of velperon
    velperon Female 18-29
    40 posts
    June 28, 2008 at 7:31 am
    This opera played for two dates maybe 8 or 9 months ago in New York City, and I didn`t get to see it. I recall that I-A-B neglected to post the article that was submitted about it. Harvey Keitel played Jerry Springer.
  39. Profile photo of Jazzeh
    Jazzeh Female 13-17
    464 posts
    June 28, 2008 at 7:32 am
    What the hell..

    Something is offensive only because you see it to be so.

  40. Profile photo of domisgood
    domisgood Male 18-29
    4868 posts
    June 28, 2008 at 7:55 am
    `it has been successful in britain`
    has it?
    ive never heard about it
  41. Profile photo of The_Maddog
    The_Maddog Male 30-39
    3369 posts
    June 28, 2008 at 8:20 am
    ^^
    Yes it has. There where protests over here as well. Its all very pathetic. People who protest something because of religious grounds should just stfu till they can prove they are right. If these tools get their own way, imagine what sort of world we will live in!
  42. Profile photo of TrixieBlue
    TrixieBlue Female 40-49
    1063 posts
    June 28, 2008 at 8:56 am
    -I don`t really like Jerry Springer BUT ...
    Catholics are such hypocrites!!
    They only protest to hide their own skeletons! Remember how they got into trouble and had to pay millions of dollars to the families of victims that their so-called `priests` MOLESTED?? I am sure those `holy men` are going to hell too :-/

    I found this on dictionary.com ( it`s SO true )

    hyp·o·crite / –noun
    1. a person who pretends to have virtues, moral or religious beliefs, principles, etc., that he or she does not actually possess, esp. a person whose actions belie stated beliefs.
    2. a person who feigns some desirable or publicly approved attitude, esp. one whose private life, opinions, or statements belie his or her public statements.

    Take THAT Catholics!!! So please shut up and go away already!!

  43. Profile photo of spongamabob
    spongamabob Female 18-29
    2084 posts
    June 28, 2008 at 6:42 pm
    if you don`t like it. don`t watch it.
    that`s all there is to it.
  44. Profile photo of ChelseyXCunt
    ChelseyXCunt Female 13-17
    40 posts
    June 28, 2008 at 7:59 pm
    wow, a Jerry Springer musical. XD
    i wanna see it!!!! :D

    oh and Catholics chill out,
    its just a musical, gosh. -_-

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