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Joe Corn Mo
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Fri Apr-03-15 11:04 AM

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"why did i assume jermaine stewart was talking to a woman?"


  

          

he can easily be talking to a dude.

and if i read any more into it,
i could break down how he isn't
talking about not wanting to have sex.

he is saying he wants the guy to
slow down, flirt with him a little, and dance.

while dancing, he says, "maybe THEN you'll score." meaning dancing, sometimes, can be sex.
just like MJ broke down on "rock with you."

arguably, jermaine stewart is the sexual agressor in "we don't hhave to take our clothes off." he is laying down some grad course level queer theory
and seducing a guy that is all about the nut to slow down and
fuck properly.

the hook of the song is more like a demand.

we don't HAVE to take our clothes off to have a good time.
he's not saying we shouldn't, or won't.

he is reminding the guy that
they don't have to.

I could probably do a seminar on this song.

like when he says "girl, i'm not
a piece of meat, stimulate my brain."

he can call the gay guy girl
for the same reason it's okay
for black folks to call a black guy an enwurd. (c) bin

sub cultures do that a lot.


this song, is another version
of whitney's "I wanna dance with somebody,"

a song which has the subtext,
I am open to fucking, and I want somebody to notice, without
me giving up the impression I am
a whore, or that it is a problem
that I want to fuck."

it's pretty groundbreaking for
a gay man to send that message in a song.


but I dunno if he intended for
his song to be read that way.



subtext is awesome.
I love looking for it, even
when it may not exist.

  

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Because you've been conditioned by the Patriarchy to be
Apr 03rd 2015
1
that, and the cherry wine
Apr 03rd 2015
2
this line of thinking opens new meanings to MJ, "rock with you."
Apr 03rd 2015
3
      LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Apr 03rd 2015
5
The Cherry Wine hand movement in the video gave it away
Apr 03rd 2015
4
I have nothing to add other than
Apr 03rd 2015
6
my sis use to dance around the house to this like in Coming to America
Apr 03rd 2015
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This basically
Apr 04th 2015
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Teknontheou
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Fri Apr-03-15 11:07 AM

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1. "Because you've been conditioned by the Patriarchy to be"
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Heteronormative, homophobic, Christianist, capitalist, sizist, ageist, ableist, East Coast biased...anything else? Oh, and yo hate on jherri curls.

That's why.

  

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John Forte
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Fri Apr-03-15 11:10 AM

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2. "that, and the cherry wine"
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Joe Corn Mo
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Fri Apr-03-15 11:22 AM

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3. "this line of thinking opens new meanings to MJ, "rock with you.""
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the note he sings at the key change sounds more like
the most beautiful release in the world.


>Heteronormative, homophobic, Christianist, capitalist,
>sizist, ageist, ableist, East Coast biased...anything else?
>Oh, and yo hate on jherri curls.
>
>That's why.

  

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Dstl1
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Fri Apr-03-15 02:19 PM

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5. "LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
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when I threw the rifle in the river,
it looked like Bol Bol was diving in the river - Action Bronson

  

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legsdiamond
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Fri Apr-03-15 02:06 PM

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4. "The Cherry Wine hand movement in the video gave it away"
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still a dope song

  

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DaHeathenOne76
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Fri Apr-03-15 02:25 PM

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6. "I have nothing to add other than"
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Na na Nana na na *wops*
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http://www.iamsharandajones.org/help

  

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Lach
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Fri Apr-03-15 03:36 PM

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7. "my sis use to dance around the house to this like in Coming to America"
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Fri Apr-03-15 03:36 PM by Lach

  

          

I wish we had camera phones in the 80s lol.

  

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livein76
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Sat Apr-04-15 12:23 AM

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8. "This basically "
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Sums up every Luther song....I swear he was singing to his unrequited gay lover most times.

I want to talk to Jesus, my mama, and Marvin Gaye when I get to heaven.

  

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