[MA-SOC] "Adult-Themed Comics At Library Shock Parents"
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Mon Dec 12 20:12:18 EST 2005
Not that it "couldn't happen here", as the naive and often-quoted saying
goes, but sometimes when reading relatively conservative local news from
other areas of the country, I feel a renewed gratitude for my own community.
This is a good time to mention that the Brooklyn Public Library has all
sorts of manga available to be checked out, for free. Yay!
Do a search for Peach Girl:
On 12/12/05, Ofer Hirsch Gill <ohg200 at nyu.edu> wrote:
> This incident resembles the GTA Hot Coffee controversy, except that
> parents are generally less aware of controversial manga than
> controversial video games.
> - Ofer
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Serdar Yegulalp <thegline at optonline.net>
> Date: Monday, December 12, 2005 5:11 pm
> Subject: RE: [MA-SOC] "Adult-Themed Comics At Library Shock Parents"
> > This brings to mind something a friend said: Many parents have
> > what he calls
> > "convenience outrage" -- they only get mad about something when it's
> > convenient for them to do so. What they are really doing, I
> > think, is not
> > so much worrying about their kids' welfare but trying to seem as
> > if they
> > care by being angry about something obvious (and essentially
> > symbolic).
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: ma-nyc-soc-bounces at lists.baka.org
> > > [mailto:ma-nyc-soc-bounces at lists.baka.org] On Behalf Of Yui D'iot
> > > Sent: Monday, December 12, 2005 5:01 PM
> > > To: Metro Anime New York City--social list
> > > Subject: Re: [MA-SOC] "Adult-Themed Comics At Library Shock
> > >
> > > I'd be willing to bet that the same girl also watches The OC
> > > and her mom
> > > doesn't complain about that.
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