I blame my lack of any reading whatsoever on Peter Pan, AKA the most disgustingly racist musical I’ve ever been a part of.
Because apparently it’s just hilarious to mock American Indians!
Har, har, bloody har.
Just in case you think I’m joking, here’s a list of the lines our “Native Americans” hollered across the stage like dying cows:
- Ugga wugga wigwam
- Ugga wugga meatball
- Ugga wugga ostrich
- Ugga wugga pirates
- Ugga wugga Hook
- And, of course, various pitches of primal screaming
But that’s quite enough of that for one lifetime, so now I’m never going to think about it again and instead get on with this post.
I read a grand total of three books this month.
But let’s not dwell on that, because aggggghhhhh. Continue reading