Wow! Lady Gaga's performance! I have never been a fan, although I know most of her songs. But she was incredible! They said it was the second highest halftime viewership (Katy Perry is #1, another half time show I thought was great).
I hope the SuperBowl will come back to Houston in 5-10 years!
And now, Coffee Chat.
Today our lovely hostess says...
Random? You know what's random? This. Cultural Appropriation. I had never heard of this until today. I had no idea what it was, so I looked it up.
On the surface, the definition seems positive:
the adoption or use of elements of one culture by members of another culture.
Positive? Au contraire!
The Website Everyday Feminism (no, I don't read it. This is the ONLY time) says this:
A deeper understanding of cultural appropriation also refers to a particular
In other words, it makes you a racist.
The Urban Dictionary says this:
The ridiculous notion that being of a different culture or race (especially white) means that you are not allowed to adopt things from other cultures.
And now... for my next surprise!
Just for our hostess Rory...
Texas Sheet Cake!
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