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Unamusement Park’s main Hate Laboratory remains underwater (twenty feet and still rising), which in turn remains entirely not my fault. Fortunately, Unamusement Park’s rarely used Hate Submarine is once again fully operational, and Project Vanquish is ready to set sail once more. Huzzah for maritime references! Huzzah for the Hate Submarine! Huzzah! Having successfully applied […]

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We’re picking up right where we left off yesterday: applying our racist Twitter trick to the mass violence on Independence Day this year. The plan is simple: log in to Twitter and search for interesting combinations of words, like “fireworks, black” and “someone got shot at the fireworks.” I know, I know: super racis’. Indulge […]

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It’s time we took a break from Project Vanquish (i.e., our list of lists documenting some of diversity’s various ills) and caught up on current events. Yup. That’s why we’re doing this. Nooooo other reason. All right, all right! I admit it: for various reasons best left unexplored, none of which are in any way […]

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By popular demand, we at Unamusement Park have decided to stop being racist. Unfortunately, our efforts in that direction were stymied almost immediately when we remembered that we have no idea what “racism” is supposed to mean. Others, we suspect, may harbor similar doubts. So confusing! Take lynchings, for example. Lynchings, it is generally agreed, […]

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Halloween has come and gone, but the body count continues to rise. At least fifteen people have been shot, two fatally, in New Orleans (60% black), with another six shootings reported in Washington, D.C. (51% black). A (white) mother of two is fighting for her life after being crushed by a shopping cart thrown from […]

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Note: This post is from 2011. I wrote it right before I moved here, to UnamusementPark.com. We apologize for any confusion caused by the site redirect not redirecting sites. If you’ve still got UnamusementPark.WordPress.com bookmarked, you may want to switch over now. For our brand new Independence Day 2012 coverage, see here. Since late last […]

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At cleveland.com (via Stuff Black People Don’t Like), we find a curiously undescriptive story: “Reports mixed on extent of unrest Sunday at Cleveland Heights street fair.” CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — About 40 Cleveland Heights police officers had to control a crowd of unruly teenagers in the last hour of the Coventry Street Arts Fair Sunday […]

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