Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

I’m supposed to be on vacation right now, but I made the mistake of listening to “Fall,” so some vacation! Have a nice Labor Day everyone.

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THIS WEEK’S 10 HIGHEST RATED COMMENTS

#10  plastic pants
Score:33 | Aug 24th

Leeching onto this incredibly astute comment to remind everyone that there is a nationwide prison strike underway right now and you should support it in any way you can.

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#9  simon t
Score:36 | Aug 25th

That’s one hell of a twist at the end.

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#8  Grandpa Fred
Score:39 | Aug 25th

I’m much more interested in the being able to see children in the invisible world part.

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#7  eastside tilly
Score:39 | Aug 28th


A man needs a mermaid.

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#6  cokeparty
Score:39 | Aug 29th

More like The Oh Wells.

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#5  cokeparty
Score:41 | Aug 25th

Azealia Banks is an intense friend.

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#4  California
Score:47 | Aug 24th

Woo! Then we’ll just need to get Pence. And the cabinet. And the vast majority of Republicans at the local, state, and federal level. And a number of Democrats, too. And the pervasive cultural worship of power and violence that led to the election of a strongman in the first place. And all of the institutional biases associated with our neglect of those not in positions of power. And the vast inequities that lead to institutional biases.

But hey, one down.

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#3  AmericanFoosball
Score:51 | Aug 29th

Oh no! Where will I ever find another generic-sounding garage rock band?

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#2  sayak
Score:54 | Aug 25th

I had no idea that Sia’s brand included such prominent work to destigmatize crazy diarrhea. You go, girl.

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#1  cokeparty
Score:83 | Aug 29th

It was great while I never knew it lasted.

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THIS WEEK’S 5 LOWEST RATED COMMENTS

#5  TheIntern
Score:-13 | Aug 30th

So sexxxissttt!!!! What about girlbands wahhh

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#4  dadadaism
Score:-13 | Aug 28th

It’s not her music at all… why didn’t they put out the records then? Why doesn’t studio musician 3 have 5 Grammys for one album? Why was it Lauryn? It makes no sense to me how y’all can say it wasn’t her.
Maybe you made your songs and no one wanted to listen until Lauryn sang them. Maybe you aren’t a superstar. Maybe you just don’t have that je ne sais pas to sell the records.
Then shut up and take the money Lauryn gives you KNOW YOUR ROLE

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#3  wg
Score:-16 | Aug 30th

Yeah, people in military service are awful – especially when they get the nerve to write hit songs from a hospital bed. Eww. The worst.

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#2  witty username
Score:-18 | Aug 26th

Look, I’m no fan of Supreme Lord Cheetoh, but what even is this story? Trump asked for a picture, Sia declined, and he accepted it. Kind of just seems like an excuse to bash the man some more. Not that more bashing is uncalled for, but there are better ways to go about it than a fluff piece. You’re better then that stereogum.

That last line got a laugh out of me though.

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#1  UpfortheDownVote
Score:-19 | Aug 28th

So much misogyny in these posts it’s really disgusting. As if you would ever be making these sorts of remarks about a male musician with a big ego.

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THIS WEEK’S EDITOR-IN-CHIEF’S CHOICE

  thegildedkid
Score:13 | Aug 30th

“The Ballad of Barry Sadler” would make for a much more interesting song than “The Ballad of the Green Berets”

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