I remember the first time I ever saw the Jonas Brothers. They were lip-syncing on a float in the Macy’s Christmas Parade. I thought, “Ha, look at those cute little boys pretending to play the guitar.” Actually, I probably said it out loud, and my family probably made fun of me. Since then, I haven’t paid too much attention to them. Saw them on SNL and they were kinda funny.
The dude at Classical Geek Theatre, however, does not find them amusing at all:
The Jonas Brothers are a flagship weapon in the culture wars. They feign conservative social values while romping around the bizarre hyper-sexual Disney meta-verse where young kids dress like Madonna and Mick Jagger and live the rock n’ roll lifestyle, promising to America’s young, malleable minds a life of glamor and cool that can never be obtained, while diverting these child automatons from healthy creative engagement, imaginative play, and intelligent thought.
Worth reading, but his whole point was already made (and far more eloquently and humorously) by the “South Park” clip he embeds in his piece:
Good stuff. Who knew the “South Park” guys were still relevent (and funny)!