Sunday, November 16, 2014

Remember, it's Crapapedia

Back when this site started in 2005, Ava and C.I.'s pronouncing Wikipedia to actually be "Crapapedia" (and noting its gross sexism) frequently found pushback.

Years later, e-mails pour in noting how right Ava and C.I. were.

Reader Bruce T. is the latest and wants to note Wikipedia's entry on the 1987 single "Do They Know It's Christmas?" (Kat wrote about the update yesterday). 

Bruce steers our attention to this passage in the entry and asks if we can find the problem?


The original Band Aid ensemble consisted of (in sleeve order):

Bruce, we all caught it immediately.

And we're screen snapping it before Wikipedia rushes to fix their nonsense.

Do you get what Bruce saw?


Kurt Cobain is in England in 1984?

Kurt Cobain is still in high school in 1984 in the United States. (He'd drop out in May of 1985.)

Kurt was born February 20, 1967 -- do the math.

It's Crapapedia where fan boys write whatever lies they want.  And it's also still highly sexist though not as bad as it was in 2005.

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