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"Alana has been raised to express herself in the urban patois of reality TV’s black women. Nearly every utterance includes a head swivel, a sassy snap or an “oh-no-she-din’t.” It’s a funny and deeply disturbing tangle of cultural cues, as this chubby little white girl essentially performs a 21st-century version of minstrelsy. By finding Alana hilarious and egging her on, her family and her viewers are participating in a complicated, multilayered, possibly benign display of latent racism that could keep linguistics professors and social scientists busy for decades."

‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,’ the li’l Miss Sunshine we all deserve — Hank Steuver, The Washington Post
I watched Honey Boo Boo last night. And cringed a bit. The Toddler’s and Tiara’s spinoff manages to lampoon several cultures at once. But I’m not sure I hate it just yet.  View in High-Res

    "Alana has been raised to express herself in the urban patois of reality TV’s black women. Nearly every utterance includes a head swivel, a sassy snap or an “oh-no-she-din’t.” It’s a funny and deeply disturbing tangle of cultural cues, as this chubby little white girl essentially performs a 21st-century version of minstrelsy. By finding Alana hilarious and egging her on, her family and her viewers are participating in a complicated, multilayered, possibly benign display of latent racism that could keep linguistics professors and social scientists busy for decades."

    ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,’ the li’l Miss Sunshine we all deserve — Hank Steuver, The Washington Post

    I watched Honey Boo Boo last night. And cringed a bit. The Toddler’s and Tiara’s spinoff manages to lampoon several cultures at once. But I’m not sure I hate it just yet. 

  2. Posted by: samsandersnpr
  3. TLC

    Here comes Honey Boo Boo

    Honey Boo Boo

    Hank Steuver

    race