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Eminem's Critics Get Religion: The real problem with "Slim Shady"

Roberto Rivera

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Roberto Rivera exposes the hypocrisy of the rock music establishment.

"May I have your attention please? May I have your attention please? Will the real Slim Shady please stand up? I repeat, will the real Slim Shady please stand up? We're gonna have a problem here . . ." Eminem, The Real Slim Shady

Truer words have rarely been spoken. For smart-alecks like me, there are few things as entertaining as watching people get religion. I'm not talking about conversion. I'm referring to people embracing the same positions they criticized you--or others like you--for holding. For instance, among some rock critics, the concerns of people like C. Dolores Tucker and Bill Bennett about the lyrics of some pop albums were the fretting of censorious prudes.

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