For a long time I have been visiting the website 9gag, which is an image aggregation site for memes. What drove me up the wall and made me stop going over there is the regular images with racist/ableist/fathating/sexist jokes. Those people think they are so smart and subversive, but if you post an image of a white man running from colored people while he holds a bucket of KFC with the text 'true courage' you're an donkey's behind. A big one at that. And don't even get me started on the 'friendzone' concept.
If anyone ever thinks that racism and sexism are not so big issues anymore these days, they should visit that website and read the comments posted with these pictures.
Minor threadjack, but do you have any sites like that that aren't that way? I'm always looking to expand my repertoire.
This sort of thing upsets me, too. I have long learned that if I watch Spike TV for a show I want that I must be prepared to be offended by the ads, even if not for products, at least for other programs. Same with Comedy Central.
The last breaks my heart. The younger Betty White shows were the funniest I have ever seen, and I still laugh at the Richard Van Dyke
and Mary Tyler Moore
shows. No bad words, a rare double entendre. Lucille Ball was never offensive, but I never found her quite that funny except for 2 episodes. (Although by '50s standards, showing her pregnancy was really controversial.)
I saw some really neat stuff on Facebook from Tumbl'r and couple of other sites. Oops! Many offensive things!
I just figure, in my old fogey way, that it is the times, I can't change it, enjoy what I can and use a lot of brain bleach.