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the way i see it, the Bill Cosby that created the Fat Albert series is long gone. we don't even have the same Cosby that starred in the memorable Himself stand-up comedy flick. and while Heathcliff Huxtable remains a father's father, we don't have him either. instead, we're stuck with Old Coot Cosby, the guy who's on the nationwide tour telling young people to pull their pants up and turn off that "filth-flarn-filth" and letting everyone know within earshot that poor black folk will be our downfall. and it seems as if all of the Jello pudding pops in the world won't make him change his mind.
i'm only 32, and Lord knows that i'm as bitter as hell, but i hope i don't
become as conservative as Cos when i get older. at any rate, check out this
Post article where Michael Eric Dyson continues to challenge Cosby's rhetoric...