Portlandia - Coffe Land





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Published on Jan 3, 2012

From episode 3.

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its taken me so long to realise, but this is actually like "what if japanese people came to the west and fetishized parts of our culture as much as we do theirs".
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Josh Kwolek
Are you serious? You realize that the "cultural appropriation" stuff that makes you clutch at your pearls.. treating a little kid in a mulan costume for halloween or some white dude with dreadlocks as if they were just taking a dump on peoples' graves... ...you realize that in many non-anglophone regions of the world, that's still considered amusing and benign, right? And that Japan is like the world HQ for what you would call "cultural appropriation"? If you get professionally offended, then Japan is not for you, because the concepts you're talking about don't carry any weight over there. On the other hand, if you like exploring silly and outrageous ideas without other adults scolding you like a kindergartner for it, then it might just be a good match.
Neo McDoom
idc No it's just what if Japanese people came to portland
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Antonio G
I teach english to Japanese girls and this is very accurate
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are the fuckable? what age?
jim nohj
fuck I am so pissed I don't like jokes they aren't fair to the world hahahaha triggered monkeys.
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I saw that dude this morning in Portland. He's real.
Fly Wright
I wish they would do another sketch with these characters
Madison Torres
Fly Wright your wish has came true!lol!
Jacob Butner
Man I like how they roast the beans here
The Little Mew
This is parodying a sub culture- Calling Decora 'Japanese' is like calling Emo 'North American.' Anyone can dress up in that style and mimic the persona, it doesn't matter where you're from! A lot of people all around the world identify with Japanese sub cultures like Lolita, Gyaru, Harajuku etc :)
fuckin weeaboos
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Alice Kenney
Lived n Japan for 12 years this totally works.
I'm changing my dog's name to Hichiro!
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