"I’m usually against things that have 'sweet' and 'boys' on them. It soundsWell, well, well.... Sometimes floggers, in their zeal to wield the put-down, don't think their comments though....
sort of creepy." ~Rob Baker
"Yeah, I know…writing about young
boys...sound funny to me." ~Corey Meyer
When Rob says "things" does he mean just novels? Or also movies, songs, poems, sports, articles, anything else... Is he against --
Boys' Sweet Sixteen basketball tournamentAnd I wonder if Corey thinks these "writings" about boys sound "funny."
Sweet Boys Diner in Bowie, Texas
Sweet Boys Cupcake Bakery
Sweet Boy of Mine (boy's clothing website)
Sweet Boy's Life, Kohitsuji Hokaku Keikaku (Japanese anime fan book)
Little Boy Sweet, June Pointer (song)
Sweet Little Jesus Boy, Trisha Yearwood, Kenny Rogers, Andy Williams and others (song)
Sweet Little Baby Boy, James Brown (song)
Lord of the Flies
The Jungle Book
To Kill a Mockingbird
Where the Red Fern Grows
The Back Stallion
The Hardy Boys
Friday Night Lights
The Catcher in the Rye
For floggers, it's not about history -- it's about hostility, it's about the put-down, the insult, ridicule, mockery ... And they pursue it so eagerly, they don't always think through the larger ramifications of what they say. Just like another critic of mine who wrote --
See, Connie’s in denial about some of those sweet southern boys and what they do when they walk along Bourbon Street and peek in the windows while collecting their beads.Peeking in windows on Bourbon Street? Sounds like he knows this from ... experience, don't it?