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Do you have bad taste?

It's anonymous, so just admit it.

It never fails to amaze me how some of you here rave about middle of the road garbage like Big Bang Theory or Linda Rondstadt.

by Anonymousreply 9910/17/2013

We're just not as superior as you. We're sorry, so sorry, we can't help it, please forgive us and understand that we try to be as cultured as you but we just can't. You must understand that we try, sometimes just breathing your rarified air is enough to dispel the deep, deep shame that we feel. Sometimes we just say "Oh fuck it, what's the use" and then we go to McDonalds.

by Anonymousreply 110/06/2013

Wow op, shit stink much?

by Anonymousreply 210/06/2013

Worst thread ever, seek help OP.

by Anonymousreply 310/06/2013

I guess OP hit a little too close to home for R1, R2 and R3.

by Anonymousreply 410/06/2013

For me, my bad taste is worse than Ronstadt and TBBT: I love the Datalounge, and, apparently, so do you, OP.

by Anonymousreply 510/06/2013

I do! I love processed food. God help me, I love processed food.

by Anonymousreply 610/06/2013

Well, what did you expect when you piss off fans of Big Bunghole Theory?

by Anonymousreply 710/06/2013

LOL, R5.

by Anonymousreply 810/06/2013

Linda Ronstadt is an artist.

Big Bang Theory is crap.

OP has poor taste. I smell urine every time he posts.

by Anonymousreply 910/06/2013

I guess I do have bad taste when it comes to choosing which threads to read on DL...

by Anonymousreply 1010/06/2013

I'm with r9. Linda Ronstadt is a wonderful performer. It's not as if she's a talent-free hip hop "artist" shrieking profanely into a microphone! She can actually SING!

by Anonymousreply 1110/06/2013

I think I have excellent taste in entertainment, food, home decorating, music, and so on.

I'm sure other people disagree vehemently with my assessment.

But I don't give a fuck.

by Anonymousreply 1210/06/2013

OP, tell us about your superior tastes and what you like.

by Anonymousreply 1310/06/2013

I've got the classiest pink flamingos in entire the trailer park!

by Anonymousreply 1410/06/2013

Maybe Linda RonDstadt, whoever she is, OP, is an indicator of bad taste. But Linda Ronstadt makes the most wonderful music I've ever heard.

In other words, OP, FOAD. And if you wake up, REFOAD.

by Anonymousreply 1510/06/2013

I'm listening to Linda now, on iTunes shuffle. "For a Dancer" now. "My Hero" just prior to that. She is so wonderful, and OP is a spelling-challenged turdpocket.

by Anonymousreply 1610/06/2013

Now it's "You Can Close Your Eyes."

by Anonymousreply 1710/06/2013

I have fairly pretentious taste, I freely admit that.

by Anonymousreply 1810/06/2013


by Anonymousreply 1910/06/2013

I'll never understand people who are happy to just consume the most popular movies, TV and music, without ever looking any further than that.

by Anonymousreply 2010/06/2013

Yours is a high and lonely destiny, r20.

by Anonymousreply 2110/06/2013

R20, after Linda Ronstadt, my next favorite music is by Mahler. Here's Lenny doing the M6 with the VPO.

by Anonymousreply 2210/06/2013

r21 = the White Witch

by Anonymousreply 2310/06/2013

Linda - All That You Dream:

by Anonymousreply 2410/06/2013


by Anonymousreply 2510/06/2013

[quote]Here's Lenny doing the M6 with the VPO.

Wtf is the M6 and the VPO?

by Anonymousreply 2610/07/2013

I'll never understand why people like the OP and R20 can't comprehend something as simple as the old cliche about different strokes.

Ahhhh, now that was a magnificent show...

by Anonymousreply 2710/07/2013

I'll never understand people who are only happy to consume the most esoteric, unappealing, unfunny, up-its-own-sphincter movies, TV and music, without ever looking any further than that.

I bet even your farts smell of pomegranate molasses.

by Anonymousreply 2910/07/2013

I have wonderful taste when it comes to food, wine, clothing, etc.


My partner and I are both sci-fi fans, and we actually own a "show" house (for friends, guests, so on) and a "sci-fi" house that no one will ever see.

That decision was made after a trick said, "I can't take this fucking seriously with [life size] Yoda staring at me". (I was the top, and who the fuck cares what the bottom thinks, really?)

I'm sure some of my friends would love our arcade and pinball machines, but that would ruin the whole facade.

by Anonymousreply 3010/07/2013

It's better to have bad taste than no taste.

by Anonymousreply 3110/07/2013

Or Celine, OP

by Anonymousreply 3210/07/2013

r30 has officially jacked this thread.

What do you mean you own a sci-fi house? You actually have a separate dwelling full of sci-fi stuff? Like what, besides Yoda? What do you do there? If one of you brings a trick there, is that a dealbreaker? So many questions.

by Anonymousreply 3310/07/2013

I'm very sure I'm just poor.

by Anonymousreply 3410/07/2013

Jim Parsons' ass keeps me tuning in to bbt. Nice ass.

by Anonymousreply 3510/07/2013

I like Wrecking Ball.

by Anonymousreply 3610/07/2013

We own a house (it's quite lovely). One floor is permitted for Star Trek stuff (which is my partner's thing). The other three floors are filled with Star Wars stuff.

As I said, there are pinball machines, arcade games, obviously a lot of toy memorabilia, and more life size figures than anyone would be comfortable with. There are six life size Darth Vaders from various makers, and there are a lot of props.

We brought a set designer in to set up the displays, and, as new things are added, he'll advise based on photos. We're like tasteful hoarders, but the "toy" house is kept from everyone we know.

by Anonymousreply 3710/07/2013

My taste in homes:

by Anonymousreply 3810/07/2013

My taste in casual clothes:

by Anonymousreply 3910/07/2013

My taste in music:

by Anonymousreply 4010/07/2013

My taste in cars:

by Anonymousreply 4110/07/2013

r37 - That's fantastic, and I'm not even a sci fi fan.

by Anonymousreply 4210/07/2013

My taste in men:

by Anonymousreply 4310/07/2013

Now that's bad taste R40. Hang your head in shame.

by Anonymousreply 4410/07/2013

I'll tell you what, OP. Some people have stinky taste here.

A couple months ago there was a thread about fine China when a fistfight broke out between 4 Queens, each one of them posting photos of their favorite china setting which invariably looked like some tawdry old memento from a day at Coney Island.

The fight went on for weeks.

by Anonymousreply 4510/07/2013

R44. Sacrilege!

Prince is FLAWLESS

Also my taste in music:

by Anonymousreply 4610/07/2013

R46 - Ponce, er, Prince is a JEHOVAH. Case closed. Latoya Jackson just gained some street cred.

by Anonymousreply 4710/07/2013

[quote]Do you have bad taste?

So I've been told.

by Anonymousreply 4810/07/2013

China... tacky. A small storehouse full of mismatched (vintage) Fiesta is much more fun. 8X

by Anonymousreply 4910/07/2013

[quote]Do you have bad taste?

Pardon me?

But, really, yes.

by Anonymousreply 5010/07/2013

We need PHOTOS of Fiesta China. It sounds horrible, like that stuff they used to give away in a box of laundry detergent in the 60s.

by Anonymousreply 5110/07/2013

Franciscan's "Apple" pattern is also very appropriate for Autumn.

by Anonymousreply 5210/07/2013

I'm more partial to the Franciscan Ware dinnerware patterns myself...I'll be using my "October" set for my next informal party.

by Anonymousreply 5310/07/2013

so this thread is not about the taste of semen, how disappointing!

by Anonymousreply 5410/07/2013

I like Fiesta. I have it in different shades green and blue, including turquoise.

by Anonymousreply 5510/07/2013

Bad taste? Well we all post on DL, don't we?

by Anonymousreply 5610/07/2013

My mom used to say all my taste was in my mouth.

by Anonymousreply 5710/07/2013


You mean THIS shit?

by Anonymousreply 5810/07/2013

My beautiful collection of Melmac plastic dinnerware from the 60s. It's coming back and popular again---just like Cher!

by Anonymousreply 5910/07/2013

Melmac is wonderful because it is made from Melamine plastic and formaldehyde. The formaldehyde gives your meat loaf that "extra special" flavor and all of your dinner guests will want to know your secret!--But DON'T TELL THEM! Otherwise, it wouldn't be a secret!

Come back tomorrow when we learn about Agent Orange in our canteloupe melons!

by Anonymousreply 6010/07/2013

[quote]I'll never understand people who are only happy to consume the most esoteric, unappealing, unfunny, up-its-own-sphincter movies, TV and music, without ever looking any further than that.

Someone didn't go to college, I see.

by Anonymousreply 6110/07/2013

Lotsa good taste is too expensive. And when it's obviously expensive, whoops, it's bad taste.

Takes money and breeding which, with rising humane values, are in bad taste.

by Anonymousreply 6210/07/2013

Replacements dot com has replacement Melmac going for $160/ unit.

And you thought this was junk in the 60s.

by Anonymousreply 6310/10/2013

I once bought a second hand Mantovani LP, the cover looked so soothing and serene.

by Anonymousreply 6410/10/2013

From what I have read on this site now for years, it appears that there is a good deal of undereducated, tasteless people making contributions.

I love the threads about people hosting "baked potato" parties. Really?

Or the threads where people express there ideal holiday as week at Disney. Really??

Or the threads where people tell us how they have never been to Europe (most likely do not even possess a passport). Really???

Or the threads where people discuss squalid restaurants like the Olive Garden as if this is actually gourmet food. Really????

It goes on and on, but there is an abundance of "bad taste" most certainly centered around (but not limited to) flyover types.

by Anonymousreply 6510/10/2013

There is absolutely NOTHING wrong with Olive Garden! It is genuinely delicious served Italian food, good cold endless salad and tasty breadsticks, all served to you at a good price from friendly and smiling waiting staff.

Scoff all you want.

by Anonymousreply 6610/10/2013

R67. how much did the franchise cost you and don't you wish you bought a Midas Muffler place instead?

by Anonymousreply 6710/10/2013

I have expensive, exquisite taste and I've got the Lladro to prove it.

by Anonymousreply 6810/10/2013

[quote] r66 - Or the threads where people express there ideal holiday


by Anonymousreply 6910/10/2013

Sometimes self-appointed "good taste" is just code for good old-fashioned pretentious, elitist,hauteur and supremacism.

by Anonymousreply 7010/12/2013

I had a friend once me tell me that my minimalist apartment was her clue that I had bad taste.

Using neutral tones, with only accents of color, demonstrated I was "afraid of exposing my basic lack of taste, by not using more color and 'accent pieces'."

You can imagine what her apartment looks like: a very colorful, expensive junk shop, with statuettes, paperweights, ashtrays etc. on every exposed surface.

I do like some of the antique paperweight....

by Anonymousreply 7110/12/2013

Paperweights. Plural. Before I get corrected.

by Anonymousreply 7210/12/2013

Agreed, R67.

It's not the best/fanciest restaurant on Earth, obviously, but the food is delicious and a good price.

by Anonymousreply 7310/12/2013

Ms. R66 is not nearly as smart as she thinks she is.

by Anonymousreply 7410/12/2013

I don't need to go to Europe, r66.

Europe came to me.

by Anonymousreply 7510/12/2013

[quote]I'll never understand people who are only happy to consume the most esoteric, unappealing, unfunny, up-its-own-sphincter movies, TV and music, without ever looking any further than that.

What a dipshit.

by Anonymousreply 7610/12/2013

***Linda Ronstadt nominated to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame***

by Anonymousreply 7710/16/2013

Only the best and the absolute worst for me!

by Anonymousreply 7810/16/2013

I like songs like "My Heart will go on" and "Endless Love", but I think people who dismiss songs like that don't have much knowledge in music and songwriting.

by Anonymousreply 7910/16/2013

I don't understand people who have perfect taste in furnishings and attire and send the tackiest Christmas cards.

by Anonymousreply 8010/16/2013

Before you let the corporately driven design industry or one of its acolytes in the media dictate to you the latest trend,style or fashion....just was these same arbiters of "good taste" that came up with timeless concepts like this:

by Anonymousreply 8110/16/2013

That looks awesome, R82.

by Anonymousreply 8210/16/2013

Thanks, R78.

by Anonymousreply 8310/16/2013

I have terrible taste in music.

Arthouse/middlebrow taste in movies.

I dress like a student although I am 35.

And I don't care!

by Anonymousreply 8410/17/2013

Linda had a beautiful voice and an adventurous career. It would have been nice to see her still singing and what she might have done.

I do understand to some of you she was an untalented cunt but then, some of us are just dumb fucks anyway.

I can't stand a single minute of anything Katy Perry, but I will concede she is the greatest singer ever. What do I know?

by Anonymousreply 8510/17/2013

I love it when people tell me how to fuck.

I know there is a right way and a wrong way, and OP is here to teach us.

by Anonymousreply 8610/17/2013

I have bad taste

by Anonymousreply 8710/17/2013

r88, No, Cheyenne, you taste bad.

by Anonymousreply 8810/17/2013

[quote]Arthouse/middlebrow taste in movies.

Those are two different things.

[quote]I can't stand a single minute of anything Katy Perry, but I will concede she is the greatest singer ever.

What does Katy Perry have to do with Linda Rondstadt being a hack?

by Anonymousreply 8910/17/2013

Now, listen. I've put up with a lot. I've tolerated plastic flower arrangements. I overlooked ceramic hands clasped in prayer and even a sphinx whose head lit up.

But I draw the line at pickled Negro babies on the mantelpiece in a jar!

by Anonymousreply 9010/17/2013

I am WASP and can pretty much only wear button down collar shirts -- is that bad taste?

by Anonymousreply 9110/17/2013

I'm not a wasp and I pretty much wear nothing but OCBDs, R92.

by Anonymousreply 9210/17/2013

Linda Ronstadt is the thinking man's Laura Branigan

by Anonymousreply 9310/17/2013

R93 -- are you single?

by Anonymousreply 9410/17/2013

I am, R95.

by Anonymousreply 9510/17/2013

Well, I confess I drink sweet wines -- dry sherry is like sea water to me, ugh!

One of my favorite movies is Pee Wee's Big Adventure - is that tacky?

by Anonymousreply 9610/17/2013

While I'm no fan of Linda Ronstadt, I do love listening to [italic]Mad Love[/italic] once in a while, and I really like "Long, Long Time."

What can I say, OP, other than you an I travel to the beat of a different drum.

by Anonymousreply 9710/17/2013
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