Hey guys, Clumpy11 here! Today on my first blog post, I'll be discussing a theory I have about why the Corny Collins Show is corrupt, and how it is promoting stereotypes.
For this theory to make sense, you need to have watched at least a part of the 2007 Hairspray movie, not the 1988 movie or know the basic plot of Hairspray. Anyway, let's get going!
- White Supremacy: In the 1950s (when Hairspray is set), white people were considered better than black people. Google 'Racial Segregation' for stuff about the topic. Anyway, how the Corny Collins Show promotes white supremacy is how Velma Von Tussle (the manager of the show's channel, WYZT, I'll just call her Velma for now), only allows black people one day a month, in their own part of the sho…