THE SWEARING FESTIVAL II
back to swear one
Saturday November 10, 2007
main event $12
panel event $5
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 10, 3pm, $5 door (no presale of tix for Panel)
Experts discuss HOW THE SHITS AND FUCKS CHANGE THE WORLD
Linguist Dr. Jonathan Hunt
Author and Litquake founder Jack Boulware
Whore magazine editor Ginger Murray
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 10, 8pm, $12 door
The Mass Swearing Experiment - A multi-media exposure of us and our mouths.
A Most Horrible, Vile Oaths contest - Where you get to offload on your personal targets.
The Verbal Abuse Duel - Curse off against a total stranger, but can you take the heat yourself?
LIVE MUSIC from Les Merdes - Sing along to the shit parade
Filthy, foreign tongues – Foreign guests educate us on How to cuss your stale croissant? And how to tell the Spanish train conductor, Why don’t you get some fucking toilet paper on these trains? Other bad languages to feature too.
Swear Into the Light - Curse torture, sponsored by The Dick Cheney Ideas Group
The Shite Discotheque Party
And loads more wrongness....
The Swearing Festival explodes it all.
SWEARING – 72% of men and 58% of women swear in public.
Swearing takes up 13% of adult conversation
Spock swore in Star Trek 4
One South Park episode used the same expletive 146 times.
1972 - The OED includes Fuck and Cunt for the first time, even though the words have been around for centuries.
An oath or curse is likely to be the last human word uttered when the asteroid hits
It doesn't communicate clearly
It neglects more meaningful words
It lacks imagination
It has lost its effectiveness